2010

JANUARY

January 1-6

IN PROGRESS
A Juried Exhibit Featuring Process Work By
Motoko Furuhashi, Tracie Heller, Pete Herzfeld, Aaron Higgins, Rob Houts, Klaus Knoll, Jodi Patterson, Esty Sade, Kasandra Torres
Image: “Scilla” by Esty Sade, Acrylic on Canvas
Opening Reception Jan 1, 6-9 pm

January 19

OPEN CRITIQUE
Share your work with others and become involved in an alternative critique space. We provide the space–the critique is up to you! Limited spots available

January 22-27


ILLUMINATION
A Juried Exhibit Featuring Work By
Laura Eagin, Dick Bjornseth, Derek Scearce, Charlotte Shuber, Ronald Herman Symansky, Kevin Palme, Sadge Moore, Susan Jacobs, Zac Henderson, Scott Chandler, Alicia Blanchard, Jerry Atnip
Opening Reception Jan 22, 6-9pm

January 29-February 10

BLIND PROXY
A Collaborative Project Hosted by Desotorow Gallery
Participating Artists:
Aaron Bernard, Daniel C. Boyer, Rae Broyles, Jeff Crisman, Gary Duehr, Steve Elliot, Francine Fox, Benjamin Gardner, Jang Soon Im, Abby Johson, Heather Kirtland, Georgia Landman, Robert Larkin, Nicole Schelsinger, Phillip C. Wells, Lauren Willis
Opening Reception Jan 29, 6-9pm

FEBRUARY

February 5-10

OFF-THE-WALL
An Exhibit by SCAD Photogroup Featuring Work By:
Blakely Miller, Chloe Cryan, Katherine Phillips, Sara Keith, Alphonso Whitfield, Eui Sol Choi, Logan Crable, Jason Wang, Georgia Ponton, Dennis Burnett, Ransom Wingo, Elliot Ross, Shea Richards

Opening Reception Feb 5, 6-9pm
Catered by Zunzi’s, Live Entertainment by Jeff DeRosa

February 12-24

GENDERED
A Juried Exhibition of Work that Explores Gender and Identity Featuring Work By:
Chris Barfield, Francisco Correa-Cordero, M. M. Dupay, Natasha Giles, Lauren Juratovac, Haley Morris-Cafiero, Jennie Mynhier, Kelly M. Nelson, Ann Rowles, Bart Vargas
Opening Reception Feb 19, 6-9pm

Image: Guilt (1), by Chris Barfield, 24″x24″ Digital C-Print, $350, Stone Mountain, GA

February 13

WINE LOVERS
A Seasonal Benefit for Desotorow Gallery

This Valentine’s Day Weekend enjoy a taste of wine with your friends at Desotorow! The presentation, led by Christian Depken of Le Chai – Galerie du Vin, will begin promptly at 5:30 pm. Proceeds from ticket sales will directly benefit Desotorow Gallery, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the community and the arts.

February 16

CONTRACTS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
A Professional Development Lecture by Shawn Kachmar and Matt Henerson

Shawn Kachmar and Matt Henerson, from local law firm Hunter, Maclean, Exley & Dunn, will give a presentation on contracts and intellectual property issues as a part of Desotorow’s second annual Professional Development Lecture Series.

February 26-March 10

SPOKED
A part of Desotorow’s Bike Artisan Festival, Spoked is a juried exhibition featuring work about the bicycle and cycling culture. Featured Artists:
J. Graham Carswell, Ashley Dowling, Angela Petsis, Evan Pomerantz, George Retseck, Cecily Upton, Kevin Willsey, Jessie Jones

Opening Reception March 5, 6-9pm
Sponsored by the City of Savannah, Scion, and SCAD Radio
Image: “Unwanted” by Angela Petsis, Digital Print from BW Negative, $175

