“Visual Variations” an exhibition of paintings and photographs by San Diego artists including, above, “Coming Up on the Outside” by Dana Levine and Jeffrey R. Brosbe and “Play Time at the Mall” by John Valois, plus artists Caroline Morse, Gwen Nobil, and John Valois at La Jolla Art Association Gallery, 8100 Paseo del Ocaso, Suite B, in the La Jolla Shores area. The exhibition is free and open to the public from Aug. 4 through Aug. 16 during regular gallery hours Tuesdays through Sundays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. An artists’ reception will be held at the gallery from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 8. For directions to the gallery, call (858) 459-1196. The title of the exhibition refers to each artist’s vision, ranging from the abstract to the realistic, from black-and-white to intense color, and from high impact to quiet contemplation. Courtesy photo