‘Bible-Brakhage’ -- Video installation by Julio Vargas, Aug. 3, 7-10 p.m., 412 MLK Jr. Blvd.
‘Stay As You Are’ - Photography by Emily Searle, Emily Earl, and Andrew Brodhead, Aug. 1-8 at Desot-O-Row Gallery, 2427 Desoto Ave. (between 40th and 41st and Bull and Whitaker). Opening reception Friday, Aug. 3, 7-10 p.m.
‘Luminous Nature’ -- AASU presents this exhibition of the paintings and drawings of Kate Stamps. Aug. 6-30 in the AASU Fine Arts Gallery. Join the artist for a gallery reception at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 29.
The Art of Summer -- Exhibit of children’s art by the summer students of The Art School 2007 at The Starfish Café at Gwinnett and East Broad streets, August 6-26. Closing reception Aug. 26 12:30-2:30 p.m. Summer students, ages 6-14 attended an intensive three hours of instruction and production every day for a week. This summer the themes were Creatures of the Caribbean, Mythical Beasts & Beauties and Mad for Mod.
Neil Gilks -- Fashion illustrations by this SCAD fashion professor July 19-Aug. 9 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
‘Vanishings: Pictorial Narratives of an Endangered Earth’ -- New collages by Laura W. Adams during July and August at The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
‘Pulse of the Earth’ -- A new media exhibition from Parisian sound artist Lorella Abenavoli, July 6-Aug. 12, at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 324 MLK Jr. Blvd.
‘Life and Death’ -- New work by Kazaan Viveiros is at 2CarGarage Contemporary Art Gallery, 30 W. Broughton Street, Suite 205, through August.
‘Desired’ -- SCAD presents work by Julia Jacquette through Aug. 10 at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.
Jim Griffin and Rick Woods — The artists of the month at Gallery 209 are jeweler Jim Griffin and photographer Rick Woods. 209 E. River Street.
Hugh Gale -- This painter is the artist of the month for August at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
Gallery 440 — Fran Thomas is currently showing her latest abstract work in mixed media. Other artists include Barbara Duch, Olivia McKinley, Morgan Kuhn, Charlotte Dunlap, Frances Walter and Tim Coy. 440 Bull St.
Jepson Center for the Arts – “Marcus Kenney: Topics in American History,” through Sept. 16; “New Directions in American Drawing,” through Sept. 23. 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.
Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences — “Beyond Whistler: Modern and Contemporary Prints from the Telfair’s Collection,” through Aug. 5; 121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.
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