Art RoundUp: June 3 – 9

The First Friday Art March returns on Friday, June 3 from 6 – 9pm! This month’s locations include Downstairs Gallery, The Sentient Bean, Escape Savannah, Drayton Glassworks, The Florence and more. Click here to see a full listing of this month’s locations or to view the map.

 

“Point Blank” by Raven Brown

Wabi-Sabi, an exhibition of fibers works by Thea Milinaire and Raven Brown, opens at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) on Friday, June 3 during the First Friday Art March with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here to read Michelle Guash’s preview article about the show.

 

 

Escape Savannah (2101 Bull St.) will host Zack Loup’s pop up shop during the First Friday Art March on Friday, June 3 from 6 – 9pm. The shop includes Loup’s artwork (part of a body of work titled Infinite Loup) and handmade jewelry. Click here for more information.

 

Yamacraw in the Sun, a documentary photography show by Marian Carrasquero, opens at Lee O’Neil Gallery on Friday, June 3 during the First Friday Art March with a reception from 6 – 10pm. Click here to read Rachael Flora’s preview article about the exhibition.

 

 

A showcase exhibition displaying the vast variety of work created by SCAD illustration seniors will open at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) in the annex gallery on Friday, June 3 during the First Friday Art March. The reception will be held from 6 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

Green Truck Pub will exhibit a new body of work in their converted drive thru menu: Time and Tide by Jen Colestock. The exhibition of landscape photography shot while the artist was riding her bicycle through the Low Country will open during the First Friday Art March on Friday, June 3 at 6pm. Click here for more information.

 

“Maria” by Paulina Antillon

 

Nepantla: a space in between, a group exhibition organized by Lucia Ortiz, opens at Welmont (1930 Montgomery St.) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, June 3 with a reception from 6 – 9:30pm. Click here to read Brad Swopes’ preview piece about the show.

 

Reconstructing the Narrative, Trice Megginson’s MFA photography thesis exhibition, opens at Non-Fiction Gallery (1522 Bull St.) on Friday, June 3 during the First Friday Art March with a reception from 6 – 9pm.  Megginson superimposes historical images of Savannah over his contemporary photographs to create a unique narrative of the city. Click here for more information.

 

 

Gilding the Lily, an exhibition of large scale painting works by Logan Artisan, opens at House of Strut (17 W. 41st St.) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, June 3 with a reception at 6pm. The paintings are described as “psychedelic fantasy paintings”. Click here for more information.

 

Where I’m From, a photography exhibition by Harrison Albert and Patrick Bepko, opens at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, June 3 from 5 – 9pm in the main gallery. The show examines the opposite experiences the two artists had while growing up in the South. Click here for more information.

 

 

Kelia Anne MacCluskey will debut her latest exhibition of photographic work, Theory of the Young-Girl, at Oglethorpe Gallery (406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.) on Friday, June 3 with a reception from 5 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

Graduating senior fibers students at SCAD will hold their final showcase at Pepe Hall (212 W. Taylor St.) on Friday, June 3 from 5 – 7pm. Over 50 students will show their latest artworks. Click here for more information.

 

 

Location Gallery (417 Whitaker St.) will host a closing reception for Melange, an exhibition of paintings by Kipling Collins, on Friday, June 3 from 5 – 8pm. Profits from the show are designated to Emmaus House. Click here for more information.

 

Graduating SCAD furniture majors will display their work in a final showcase at 560 Indian St. on Friday, June 3 from 5 – 7pm. The showcase will include work from both BFA and MA students. Click here for more information.

 

 

The SCAD painting department will host a juried group exhibition comprised of work from graduating BFA painting seniors in the Alexander Hall gallery (668 Indian St.) on Friday, June 3 with a reception from 3 – 5pm. The show features work from Justin Armstrong, Ryan Day, Emily Beasley, Erica Luedtke, Kristen Phipps and more. Click here for more information.

 

Not That Innocent, an exhibition of photography and video work by Franklin Headen, Paige MacCready and Paris Mumpower, opens at Oglethorpe Gallery (406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.) on Saturday, June 4 with a reception from 5 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

 

The Savannah Stage Company is hosting its Improv Summer Camp for kids in 3rd – 12th grade at Ampersand (36 Martin Luther King Blvd.) starting on Monday, June 6. The first session runs June 6 – 10. The camp is a way to provide engaging summer intensives for students interested in the performing arts. Click here for more information.

 

 

Don’t miss Telfair Museums’ Juneteenth Keynote Lecture by Emory Shaw Campbell at the Jepson Center for the Arts (207 W. York St.) on Thursday, June 9 at 6pm. Campbell is the former director of the Penn Center and President of Gullah Heritage Consulting Services. Click here for more information.

 


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Author: SAI

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

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