Lauren Mantecon: A Most Precious Reality (detail) 2015, mixed media on panel
Wheelhouse Art, 418 Montezuma Ave., 505-919-9553 Visceral/Gravity, a two-person show of works by Erik Gellert and Lauren Mantecon, opens with a 6 p.m. reception on Friday, June 26. Gellert’s ceramic sculptures resemble compact rectangles of jumbled ropelike fibers. Mantecon’s layered abstract paintings are ambiguous and atmospheric. The artists give a free talk about their work at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 27.