Natalie Bray: Ritual Interiors -- The Savannah College of Art and Design presents this photography exhibition that explores spaces of community ritual, July 20-Aug. 12, at Orleans Gallery, 201 Barnard St. The exhibition is featured on the colleges monthly gallery hop Friday, Aug. 6. Both the exhibition and gallery hop are free and open to the public.
Margaret Dulohery -- This local artist exhibits her work Aug. 1-31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery at 132 Eisenhower Dr. Meet her at the opening reception Thursday, Aug. 12 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the gallery.
People, Places and Things -- Exploring Watercolor -- Gallery 440 is hosting an open house on Sunday, August 8 from 1 to 4 PM to introduce this show featuring the paintings of Jill Chafin and Lynn Hosegood. Also on view are the works of gallery owner Fran Thomas. Gallery 440, 440 Bull Street
Wet S.P.A.C.E. -- Friday, August 6, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry St. Nine one-week Art Camp sessions were held at the City's Department of Cultural Affairs between July and August for ages 4-14. Students studied the fundamentals of 2 and 3-dimensional design, while exploring ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, movie-making, and dramatics. Each session featured the making of a mini-movie starring camp participants. The movie premieres will also be shown at the August 6 opening reception.
La Flora: A Celebration of Signature Style -- SCAD presents this mixed-media exploration of feminine artistic identity, Aug. 5-Oct. 3, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. The exhibition will be featured as part of the colleges monthly gallery hops, Friday, Aug. 6, and Friday, Sept. 3, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition and gallery hops are free and open to the public. La Flora presents examples of feminine individual identity by SCAD faculty Katherine Sandoz and Amy Freeman; alumni Kara DAngelo, Sarah Pulskamp McCarn, Suzanne Rader, Susan Laney and Katie Runnels; and internationally renowned artists Liliana Porter and Jenny Watson. Work ranges from ambiguous narrative to direct exploration of non-functional categories of feminine style in the media. The exhibition is comprised of paintings, photography, film and works on canvas.
Blindfolded History -- An installation by Rana Bishara, through August 16 at the Bergen Hall Gallery, 101 MLK Jr. Blvd. Featured as part of the SCAD gallery hop on August 6 from 5-7 p.m.
'Interchangable Numbers' -- Paintings and 0rints by Kevin Orlosky through July 29 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull Street. Reception: Thursday, July 15, 6-8 p.m.
Evolution -- A group show of 26 tattoo artists exploring evolution in several different mediums. Starland Center of Contemporary Art (StarCCA) 2428 Bull St. Exhibit runs July 2-30. Gallery hrs:Tue-Sat 11-5 pm. Free and open to the public.
Its On! 2004 -- SCAD presents a summer festival featuring moving image work by students and faculty. Free and open to the public. Through Aug. 13 at La Galerie Bleue inside Montgomery Hall, 3515 Montgomery St.
Sense of Otherness -- SCAD presents this mixed media exhibition exploring the issues of migration and hybrid culture in contemporary Asian-American art, July 15-Aug. 18, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Featured on the colleges monthly gallery hop, Friday, Aug. 6, 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Linda Lindeborg -- Hospice Savannah will showcase Lindeborg's work July 1-30 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Lilly Harms -- The Downtown Athletic Club Gallery at One East Broughton Street will feature works in oil by Lilly Harms through August 1.
The Right to Bare Arms ....and Shoulders, Legs, Torsos, etc. -- An exhibit of figurative art by members of The Art School. At Sentient Bean July 1-31.
The Other Savannah -- New photography by Kirk Witte is featured at Alvida Art Gallery, 7303 Abercorn St. one block south of Eisenhower. Gallery hours are MonThur, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., FriSat, 10 a.m. 6 p.m. Call 355-5656.
JEA Artist of the Month -- Margie Rose's paintings will be for sale and for viewing from July 1- 31 at the JEA at 5111 Abercorn Street.
Gallery 209 -- Artists of the Month at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St., are painter Alaine Daniel and jeweler Angela Erdy.
CURV-ITURE: Studio Furniture Celebrates the Curve -- through Aug. 1, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. This juried exhibition features studio furniture in all media that incorporates the use of the curve as a design element.
Bernard DAndrea: Five Decades of Evolution -- The Telfair Museum of Art will host a major exhibition of works by New York painter/illustrator, and long-time Hilton Head Island resident, Bernard DAndrea from June 30 through Sept. 5.
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.