Art RoundUp: May 27 – June 2

 

We’re Not in Kansas Anymore, an exhibition of paintings by Justin Armstrong, Emily Parnell and Jiyeon Pereira, opens at Lee O’Neil Gallery (2217 Bull St.) on Friday, May 27 with a reception from 5 – 8pm. The work uses humor to highlight the range of possibilities in representational painting. Click here for more information. Watch out for an article about our recent studio visit with Justin later today.

 

Trump Sanders

Sidney Davidson’s solo exhibition, An American Hero, opens at Sulfur Studios’ upstairs annex gallery (2301 Bull St.) on Friday, May 27 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here to read Lisa Hueneke’s preview article about the show.

 

O.I.N.D (PT 4) by Christopher Mark, 2016, 25”x27”, acrylic and wood on lasered MDF

 

Proclivity, a group exhibition of works by Emily Beasley, Thomas Flynn II, Christopher Mark, and Katie Smith-Day, opens at Non-Fiction Gallery (1522 Bull St.) on Friday, May 27 with an opening reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here to read Rachael Flora’s preview article about the show.

 

Sonder, a group illustration show featuring work by Derik Hobbs, Francesca Killian, Sarah Evelyn Bloom, and Seth Fite, opens in Sulfur Studios’ main gallery (2301 Bull St.) on Friday, May 27 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. The works explore the concept of “sonder”, the moment of realization that each person has a life as complex as your own, through printmaking, digital and traditional painting methods. Click here for more information.

 

Starring Jackie Chan and John Cusack

 

An American Dream, an exhibition of cinematic photographs by Bin Feng, opens at the Welmont Gallery (1930 Montgomery St.) on Friday, May 27 with a reception from 7 – 10pm. Click here to read Michelle Guash’s piece previewing the show.

 

The Savannah Bazaar returns with an All American Picnic Bazaar on Saturday, May 28 from 3 – 8pm at Jelinek Creative Spaces (101 North Fahm St.). This time, you’ll get the chance to enjoy craft beer, hamburgers and hotdogs, live music, flag art and more. Click here for more information.

 

 

The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens presents “Runway in Bloom”, a fashion show featuring garments from the collections of SCAD fashion designers, local boutiques and fine retail apparel stores, on Sunday, May 29 at 5pm. All of the designs are inspired by nature. Tickets are $20 each. Click here for more information.

 

H.A.G.S. (Have A Great Summer), a one-day exhibition of photographic and beaded works by Emilee Prado and Olivia Miller, opens at Oglethorpe Gallery (406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.) on Wednesday, June 1 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

 

Shadow. Layer. Frond., Rebecca Zerby’s MFA thesis show, opens at Jelinek Creative Spaces (101 Fahm St.) on Thursday, June 2 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. The show explores how we experience and perceive space via an installation of threads. Click here for more information.

 

Modern Love, a juried exhibition of faculty, staff, alumni and student artwork, opens at Gutstein Gallery (201 E. Broughton St.) on Thursday, June 2 with a reception from 6 – 8pm. All the artwork is inspired by the first track on David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” album. The show will remain up through August 20. 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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