Published: Dec 2, 2009
Photo by: SCAD.
Dominique Elliott, "Paradise Lost," inkjet print, 11" x 17," 2009. Featured in the SCAD exhibition "Ever Present and in Motion."
SAVANNAH, Ga.—The Savannah College of Art and Design announces an exciting December line-up for its Savannah-area galleries, featuring some of the year’s best work by SCAD students, faculty, alumni and visiting artists. All SCAD exhibitions noted below are free and open to the public.
“Circling the Center” by Nene Humphrey
Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St., Nov. 13-Dec. 30
The SCAD exhibitions and graduate studies departments present “Circling the Center,” an exhibition by Fall 2006 SCAD Distinguished Faculty program member Nene Humphrey, incorporating performance, installation and collaboration across artistic disciplines. “Circling the Center” showcases individual weavings made in the gallery by Humphrey, students, faculty and alumni that, combined, create a central structure of woven wire elements based on Victorian mourning braids. Also on view, a selection of Humphrey’s recent mixed media collages inspired by scientific patterning serves to engage and inform the viewer of her process and inspiration.
“Small Works” Annual Exhibition for the Holiday Season
Gutstein Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., Nov. 20-Dec. 24
The highly anticipated annual “Small Works” sales exhibition showcases the talents of SCAD students, faculty, alumni and staff, presenting original affordable art—from painting, drawing and illustration to sculpture, photography and mixed media—that is $500 or less.
“Ever Present and in Motion” Juried Faculty Exhibition
Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dec. 7, 2009-Jan. 15, 2010
“Ever Present and in Motion” is a juried show addressing the theme of change from the perspective of 14 faculty members from SCAD’s Atlanta and Savannah locations. The faculty employed their creative interpretations of this theme to inform new art projects in all media. The resulting exhibition highlights the range of intellectual and artistic activity within the SCAD community. Artists include Steve Aishman, Robert Brown, Michael Chaney, Pei-Jung Chen, Dominique Elliott, Stephen Gardner, Sari Gilbert, Chris Nitsche, Deb Oden, Brett Osborn, Jesse Payne, Ming Tang, Elizabeth Turk and John Waters. A closing reception is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. as part of the January SCAD Gallery Hop.
“Spatial Relations: Recent Editions from Pace Prints”
Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St., Dec. 14, 2009-Jan. 15, 2010
“Spatial Relations: Recent Editions from Pace Prints” features prints on paper, wood and fabric by 11 internationally acclaimed artists. Highlighting works made over the past five years at the fine art print publisher, Pace Prints in New York, the exhibition showcases artists who utilize a wide range of techniques in their depictions of spatial imagery—from interior and architectural scapes, to abstracted and formalist space. Artists on view in “Spatial Relations” include: Louise Belcourt, Ingrid Calame, David Byrne, John Hawke, Mary Heilmann, Julia Jacquette, Nicola López, Ryan McGinness, Kate Shepherd, William Steiger and Dan Walsh. A closing reception is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m. as part of the January SCAD Gallery Hop.