A peek at what’s showing around town
stephanie shank: Unseen Winds, 2009, acrylic on panel. Stephanie Shank’s glowing paintings are on view in Divine, an exhibit of new work at William & Joseph Gallery. A 5 p.m. reception is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 8. The gallery is at 727 Canyon Road; call 982-9404.
brandon soder: Gregory Lopez Park, 10:45 p.m., 2008, pigment print. Brandon Soder’s nocturnal photos of local playgrounds have a cinematic quality. Here, the intense dramatic lighting transforms what should be a safe place into a threatening one. Kids & Parks, an exhibit featuring work by Wendy Young and Soder, opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Oct. 8, at Photo-Eye Bookstore (370 Garcia St., 988-5152).
melinda K. hall: In the Catbird Seat, 2010, oil on canvas. A solo exhibit of new work by Melinda K. Hall, hanging at Meyer East Gallery (225 Canyon Road, 983-1657), opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Oct. 8.
David Kimball Anderson: installation view of River Chair, 2010, bronze, and The Lodge, 2010, mixed media. Linda Durham Contemporary Art presents In Nature, an exhibit of photographs, sculptures, and paintings by David Kimball Anderson. The show shares space with Gambit: An Opening Move, featuring work by Yozo Suzuki. Both exhibits open with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Oct. 8. The gallery is at 1807 Second St., Suite 107; call 466-6600. barry mcCuan: Where the
Dogs Run, 2010, oil on linen. Barry McCuan’s paintings of New Mexico and the south of France have a traditional feel, recalling the work of landscape painters generations ago. Under
the Sun opens at Ventana Fine Art on Friday, Oct. 8, with a reception scheduled for 5 p.m. The gallery is at 400 Canyon Road; call 983-8815.