Art RoundUp: May 20 – 26

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Phosphor-Obscura, an exhibition of painting and installation work by Erica Luedtke and Kristen Phipps, opens on Friday, May 20 at the Welmont Gallery (1930 Montgomery St.) with a reception from 5 – 9pm. Click here to read our review of the show.



Videoplex, an exhibition of video and installation works by Jon Springs, opens at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) on Friday, May 20 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Videoplex features works that trace the value of technology’s obsolete artifacts. Click here for more information. Click here to read a Q&A we did with Jon in February to learn more about his artistic philosophy and past works.




Departures, an exhibition of new expressionist paintings by Robert Claiborne Morris, opens at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (41 MLK Blvd.) on Friday, May 20 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. The works examine the places where vessels depart the worlds of commerce and international trade and journey into the imagination and spiritual world. Click here for more information.



Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere, an exhibition of landscape oil paintings by Stacie Jean Albano, opens at Gallery Espresso on Friday, May 20 with a reception from 6 – 8pm. Click here for more information.




Head out to Tybee Island’s Robinson Gallery (1207 US Highway 80 E., Suite E) on Saturday, May 21 for an indigo dyeing workshop from 10am – 4pm. The workshop will teach you all about the history of indigo, the art of indigo dyeing, and will set you up with vats so you can dye your own fibers. Click here for more information, including ticket prices.


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“And Think About What You’ve Done” by Sean Taillefer

Ambedo* Embodied, an exhibition of new works from Olivia Cox, Sean Taillefer, Briel Hughes and Katharine Russell, will debut at 13 Bricks (631 E. Broad St.) on Saturday, May 21 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here to read our review of the show.




Spoken Perceptions, a poetry showcase/interactive installation created by Camille Jenkins in partnership with Spitfire Poetry Group and twenty other artists, opens for a one-night-only performance on Saturday, May 21 at 8pm. Click here for more information.




Tobia Makover will give an artist talk during the reception for her recent installation Nakazora: A Place Between Sky & Earth in the Jepson Center Café on Tuesday, May 24 at 6pm. The café is located inside the Jepson Center for the Arts (207 W. York St.). Click here for more information.



The Australian Aboriginal Art Gallery (404 W. Broughton St.) will host its grand opening event on Wednesday, May 25 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Enjoy complimentary Australian wine, a live didgeridoo performance and a glimpse at the gallery’s original artworks. Click here for more information.




Jennifer Moss will teach you how to express yourself in fibers through frame loom weaving during a workshop series running every Wednesday from May 25 – June 15 from 6 – 8pm at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.). No experience is required and looms and samples will be provided. Click here for more information.



The Bomb Shelter is closing! To commemorate the end of an era, they’ll host a senior photography exhibition including work from Danielle Leonard and MacKenzie Mercurio on Thursday, May 26 at 7pm. 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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