This exhibition will follow the theme of the 17th Annual Black Heritage Festival "Our Sons, Our Future". Features Charley Palmer, Luther E. Vann, Lee Ransaw, Christopher Freeman, Wendell Smith, Amiri Farris, Elliott Stiles, and Napoleon Wilkerson. At Starland Gallery, 2428 Bull St.
Conflict and Creation -- Paintings and hand-carved menorahs by Robert Lask. Opening reception Sunday Feb. 12 from 5-8 p.m. at the Black Orchid Gallery, 131 Drayton St.
Moving Along -- Kinetic abstract painting by Mike DeMaria at Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr. Blvd. Opening reception Feb. 16, 7-9 p.m.
Control -- Acrylic on linen by Andrew J. Rogers, thru Feb. at DeSotoRow Gallery in the Starland Design District.
Two Pale Josephines -- New work in oil and mixed media by Laurel Hausler. 416 W, Broughton St.
Faces of Folk -- Exhibit thru Feb. at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street. Call 234-7322.
'Perfect Soundness' -- Paintings and drawings Allison McElroy, through
Feb. 9 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
The Anti-postcard Show! -- Paintings by Lind Hollingsworth and photographs by Michael Ellison through Feb. 28 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Pull -- This exhibition featuring the work of nationally known artists and several SCAD professors opens at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., Thurs., Feb. 2. Pull" showcases artists who use a vast array of materials to evade dimensional definition; artists include Don Porcaro and Leslie Wayne, Kip Bradley, Tom Gattis, Yves Paquette and Amy Norgaard.
Roger Surprenant -- Photography on display at Moon River Brewing Company at 21 West Bay St. and Angel's BBQ at 21 West Oglethorpe Lane. Exhibits include a Roundhouse collection and graphic/abstract prints. Through mid-March; free admission.
Group Exhibition-- Show at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., features eclectic work by Fran Thomas, Jorge Alvarez, Barbara Jones, Jill Chafin and others.
Meryl Truett -- New photographs exploring the vernacular architecture of the American South, at Rosewood Studio and Gallery at 113 Oglethorpe Ave.
JEA Art for February -- Paintings by Stacie Albano will be on display this month at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
Gallery 209 Artists -- Deborah Auleatha Mueller is featured artist in February, exhibiting raku and stoneware at this gallery at 209 E. River St.
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