The Charleston Fine Art Dealers Association’s Fine Art Annual is this weekend, and with it comes a handful of events celebrating local artists. Friday night from 5:30-8:30 p.m., you’ll find receptions from both CFADA member galleries and others in the French Quarter and beyond. Here’s just a visual taste.

SCOOP Studios welcomes a fresh face to the gallery with Arthur Newman’s Refractions.

Corrigan Gallery has new abstract works from Lynne Riding in a show called Scratching the Surface.

The Wells Gallery hosts Metaphoric, a group show inspired by the written word.

Robert Lange Studios presents Fortunate, a group show inspired by fortune cookies.

Helena Fox Fine Art has paintings by West Fraser.

On Saturday, head to City Gallery at Waterfront Park for the opening of the S.C. Watermedia Society‘s annual exhibition.

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