ARTS Space Obispo: 570 Higuera St., suite 165, 544-9251. Nicole Strasburg’s paintings are featured in “Paradiso/Inferno.” Info: nicolestrasburg.com, artsobispo.org.
Bali Isle: 672 Higuera St., 544-7662. See watercolor paintings by fantasy artists Christi and Cara Brown. Info: CandCfantasyart.com.
compact: 1166 Higuera St., 235-325. “Pairs” is a selection of artists’ work installed in pairs showing Sept. 3-29.
Frame Works: 339 Marsh St., 542-9000. Tracy Taylor’s paintings hang in “All of My Favorite Things.” Info: SLOART.com.
GALA Center: 1060 Palm St., 541-4252. The SLO Pride Art Show features the works of 19 artists representing the GLBT community.
Growing Grounds Downtown Store: 956 Chorro St., 544-4967. See stoneware ceramic planters and sculptures by Charles Varni.
History Center of San Luis Obispo County: 696 Monterey St., 543-0638. “The Catch” is a fall exhibit featuring the lives, stories, and photos of local fisherman. Info: historycenterslo.org.
humanKind Fair Trade: 982 Monterey St., 594-1220. Celebrate humanKind’s first birthday with paintings by Noah Simmons.
Josephine Crawford Studio: 873 Church St., 543-2237. From 5 to 6 p.m., Pre-Party Salon features maps and previews of Art After Dark.
Kevin Main Jewelry: 720 Higuera St., 547-0662. Fine artist Janice Rockwell’s whimsical narrative oil paintings and custom jewelry are inspired by her art. Info: kevinmain.com.
Linnaea’s Café: 1110 Garden St., 541-5888. Local artist Amy McKay shows “Nature vs. Nurture.” Info: linnaeas.com.
The Photo Shop: 1027 B Marsh St., 543-4025. “Walk with Me” includes photography by Rick Beeler. Info: photoshopslo.com.
Picking Daisies: 570 Higuera St., suite 120, 783-2434. Josephine Crawford’s premier showing of “Cafe Rouge et Noir” pairs with the “Reality Show” series.
Salon 544: 544 Higuera St., 544-1717. Jay Singh’s photography exhibit captures serene and symbolic moments from around the world.
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art: 1010 Broad St., 543-8562. See exhibits “Photomorphosis;” “From Africa to the Central Coast” by Dennis Curry; and “No Full Disclosure” paintings by Bob Burridge.
Steynberg Gallery: 1531 Monterey St., 547-0278. Check out new paintings by Ann Stahl and Lorna Teixeira. Info: steynberggallery.com.
Yarns … at the Adobe: 964 Chorro St., 549-8526. Fiber artist Marilee Donald, plein air artist Christine Cortese, sculptor Chloe White, and mixed-media jewelry artist Stephanie Gorman come together.