Jun27

Andrew Lyman’s “dream boy”: identity and sexuality in the internet age

  This past Friday, Andrew Lyman unveiled dream boy at Non-Fiction Gallery. The brazenly honest exhibition, Lyman’s first solo effort, maps and questions the distance between the digital and physical, fantasy and reality, ideals and actualities. Lyman employs a vast array of media, including photography, writing, installation, and ceramics, to immerse viewers in his own coming of age—a resonate story that mirrors the journey of...

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May22

Goodbye Boundary: Sculpture Forum fights to preserve sculpture at SCAD

Walking up the stairs to Moon River Brewing Company’s unfinished second floor space, used for art exhibitions, events, and as a spooky stop on local ghost tours, the mood felt undeniably heavy. This past Friday evening it had nothing to do with Savannah’s historic ghouls. The mood on the second floor was emanating from the opening of Goodbye Boundary, an exhibition of sculptural works by current and graduating students, along with...

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Apr28

Breaking the Mold: The Foundry Show opens with a vibrant reception

The Foundry Show opened this past Friday, (April 25) and featured bronze and iron sculptures created by nine SCAD students in Professor Matt Toole’s Foundry Class. The exhibition was hosted at Sicky Nar Nar, a gallery space/yoga studio/coffee bar nestled in the primarily residential area just west of Forysth Park. Inside the space, upbeat music fed the lively mood and the artists mingled among the sculpture with professors, art...

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Apr14

“Inheritance” by Brett Schenning gives honest insight into the world of the working class farmer

  This past Friday Oglethorpe Gallery hosted the opening of Brett Schenning’s thesis exhibit, Inheritance. The MFA photography candidate presented 30 photographic images that chronicle the work and lives of small farmers in the southeastern US, hailing from farms in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. The images, shot over the past year using a large format 8×10 camera, were contact printed using the...

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Mar17

Oglethorpe Gallery spotlights experimentation in large format photography exhibit

Last Thursday was the opening reception of “Gone Fischin’,” an exhibition showcasing work made by photography students in SCAD professor, Tom Fischer’s, Large Format Photography Technique II class. Savannah’s electric energy, fed by the end of the SCAD Winter quarter and the pending St. Patrick’s Day madness, carried into Oglethorpe Gallery, where the students, their friends and professors gathered to celebrate the works...

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