By Joseph Geha
By Jonathan Kiefer
By Katie Tandy
By Mollie McWilliams
By Jennifer Baires
By Jonathan Curiel
By Sherilyn Connelly
Amaru Gallery. "Expressionist Contemporary Abstracts": New works comprising carpentry and sewing by Victor A. Roldan. Through June 1. 510 Valencia (at 16th St.), 552-3787, site.amarugallery.com/cachondo.htm.
Ampersand International. "Migration": New works on paper by Dharma Strasser MacColl. Through June 17. "(Art) in Everyday Life": New mixed media work by Maiko Sugano. Through June 17. 1001 Tennessee (at 20th St.), 285-0170, www.ampersandintlarts.com.
Artist-Xchange. "May Art Exhibit": A large group show featuring the work of Bay Area artists. Through May 31. 3169 16th St. (at Guerrero), 864-1490, www.artist-xchange.com.
Artseal Gallery. "Fifth Anniversary Exhibition": Curator Adam Gendell celebrates the gallery's fifth anniversary with a group exhibition. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Continues through June 30. Free. www.artseal.citysearch.com. 1847 Larkin (at Pacific), 567-3523.
Catharine Clark Gallery. "Hot": New work by Ray Beldner. Through May 28. "Ignus Fatuus": New work by Anthony DiScenza. Through May 28. 49 Geary (at Kearny) (Second Fl.), 399-1439.
Chinese Historical Society of America. "Trading on Fear: Chinese Images in American Trade Cards": Exhibition of historical advertising trade cards common in the 19th century. Through July 31. 965 Clay (at Stockton), 391-1188.
Fraenkel Gallery. "Obsessions of the Oculist": Curator Sheri Sheridan exhibits a collection of objects and oddities like eye charts, glass eyes, and signs with eyes on them from the first half of the twentieth century. Included is a survey of the work of Ralph Eugene Meatyard, a Kentucky optometrist/photographer. Through July 1. 49 Geary (at Kearny) (Fourth Fl.), 981-2661.
Gallery 16. "William Laven: War Models": Photography that features in each piece a miniature version of an actual U.S. warplane currently in use over the Middle East at 1/72 the size of the plane it represents. Through June 3. 1616 16th St. (at Rhode Island), 626-7495.
Haines Gallery. "Elements": New paintings by Darren Waterston. Through June 4. 49 Geary (at Kearny) (Fifth Fl.), 397-8114.
Hang Annex. "Fluid": Multimedia group exhibit. Through May 31. 567 Sutter (at Mason), 544-0610.
Hang Gallery. "Essex Girls": New paintings by Stephanie Jucker. Through May 31. 556 Sutter (at Mason), 434-4264.
Heather Marx Gallery. "all in electric lights": New paintings by William Swanson. Through June 11. 77 Geary (at Grant) (Second Fl.), 627-9111.
Hosfelt Gallery. "José Antonio Suárez Londoño": New drawings. Through June 11. "Reed Danziger": New paintings. Through June 11. 430 Clementina (at Fifth St.), 495-5454.
International Museum of GLBT History. "Sporting Life: GLBT Athletics and Cultural Change From the 1960s to Today": A multimedia exhibit chronicling the participation of gay and lesbian people in a wide variety of sports. Through Dec. 31. 657 Mission, No. 300 (at New Montgomery), www.glbthistory.org.
John Pence Gallery. "Dean Larson": Recent oil paintings. Through May 28. "John Patrick Campbell": New paintings. Through May 28. 750 Post (at Jones), 441-1138.
The Lab. "Recording Carceral Landscapes": Mixed media exhibit by Trevor Paglen. Through May 28. 2948 16th St. (at Capp), 864-8855.