Exhibits & openings this week 

AASU Undergraduate Art Exhibit - A group show, titled "9+1", featuring work that includes pottery, photography and design by 10 senior art majors at AASU. Reception: Dec. 3, 5:30pm. Savannah Mall, first floor, 14045 Abercorn St. , http://www.armstrong.edu/

Birds in Flight - An installation by Matt Hebermehl of his signature, patterned bird forms hanging in the Jepson's atrium. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

Chakaia Booker, ‘Sustain' - SCAD exhibitions department presents a solo exhibition featuring the work of Chakaia Booker. Sustain pairs Booker's signature abstract sculptures fashioned from found tires with a series of photogravures the artist recently created at SCAD.

Christmas Art Show - Fabulous art (including some smaller pieces perfect for upcoming holidays), snacks and drinks. Reception: Nov. 4, 6-9pm. Britannia Pub, 140 Johnny Mercer Blvd. , http://www.curiousbykaty.com/

Collected Work of Harriett Speer - Speer is a language teacher and self-taught artist who transforms the act of observation into something transcendent. Louise Shipps Gallery at St. Paul's, 34th St and Abercorn St, http://www.stpaulsavannah.org/

Death mask and macabre artifacts - The death mask of General Joseph Wheeler, mourning broaches and bones collected from the gravesite of Button Gwinnett, among other items. Runs through Nov. 15. Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker St. , www.georgiahistory.com/

Erin DeRosa - A solo exhibit of large scale, expressionist mixed media work with a focus on color and composition. Opening reception: Nov. 5, 6-9pm featuring live music and refreshments. Desotorow Gallery , 2427 Desoto Ave. , http://www.erinderosa.com/

Facing the Sun - French-born expressionist painter Jean Claude Roy debuts new work. Grand Bohemian Gallery , 700 Drayton St. , http://www.grandbohemiangallery.com/

Fragmented Desires - A collection of new work by local artist Laurie Darby based off European damask patterns found on wallpaper, upholstery and other items. Runs through Jan. 23, 2011. Opening reception and artist talk: Nov. 7, 3pm. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.

Fundamentally Uncertain: Tales of Survival - A group painting exhibition featuring Hugo Aguilera, Ty Atwood, Sean Cabral, Ursula Dilley, Rebecca Hampton, Phil Hannan III, Marco Kalach, and Morgan Lockamy. Opening reception: Nov. 5, 7-9pm. The Co-Lab, 631 E. Broad St. , http://zecolab.tumblr.com/

Gestures of Breakfast - A collection of new paintings by Erin De Rosa. Runs through Jan. 2. Seed Eco Lounge, 39 Montgomery St.

Kobo Group Show - Featured artists include Doris Grieder (fibers), Sonya Ho (encaustic painting) and Stephanie Tames (pine needle art). Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St. , http://www.kobogallery.com/

Lighthouse Art Encounter - Fun and Funky art and outrageous crafts on the grounds of the historic Tybee Island Lighthouse. Nov. 6 & 7, 10am-5pm. Tybee Lighthouse Grounds, http://www.art-encounter.org/

Mapping the Past - Collection of historical maps dating back as far as the late 16th century depicting North America, Great Britain and the world. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd, http://www.scad.edu/scadmuseum

Modern Masters from the Smithsonian - Paintings and sculptures from mid-20th century artists taken from the Smithsonian collection. Runs through Feb. 6, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. , http://www.telfair.org/

No Boundaries - An multi-media exhibition of work by people with disabilities in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. SSU King-Frazier Student Center, http://www.savannahstate.edu/

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/

Open Studio Night - Take a stroll through more than 65 artists' studios at SCAD's Alexander Hall, as well as the juried exhibit "Fresh Paint." Reception: Nov. 6, 5-8pm. Alexander Hall , 668 Indian St. , http://www.scad.edu/exhibitions

Open Windows and Doors - A collection of minimal, composition-focused paintings by Amanda Hanlon as well as ceramics by Neil Austing. Runs through Jan. 2, 2011. Opening reception: Nov. 11, 5:30-7:30pm. Hospice Savannah Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

Rights, Relationships and Roadtrips - A collection of photographs shot during the 50th anniversary conference of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, an organization vital to the Civil Rights movement. Opening reception: Nov. 2, 6-8pm. Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. ,

Southern Ease - A group show celebrating Southern living. Featuring Jan Clayton-Pagratis, Laura Dinello, David Kaminsky, John Olenyik, Lori Keith Robinson, Cedric Smith and more. Chroma Gallery , 31 Barnard St.

Stracts on tour - A collection of mixed media work by RAABstract. Runs through Nov. 30. Hangfire, 37 Whitaker St. ,
theSpillSmiths.org - A two part exhibit featuring art, jewelry and a video installation as well as an online component responding to the Gulf oil disaster. Panel discussion: Nov. 4, 6pm. Reception: Nov. 5, 6pm. Mr. Beast, 1522 Bull St.



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