The Mendocino Art Center presents Mendocino icon Larry Fuente’s first solo exhibition at the Art Center since 1980. His assemblage works – adorned with beads, rhinestones, shards of pottery, buttons, statuettes, religious icons, symbolic features and other ornamental objects – include refrigerators, cows, guitars, horses, motorcycles, ducks, mannequins and cars, including his “Mad Cad,” which will be on show August 1 through September 3. Larry will host a free opening reception, Saturday, August 3, 5pm-8pm. Also on exhibit are Karl Dempwolf’s plein air paintings in “Listen to Gauguin, do not copy nature too closely, art is an abstraction,” August 1 through September 1. Free Second Saturday Gallery Reception, August 10, 5pm to 8pm. Enjoy snacks and wine, and meet the exhibiting artists.