Eric Nichols' show "Anamolous" opens this weekend at Aisle 1 Gallery. More details on that and many more art events this weekend after the pic.
Abstract: Experiments with coral and jade by Katie Sheridan. Sat., Oct. 15, 5-8 p.m., free. Urban Eats Cafe & Bakery, 3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, 314-558-7580, www.urbaneatscafe.com.
Abstract Bonanza: Abstract paintings by Meg Rieke. Sun., Oct. 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Urban Eats Cafe & Bakery, 3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, 314-558-7580, www.urbaneatscafe.com.
Alton ARTEAST Studio & Exhibits Tour: This self-guided tour of Edwardsville and Alton art spaces includes over 40 participating sites. Tour maps with a complete listing of ARTEAST locations, participating artists and artwork are available at www.arteasttour.com. Sat., Oct. 15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., Oct. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Free. Jacoby Arts Center, 627 E. Broadway, Alton, 618-462-5222, www.jacobyartscenter.org.
Eco Front: John Ahearn explores the topic of genetic engineering with his latest mixed media works. Oct. 14-Nov. 11, Free. Grafica Fine Art, 7884 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, 314-961-4020.
Eric Nichols: A Solo Exhibition: Eric Nichols experimental works focus on the manipulation of materials and found forms. Fri., Oct. 14, 7-11 p.m., Free. Aisle 1 Gallery, 2627 Cherokee St., St. Louis.
Focus on the Collection: Expressionist Landscapes: A dozen drawings and paintings dating from 1907 to 1928. Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 15, free. Saint Louis Art Museum, Forest Park, St. Louis, 314-721-0072, www.slam.org.
Satellite to Earth: Janice Schoultz Mudd's paintings are inspired by ancient navigational maps and Google Earth technology. Opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Wednesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 19, free. Gateway Gallery, 21 N. Bemiston Ave., Clayton, 314-402-1959, www.gatewaygalleryonline.com.
Style in the Loop: Michael Drummond trunk show, street fashion shows and live window displays, art, DJ's food and drinks and Miss Pinup 2011. Fri., Oct. 14, 5-8 p.m. Delmar Loop, 6200-6691 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-725-4466, visittheloop.com.