Arts & Theater

One focus of Second Saturday gallery shows: younger artists

Tyler Ashier, “Eventide Carmel.”
Tyler Ashier, “Eventide Carmel.”

Axis Gallery

"Yellow Bile," a large-scale figurative painting by Justin Marsh, is part of a series that explores the archaic, pseudo-scientific notion that four bodily fluids - blood, yellow bile, phlegm and black bile - affect human behavior and physical attributes. Marsh's exhibition "The Four Humors," is up at Axis Gallery, 625 S St.

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center

Kathleen Grady's dramatic photograph, "Chinese Lanterns," is up in an eclectic, visually rich show of over 90 works by members of Viewpoint Photographic Art Center, 2015 J St., Suite 101. (916) 441-2341

Verge Center for the Arts

Emily Tatro's oil on paper "Untitled" is the poster image for "Notebooks of a Body," an exhibition showcasing works by first year Graduate MFA students in the art studio program at University of California, Davis. It's up at Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St. (916) 448-2985.

Elliott Fouts Gallery

"Eventide Carmel" is one of the recent landscapes in a one-person show of works by Northern California painter Tyler Ashier, who holds a bachelor of fine arts degree from California State University, Stanislaus. It's at Elliott Fouts Gallery, 1831 P St. (916) 736-1429.

Tim Collom Gallery

"After Party," a provocative, large painting by Ali Futrell, a recent graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, is featured in "Go Figure," a group exhibition of more than 20 artists, including Miles Hermann, Margarita Chaplinska and Daniel Schoorl, at Tim Collom Gallery, 915 20th St. (916) 769-2700.