'Local Sky' -- Acrylics of local waterways by Samuel J. Ward. Through May 6 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull Street.
'Crazy Horse' -- Photographs from Iraq by embedded photojournalist Rita Leistner, as seen in Connect Savannah. May 7-June 28 at the Steve Wiley Gallery, 2424 Desoto Ave. Opening reception May 7 at 7 p.m.; slide lecture May 8 at 5 p.m.
'Imprint of Time' -- The Downtown Athletic Club Gallery is featuring international artist Daniel E. Smith. The show, features a collection of contemporary paintings in encaustic and oil. Through May 30th during DAC hours.
'History as Cartography: How the Artistic Avant-Garde Became International' -- SCAD presents this lecture by Dr. Timothy O. Benson, Tuesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., in the Oglethorpe House Ballroom, 201 W. Oglethorpe Ave. Free and open to the public.
'Work and Progress' -- Retrospective by SCAD professor Michael Brown at The Opus Gallery on Chippewa Square. Exhibition benefits the Shepherd Center in Atlanta. The exhibit runs from Tuesday, May 4 through Saturday, May 29. Opening reception May 6th from 7-10 p.m. and is open to the public.
'Monitor Madness' -- An exhibition of digital work by SCAD students, staff and faculty that explores the unique format of the 16:9 aspect ratio of the plasma screen television. April 30 - June 1, at La Galerie Bleue inside Montgomery Hall, 3515 Montgomery St. Free and open to the public.
'Alexander Ink' -- A SCAD exhibit featuring printmaking by college faculty, staff and students, April 20 - May 10, at Alexander Hall Gallery Annex, 668 Indian St. Free.
'Up Close and Painterly' -- An exhibit by two Virginia Artists, Beverly Perdue and Jillian Warner at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St.
'Weaving Geographies' -- SCAD presents an exhibition of Nene Humphrey's sculptural works inspired by the Miao people of China, April 20 - June 6, at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 MLKJr. Blvd. Free.
'Bridge' -- SCAD presents featuring work by 10 students in the winter quarter 2004 Chinese painting class through May 9, at Alexander Hall Gallery, 668 Indian St.
'Quiet' -- Juried group show through April 30 at Aquaspace, 11 W. York Lane.
'Look!' -- Opus Gallery hosts an exhibition by the photography collective G10, comprising Lyn Bonham, Joel Caplan, Ann Curry. Liz Darlington, Joanna Knox, Maren Krings, Imke Lass, Stacy Oborn, Steve Wiley and Rick Woods. Through April 30 at 18 W. Hull Street.
'Keepers of the Spirit' -- Powerful black and white portrait photography by local photographer John Zeuli, at Bread & Butter Cafe, 719 E. Broad, through May.
'Spinning Filaments' -- An exhibition highlighting work from the SCAD fibers department, April 21 - June 13, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. Free.
SCAD Foundation Studies Honor Show -- April 24 - May 15, at Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St. Reception Friday, May 7, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Erwin Gaspin -- The works of Savannah artist Erwin Gaspin will be on exhibit April 1 - 30 at the JEA at 5111 Abercorn Street.
Patricia Myers -- Gallery S.P.A.C.E. hosts the Lowcountry-inspired works of this local artist through April 30 in Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St.
'Tactile Expressions: Paintings by Louise P. Sloane' -- April 1 - May 10, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.
'Ray Ellis: A Painter's Journey' -- This retrospective of the famed Lowcountry artist runs through June 13 at the Telfair Museum of Art, 121 Barnard St.
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