Opening Art Annex Abstract paintings and pop art by Jill Blom. Reception Aug. 8, 7-9 p.m. 825 Grove Road in Midlothian. Through Aug. 30. 379-2600. The Friend House Gallery Runway, figure paintings by Carol Meese. Reception Aug. 8, 7-9 p.m. Through Nov. 1. 27 and 29 Bollingbrook St. in Petersburg. 931-1370. Petersburg Area Art League Juried Show, works by member and nonmember artists. Reception Aug. 8, 6-10 p.m. Through Sept. 7. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611. Visual Arts Center of Richmond Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, works by Pam Anderson, Barbara Atkinson, John Balasa, Robert Barrientes, Jessica Bauserman and others. Reception Aug. 8, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094. Ongoing 43rd Street Gallery Work by local wood-turner Barbara Dill. Through Aug. 30. 1412 W. 43rd St. 233-1758. ADA Gallery August Show, works by Stephanie Serpick, Sharon Shapiro, Kirsten Kindler, Tarek Abu Hageb and Barbara Weissburger. Through Aug. 30. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100. Art Annex Paintings and drawings by Linda Gannon. Through July 31. 825 Grove Road. 379-2600. Artemis Gallery Ceramics by Ross Edwards. Through Aug. 28. 1601 W. Main St. 564-5438. artspace Works by artists of Plant Zero. Through Aug. 17. 0 E. 4th St. 232-6464. Art Works Improvisations in Print, by Elizabeth D. Schafer. Faces of the Forest, by Gordon Robertson. Reflections on Nature, by George Hughes. All-media show juried by Amie Oliver. Classically Greek, by Alice Taliaferro. Though Aug. 17. 320 Hull St. 291-1400. Brazier Fine Art Gallery Waterways, paintings by 20 artists. Through Aug. 30. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787. Crossroads Art Center All-media show and art by Linda Schaffer, Chris Wynn and others. Through Aug. 6. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950. Gay Community Center of Richmond Gallery Reflections on Richmond Windows, works by John MacClellan, Martin McFadden, the ROSMY Youth Program and others. Through Sept. 12. 1407 Sherwood Ave. 840-9137. Ghostprint Gallery Cast a Cold Eye, oil paintings by Patricia Murphy. Through Aug. 30. 344-1557. Ginger Levit Atelier Abstract Puzzles by Michael O'Neal join landscapes on view by Ruth Buhrman and Greg Osterhaus at Contract Associates. Landscapes by Greg Osterhaus and Ruth Burhman. Paintings by Carol Baliles. Through Sept. 1. 1519 W. Main St. 740-1471. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Paintings and drawings by Tony Klotz. Through September. Admission is $6-$10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887. Main Art Gallery The Spore Collective, works by sculpture students from University of Mary Washington. Through Aug. 30. 1537 W. Main St. 355-6151. Montpelier Center For Arts and Culture Gleaning for Collage From the Gutter to the Garden, collages by Emma Lou Martin. Through Aug. 29. 17185 Mountain Road. 883-7378. Page Bond Gallery Small Claims, small-scale painting, photography and work on paper from Andras Bality, Tim O'Kane, William Berry, Dragana Crnjak and others. Also, sculpture by Frederic Crist. Through Aug. 29. 1625 W. Main St. 359-3633. Quirk Gallery Works by Fabian Ramirez, Elie Pina and Tim Lazure. Through Aug. 15. The Vault Project 2008, works by Anat Grozovski. Paintings and sculptures by Bridget Camden. Through Aug. 30. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450. Reynolds Gallery Selected Paintings and Works on Paper by Richard Carlyon. Through Aug. 22. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553. Richmond Public Library Making Cultural Connections, mixed media and collage by Dare Boles. Equilibrium, paintings by Chet Naylor. Black-and-white photography by Philip de Vos. Negative Spaces, gesso on canvas by Brigette Newberry. Through Sept. 2. Permanent collection of prints by David Freed. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740. Science Museum of Virginia Micro/Macro Views in Nature, watercolors by Emma Lou Martin. Through September. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400. Transmission New work by Victor Vaughn and Ben Kehoe. Through Aug. 30. 321 Brook Rd. 200-9985. University of Richmond Museums Peace Warriors and Solitudes: Recent photographs by Carl Chiarenza, at the Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature. Through Oct. 5. 287-6324. Uptown Gallery Richmond Jewels: Local Parks and Gardens, work by Richmond artists. Through Sept. 27. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343. White Canvas Gallery Chronicles of the South, works by Eldridge Bagley. Through Aug. 6. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.
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