WHERE: Water Street Studios, 160 S. Water St., Batavia
WHEN: Reception from 6 to 9 p.m. March 13; show runs to April 4
COST AND INFO: Free, with $5 donation suggested; waterstreetstudios.org
ABOUT: Honoring revered mentors, Water Street Studios will highlight a variety of mediums from leading female artists in both galleries. On the main floor will be “Leading Women,” a group show curated by Lisa Hutler, a resident WSS artist and educator. The artists are Jenny Brown, Shannon Downey, Karen Gubitz, Gretchen Jankowski, Tonika Johnson, Laura Kina, Laura Mosquera, Sunny Neater-Dubow, Andrea Peterson, Jennifer Reeder and Jen Wawro. On the second floor will be “Tallgrass Exchange,” featuring ceramic and photographic work by Georgia Schwender, inspired by Fermilab's prairie. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.