“ShapeShifting: New Methods of Drawing by Bethany Johnson and Ann Tarantino”features works by two artists exploring the intricacies of systems.“New Works: Michael Menchaca”is cartoon art exploring current events unfolding along the U.S.-Mexico border. Both open Tuesday and run through Feb. 17. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Suggested $3 donation. AMOAArthouse Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St. 458-8191, www.amoa-arthouse.org. “Cantanker: The End,”a group exhibition. Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Through Jan. 18. Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and by appointment. 5305 Bolm Road, No. 12. 939-6665, www. bigmedium.org.