The Morgan Conservatory: A Thousand Stairs. CSU professor Qian Li uses painting, mixed media, and her first endeavors in printmaking to explore the cyclical influence of culture on individual decisions, and vice versa. Also: In-between. Don Lisy mixes and matches paint, charcoal, and pastels with paper, canvas, and wood to create allegorical self-portraits. Their layers of color express a mood rather than representing the circumstances of the emotion’s origin. Through August 26 at 1754 East 47th St. Call 216-361-9255 or go to morganconservatory.org.