MARCH

March 4

SPOKED FILM SCREENING
Join us for the kick-off of Desotorow’s first Bike Artisan Festival, Spoked. The festival begins with the screening of Veer, a film that explores bicycling culture in America. The film will screen at The River Club at 9pm.
Location:
The River Club
3 Martin Luther King Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401
For more information about the film, visit www.veerthemovie.com.
Sponsored by Desotorow Gallery & District: The Student Voice of SCAD

March 5-10

REPRESENT | RE-PRESENT
An MFA Thesis Exhibition by Erin Bassett
Opening Reception March 5, 6-9pm
Image: “Untitled” by Erin Bassett, 33″x38″ Silk, $1000

March 6

SPOKED FESTIVAL
Desotorow’s first Bike Artisan Festival concludes with a Bike Artisan Trade Show at Desotorow Gallery.

12-6pm: Trade show featuring bike artisans, techs, music by SCAD Radio, and contests. Contests include Track Stand, Foot Down, Best Commuter Bike, and Best Misc. Bike Build, etc.
TBA: A group ride sponsored by The Savannah Bicycle Campaign

Sponsored by Starland Design Center – A Condominium, The Savannah Bicycle Campaign, SCAD Radio, Urban Velo, One Fixed, Star Bike, Absolutely Kosher Records, and the City of Savannah

March 9

FUNDING IN GEORGIA
A Professional Development Lecture by Tom Cannon

March 12-24

SCULPTED
A Juried Exhibition of 3-Dimensional Works of Art Featuring work by
Jameson Copp, Carrie Fucile, Trey Gossett, Amanda Huddilston, Rob Millard-Mendez, Samantha Pedigo, George Tkabladze, Melanie Vasa, Lisa Willnow

Opening Reception March 12, 6-9pm
Image: “Memory” by Carrie Fucile, Cast Resin & Surgical Sutures, 12″x12″x7″, $600

March 26-31

PROPAGANDA!
Is it a government tool, a war devise, a marketing strategy? Negative, positive or brilliant, propaganda is ever present and ill defined as a tool in our visual culture. This juried exhibition explores the meaning of the term, featuring work by:
Jeffrey Case, Jessi Gilbert, Elizabeth Lewis, Ariel Plotkin, Seth Scofield, Shawn Smith
Opening Reception March 26, 6-9pm

APRIL

April 2-7

ONE FOR THE ROW
An invitational exhibition presented in celebration of Desotorow’s anniversary and the support of volunteers and artists of 2009. Featuring Work By:
Michelle Cornejo, Erin DeRosa, Jessi Gilbert, Capucine F. Gros, Stevie Herendeen, Alessandra Hoshor, Molly Kellam, Rachel Ormiston, Georgia Ponton, Carrie Padgett, Don Rogers, Nicole Santoni, Amanda Smith, Kay Wolfersperger

Opening Reception April 3, 5-10pm
A part of Desoto Strut, Starland’s First Saturday Gallery Hop

April 9-21

THE LENS BASED IMAGE
A juried exhibition of mixed media lens based work. Guest curated by Meryl Truett. Featuring Work By:
Rhonda Arnsten, Collin Asmus, Wendy Deschene, Jeff Schmuki, Erin Elliot, Pamela Flynn, Amy Hunter, Juan Juarez, Eric Landes, Imke Lass, Lynette Miller, Renee Malloy, Stephen Marc, Dorothy Netherlands, J.B. Raetzke, Sharon Reeber, Alan Trevithick, Vanessa Woods

Opening Reception April 9, 6-9pm. Image: “DaVinci’s Flight” by Renee Malloy, $600

April 9-21

ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL IB ART EXHIBITION
A group exhibition featuring work by Maxwell Mackenzie, Justin Howie, Liza Ioffe, and Lauren Bothwell.
Opening Reception April 9, 6-9pm

April 23-28

REDUX
A juried exhibition of work made from recycled materials. Featuring Work By
Edna Cantoral Acosta, Rachel Baer, Corina Gertz, Jonas Kulikauskas, Cat Chiu Phillips
Opening Reception April 23, 6-9pm. Image: “Take the Waters” by Rachel Baer, $45

April 30-May 5

THE ARMADA SERIES
A solo exhibition by Chris Kienke
Chris Kienke blurs the distinction between the representational and the abstract in this solo exhibition. By removing his subject matter from immediate recognition, Kienke’s work defies the viewer’s opportunity to label and categorize, and instead encourages an intuitive viewing process.
Opening Reception May 1, 6-9 pm. Image: ‘White Armada’

April 30-May 5

FIXED SLIPPERY
A solo exhibition by Christopher L. Williams

In this exhibition, Christopher Williams blends the distinction between sculpture, painting, and architecture, exploring space and creating relationships between objects, ideas, and environments.

