A peek at what’s showing around town
Joe mcnally: Rooftop Ballerina (Nadia Grachevo, Prima Ballerina), Bolshoi Ballet,
Moscow, 1997, pigment print. Joe McNally, author of the comprehensive The Life Guide to Digital Photography, has been a photographer for roughly 30 years and a staff photographer for Life in the mid-1990s. Monroe Gallery of Photography (112 Don Gaspar Ave.) celebrates his work with an exhibit that opens with a reception and book signing at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 17. Call 992-0800.
Andrew mosedale: Lake Como, 2009, pigment ink on canvas. Andrew Mosedale’s photographic dreamscapes are on view in his solo exhibit, While We Sleep, at The William & Joseph Gallery. The show opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 17. The gallery is at 727 Canyon Road; call 982-9404.
Lee manning: Metal Artist, 1970, photographic lith print. The six artists showing in Light! Film! Print! display their work in the tradition of historical photographic processes. The exhibit, at The Darkroom (901 W. San Mateo Road, Suite O), opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 17. Call 820-7777.
Richard Day: Untitled, 1930,
lithograph. Argos Etchings and Painting (821 Canyon Road) and Eli Levin Studio (830 Canyon Road) exhibit etchings modern and historical in their annual show, which opens on Friday, Dec. 17, with a 4 p.m. reception. Argos features work from the 1880s to the early-20th century, and Eli Levin displays contemporary pieces by members of the Santa Fe Etching Club. Call 986-8071.
Peg Denney: Little Boxes, 2010, ceramic and LeD panel. Like the 1939 New York World’s Fair, Eileen Braziel Fine Art comes down on the side of the new in its exhibit LED: Artists Inspired by Innovation. The show opens with a 5 p.m. reception on Friday, Dec. 17. The gallery is at 229-B Johnson St.; 699-4914.