Portlands Jesse Jackson offers a chilling series of cardboard knives, including one, Unknown Belonging, with the phrase Let all souls fallen to this blade belong to Gods unknown painted on its blade. Brooklyns Jesse Gelaznik explores his freehand drawing skills in absurd works like Sad Jubilee, in which a penciled man made of human, snowman, bird and octopus parts is highlighted with red and pink shadings. New Yorker Rachel Lynn Blackwells paintings and San Franciscan Julia Marjorie Leonards photo-collage pieces round out the show. Saturdays 7 p.m. opening reception will include Positive Energy, Positive Thoughts, Positive Action, an adults-only performance piece by New Yorker Giorgio Ira Handman. The gallerys regular viewing hours are noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Through April 26. ArtStorm, 708 Mathis. For information, visit www.artstormhouston.com. Free.
Saturdays, Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Starts: March 29. Continues through April 26, 2008