“Earthly Fables,” a show of recent paintings by local artist Olivia Fischer Fox will open at 4 p.m. Nov. 5 and run through Nov. 28 at Gorse Mill Gallery, Gorse Mill Studios, 31 Thorpe Road, Needham.

The exhibit will feature images of children in imagined landscapes. Fox has spent her career as a portrait artist and now brings those painting skills to storytelling.