Here are the art galleries and exhibits to see in Savannah GA this week
Looking for art in the Savannah area? Do not go further. Here is our list of exhibitions, galleries and museums. Send content to [email protected]
twentyATE – Solo exhibition by Sharonna Ray: until November 8; opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 5; open noon-5 p.m. November 6; Cedar House Gallery, 122 E. 36th St. in Abercorn Street; sharonnaray.com or [email protected]; cedarhousegallerysav.com.
“This is my first body of work that I’ve produced since graduating from Savannah State,” Ray said. “After college, my older brother Shanon became terminally ill with ALS (muscular dystrophy) and passed away last summer, and the desserts I paint reflect my journey of mourning and my connection to comfort food. . “
Mixed media paintings from my Cotton Candy, Chocolate Collection, Blueberry Collection and Strawberry Cheesecake Collection. Each of these collections has a sentimental story linked to its life.
“My solo exhibition is also a conceptual event that highlights the excellence of black entrepreneurs in our community. This group of entrepreneurs and I come together for a creative collaboration to bring my vision to life.
Entrepreneurs joining the reception on November 5 include: Sweet Soirees by Nicole, a dessert store off Waters Avenue, will be offering candy to complement the Cotton Candy collection. Mijah Mullen of Destined for Sweetness of Macon, candy caterer to complete the Chocolate collection. Janae Carter of The Chrysalis Experience, event organization for design and decoration. Monique from Mo’Vegan in Savannah will provide you with appetizers.
Submit your event to [email protected] Posted online. Events printed in chronological order according to available space. Info at 912-652-0365, leave a message. Art exhibitions practice COVID restrictions with face masks and social distancing.
Group show 4 Top (still in use): 12 pm-5pm Oct 31; The Gallery at Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St .; The artists gather as a group for the first time since their last show together in the spring of 2008, when they all served tables together.
Katherine Agurcia is a commercial portrait photographer who explores the classic world of botanical photography. Lee Ashburn portrays the abstract nature of our atmosphere. Tamara Garvey has created a series of nature / floral paintings. . Matt Hebermehl will show a series of portraits taken from in-person sessions with friends in Los Angeles, all linked by the Savannah diaspora, as we live in a permanent state of SAVANGELES.
IMPACT exhibition: Vernissage on November 5 in conjunction with the first Friday in November (presented November 4 to 28) featuring over 40 artists who have either: rented a studio with us, shown with us, collaborated with us, or artists who have made a big impact on Savannah itself. IMPACT will be in the main gallery and will also spread over all the walls on the ground floor of the studio. Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St., sulfurstudios.org.
Bull art: fundraising for Arts Sud-Est, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 13; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St., sulfurstudios.org. Tickets on Eventbrite.com. Neighborhood party, on 39th street between Bull and Desoto. Oyster roast, live painting (with Amiri Farris, Julio Cotto, Maxx Feist and a few more!), DJ Miss Paradise (+ more to be determined), with art activities for children. IMACT exhibition, raffle, silent auction.
Tittybats in the Drive Thru art box: until December 8, The Drive Thru Art Box at Green Truck Pub, 2430 Habersham St .; 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., artists’ conference at aperitif time on November 18; sulfurstudios.org/drivethruart. Artist Matt creates hilarious, interesting and sometimes scathing designs, putting them on T-shirts, patches and enamel pins.
Following:For Tittybats, Savannah’s punk rock artist, it all started on a towel in a bar
Call for participation: deadline December 5; Sulfur Studios – 2301, rue Bull; sulfurstudios.org/onview-residency-app. ON View artist residency and 5th dimensional apartment. Artist Residency provides free, high-visibility studio space for an artist to complete a targeted project.
Scary tales: until November 12 in the main gallery, until December 31 in the discussion gallery; Location Gallery @ Austin Hill Realty, 251 Bull St. The opening will have unusual guests interacting with the crowd, courtesy of Front Porch Improv.
By Lisa Ocampo, Tiffany Star O’Brien, Lee O’Brien and Peter E. Roberts, this is a holiday show with art inspired by the spooky, surreal and spectacular with wicked prose of each artist. A variety of mediums include paintings, mixed media, assemblages, and sculptures. Proceeds from the show gallery are donated to Front Porch Improv programs.