Opening Reception May 1, 6-9 pm. Image: “Flip, Fold, Fade I”, Acrylic on Wood & Fiberglass, $800

MAY

May 7

ART FOR ART’S SAKE
A benefit for Desotorow Gallery

A silent art auction benefit for Desotorow Gallery. Proceeds go directly to the gallery, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Reception 6-9 pm, Bidding Ends at 8:30 pm
Sponsored by Barfood, Brighter Day, Central Animal Hospital, and Sentient Bean

May 14-18

FOREST OF FRIENDS & THIN WALLS
by Janie Stamm & Janelle Proulx
Opening Reception May 14, 6-9pm

May 14-18

AN EXHIBITION BY YU-MI KIM
Opening Reception May 14, 6-9pm

May 21-16

A SOLO EXHIBITION BY BRITTANY STURRET
Representing Clothing by Mint Boutique

For more information about the artist, visit www.brittanysturrett.com.
Opening Reception May 21, 6-9pm
Baked goods by Dallas Lewis

JUNE

June 4-16

AGORAPHOBIA/CLAUSTROPHOBIA
A juried exhibition of works that explore the small and large spaces that plague people with fear. Featuring Work By:
Amanda Barnett, Nance Davies, Daniel George, Bridget Kane, Shannon Randol, Amanda Smith, David Welch, Arlene Wong
Opening Reception June 4, 6-9pm

June 18-30

SURFACE
A juried exhibition featuring work by college juniors and seniors. Featuring Work By:
Patricia Barreto, Tim Clark, Ryan Cooley, Megan St. Clair, Jonathan Takahashi, Shane Warren

Opening Reception June 18, 6-9pm. Image: Untitled #1 by Jonathan Takahashi, C-Print, 20″x24″

JULY

July 2-13

PEOPLE IN GLASS HOUSES
Paintings by Dorothy Netherland

Dorothy Netherland was born in Alexandria, VA and received a BA in Studio Art from the College of Charleston in 2000. Her work has been showcased throughout the southeast, including the Triennial at the South Carolina State Museum and the Greenville County Museum of Art. Netherland’s work investigates the incongruity between interior and exterior, the role of individual interpretation, and the struggle to know oneself and others.

View an interview with the artist by Meryl Truett.
Artist Talk July 9, 6-7 pm
Opening Reception July 9, 7-9 pm

July 5

A MUSIC EVENT FEATURING JULIAN LYNCH & TABLE
View more information about Julian Lynch here. Check out Pitchfork’s review of Lynch’s new album. View more information about Table here.

July 16-27

WRITING ON THE WALLS
A juried exhibition that celebrates the art of handwriting. Featuring Work By:
Christine Batta, Briar Craig, Alison Gates, Marjorie Durko Puryear, Jennifer Rockage
Opening Reception July 16, 6-9 pm

AUGUST

August 6-10

ZONE
A exhibition by Jiwon Keum and Seohyon Lee

August 20-31

SCIENCE OF ART
A juried exhibition featuring work by:
Jasmine Begeske, Christine Drake, Phil Hendrickson, Aimee Howard, Melissa Precise, Rosalyn Richards
Opening Reception Aug 20, 6-9 pm. Image: “DDR SDRAM” by Phil Hendrickson

