Busy Sonoma County artist Sally Baker opens a new show of her colorful watercolors Dec. 6 at the Graton Gallery.

And this show, titled “A Picture Is Worth 500 Words (or Less),” has an interesting twist.

Each of Baker’s watercolors will by accompanied by a poem or a piece of prose created by a Bay area writer.

Toni L. Wilkes, Gregory W. Randall and Colleen Craig helped Baker curate the written submissions for the exhibit.

Writers have been invited to read their work at the opening reception, to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 11 at the gallery, 9048 Graton Road, Graton.

The show runs through Jan. 16. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except Mondays.

Information: (707) 829-8912; www.gratongallery.com.

The gallery also features guest artists Taylor Gutermute, Monotypes and mixed media sculpture; Sandra Speidel, contemporary figurative paintings; Martha Wade, figurative paintings with a theatrical narrative.