Alexander Girls -- Photos by Jenn Alexander at Black Orchid Gallery, 131 Drayton St. beginning May 1. Opening reception Sunday, May 8 from 6-9 p.m.
Stations of Syncretism -- Surrealistic oils and watercolors by Stephen Kennedy, through May 12 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception April 28, 6-8 p.m.
Conceptual Portraits by Jessica Hoyt -- First Friday show at Desotorow from April 28-May 3. Opening reception April 29 from 7-10 p.m. Between Bull and Whitaker on 41st street.
Dreams and Visions -- Works in oil and wax on paper and canvas by Ruth Hunter through May at the Alvida Art Gallery 7303 Abercorn St. one block south of Eisenhower in Upchurch Centre. Gallery hours are Mon-Thur, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri-Sat, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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. Opening reception April 29, 5-7:30 p.m.
Art Bodies -- The Elysium Wine Bar on Chippewa Square will host an exhibit of figurative art through May 6. The artists are regular participants of the Wednesday Morning Figure Drawing Sessions at The Art School.
Portrait - Savannah -- Photography about photography itself, at Iocovozzi Fine Art, 12 W. Harris St., until May 1.
Print, Process, Collaboration: Bud Shark, Master Printer -- SCAD presents an exhibition that explores contemporary American printmaking, April 13May 15 at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
Bridge -- SCAD presents an exhibition featuring work by 11 students in the winter quarter 2005 Chinese painting class, April 29May 13, at Alexander Hall Gallery, 668 Indian St.
Perception & Reflection -- Featuring the works of Savannah artists Grace Rohland, Ron Schaffer & Jerry Luke. April 8-May 27 at Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry Street.
A Fine Dividing Line: Folk Art, Fine Art -- A double show at the Hurn includes Purvis Young: A 30 Year Retrospective and Ricardo Manuel Diaz: Reality Out of Grayness. 1015 Whitaker St.
On the Bias -- Show seeks to subvert fiber art stereotypes. Through April 30 at Starland Center of Contemporary Art, 2428 Bull St.
Gallery 209 Artists of the Month --
Painter Rebecca Willis and jeweler Marlene Nawrocki are featured at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St. throughout May.
In A Way I Still Haven't Begun -- Photography and mixed media pieces by graduating GSU student Marisa Avelar, at Georgia Southern University's Gallery 303 through April 29. Closing reception April 28 from 7-9 p.m. Gallery 303 is in the Foy Fine Arts Building, across from the Russell Union.
Kevin Starr -- 11 large photos based in fashion and narrative interpretations, at the Sapphire Grill through May 30.
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
An essentially bad-faith negotiator like Governor Deal is able to credibly sell himself as a change agent for public education precisely because the people inside the public education status quo always seem to oppose any change with the potential to improve our schools.