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Exhibits & openings this week 

'Weather or Not' call for entry - 'Weather or Not' asks artists to consider the many possibilities that face the world as we enter 2012. This calendar year has increasingly become the subject of theories and speculation, many based on the ancient Mayan calendar. The rash of recent natural and weather related disasters begs the question: does the world now stand on the verge of a cataclysmic transformation, a period of individual / collective spiritual transcendence, or are things likely to continue as they've always been. All mediums will be considered including, but not limited to: 2-D/3-D works, installations, performance, video and digital media (the gallery does not provide screens or projectors for display of video or digital media). $15 for 3 works, $7 for each additional submission, max 5 entries per person. Images should be 1200 pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, jpegs. Videos should be less than 20mb and saved as an .mpeg. Files should be saved as lastname_firstname_#.jpeg/mpeg. Payment may be made by check or money order. Please make payments out to Indigo Sky Community Gallery and mailed to 915 Waters Ave., Savannah, GA 31404. Images and entry forms can be submitted two ways: Emailed to submissions.indigosky@gmail.com; CD with images and entry form mailed to the gallery with submission fee. Submission deadline Friday, December 2, 2011- Submission deadline (mailed entries must arrive by this date). Work can be hand delivered on Friday, January 6, 2012 from 11am - 4pm. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave., http://indigoskycommunitygallery.blogspot.com/p/calls-for-entry.html

Alter-Ego: A Decade of Work by Anthony Goicolea - This midcareer survey consists of approximately 30 works, including photographs, drawings, videos, and mixed-media installations by this Cuban-American, Georgia born artist. Through January 8. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St., http://www.telfair.org/

Betsy Cain: In Situ - Savannah painter Cain's first solo show at the Jepson looks at "how a place inhabits you over time. A personal excavation of meanings." Show runs through Dec 4. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., http://www.telfair.org/

Beyond Utility: Pottery Created by Enslaved Hands - Although made for utilitarian purposes, the 19th century jars, jugs and other vessels exemplify the work of experienced artisans who were enslaved people, including David Drake, also known as "Dave the Potter." Show runs through Dec. 17. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., http://www.telfair.org/

Capturing the Enlightened Moment - New works by Houston Llew, Roeder Philip Kinkel, and Danielle Hughes-Rose. American Craftsman Gallery, 223 W. Broughton St.

Elemental Visions - Nancy Adams, Kristine Kennedy and Denise Elliot-Vernon share an anthology of art. Show will hang through 2011. Dragonfly Studio, 1204 Highway 80, Tybee Island

From the Top - "Unseen views from Savannah's Signature Buildings." A collection of high rise and architectural photography by artist Tim Foster. Art is displayed in the 2nd floor, formerly the cafe. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., http://telfair.org/

Holy Windows, Batman! - "...a cathedral view" by Erica Rollings features modern interpretations of historic cathedral windows from around the world. Nov. 3-Dec. 1, Liquid Sands Gallery, 5 W. York St.

Home and Abroad - Photographs by Elyzaveta Bateham and Debra Zumstein and drawings by Jamie Kutner. "Home and Abroad" considers these three artists' perspectives on travel imagery as it relates to a sense of home and sense of self. Thinc Art, 35 Barnard St.

Interwoven Dialogues - Work by Sally Clark and Abigail Kokai. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.,

Magic Passion Love - An opportunity to co-create positive energy with other artists. Nov. 9-Jan. 8 at Caraway Cafe. Denise Elliot-Vernon, Eric Wooddall and Doug Chayka are the judges of the theme entries. Art will be on display at Caraway Cafe until January 8 and available for purchase. Caraway Cafe, Abercorn & Broughton Streets

Merry Art Market - Local Handmade pottery, jewelry, and more. First three Saturdays in December, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Savannah's Clay Spot, 1305 Barnard St., http://www.savannahsclayspot.com/

New Paintings - New work by Jacqueline Carcagno and William Weyman. Daedalus Gallery, 129 E. Liberty St.,

Projectives - Recent photographs by Elise Marie Wille. Exhibition runs Nov. 2-30. A series of platinum/ palladium inkblot-like tests that focus on the psychological responses to the medical and creature-like imagery. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Richmond Hill Fall Art Exhibit - Arts on The Coast Association will present their Annual Fall Art Exhibit November 29-December 3, hosted by Richmond Hill City Center, in back of J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, GA. Arts On The Coast members will feature their works of art available for viewing daily between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. An Artists' Reception will be held on December 1 from 6-9 p.m. The event will be sponsored by Merrill Lynch and is open to the public with free admission and parking. 520 Cedar St., Richmond Hill http://www.artsonthecoast.org/

St. Paul's Small Works Show - St. Paul's Episcopal Church hosts 2nd Annual Small Works Art Market. The show provides an opportunity for the community to purchase one-of-a-kind, two-dimensional art for gifts or to add to their personal collections. All artworks featured in the show are no larger than 18" x 18", with a price tag no larger than $250. Nov. 6-Jan. 2. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1802 Abercorn St.

State of Nature - Collage by Marcus Kenney; old wall paper, shopping bags, children's book illustrations, receipts, taxidermy, personal letters and reproductions of proverbial paintings are jumbled together in a disarming melange of imagery. Nov. 3-Dec. 3. 1704 Lincoln, 1704 Lincoln St.

The Artist's Hand (A show of appreciation for Robyn Reeder) - A collaborative and interactive exhibition featuring work by Andrew Brodhead, DRZ, Matt Hebermehl, Adolfo Hernandez, Panhandle Slim, Rachael Perisho, RAABstract, Jose Ray and Zteven. Nov. 12-Dec. 4. Nine artists create a portrait from a template image on panel. Defining the exhibition is a portrait of Robyn Reeder, an influential and beloved figure in the Savannah community. You are invited to curate your own version of the exhibition: a square from one artist's portrait of Robyn can be lifted from the wall and traded with a square from another artist's portrait of her. A portion of proceeds to benefit the Lewis Cancer and Research Pavillion The Soda Shop, 409 E. Liberty St., http://www.thesodashop.com/

 

 

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