Carolyn Neely -- Work by this local artist can be seen through Sept. 15 at the Downtown Athletic Club at 1 E. Broughton St. The evocative collection features Neelys portrayal of objects as dramatic portals for memory, a celebration of personal history, a connection to the pasta and a promise of continuity.
Natalie Bray: Ritual Interiors -- The Savannah College of Art and Design presents this photography exhibition that explores spaces of community ritual through Aug. 12, at Orleans Gallery, 201 Barnard St. The exhibition is featured on the colleges monthly gallery hop Friday, Aug. 6. Both the exhibition and gallery hop are free and open to the public.
Margaret Dulohery -- This local artist exhibits her work through Aug. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery at 132 Eisenhower Dr. Meet her at the opening reception Thursday, Aug. 12 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the gallery.
People, Places and Things -- Exploring Watercolor -- Gallery 440 is hosting an open house on Sunday, August 8 from 1 to 4 PM to introduce this show featuring the paintings of Jill Chafin and Lynn Hosegood. Also on view are the works of gallery owner Fran Thomas. Gallery 440, 440 Bull Street
Wet S.P.A.C.E. -- Friday, August 6, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Gallery S.P.A.C.E.,
9 West Henry St. Nine one-week Art Camp sessions were held at the City's Department of Cultural Affairs between July and August for ages 4-14. Students studied the fundamentals of 2 and 3-dimensional design, while exploring ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, movie-making, and dramatics. Each session featured the making of a mini-movie starring camp participants. The movie premieres will also be shown at the August 6 opening reception.
La Flora: A Celebration of Signature Style -- SCAD presents this mixed-media exploration of feminine artistic identity, Aug. 5-Oct. 3, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. The exhibition will be featured as part of the colleges monthly gallery hops, Friday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Sept. 3, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition and gallery hops are free and open to the public. La Flora presents examples of feminine individual identity by SCAD faculty Katherine Sandoz and Amy Freeman; alumni Kara DAngelo, Sarah Pulskamp McCarn, Suzanne Rader, Susan Laney and Katie Runnels; and internationally renowned artists Liliana Porter and Jenny Watson. Work ranges from ambiguous narrative to direct exploration of non-functional categories of feminine style in the media. The exhibition is comprised of paintings, photography, film and works on canvas.
Blindfolded History -- An installation by Rana Bishara, through August 16 at the Bergen Hall Gallery, 101 MLK Jr. Blvd. Featured as part of the SCAD gallery hop on August 6 from 5-7 p.m.
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.
Sense of Otherness -- SCAD presents this mixed media exhibition exploring the issues of migration and hybrid culture in contemporary Asian-American art, July 15-Aug. 18, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Featured on the colleges monthly gallery hop, Friday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
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 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