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Openings & Receptions

Low Country Scenes: Coastal Images by Bryan Stovall & Les Wilkes — Les

Wilkes and Bryan Stovall have teamed up to showcase some of their most captivating low country scenes shot in black and white, and many in infrared. As always, a portion of sales benefits Hospice Savannah’s Daily Impact Fund which provides unique services to patients, families and our community not otherwise covered by Medicare or other insurances. Through March 31. Hospice Savannah, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

Armstrong Juried High School Juried Art Exhibition — This juried exhibition includes

students in Georgia’s 1st Congressional District. Reception Feb. 15 at 2pm. Feb. 2-13. 912-344-3169. finearts.armstrong. edu. Armstrong Fine Arts Center, 11935 Abercorn St.

Chelsea Warlick — Chelsea Warlick is a cultural, travel and documentary photographer who explores other cultures from the inside out. Reception Feb. 5 from 6-8pm. Feb. 1-27. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

Oksana Gruszka Harmouche — Ukrai-

nian artist Oksana Gruszka Harmouche uses a Flemish technique with seven layers of paint to create transparent, fabric-like veils. Through Jan. 30. savannahjea. org. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

Deborah Mueller — February’s artist of the

month is Deborah Auleatha Mueller. Deborah’s beautiful Stoneware and Raku clay works are creations inspired by her surroundings and at times Asian design. Her work is both functional and decorative and is internationally collected. Mondays-Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.. 912-236-4583. Gallery 209, 209 E River St.

Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth-Century Paintings from the Johnson Collection — Exhibit examines the roman-

Heart and Soul — Amber Higgins displays her

glass jewelry and Donna Dowless presents her mixed media works at this romancethemed show. Artist reception Feb. 7, 5:30-8pm. Jan. 30-Feb. 28. The Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton St.

Into the Wild — Lisa Rosenmeier’s work will

hang until the end of February. Free Fri., Jan. 30, 5-7 p.m. Paintedskystudio@gmail. com. Ta Ca Restaurant, 513 E Ogethorpe Ave. Sonja Robinson Art Exhibit and Sale — Art exhibit

and sale featuring Sonja O. Robinson and other local established and up-and-coming artists. Free entry, cocktails, and hors d’ouevres available. Fri., Jan. 30, 6-10 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 31, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 6-10 p.m. Hawg Scooters, 409 E. Bay St.

Continuing Exhibits !CLIC PIC! Lolz :: Selfie Artist Lance Rubin — Sa-

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vannah artist Lance Rubin is a painter who has been capturing people taking selfie pictures since 2004. The large scale paintings are made with flat color schemes in acrylic using bold colors and linework, and his subjects usually reach out from the picture plane toward the viewer because they are holding the camera to take the selfie pic. He makes thousands of graphite studies for his paintings before committing to canvas. Free Through Jan. 31. 912-234-0456. Blick Art Materials, 318 East Broughton St.


Arthur Bennett Kouwenhoven — Savannah

resident shows his sculpture and works on paper. Through Jan. 31. Local 11 Ten, 1110 Bull St.

This week is your last chance to see work by Courtney Fredette at Gallery Espresso Courtney Fredette — Courtney Fredette presents mixed media work that explores meaning and interpretation. Through Feb. 2. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Freshly Curvilinear: Art Glass by David Russell —

From molten glass, Russell creates wonderfully arched and vibrantly colored art glass. Currently residing in Camden, South Carolina, Russell studied the art of glass working with masters at the Penland School of Crafts in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Washington, and the Corning Museum of Glass in New York State. Through Feb. 28. 9The Grand Bohemian Gallery, 700 Drayton St.

Katja Loher: Beeplanet — A featured exhibi-

tion for the 2015 PULSE Art + Technology Festival, Beeplanet focuses on the work of the Swiss-born artist Katja Loher, a leader among the next generation of video artists. Loher’s work takes video out of conventional modern contexts and into wall-mounted video portals and hand-blown glass bubbles. By peering into these orbs, viewers enter a parallel universe of performances by costumed dancers, entirely scripted, choreographed, and filmed by Loher. Environmental themes play a large role in the artist’s recent works, touching on endangered species, bee colony collapse, and speculation on whether humans can fulfill the essential roles that these creatures play. Through April 12. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St.

tic movement in the American South. Through Feb. 15. telfair. org. Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, 121 Barnard St.

Whitfield Lovell: Deep River — Lovell’s art pays tribute to the lives of anonymous African Americans and explores passage, memory, and the search for freedom. Through Feb. 1. jepson/. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 West York St. W.W. Law Art Collection: Paintings by Ken Herrington and Richard Low Evans — This exhibit

features original watercolor paintings of Savannah scenes by artists Richard Low Evans (1915-1998) and Ken Herrington. Through June 30. Savannah City Hall, 2 East Bay Street.

W.W. Law Exhibit — This exhibit, through a partnership with the Live Oak Public Libraries, features a selection of linocut prints by Chicago artist Margaret T. Burroughs (1915-2010). Like W. W. Law, Burroughs worked to preserve and share African American art, culture and history as cofounder of the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago. Burroughs was an artist, poet, educator, advocate, and activist for the art community and the African American community in Chicago. While she worked in many mediums, she is best known as a skilled printmaker, using the medium to communicate positive images of African American history and culture. Through June 30. Carnegie Branch Library, 537 East Henry St.

Classes Acrylic Painting Basics — This ongoing class is designed to meet the student where they are in their painting experience, whether they are just beginning or have been painting a while. Instructor Lind Hollingsworth will focus on individual goals while paying attention to the artistic elements and techniques unique to acrylics. $140 per 4 week session Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. 912-398-7475. Studio School, 1319 Bull St. Basic Drawing and Painting (Oils) — Open to all

levels, this class will focus on drawing and painting skills with still life arrangements and independent projects. $40-$315 Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon. 912-5077138. Studio School, 1319 Bull St.

Beginning Metalsmithing — This is an introductory course to metalsmithing. The focus of this course is to introduce basic tools and techniques used by jewelers. Students will use both sterling silver and copper to create several pieces of jewelry. Basic soldering skills will also be taught. Expect to get your hands dirty! Ages 17+. Instructor: Christi Reiterman. $150/$140 city resident Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.. 912-651-6783. City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St. Beginning Wheel Throwing — This introductory

class will teach you the basics of throwing clay on the potter’s wheel. Trimming and decorative techniques will be taught to give each vessel its own flair. Students will work at their own pace and receive individual attention. Ages 17+. Instructor: Clair Buckner. $150/$140 city resident Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. 912651-6783. City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St. Children’s Clay — This introductory clay class

will teach young students the fundamentals of hand building and sculpture. Students will work with coils and slabs and a variety of glazes. Ages 8-12. Instructor: Clair Buckner. $65, $60 city resident Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St. Children’s Painting — This after-school paint-

ing class allows children to express themselves by using their creative imaginations in an educational and creative environment to produce great works of art. The class will focus on the fundamental skills of art making and will allow students to explore a wide variety of painting themes and styles. Ages 8+. Instructor: Brian Woods. $85, $80 city resident Thursdays, 4-5 p.m.. 912-651-6783. City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, 9 West Henry St.

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Connect Savannah January 28, 2015  

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