The Bonfoey Gallery
Contemporaries 2013. Ten regional artists, including Kirsten Bowen, Susan Danko, Erik Neff, and Robert Robinson, display recent work. Through April 6 at 1710 Euclid Ave. For more information, call 216-621-0178 or go to bonfoey.com.
The Beecher Center at The Butler Institute of
Tap, Crack, Bellow. Cleveland artist Dana Oldfather displays monumental-scale paintings in her abstract style, which in turn invokes biology, architectural design, and music. Through May 26 at 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or go to butlerart.com.
Miller Schneider Gallery
Post-Pantheon. Though this is his first solo exhibition, recent CIA graduate Tyler Zeleny's intricate, evocative inkjet prints have already intrigued and impressed on the local arts circuit. His most recent works explore how cooperative ethics can be suppressed by manipulation from above, and how actions, rather than essences, define individuals. Through May 18 at 16008 Waterloo Rd. For more information, search for the Miller Schneider Gallery on Facebook.
River Gallery Arts
DOGS! Judy Ruby paints portraits of man's best friend in extreme close-ups to emphasize the animals' trusting intimacy. Sharon Sheinbart's tabletop sculptures portray canine expressions in moments of begging in their pathetic but endearing way. An opening reception will be held Friday March 23 from 3 to 7 p.m. The gallery will be accepting donations of dog food, treats, towels and blankets for the Friends of the Cleveland Kennel from 12 to 7 p.m. the same day. Through April 20 at 19046 Old Detroit Rd. For more information, call 440-331-8406 or go to rivergalleryarts.com.
William Busta Gallery
Flower of Life. Douglas Sanderson's almost Arabesque abstractions on Mylar use repeating yet evolving patterns of simple shapes to create a sort of visual music. An opening reception will be held Friday March 22 from 5 to 9 p.m. The artist will be in the gallery Saturday April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. to discuss his work. Through April 20 at 2731 Prospect Ave. For more information, call 216-298-9071 or go to williambustagallery.com.