‘Bridge’ -- SCAD presents this exhibition featuring artwork by students in a Chinese painting class, April 14-May 8 at Alexander Hall Gallery, 669 Indian St. Free and open to the public. An annual exhibition, "Bridge," features artwork representing a connection the painting class built between Eastern and Western culture using traditional Chinese painting techniques and subjects from a contemporary viewpoint.
Laura Dinello -- An exhibit featuring work by this popular local artist runs April 10-May 7 at the Grand Bohemian Gallery in The Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton St. Opening reception Friday, April 14 from 6-9 p.m.
‘Lost Horizons: An intimate view of the marshes’ -- Oils and pastels by longtime local favorite Larry Levow, April 17 through May at Off the Wall Gallery inside 45 Bistro at the Marshall House on Broughton Street downtown. Reception Thursday, April 20, 5:30-8 p.m.
Georgia Artists with Disabilities -- Award-winning work of 39 disabled artists throughout Georgia will be on display March 31-May 1 at the Averitt Center for the Arts, 33 E. Main St.
Gallery 440 -- Welcomes Charlotte Dunlap, Morgan Kuhn, Cissie Victor and Frances Walter, our artists in residence. Upstairs are works by photographer Tim Coy and paintings by Billy Herrin. Now showing on the first floor, a group exhibition of figure, still life and landscape paintings. Gallery 440 is at 440 Bull St..
JEA Art for May -- The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance beginning May 1 will feature the works of Bobby Segall.
Corinne Adams -- This month the Whitney Gallery highlights new work by this Atlanta-based artist who works in fine art photography and mixed media. Also on display are Daniel E. Smith, June Stratton, Barbara J. Brown, Stephen Kasun, James Allen, Leslie Kneisel and Adela Holmes. Whitney Gallery is at 415 Whitaker St.
‘Portraits’ -- The MFA Candidate Thesis Exhibition of Savannah College of Art & Design graduate photography student Melinda Hurst-Frye. April 21-27 at Starland Center for Contemporary Art, 2428 Bull St.
‘Women of Power’ -- Black and white portraits of a diverse group of powerful women by John Zeuli. Through April and May at the Starfish Cafe, 719 E. Broad St., M-F 7 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
‘Circumspect’ - Features the work of three abstract artists, Alison Olsen, Al Mouridian and Jessica Pope. At Poetter Hall Gallery.
'Sal Domino Presents...' - Lithographic poster prints and and over 100 paintings by local artists Brian Kiger and Marcus R. Thomas at DesotOrow Gallery, Starland District April 12-19. Reception April 14, 8 p.m. at 2427 Desoto Ave.
‘Contemplating the Sacred’ -- Examples of contemporary folk and fine sacred art by James Langley and Rudolph Bostic. Through April 30 at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street, 234 - 7322.
‘Laconella’ -- Jewelry by Alexandra Telgmann at this SCAD exhibition April 7-May 2 at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.
‘Silverbeauty’ -- Jody Schiesser’s artistic nudes in black & white and color mounted on oak. April 1-May 15 at Moon River Brewing Company 21 W. Bay St. Benjamin Jones and Meryl Truett -- New works at the Barbara Archer Gallery/Savannah, 306 East Huntingdon St. May 5-June 3. Opening reception Friday, May 3, 6 - 8 p.m.
'Walking Through Tomorrow; Savannah After Midnight' -- Photos by Adam Kuel through April 13 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception April 1, 6-8 p.m.
‘Contemporary Classics’ -- New works by Chroma Gallery artists, 31 Barnard St.
‘Light and Atmosphere’ -- Paintings, pastel, and screen prints by Harriet Zabusky-Zand at Alvida Art Gallery, 7303 Abercorn St.
‘Behind the Curtain’ – Works of Larry Moore at the Grand Bohemian Gallery at The Mansion, 700 Drayton.
‘Savannah to Tybee’ – Paintings by Tony Pandolfini through April 22 at the Irene Sullivan Gallery, 16th St.), Tybee.
‘Africa’s Legacy in Mexico’ – Photo exhibit by nationally known photographer Tony Gleaton through April 23 at the Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.
Jepson Center for the Arts -- Inaugural exhibitions include: “Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios and Short Stories”; “Darryl Pottorf: A Perspective”; work by Christopher Rauschenberg; and “Savannah Revisited.” Call 790-8800.
Hospice Savannah Featured Artist -- Pastels and oils by Robert Isley through April 30 at 1352 Eisenhower Drive.
Roger Surprenant -- Photos at Moon River at 21 West Bay St. and Angel's BBQ at 21 West Oglethorpe Lane.
‘Art Brut’ -- International folk art through April 30 at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker St.
Gallery 209 Featured Artist -- Paintings by Gwen Flynn through April at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St.
Call for Artists: The Starfish Café seeks tax-deductible donations of art for silent auction at its fundraiser. Contact Laura Webb at 238-2777 ext 11 or at email@example.com/.
Art Patrol is for rotating shows, exhibitions and receptions. Send your art info to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bio: A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for ten years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series...A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for ten years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series.more
The City rightly and responsibly expects cultural organizations to diversify their funding streams and not be overly reliant on taxpayer largesse. Most administrations, however, have seen the value of the investment not only for political purposes, but also because it’s just the right thing to do.