Arts & Theater

Critic’s picks: Best of Second Saturday

“Serendipity 3” by Seren Moran
“Serendipity 3” by Seren Moran Courtesy DaDas Art Gallery

b. sakata garo

Born in Mexico in 1940, longtime San Francisco artist Gustavo Ramos Rivera is known for the idiosyncratic imagery, brilliant color and emotional intensity of his abstract paintings, collages and monotypes. A show of his singular work is up a b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. 916-447-4276.

Archival Gallery

Patricia Altschul’s “Blue Chair, Red Shoe” is one of the works in “Women’s Intuition” which also features figure paintings by Marcy Friedman, dream-inspired drawings by Maria Winkler and mosaics by Mariellen Layne. The show is up at Archival Gallery, 3223 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento. 916-923-6204.

DaDas Art Gallery Boutique

The most extensive collection in Sacramento of works no larger than a matchbox comprise the microArtCollection, now on view at DaDas Art Gallery Boutique, 3655 J St., Sacramento. 916-538-1082.


University of California, Davis, art professors David Hollowell and Tom Bills first became friends as graduate students at Yale University. Hollowell’s illusionistic, oversized pastels and Bills’ weighty, primordial sculptures are paired in an exhibition at Artspace 1616, 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. 916-849-1127.

Elliott Fouts Gallery

“Romantic Boating at Sunset” is one of the inventive works in “Roland Petersen: The Artist at 90,” a show of recent work by the UC Davis art professor emeritus at Elliott Fouts Gallery, 1831 P St., Sacramento. 916-736-1429.