Awakening - New work by glass sculptor Jason Antol, including several large works and hot sculpted wings. Runs through August. Liquid Sands Gallery , 319 W. Broughton St. , http://www.savannahartglass.com/
B-Sides - An exhibition of recent and revisited mixed media work and drawings from Jack Metcalf. Runs through July 31. Seed Eco Lounge, 39 Montgomery St., http://www.fowlthoughts.com/
Fashion in Focus - Photos and evening wear from the SCAD Museum collection, including original couture from some of the most famous names in fashion. Runs through Sept. 30. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd, http://www.scad.edu/scadmuseum
From these Roots - An exhibit featuring hand-woven baskets from Canadian artist and filmmaker Clara Gough. Runs through Aug. 13. SSU Social Sciences Building Gallery, SSU Campus
Lioness in Iraq - A collection of photos from former Marine and current SCAD student Tina Valentine documenting her time in Iraq working with women. The Book Lady, 6 E. Liberty St. , thebookladybookstore.com/
Lisa Williams: Recent Paintings - Williams, a painter hailing from Australia, exhibits new paintings, including life and figure-based works. Runs through Aug. 1 Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
No Ordinary Folk - An exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings from self-taught folk artists from around the Southeast, including Ulysses Davis, William Golding, Bessie Harvey and more. Runs through January 3, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. , http://www.telfair.org/
Paintings by Dennis Roth - A collection of recent work from Roth who specializes in watercolor landscapes. Runs through Aug. 31 Opening reception: Aug. 5, 5-8pm. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
Patricia Walker and Haywood Nichols - A shared show featuring photos, paintings and drawings of the barrier islands by Walker alongside a series of cat sculptures in bronze, ceramic, wood and stone by Nichols. Hospice Savannah Gallery , 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Philip Perkis: 50 Years of Photographs - A retrospective of work from the NY-based photographer's illustrious career capturing intimate moments and pastoral scenes. Runs through 9/19. Telfair Museum of Art, http://www.telfair.org/
Response to Nature - Renowned watercolorist P.A. Kessler will showcase her work, which pays homage to a long tradition of botanical painting that dates back to the 16th century. Greer Gallery - Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, http://www.artshhi.com/
Stracts - A collection of mixed media portraits by local artist Rachel Raab. Opening reception: Aug. 3, 5-8pm. Seed Eco Lounge, 39 Montgomery St. , http://www.raabstract.com/
The Faces and Doors of Gaddi Tundi - Gordon Matthews shares a collection of photos taken in the Indian town of Gaddi Tundi, near Calcutta, where he spent time immunizing children against polio. Runs through July 31. Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. , http://www.sentientbean.com/
The Female as Spiritual Catalyst - A black and white photographic study by John Zeuli of woman as the spirit's muse. Starfish Cafe, 719 E. Broad St. , http://www.johnzeuliphotography.com/
Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography and Paris - Through vintage photographs, films, books, and period ephemera, Twilight Visions explores the city of Paris as the literal and metaphoric base of Surrealism during the 1920s and 30s. Runs through Oct. 10. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. , http://www.telfair.org/
Unfolding - A solo show from painter Lacy Barger featuring abstract landscapes. Runs through Aug. 12. Opening reception: Aug. 6, 6-8pm. Fahm Hall Gallery, 9 Fahm St. cs
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