Jepson Center for the Arts -- Inaugural exhibitions for this new modern art museum on Telfair Square include: “Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios and Short Stories,” work by this influential pop artist March 10–June 4, 2006; “Darryl Pottorf: A Perspective,” work by this Rauschenberg assistant, influential in his own right, March 10–June 4, 2006; work by Robert’s son Christopher Rauschenberg, March 10–June 4, 2006; and “Savannah Revisited,” including works by Hattie Saussy, Eliot Cark, Andrée Ruellan, Augusta Oelschig, March 10–August 20, 2006. Call 790-8800.

‘The Swinging Bridge’ -- Collaboration of artist and SCAD alumnus Brian Slagle and writer Jason Tinney, March 11-April 4 at the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Readings at 2 & 4 p.m. March 11; reception March 31 with readings at 5 & 6 p.m.

‘Tribute to Musicians’ -- New paintings by Sandy Branam inspired by the many artists performing at the Savannah Music Festival. Opening reception Tuesday, March 14, 5:30-8 pm. at Off The Wall Gallery in the 45 Bistro at The Marshall House, 123 E. Broughton St.

'Portfolio Night'
-- The SCAD Department of Illustration presents a MFA Portfolio Exhibit at Smithfield Cottage, 188

West Hall Street. Reception is Friday March 10, 5-7 p.m.

‘Masters of the Dairyland’ -- Oils by Carolyn Reddy and Amanda Risch at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St., through March 23. Reception is Thursday March 9, 6-8 p.m.

Hospice Savannah Featured Artist
-- Pastels and oils by acclaimed Savannah painter, Robert Isley, March 2–April 30 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive. Meet the artist at the opening reception, Thursday, March 9 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the gallery.

‘Hot Pants’ -- Anything that is wearable art. Reception Friday 6-10 p.m. at Desotorow Gallery in the Starland distict between Bull and Whitaker on 41st street. Show runs through March 15.

7 Women Artists -- Show runs through March at Horne and Thistle Gallery, 424 E Oglethorpe Ave.

‘Out of Nest’ --
First Friday at Starland features this show by Group 404, a collaborative photography group consisting of SCAD graduate students with professor Steve Aishman. Through March 18 at the Starland Center for Contemporary Art, 2428 Bull St.

‘Earth Tones: Horses and Trees in Platinum’ -- Photo exhibit by Sal Lopes at the Jack Leigh Gallery, 132 E. Oglethorpe Ave. through March 20.

‘Savannah Nocturnes’ -- Group show through April 1 includes James Allen, Barbara J. Brown, Adela Holmes, Daniel Smith and June Stratton. Whitney Gallery, 415 Whitaker Street. Reception March 11, 5-8 p.m.

Savannah-Budapest 2005
-- Work by Scott Griffin at the Sapphire Grill, 110 W. Congress St.

‘Faces of Folk’ -- Exhibit thru March at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street. Call 234-7322.

Roger Surprenant -- Photos on display at Moon River at 21 West Bay St. and Angel's BBQ at 21 West Oglethorpe Lane. Through mid-March.

Group Exhibition
-- Show at Gallery 440. 440 Bull St., features Charlotte Dunlap, Morgan Kuhn, Cissie Victor and Frances Walter, artists in residence.

‘Art Brut’ -- The Hurn Museum presents an exhibit of international folk art through April 30 at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker St.

Telfair Academy of the Arts
-- In addition to its standing collection, the Telfair is now showing “David Delong: Passage,” a look at the work of this Savannah artist.

JEA Art for March
-- Paintings by Alexandro Santana will be at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

Newton Center Current Exhibitions -- Include "Patterns of Decoration: The Evolution of the Picture Frame" and "Mapping the Past: A Selection of Antique Cartography from the Newton Collection." 227 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Call for Entries -- Emerging or established artists in Savannah with a strong personal style and consistent body of work for a group exhibition. Show runs March 19-28 at Starland Arts Collective. Contact Jenn at blondeshotcreative@gmail.com by March 1.

Call for Entries -- ‘Secret Works’ invites artists to explore the connotationsof secrets. Work of any medium may be submitted or proposed over e-mail to Kristin Bramblett at starcca@gmail.com. Submissions must include artist statement, photos, dimensions, and medium. Proposals must include artist statement, sketches, and technical description of finished work.

Gregory Myrick -- New prints by this local artist at www.yessy.com/gmyrick1/. w

Art Patrol is for rotating shows, exhibitions and receptions. Send your art info to jim@connectsavannah.com


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Jim Morekis

Jim Morekis

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

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