Studio J, a contemporary studio/gallery in Long Island City, presents "Visual Healing," an exhibition of paintings by artist Al Johnson. Drawing on the influence of artists such as Klimt, Pollack, Rothko, and Cornell, Johnson describes his work as healing through awakening a connection to our "source."

The studio/gallery will host an opening receiption on September 5 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.