American-Statesman Staff Friday "Chimera." Austin artist Michael Anthony Garcia fills Grayduck Gallery with large site-specific installations made of found furniture and thrift store clothes - installations that movingly explore personal identity. Opening: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. Exhibit continues through Sept. 14. Grayduck Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez St. Free.
By Jeanne Claire van Ryzin - American-Statesman Staff Ironically, there are few trees on the property where landscape architect Alisa West has her office. Since hanging out her shingle as solo practitioner about a year ago, West has occupied the second floor of an older house-turned-office-cluster on South Lamar Boulevard.
American-Statesman Staff "Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes." Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Through Aug. 17. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $5-$9 (free on Thursdays). 512-471-7324.