Visually Speaking: this week’s art news and events (1/4)

[The above image of ceramic spoon rests is by Jana John who will at Mellwood’s Second Saturday Demonstrations.]

Second Saturday Demonstrations at Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., on Saturday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (

“Portals: The Space Within” by Fred Wiesener and Catherine Wiesener at Gallery Janjobe, Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., through Jan. 17 (

“Paintings and Works on Paper” by David Iacovazzi-Pau at the Jewish Community Center’s Patio Gallery, 3600 Dutchmans Lane, through Feb. 9 (

“Movement + Context” by Julia Davis, Shawn Marshall and Guinever Smith at PYRO Gallery, 909 E. Market St., through Feb. 13 (