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Jean Claude Roy -- Works by this French impressionist hang from June 5-July 9 in the Grand Bohemian Gallery at The Mansion on Forsyth Park. Opening reception Friday, June 9, from 6-9 p.m. with wine and cheese for all. Free and open to the public.


‘Seamless Grotesques’ -- MFA Fibers Thesis Exhibition by Susie Jean Baker at Starland Center for Contemporary Art, 2428 Bull St. June 12-17, with opening reception Tuesday, June 13, 6-10 p.m. Free and open to the public.


‘Recent Works’ -- Exhibit by SCAD grad Tiffani Taylor at Off the Wall Gallery, in 45 Bistro at the Marshall House on Broughton Street. June 14 through July, with an opening reception Thurs. June 15, 6-8:30 p.m.


Ron DeCosta -- Recent works through June 15 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.


‘Pinned by a Voyeur’ -- Pinhole photography by Shawna Ventimiglia at Black Orchid through June 30. 131 Drayton St.


New works -- New paintings by Daniel E. Smith and Melody Postma are now at the Whitney Gallery. Also on display are June Stratton, Corinne Adams, Barbara J. Brown, Stephen Kasun, James Allen, Leslie Kneisel and Adela Holmes. Whitney Gallery is at 415 Whitaker St.


‘Miniature Madness’ -- Collage sculptures, trinkets, and doll houses, by Louise Frank, Ryan Brennan, and Monica Kelly at Desot O Row Gallery, 2427 Desoto Ave. between Bull & Whitaker, June 15-21. Reception Friday June 16, 7 p.m.


Group show -- Horne & Thistle Gallery at 424 E Oglethorpe Ave. will have a show of  gallery artists for June featuring: Julio Garcia, Muriel Bono, Irene Mayo, Sue Gouse, Mary Ellen McLaughlin, Margaret Brennan, Arnold Desmarais, William Peterson, Shaun Horne, John Hillenbrand, Edward Rice and others. Open Tuesday thru Saturday from 10 -6 and by appointment (704-3136).


‘Hints of Use: An Exhibition of Handmade Pottery’ -- Exhibition features hand-built ceramics by James Lobb. Desot O row Gallery, 2427 Desoto Ave, between Whitaker and Bull Streets.


‘Abstract and Abstracted’ -- Chroma Gallery hosts a show featuring six popular Chroma artists: Loja - a collaboration of two favorites Jan Clayton Pagratis and Lori Keith Robinson; Ikeda Lowe; Ursula Brenner Elena Madden; and Heather Lindsey Stewart. 31 Barnard St.


Luther Vann -- The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk art presents work by this visionary painter through June 28. The Hurn Museum, 1015 Whitaker St.  Tuesday-Saturday 11-4; Sunday 12-4; closed Monday.  Adults  $ 4, Students  $3.


Gallery 440 -- Located between Monterey Square and Forsyth Park, Gallery 440 welcomes Charlotte Dunlap, Morgan Kuhn, Cissie Victor and Frances Walter, artists in residence. Also upstairs are works by photographer Tim Coy and paintings by Billy Herrin. 440 Bull St., open 11-5 Wed-Sat.


Yamacraw Public Art -- In front of the First Bryan Baptist Church in Yamacraw Village. The park includes a bronze fountain featuring three dancing children, walls of photo-etched panels depicting people and events related to the site, and native plantings.


Telfair Art Fair Call for Artists -- From November 3-5 the 12th Annual Telfair Art Fair will feature original work by top local, regional and national artists. The weekend-long juried art fair, held at historic Telfair Square, features a wide variety of original art for sale, with a range of prices and styles to suit every taste. Entry deadline is July 15. Cash prizes, including the Best of Show Award, will be given to outstanding artists. Call 790.8869 or e-mail


‘Journey of a Soul’ -- Work of Outsider artist Larry Beaver documents his struggle with his demons. Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street, (on the corner of Park Avenue and Whitaker), 234-7322, Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11 - 4; Sunday 12 - 4; Closed Monday.  Adults $4; Students $3.


Steel Feathers -- Innovative, beguiling, bigger than life sculptures by Eric Longo, through June 12 at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street, on the corner of Park and Whitaker, tele: 234-7322. Tuesday - Saturday 11 - 4; Sunday 12 - 4; closed Monday.  Adults $4; Students $3.


‘Botanical Impressions’ -- Photography by Michael D. Weinman, MD, May-June at the Hospice Savannah Gallery of Art, 1352 Eisenhower Dr. Gallery hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


JEAArt for June– The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance beginning June 1 will feature the art of the late Joan Kobitz.


Jepson Center for the Arts– Inaugural exhibitions include:“Robert Rauschenberg: Scenarios and Short Stories”; “Darryl Pottorf: A Perspective”; work by Christopher Rauschenberg; and “Savannah Revisited.” Call 790-8800.


Call to Artists -- Tybee Arts Association Inc. announces their intent to populate the streets and parks of Tybee with turtles. Seeking artists who will develop  personalities for these Tybee Turtles.  Your canvas is a larger than life, five foot long, three dimensional fiberglass turtle. Parts may be painted, or upholstered, some parts added, others removed. Honorarium of $1,000 offered. Applications received before June 15 may be considered for the next release of 20 turtles by year end 2006. Collaborations encouraged. Sponsored by the Tybee Arts Association and the City of Tybee Island, Georgia. Call Rebecca Rice at 786-0617.  ƒç