Tag: Painting

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…

Ray Ellis, artist who lived in Savannah and opened successful gallery here, has passed away

From The Martha’s Vineyard Times’ Edgartown artist Ray Ellis dies: Ray Ellis, whose oil and watercolor paintings hang in world famous museums, the White House, local galleries, and many Martha’s Vineyard homes, died Friday evening at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.…

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…

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.


New artwork, a new venue: “Cherchez la Vérité” at The Porch

On view at The Porch this Friday will be Cherchez La Vérité an exhibition of multimedia work of six seniors from the fine arts department of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Little Beasts’ closing reception for last show on Friday

Little Beasts is closing, but the versatile gallery space will reopen under another name and under slightly different leadership in the coming weeks. The final group show — Last Beast — is a strong one, well worth a look by Savannah art lovers and collectors.