Ciel Gallery opens its winter season collection of art with a loving start. The exhibit, titled Heartistry, opens on Jan. 7 and features an array of love-themed, heart-oriented mosaics constructed by artists (like Karin Gerstenhaber's pictured work "Heartful") across the globe. There will be two receptions, on Jan. 7 and Feb. 4, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Exhibit continues through Feb. 25. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; open until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. Ciel Gallery and Mosaic Studio, 1519 Camden Road. 704-577-1254. www.cielcharlotte.com.