Decoy -- Landscapes by photographer and SCAD student Adam Kuehl, through Jan. 27 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
Reception is Thurs., Jan. 13, 6-8 p.m.
Spatial Awakening: The Fine Art of Chinese Painting -- The AASU Department of Art, Music & Theatre hosts visiting artist Lampo Leong, professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Leong's exhibit is in the AASU Fine Arts Gallery through Jan. 27. Reception Jan. 13 from noon-2 p.m. Ê
Weave a Dream -- Portrait photography of local health advocates by John Zeuli is on display at the Starfish Cafe (formerly Bread & Butter Cafe), 719 E. Broad St., through February. Hours are Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet the advocates at a reception Jan. 17 from 6-7 p.m.
Andrew Saftel - Saftel is a Tennessee-based artist who uses historic documents, personal letters, photographs and found objects arranged on a canvas to search for connections. This exhibition features mixed-media work such as watercolor and collage, and new sculptural work. At the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. through Feb. 5.
Tracing Oglethorpe: Georgia Sites in London -- SCADpresents this lecture by Edward Cashin, Ph.D., Thursday, Jan. 20, 6:30 p.m., in the Oglethorpe House ballroom, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Free and open to the public. Cashin is director of the Center for the Study of Georgia History, a statewide heritage research and preservation program. In this lecture, Cashin discusses sites in London associated with Georgia.
Re-Defined: Found Objects -- The exhibition of mixed-media work by SCAD students, faculty, staff and alumni explores both the idea of what an object is in art and what the word found truly means as it is applied to art. Through Feb. 1, at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. Artists include Adam Smith, Alan Schechner, Bailey Davidson, Brett Callero, E. Bruce Phillips, Carrie Brown, Conrad Rathman, David Barksdale, David M. Starzec, Dick Bjornseth, Jennifer Jenkins, Jim Towns, John M. Mitchell, Joshua Lynn, Keri
Brooke Mcleod, Kipp C. Howe, Kristy Peet, Malcolm Lightner, Marcus Kenney, Meryl Truett, Michael Barefield, Pamela Heckel, Roberto Lange, Robin Miller, Roget Bowersox and Tim Degner.
Office Work: An Installation by Summer Wheat -- This installation of drawings created with Post-it® notes and register tape is the artists response to the changing atmosphere and passing events at her desk in a busy office space. Through Jan. 21, at the Orleans Hall Gallery, 201 Barnard St.
Fluid Dynamics - New work by James Allen, local photographer. At the Elysium wine bar & gallery, on Chippewa Square. Show runs through Jan. 15.
Gallery 209 January artist -- Jewelry Designer Shirley Daniell is the featured artist at Gallery 209, 209 E. River Street, in January 2005.
Hurn Museum opens -- A new local art museum, The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, presents its inaugural exhibition, A Retrospective, 1975-2004 by Rudolph Valentino Bostic. 1015 Whitaker Street - corner of Whitaker and Park Avenue, on Forsyth Park. Museum hours are Tues.- Sat. 11-4, Sun. 12-4, closed Mon. Admission $4 adults, $3 students, children under 12 and members free.
Evening with Richard Weisman -- SCAD presents this event with world-renowned contemporary art collector Richard Weisman on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, 7 p.m. at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. Weisman will speak on his life in the arts, both as a collector and friend to luminaries such as Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Selections from Weismans personal collection, including pieces from Warhols Athlete Series, 1977-1978, will be on display at the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St, Feb. 10-Feb. 14, 2005. Weisman will sign copies of his recent book Picasso to Pop, a chronicle of his art collection from the 1960s to 1980s, Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Gallery.
Uncommon Knowledge: When the Meadows Became Benjamin Van Clark -- Through January 29 at Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry Street. The Department of Cultural Affairs opens an exhibition that charts the development of the Benjamin Van Clark Neighborhood featuring nearly 50 historic photographs and items drawn from collections. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5 p.m. Free.
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