Spencer Tunick lecture -- The Savannah College of Art and Design presents a lecture and video projections by world-renowned artist Spencer Tunick Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., at the Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. Free and open to the public. Tunick was born in 1967 and currently lives in New York. He has been documenting the live nude figure in public since 1992 and has created installations around the world.
First Friday at Chroma -- This month’s First Friday with the Artist at Chroma Gallery features sculptor Bob Friedman, who discusses his inspiration and technique and shows new work. Friday, Nov. 3, 3-7 p.m. Free. Chroma Gallery is at 31 Barnard St. on Ellis Square.
‘30,000 More or Less’ -- Solo MFA thesis exhibition by Alex Gingrow is a visual representation of the horrors and casualties of the ongoing violence in Iraq. Starland Arts District at 2408 and 2410 DeSoto Row, between Bull and Whitaker Streets at 41st Street. Show runs Nov. 3-10 with open gallery hours on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and by appointment. Opening reception during the First Friday Gallery Hop on Friday, Nov. 3 6-10 p.m.
Frank Stewart -- Stewart is the principle photographer for the Savannah Music Festival and Lincoln Center in New York. Recent color photos as well as a number of images from his black and white series “Hotel Windows.” Show runs Nov. 3-30 at Horne & Thistle Gallery, 424 E Oglethorpe Ave. Reception Nov. 11, 5-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Twelfth Annual Telfair Art Fair -- The Telfair’s popular annual juried art show and sale will once again take place under the tent on Telfair Square in front of the Telfair Academy and the Jepson Center for the Arts. Ticketed preview party on Friday evening. Open to the public Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 12:30-4:30. Awards ceremony and award of $12,000 in prizes will be held Saturday at noon (adjudicated by Marcia Goldenstein, Professor of Art, University of Tennessee School of Art.) Expanded activities for children, ArtZeum at the Art Fair. Free admission.
‘Holidays, Hope & Warmth’ -- Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans’ Cooperative presents cooperative member holiday card designs, hand-crocheted Afghans and text discussing the issue of providing “warmth” to people impacted by homelessness during the winter and holiday months. On exhibit through November. Opening reception Fri., Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m. at the Starfish Cafe, 719 E. Broad St.
Comic Industry Panel -- SCAD honors comic art and sequential art storytelling as top industry professionals gather for a panel discussion Saturday, Nov. 11, 6-8 p.m., Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.
Free and open to the public. Popular ink artist Scott Hanna, who has worked on all of Marvel Comics’ top characters including Spider-man, the X-Men, Wolverine, Thor, the Avengers, Daredevil and the Hulk; and Marvel Comics painter Paolo Rivera will serve as panelists. SCAD sequential art alumni panelists include current pencil artist for Archie Comics’ “Sonic the Hedgehog” Tracy Yardley (B.F.A., 2001), Dreamworks SKG storyboard artist Phil Craven (M.F.A., 2002) and Nick Dragotta (B.F.A., 1997), whose work can be seen in Marvel and DC Comics. Prior to the panel discussion, a reception will be held at Pei Ling Chan Gallery and Garden for the Arts, 324 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m.
‘We Are Three Sixty’ -- Justin Barnes’ SCAD Senior Installation Show is a multi-screen documentary installation capturing aesthetic of Wham City, a warehouse space located in Baltimore. The installation will be held at the Desot O Row Gallery Annex at 2422 DeSoto Ave in the Starland District. Installation runs every day from 2-11 p.m. through Sat., Nov. 4. Subsequent events will be held daily including a closing ceremony live performance by Wham City’s own Dan Deacon on 7 p.m. Nov. 4.
‘Ghana: A Photo Documentary’ -- The City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs exhibits photographer Carrie Brown works at Gallery S. P. A. C. E. (Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education) Nov. 10 through Dec. 15. Brown is currently a documentary photographer for Cross-Cultural Solutions in Ghana, West Africa. The exhibition will include works from her journey through towns along the western coast of Ghana, as well as works from her Ghanaian students. Admission is free. Gallery S.P.A.C.E. is at 9 West Henry Street in Savannah. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Reception Fri., Nov. 10, from 6-8 p.m.
Whitney Gallery Artist of the Month -- During November new works by June Stratton and Adela Holmes are being showcased at the Whitney Gallery, 415 Whitaker St.
New Artists at Savannah Art Works -- New mixed media by Simone Wilson and block prints by Katherine Linn are featured at Savannah Art Works, 240 Bull St. Artist reception: Sat, Nov. 11, 6-9 p.m.
‘Test of Time’ -- New charcoal works by Kaori Vernon through Nov. 9 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
Todd Nemanic -- Work in stone, wood, ceramics and canvas by this SCAD language professor. At the Los Robles Center for Arts and Humanities at 101 E. 34th St. Private showings are scheduled throughout November by calling Robert Crockett at 234-5952 for appointments.
‘The Architecture of Nature’ -- New collage works by Laura W. Adams will be on display at Off the Wall Gallery in 45 Bistro at the Marshall House, 123 East Broughton St. through November.
‘A Closer Look: Four Churches and a Synagogue’; ‘Turnings in Native Wood’ -- Photography by Tim Coy and woodturning by Dicky Stone through Dec. 30 at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St. All works for sale. A portion of proceeds benefits Chatham Savannah Citizen Advocacy, Inc.
‘icon sumer’ -- Patrick McGrath Muñiz, SCAD MFA candidate, presents his thesis exhibition: icon-sumer through Nov. 4 at Hall Street Gallery, 212 W. Hall St. Free and open to the public. Explores the relationship between traditional Christian icons and our modern consumerist society.
‘Forgotten’ -- Photo exhibition by SCAD alumnus Dennis Burnett thru Nov. 1 at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. “Forgotten” contains images of quiet still-lifes and abandoned homes that illustrate the aftermath of Katrina.
Marcus Kenney & Julio Garcia -- Iocovozzi Fine Art presents this show by eclectic artist Kenney and printmaker Garcia, both SCAD graduates. 1 W. Jones St.
‘Islam in Belief and Practice’ -- Exhibit at Georgia Southern Museum through Dec. 31. Free admission for the Museum, which is in the Rosenwald Building on Southern Drive. 9-5 M-F and 2-5 Saturday and Sunday.
‘Homeland Insecurity’s Plan for Lazaretto Creek’ -- Photos by Roger Surprenant are on display at Angel’s BBQ thru November. Angel’s is on Oglethorpe Lane between Bull & Whitaker.
JEA Artist of the Month -- The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St., beginning Nov. 1 features works of Cynthia Fraula-Hahn, an artist, arts activist and art historian based in Winchester, Va., and Savannah.
Jepson Center for the Arts – Exhibits include: “Helen Levitt: Photographs from the Permanent Collection”; selections from the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art; and “Myrtle Jones: A Tribute.” 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.
Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences --121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.nç
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