'Plants and Animals' -- Charcoal and pencil on paper and canvas by Mary Hartman, through Aug. 4 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
Feline Beloved -- Photography of cats by Kathleen Thomas at the Starlander Cafe & Gallery, 11 E. 41st St. Opening reception at First Friday, Aug. 5, 6-9 p.m.
Perfectly Right and Perfectly Wrong -- SCAD presents this mixed-media exhibition by Fred Jesser that explores the realization that the conceptualization and the production of art are much different, July 30Aug. 28, Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.
Draining: the path of least resistance --
Four books by Keith Ellis placed in installations, all centered around living in a dream world. August 4-10 at the Desot0row Gallery in the Starland District. Reception: August 5, 6-9 p.m.
Michael Story -- Friedmans Fine Art presents this award-winning artist renowned for his marshscapes on display the month of August at 28 W. State St., hours Mon. Fri. 9-5:30, and Sat. 10-5.
Placeless -- Nathan Abels MFA Thesis exhibition runs August 5-19 at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 MLK, Jr. Blvd. Opening reception August 5, 6-8p.m.
Of the Recently Antiquated -- New photos by Nicholas Silberg featuring
prints in the photogravure and relief printmaking processes. July 20-Aug. 2, Pei Ling Chan Gallery and Garden for the Arts, 322 MLK Jr. Blvd.
Bright Spirits -- John Zeulis black and white portrait photos of authors Peter Straub, Andrew Vachss, Harry Crews and others on display through July at the Starfish Cafe, 719 E. Broad St. Hours are M-F 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cloudy Day -- Original paintings by Russian artist Vitold Barhatkov at Maggies Antiqiues, 2819 Bull St.
Pressed Transition -- The Savannah College of Art and Design presents thisprintmaking exhibition by Jessica Lambert through July 29, at the May Poetter Gallery in Poetter Hall, 342 Bull St. Free and open to the public.
Guale Gold --Images of Ossabaw Island by Tim Coy; proceeds benefit the fund to restore the historic Boarding House on Ossabaw Island. Through Sept. 30 at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St.
Show Horse -- SCAD mixed-media exhibition inspired by the nature and mystique of horses, July 1Aug. 14, at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
Variegate -- A SCAD fibers department group exhibition, through Aug. 30, at Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St.
Fabricated Cindiisms -- Show by fiber artist Cindy Male at the DAC Gallery in the Downtown Athletic Club at One East Broughton Street in Savannah.
'Phyllis Limbacher Tildes -- Award-winning illustrator of children's books exhibits at Cutters Point Coffee, 7360 Skidaway Rd. in Sandfly, thru Aug. 13.
Special Edition: Fashion Photography from the Rhoades Collection -- SCAD presents this exhibit through July 30 at the Earle W. Newton Center for British-American Studies, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. Free and open to the public.
Farm Team: A Season in the Minors -- Joseph C. Gambles thesis exhibition chronicles life in baseballs minor leagues. At Grayson Stadium on Victory Drive through the Sand Gnats season.
Maureen E. Kerstein -- New paintings by this Signature Member of the Georgia Watercolor Society, through Aug. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive.
A Fine Dividing Line: Folk Art, Fine Art -- A double show through the end of July at the Hurn includes Purvis Young: A 30 Year Retrospective and Ricardo Manuel Diaz: Reality Out of Grayness. 1015 Whitaker St.
The Nude at the Vanishing Point of Folk Art and Fine Art -- Paintings by Suzanne and Eric Longo run through July 31 at the Hurn Museum, 1015 Whitaker St.
Gallery 209 Artists of the Month -- Painter Christina Bates and potter Betty Melaver display work at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St. through July.
Art Patrol is for rotating shows, exhibitions and receptions. Send your art info to email@example.com
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