Art RoundUp: Feb. 5 – 11

Get your marching boots on because the First Friday Art March is tonight: Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9pm. Starland’s galleries, restaurants, artist collectives and locally-owned businesses open their doors for a community-wide celebration of art. For a full list of this month’s locations and an interactive map click here.

 

As part of the First Friday Art March, Gypsy World Vintage will display a new series of encaustic photo transfer paintings by Christina Edwards. There will also be a live musical performance by Robert Simmons, Abu Majeid and Pete Love. Click here for more information.

 

SCAD’s Foundation Studies faculty will host an exhibition of their drawings at SCAD’s Anderson Hall from Friday, February 5 – February 19. The exhibition begins with an opening reception on Friday, February 5 from 5 – 7pm. Click here for more information.

 

During the First Friday Art March, Starlandia Supply invites you to come by and help build “the Mix Match Monster” from 6 – 9pm. Participants will have their creations displayed alongside the work of Hancock Day School students during the Art March and at the A-Town Get Down Festival on February 28 at the Charles Morris Center. Click here for more information.

 

Laura Douglass will exhibit her new collection of dreamcatchers, Crescent, at Escape Savannah during the First Friday Art March on Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9pm. The dreamcatchers combine “her love of the traditional craft with an affinity for space and sci-fi.” Click here for more information.

 

Sulfur Studios will host an opening reception for their latest juried group exhibition, In::Line, during the First Friday Art March on Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9pm. The show explores how lines connect, separate and demarcate in various media and includes the work of 26 different artists. Click here for more information.

 

Mousai, an exhibition of work by illustrator Phivi Spyridonos, opens at Non-Fiction Gallery during the First Friday Art March on Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9pm. Spyridonos’ work explores the fine line between Avant-garde and kitsch feminism via a series of fantasy fashion illustrations. Click here for more information.

 

The WELMONT will host a new sketchbook show titled Revolution Visualized during the First Friday Art March on Friday, February 5 at 7pm. The show focuses on political themes and revolutionary solutions. Click here for more information.

 

Jana Marie Cariddi’s Youth Soup exhibition opens at The Florence Café during the First Friday Art March on Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9pm. The show is “dedicated to glamorous nightmares and plastic daydreams” and shows off her unique graphic style. Click here for more information.

 

Starlandia Supply continues their “Art Stars” series with a Collage Beadmaking workshop hosted by Becca Cook on Saturday, February 6 from 10am – noon. This workshop is geared towards kids ages 8-12 and their adults. There is a $5 fee to cover supplies. Click here for more information.

 

P.A.T.H., Black & Gold Promo, and Soul Sisters of Savannah will host a “Cultural Awakening” event on Saturday, February 6 from 10am – 5pm at 1308 Montgomery Street. The event features vendors, a drum circle, children’s arts and crafts, voting registration, and a candlelight vigil for victims of violence in Savannah. Click here for more information.

 

Work by Sonja Griffin Evans.

The Beach Institute (502 E. Harris St.) will host an opening reception for Art With Gullah Geechee Influence, an exhibition celebrating Gullah Geechee-inspired works, on Sunday, February 7 from 3 – 5pm. The show includes work by Sonja Griffin Evans, Jery Bennett-Taylor, Muneer McAdams-Mahmoud, and others.

 

The Wormhole will hold their first “Books and Booze” event on Wednesday, February 10 from 6:15 – 7:15pm. Come out and discuss what you’ve been reading lately! Click here for more information.

 

Kobo Gallery premieres their latest exhibition, Objects of Love: 10th Annual Valentines Show, on Thursday, February 11 from 5 – 8pm. The show features jewelry and metalwork by Heather Stewart, Christi Reiterman, Doris Grieder and Logan Miller. New works will also be on display from Christina Edwards, Tobia Makover, Dana Richardson, David Kaminsky and others. Click here for more information.

 

Creative Approach (408 MLK, Jr. Blvd) will host the SXSW Savannah Takeover on Thursday, February 11 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. This is an opportunity to network with Savannah’s innovators and leaders in the music, film and interactive art fields. Click here for more information.

 

The 15th Annual New Beginning Youth Art Exhibition continues through February 26 at the Cultural Affairs Gallery (9 W. Henry St.). Students from 7 Savannah middle schools and 9 high schools have artwork on display which includes ceramics, mixed media works and drawings.


Did we miss something? Email editor@savannahartinformer.org to make sure your event or opening is included in next week’s RoundUp.

Author: SAI

Savannah Art Informer is a program by Art Rise Savannah, a non-profit arts organization in Savannah, Georgia.

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