Evolution -- A group show of 26 tattoo artists exploring evolution in several different mediums. Starland Center of Contemporary Art (StarCCA) 2428 Bull St. Opening Reception: First Friday, July 2, 6-10 p.m. Exhibit runs July 2-30. Gallery hrs:Tue-Sat 11-5 pm. Free and open to the public.
Its On! 2004 -- SCAD presents a summer festival featuring moving image work by students and faculty. Free and open to the public. Through Aug. 13 at La Galerie Bleue inside Montgomery Hall, 3515 Montgomery St. Part of the colleges monthly gallery hop, Friday, July 9, 5-7 p.m.
'From Separate Corners' -- Pen and inks by Mike Rios, June 28-July 28 at the StarLander CoffeeHouse and Gallery, 11 East 41st Street. Reception First Friday July 2, 6-9 p.m.
Linda Lindeborg -- Hospice Savannah will showcase Lindeborg's work July 1-30 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr. Meet the artist at the opening reception, Thursday, July 8 from 5:30 -8 at the gallery.
Haiti -- Savannah New Visions Expo -- Pottery by Haitian artist Serge Gay until July 6 at the Beach Institute. Free and open to the public. The Beach Institute is located at the corner of Price and Harris streets. Call 232-2626.
Lilly Harms -- The Downtown Athletic Club Gallery at One East Broughton Street will feature works in oil by Lilly Harms through August 1.
Pioneering Craft: CNC Technology in the Creation of Furniture -- SCAD presents this exhibit through July 5 at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 MLK Jr. Blvd. Free and open to the public. This exhibition features studio furniture that incorporates CNC technology in the building process.
The Poetry of Light: A Survey of Contemporary Lighting -- This SCAD exhibit explores the medium of light through the creative work of artists who have found a balance between art and production. June 18-July 3, Bergen Hall Gallery, 101 MLK Jr. Blvd. Free and open to the public.
Black & White -- SCAD presents this exhibition of works on paper highlighting the black-and-white processe, through July 12, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Featured on the colleges monthly gallery hop, Friday, July 9, 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
The Right to Bare Arms ....and Shoulders, Legs, Torsos, etc. -- An exhibit of figurative art by members of The Art School. At Sentient Bean July 1-31.
The Other Savannah -- New photography by Kirk Witte is featured at Alvida Art Gallery, 7303 Abercorn St. one block south of Eisenhower. Gallery hours are MonThur, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., FriSat, 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Call 355-5656.
JEA Artist of the Month -- Margie Rose's paintings will be for sale and for viewing from July 1- 31 at the JEA at 5111 Abercorn Street. Reception on July 1.
Gallery 209 -- Artists of the Month at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St., are painter Alaine Daniel and jeweler Angela Erdy.
CURV-ITURE: Studio Furniture Celebrates the Curve -- through Aug. 1, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
This juried exhibition features studio furniture in all media that incorporates the use of the curve as a design element. This exhibition will be included in SCADs monthly gallery hop, Friday, July 9, 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
New Works for Spring -- This exhibit at Venus de Milo will feature work by local artists Mark Forehand, Chela Gutierrez, Shelley Smith, Jon Proctor, Margaret Brennen, & Bryce Griffis. Through July 1 at 38 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Bernard DAndrea: Five Decades of Evolution -- The Telfair Museum of Art will host a major exhibition of works by New York painter/illustrator, and long-time Hilton Head Island resident, Bernard DAndrea from June 30 through Sept. 5.
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.