August 26

COCKTAIL PARTY AT LULU’S
A Benefit for Desotorow Gallery
Join us for casual networking with Desotorow volunteers and supporters, and of course, great desserts and beverages! Order our signature Desotorow cocktail: Ginger, No Fred and a portion of the sales go to Desotorow!  Stop by during the week of August 23 – 28 and order Ginger, No Fred. A portion of all sales of this drink will benefit Desotorow Gallery. 6-8 pm Sponsored by Lulu’s Chocolate Bar

SEPTEMBER

September 17-21

THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY
A Graduate Illustration Show Featuring Work By
Lauren Brown, Erin Burns, Krishna Chavda, Lori Day, Brianne Farley, Rusty Gaechter, Michael Goings, Jeff Hinchee, Sarah Jackson, Jana LaChance, Jonathan Mayer, Blythe Russo, Elisabeth Sartori, Angela Stork, Yiqiao Wang, Yilu Zhang
The 16 artists participating in this exhibit make up a sample of illustrators who currently attend SCAD for their Masters degree in Illustration. Collectively, these artists work in a variety of mediums, from digital to traditional, targeting an expansive demographic. Check out the SCAD Graduate Illustration Blog. Opening Reception Sept 17, 6-9 pm

September 24-28

RETURN TO NISYROS; VISIONS OF A GREEK ISLAND
An exhibition by Sharon McNeil
This exhibition explores the beauty, mystery, and culture of the island Nisyros. Visit sharonmcneil.com for more information. View the artist’s blog here. Opening Reception Sept 24, 6-9 pm

OCTOBER

October 1-12

LOCALS ONLY
A Juried Exhibition Featuring Work By Savannah Artists:
Angela Burson, Linh Kang, Axelleh Kieffer, Adam Kuehl, Daniel George, Juliana Peloso, Kim Salinas, Caitlyn Soldan, Erin Valentine
Opening Reception Oct 2, 6-9 pm (during Desoto Strut)

October 15-19

DISTRICT QUARTERLY LAUNCH PARTY
Be the first to pick up the newest issue of the nostalgia-themed SCAD District Quarterly! Check out art from the magazine and find out the new theme for winter’s issue. Opening Reception Oct 15, 6-9 pm

October 15-19

CHATHAM COUNTY
An Exhibition by Andrea Boo
Opening Reception Oct 15, 6-9 pm

NOVEMBER

November 5-9

A PREPARATION: THUS FAR
An Exhibition by Erin DeRosa
Exploring the indiosyncracies of everyday life, Erin DeRosa presents a series of work detailing her interaction with subject matter ranging from momentary gestures, leftover breakfast, to the ordinary houseplant. Depicting her encounters with the mundane, DeRosa’s work reminds us that we should never be too busy to find satisfaction in the little things. For more information about the artist, visit www.erinderosa.com.
Opening Reception Nov 5, 6-9 pm

November 12

JUNK IN THE TRUNK
An indie trunk show featuring handmade goods by local artists
For more information about how to register as a vendor, click here. Visit Junk in the Trunk from 5-9 and receive free admission to the Arty Party After Party from 10 to 12 at the Jepson Center. Sponsored by Red Clover, Lonesome Swagger, Outback Steakhouse, and SCAD Radio

November 12-16

A GROUP EXHIBITION
by John Rise, Chris Kienke, Patrick McKinnon, and Ruben Salinas
Opening Reception Nov 12, 6-9 pm

November 12-16

A GROUP EXHIBITION BY SCAD DRAWING STUDENTS|
Opening Reception Nov 12, 6-9 pm

DECEMBER

December 3-7

MEMOIRS OF A PLASTIC PERSON…
…a curious exhibition of doll
drawings, photography, and lamps
by Dick Bjornseth
Opening Reception Dec 3, 7-9 pm

Read blog coverage here.

December 10-14

YOUNG ARTISTS SHOWCASE
An exhibition of work by local high school juniors and seniors. Featuring work by Islands, Jenkins and Groves High Schools.
Opening Reception Dec 10, 6-9 pm. Sponsored by Atwell’s Art & Frame, Maldoror’s Frame Shop, Ex Libris and Bull Street Station

Read blog coverage here.