“Regular climbing”: 8 Nov-Dec 5 in ON :: See artist in residence Rebecca Braziel; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St., sulfurstudios.org; 2:00 p.m. workshop on November 20; 2 p.m. November 27 artists’ talk; 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. closing reception on December 3; Studio opening hours from noon to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays.
Annual photo competition: Submissions are due November 5th. The winners were announced in early December. Full rules and submission guidelines at: ogeecheeriverkeeper.org/annual-photography-contest.
Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) solicits the best photographs of the entire 5,500 square mile watershed. Judges will look for images that highlight what makes the Ogeechee and Canoochee Rivers, and the surrounding areas, remarkable. Several categories will highlight the beauty of the region
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Ephemeral bodies: eternal souls: until November 7, Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St. Sinéad Hornak is Sulfur Studios ON :: View Artist in Residence. Focus on the bodily confinement of the human soul, documenting the gradual decomposition of our bodies into a fleeting and abstract state.
Hornak will tell the soul’s path to existence through abstract collages and mixed media works in a series of book pages. Each page will be displayed individually in the window, creating a tapestry of abstract pages of collages composing this global tale of the soul escaping bodily confinement.
Studio opening hours: Thursday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm; closing reception 5 pm-9pm on November 5; sulfurstudios.org/residency.
Work of Benjamin Jones 1994-2020: Until December 22, Laney Contemporary, 1810 Mills B Lane Blvd .; laneycontemporary.com.
New sculptures, including singularly eccentric rabbits, skulls and elephants, emerged when Jones discovered stored boxes of straight pins and abandoned Styrofoam rabbit shapes that he had spared more than a decade ago. Carefully embellishing each shape with papier-mâché and colorful pins, the materials spoke to Jones as abandoned and reborn objects from his past and materials for his future, like sculptural cushions haunting us with an era-era mentality. depression or homemade Faberge eggs, they give off a sense of reuse culture needed during virus lockdown.
The acupounded fluff of neighboring rabbits and pierced skulls appear to be protected by a layer of experience and armor.
Social distancing on the lawn and in the gallery. a personal selection of drawings and sculptures reveals the continuities of a creative life, and the links between past iconography and renewed energy.
EDGE: A collaborative exhibition by Cynthia Knott & Michael Turner; 12 pm-5pm Oct 24; The Sulfur Studios gallery 2301 Bull St .; artists’ conference on October 16; view by appointment at sulfurstudios.org/edge; Facebook event: facebook.com/events/565349831275162.
A mixed media collaboration that weaves together the stories, disciplines and perspectives of Cynthia Knott and Michael Turner. The collaborative aspect of this venture came to life when the two artists agreed that there were no mistakes in the creative process, laying the groundwork for a combined vision, energy and new artistic voice.
“White Wig” by Mehryl Levisse: until December 12 at the SCAD Museum of Art, scadmoa.org/exhibitions/white-wig. Levisse’s multifaceted practice explores notions of subjectivity and identity linked to the queer experience. Using gender-related symbols and images associated with pageantry, masquerade and cabaret, the artist produces an extravagant visual language that questions commonly accepted conceptions of masculinity and femininity. Levisse’s performances and installations act as stages on which the genre is remixed and obscured. As master of ceremonies, the artist orchestrates the space to question the limits of the body and the societal codes that constitute our behavior.
ARTS South East: New non-profit organization with a mission to make Savannah an arts and cultural destination in the Southeast by supporting established and emerging artists and engaging a diverse community with programming that builds awareness and appreciation of the arts. Sulfur Studios is the flagship program. The executive director is Emily Earl. artssoutheast.org.
Irritable Pelican Craftsman Gallery: 10 am-4pm; 802 1st St., Tybee Island; irritablepelicanartisangallery.com.
Museum of African Art of the Savannah: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 201 E. 37th St.; savannahafricanartmuseum.org. Tours to West African galleries begin hourly, with the first visit starting at 11am, the last visit at 4pm. last visit at 3:30 p.m. Masks are mandatory for all visitors and staff inside the museum. Admission fee; gifts appreciated; savannahafricanartmuseum.org.