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‘Art guitars’ will be auctioned at two Savannah Folk Festival events, the Folkfest in Ellis Square this Friday night and at the Sunday, Oct. 9 Concert in Forsyth Park (2–7:30 p.m.) Bohemian Reflections: Photographs by Jan Reich — Thru Feb. 5 at Telfair Academy, Galleries 1 and 2, 121 Barnard St. Burton ‘Buddy’ Metzger — Work by this local photographer is featured at the JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St., Oct. 2-31. Noteworthy Art Exhibit — Display of “art guitars” fashioned by area artists at the Ellis Square Visitors Center. October 7 & 9 the guitars will be auctioned as part of the 22nd Annual Savannah Folk Music Festival. ’Shredded Greens + White Flags’ and ‘Visual Thinc-ers’ — ThincSavannah hosts two concurrent shows through Nov. 4. “Shredded Greens + White Flags” features ll feature Betsy Cain’s shredded paintings. John Spurlock displays drawings and paintings. “Visual Thinc-ers” features work by eight current and former ThincSavannah members working in visual disciplines. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. ThincSavannah, 35 Barnard Street, Suite 300 ’We Done All We Could and None of It’s Good’ — Trenton Doyle Hancock is best known for his ongoing narrative and theatrical installations. Hancock is in dialogue with guest curator David Norr at Gutstein Gallery on Fri., Oct. 7, 5-6 p.m. Artist reception at the Gallery in conjunction with the gallery hop. Friday,

Oct. 7, 6-7:30 p.m. Show is up through Nov. 5. Gutstein Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St Alter-Ego: A Decade of Work by Anthony Goicolea — This midcareer survey consists of approximately 30 works, including photographs, drawings, videos, and mixedmedia installations by this Cuban-American, Georgia born artist. Through January 8. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. Betsy Cain: In Situ — Savannah painter Cain’s first solo show at the Jepson looks at “how a place inhabits you over time. A personal excavation of meanings.” She’s adopted a personal form of expressive abstraction, reflecting her beginnings as a figurative painter and her inspiration in the landscape of the Georgia coast. Show runs through Dec 4. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St. Beyond Utility: Pottery Created by Enslaved Hands — Although made for utilitarian purposes, the 19th century jars, jugs and other vessels exemplify the work of experienced artisans who were enslaved people, including David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter.” Show runs through Dec. 17. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St., http://www.

BloodBerry Moon Delight — Recent works by Savannah artist Jessica Knapp. Through October with reception Oct. 20 from 6-9 p.m. Ready for the fall and especially Halloween, Knapp creates paintings and mixed media “fresh kills” that are witty, and “adorably grotesque”. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Harmonic Discord: Cityscapes by John Dowell — Sept. 23 –Feb. 5. Telfair Academy, Galleries 3 and 4, 121 Barnard St. Hospice Savannah 5 x 7 show — 3rd Annual 5 by 7 art show through October 14 in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery. Approximately 170 paintings, ceramics and photographs will be on display, each with their own silent bid sheet. Bids start at $33 in honor of Hospice Savannah’s 33 years of not-for-profit hospice and bereavement care to the community. Final bids will be taken during the closing reception Friday, October 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to drop by during normal business hours, and also to attend the closing reception. 100% of proceeds benefit not for profit Hospice Savannah, Inc. Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr. JenMarie Zeleznak: Lovesick — SCAD MFA thesis exhibition Oct. 3-17 at new gallery space next to Bicycle Link. Opening reception Fri. Oct. 14, 6-9 p.m. Ashmore Gallery, 412 MLK Blvd.

Jerome Meadows: The Things That Really Matter — Collage and assemblage works by Indigo Sky founder and director Jerome Meadows, a number of which have never been exhibited before. A range of topics from the political and economic issues that our country is currently grappling with to the mix of personal intricacies that enliven our day-to-day interactions. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave. Judith Kruger: ‘Wanderlust’ — Mixed media paintings and prints initiated through personal engagement with overlooked surfaces in everyday life. Reception Fri. Oct. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. Fahm Gallery, 1 Fahm St. Night of the Living Dead — 15th annual Halloween party at A.T. Hun, Sat. Oct. 29, starting at 7 p.m. Food and beverages will be served. A.T. Hun Gallery, 302 W. St. Julian St. Ray Ellis: New prints — The Ray Ellis Gallery/Compass Prints, Inc. will release three new limited edition prints for the 2011 season. ‘Egrets Rising’ and ‘Sailing by the Pines’ and ‘Morning Sail’ are all from oils painted this year. Ellis will be signing new editions Friday, Nov. 11 from 3-6 p.m. Also on exhibit: “Before the Painting”: A collection of 24 small preliminary sketches from the archives. The exhibition will be up until Dec. 24. Gallery Hours: Mon.Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Ray Ellis Gallery , 205 W. Congress St.,

Saturday Life Drawing at the Wormhole — Life drawing, painting or sculpting in a private, professional & creative atmosphere. Different models each week. The Wormhole is open only to artists during these sessions. Saturdays, 3-6pm (Door opens 2:45) The Wormhole, 2307 Bull St @ 40th. Cost $10. Contact Eric Wooddell, 912-631-8250. Shinique Smith Exhibition: “Enchantment” — Recent works - including paintings, collages and sculptures using found materials- by this New-York-based rising star in America’s contemporary art world. Through Oct. 7 at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Todo Esta Bien! — (Everything is OK). New works by DrZ. At Local 11ten through October. Local 11ten, 1110 Bull St., Tradition in Transition: A Celebration of Quilts — Group show by members of the Savannah Quilt Guild. Quilting workshops/demos on select Wednesdays during October. Call for info. Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry Street, Trick or Treat @ Kobo Gallery — Savannah Fine Art Dealers Association event at Kobo Gallery, part of this year’s Trick or Treat gallery hop. New artists displaying their work are painter T.S. Kist, photographer Meryl Truett, and mixed media artist Marta McWhorter. Kobo

Artists also displaying work: Doris Grieder, Steve Cook, Sonya Ho, Tobia Makover, Christi Reiterman, Heather Lindsey Stewart, Dicky Stone, Meredith Anne Sutton, Desmal Purcell, and Stephanie Thames. Reception Thurs. Oct. 27 5:30-8 p.m. Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St., www. Trick or Treat Art Hop — Trolley your way from gallery to gallery in downtown Savannah. Thurs. Oct. 27. 5-8:30pm. Hosted by the Savannah Fine Art Dealers Association. Participating galleries are Grand Bohemian, Friedman’s Fine Art, Chroma, Ray Ellis and Kobo. Free and open to the public. Participating downtown galleries, “Mother and Daughter on the May” — Painting show by Nancy and Margaret Golson features work inspired by the May River and the architecture of Bluffton. Through Oct. 9. The Gallery at St. Paul’s, 34th & Abercorn Streets. Information at www. or (912) 232-0274.

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Oct. 05, 2011 Connect Savannah Issue  

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Oct. 05, 2011 Connect Savannah Issue  

Featuring the true-history scares of Davenport House's Yellow Fever show and the Owens Thomas House pre-Halloween Victorian mourning exhibit...