‘Monsters of Low Brow: Halloween Art Show in America’s Most Haunted City’-- Five monster talents from the scenes of concert posters, hot rods, comics, tattoos, & other ‘low brow’ fields of art will show original works, paintings, found objects, prints, & merchandise at Seppuku Tattoo, Friday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m.-until. Work by Rob Schwager, Brian Morris, Jeral Tidwell, Jason Goad and Johnny Crap. Music & complimentary cocktails. Seppuku is at 2213A Rowland Avenue, a block south of Victory and Skidaway.
‘Women of Presence’ -- Art, music, and the written word featuring local author and poet Rosemary Daniell, Oct. 28 from 7-11 p.m. at The Alvida Art Gallery, 7303 Abercorn St. one block south of Eisenhower. New work from resident gallery artists, as well as presenting famed author Rosemary Daniell who will be on hand to read excerpts from her latest book Secrets of the Zona Rosa. The theme of this year’s show will revolve around the strong female figure in art, which will include a broad range of styles and mediums, including pottery, photography, and sculpture. A collaborative painting by participating gallery artist will be auctioned off the night of the opening, all proceeds going to the local charity Hope House. Live performances by singer/guitarist Zan and songsmith/guitarist Emil. Free and open to the public. Hours are Mon–Thur, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Fri–Sat, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
‘Mystery’ -- Photography by Bess Bieluczyk and Wendy Cooper at Desot O row Gallery, 2427 Desoto Ave. between Bull and Whitaker on 41st. Reception Halloween Tues, Oct. 31, 7-9 p.m. Show runs through Nov. 1.
‘Test of Time’ -- New charcoal works by Kaori Vernon through Nov. 9 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception Thurs. Oct. 26, 6-8 p.m.
Todd Nemanic -- Work in stone, wood, ceramics and canvas by this SCAD language professor. Opens to the public from 2-6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Los Robles Center for Arts and Humanities at 101 E. 34th St. Private showings are scheduled throughout November by calling Robert Crockett at 234-5952 for appointments.
‘The Architecture of Nature’ -- New collage works by Laura W. Adams will be on display at Off the Wall Gallery in 45 Bistro at the Marshall House, 123 East Broughton St. from Oct. 23 through November. Opening reception Oct. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
‘A Closer Look: Four Churches and a Synagogue’; ‘Turnings in Native Wood’ -- Photography by Tim Coy and woodturning by Dicky Stone through Dec. 30 at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St. All works for sale. A portion of proceeds benefits Chatham Savannah Citizen Advocacy, Inc.
‘icon sumer’ -- Patrick McGrath Muñiz, SCAD MFA candidate, presents his thesis exhibition: icon-sumer through Nov. 4 at Hall Street Gallery, 212 W. Hall St. Free and open to the public. Explores the relationship between traditional Christian icons and our modern consumerist society.
‘Forgotten’ -- Photo exhibition by SCAD alumnus Dennis Burnett Oct. 6–Nov. 1, at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. “Forgotten” contains images of quiet still-lifes and abandoned homes that illustrate the aftermath of Katrina.
Marcus Kenney & Julio Garcia -- Iocovozzi Fine Art presents this show by eclectic artist Kenney and printmaker Garcia, both SCAD graduates. 1 W. Jones St.
‘Islam in Belief and Practice’ -- Exhibit at Georgia Southern Museum through Dec. 31. Free admission for the Museum, which is in the Rosenwald Building on Southern Drive. 9-5 M-F and 2-5 Saturday and Sunday.
‘Homeland Insecurity’s Plan for Lazaretto Creek’ -- Photos by Roger Surprenant are on display at Angel’s BBQ thru November. Angel’s is on Oglethorpe Lane between Bull & Whitaker.
‘Peace of Mind’ -- Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans Cooperative shows new works on Peace by Tony Coombs thru October. Starfish Café on 719 East Broad St.
‘All Over the Lot’ -- Hospice Savannah showcases new work by local photographer Margaret Brennan, Sept. 1–Oct. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive.
Whitney Gallery -- New artists Carrie Christian, Melody Postma, Chris Revelle, Gerome Temple and Ben Ward are showcased Sept.–Oct. at 415 Whitaker St.
JEA Artist of the Month -- The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St., beginning Oct. 1 features works of Judy Mooney, Sandy Branam & Lilli Fayaz.
Jepson Center for the Arts – Exhibits include: “Helen Levitt: Photographs from the Permanent Collection”; selections from the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art; and “Myrtle Jones: A Tribute.” 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.
Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences --121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.nç