Autism: A Mexican Adventure. Craig Matis uses folded paper and 3D pencil drawings to create a surrealistic but sensitive narrative of a journey through Mexico with his autistic son during the process of mourning of his wife. Through April 4 at 1028 Kenilworth Ave. Call 216-621-1610 or go to brandtgallery.org.
Cleveland Print Room
Homegrown. Two dozen area photographers chronicle the daily ins and outs of urban farms, CSAs, and restaurants with emphasis on local food sources. An opening reception will be held Friday March 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Through April 28 at 2550 Superior Ave. Call 216-401-5981or go to clevelandprintroom.com.
Harris Stanton Gallery
Lisa Kenion, Lynn O'Brien, Mindy Tousley. The three titular artists present images in, respectively, painting, collage, and bronze sculpture. Each artist, in her own way, combine elements of femininity and leafy nature. An opening reception will be held Friday, March 15 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Through April 13 at 2301 West Market St., Akron. For more information, call 330-867-7600 or go to harrisstantongallery.com.
Kenneth Paul Lesko Gallery
Solo Exhibition. From a distance, Jane Millican of the United Kingdom's works look like oil paintings made with drippy, broad brushstrokes. Up close, they reveal themselves to be painstakingly executed pencil drawings. An opening reception will be held March 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. Through May 11 at 1305 West 80th St. Call 216-631-6719 or go to kennethpaullesko.com.
Body of Work and The Paradise Institute. Kate Gilmore's performance-based commission juxtaposes hard and messy labor with impractical clothes traditionally considered "girly." Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller combine sights and sounds for disorienting multi-sensory experiences. An opening reception will occur March 15 from 7 to 10 p.m. Through June 9 at 11400 Euclid Ave. Call 216-421-8671 or go to mocacleveland.org.
Tregoning & Company
The Janus Effect. Four local photographers—Donald Black, Jr., Gabriel Gonzalez, Greg Martin, and Jeannette Palsa—use antique photographic techniques to create images informed by contemporary sensibilities. The end results share a quality of timeless strangeness. An opening reception will be held Friday March 15 from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run through April 27 at 1300 West 78th St. For more information, call 216-281- 8626 or go to tregoningandco.com.