Tag: Art

Flannery O’Connor-inspired art in Southern Discomfort 2, silent auction and reception on 1/31

I haven’t read everything that Flannery O’Connor ever wrote — I haven’t yet tackled the recently released A Prayer Journal, for example. But I’ve been immersed to varying degrees in O’Connor’s life and work for I guess about a decade…

Checking in at the SCAD Museum of Art

I’ve previously posted some photos of the SCAD Museum of Art, a glorious preservation/renovation/reuse of old railroad buildings just west of Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue here in Savannah. MLK was of course the old West Broad Street — the…

Art by Larry Connatser and Joan Cobitz for sale this weekend at Betsy Cain’s studio

Savannah painter Betsy Cain has announced a “pop-up show” of works by Larry Connatser and Joan Cobitz this coming Friday through Sunday, July 19th-21st, from 9 a.m. to noon at her studio at 2222 Bonaventure Road. Cain will be selling…

Art all over Savannah in May — following up on today’s column

My Unplugged column today in the Savannah Morning News talks about the flood of student artwork on display in Savannah every spring, especially as the SCAD spring quarter winds down in May. Those of us outside the SCAD community have…

Voting continues for Savannah Stopover’s band poster competition

Click here to see the ten entries selected as finalists in Savannah Stopover’s band poster competition. Voting continues until March 6 at 6 p.m. According to the Stopover, online voting will account for 1/3 of the final decision, which will…

Yes, this is an exhibit of human hair

From Tyler Akers’ event description of “Adulio Pitaksalok” at Non-Fiction Gallery here in Savannah: Hair serves as a synecdoche for understanding the meaning of self and other, subject and object. The mimetic processes of hair modification separate and connect members…

Marcus Kenney’s new exhibit of photography “Fallen Animals” now at Pinnacle Gallery in Savannah

I first discovered that Marcus was devoting significant time and energy to his photography a little over a year ago after he submitted a couple of pieces to an exhibition that I co-curated with Beth Howells in conjunction with the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home: “Southern Discomfort: Art Inspired by Flannery O’Connor”.

Savannah Arts Academy’s Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show: a recap and photos

Hard work. Dedication. Art. Fashion. Dance. Beauty. Energy. Youth. Sustainable reuse of castoff materials. Education. Public education. Savannahians who appreciate any of those things need to do themselves a favor and plan to attend the 2014 Junk 2 Funk Fashion Show at the Savannah Arts Academy.

The Sketchbook Show!!! at Ashmore Gallery — a few pics from opening night

The Sketchbook Show!!! continues through this week and concludes with a closing reception on Friday, January 25th from 8 to 11 p.m.

Don’t forget: Sketchbook Show and Seersucker Live on Friday night

Two great events on MLK Boulevard in Savannah.

Non-Fiction Gallery hosts grand opening exhibition: “Open Book”

The gallery Little Beasts at 1522 Bull Street — just north of the corner of 32nd Street — has been replaced by Non-Fiction Gallery, which hosts its grand opening tonight (Friday, Sept. 21) with “Open Book”, an exhibit featuring work by Adriane Herman, Gregory Eltringham, Liliya Soritova, Todd Schroeder, and Megan C. Mosholder.

More on the opening of “The Journey to the Beloved Community” tonight at the Jepson Center

The centerpiece of those shows is Journey to the Beloved Community: Story Quilts by Beth Mount. You can read more about that show and related ones on the Telfair website and the Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy website.

Cool Savannah happenings: “No Chaperones!!!” at The Butcher

Maybe they needed some chaperones after all . . .

Cool Savannah happenings: Nicholas DeBruyne’s Architecture and the Absurd

This great show by Nicholas DeBruyne was only up for a week, so you’ll have to be content with these images — unless you want to track Nicholas down about making a purchase.