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'Private Eye for Private Peaches’ -- New works mixing graphic design, photography and painting by: Amy Wright & Jason Marz. Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr Blvd.

‘Comfort in Familiarity' -- Megan Kimber’s illustrative acrylics and

mixed media, through Feb. 17 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception: February 3, 6-8 p.m.

‘Mestizo: Dogs of Todos Santos’
-- This exhibit of photography by Randy Akers responds to the plight of dogs in Mexico, particularly Baja. Profits from this show will go to the Animal Refuge Sanctuary in Baja. Downtown Athletic Club Gallery, One East Broughton, through February 19.

‘Idiot’s Delight’ -- DeSotORow Gallery presents the work of K.C. Hereth through Feb. 9. 2427 Desoto Ave. in the Starland Design District.

‘Novel Ideas’ -- SCAD presents this exhibit Feb. 18-March 18 at the May Poetter Gallery in Poetter Hall, 342 Bull St. The show features illustrative and photographic work by SCAD students, alumni and faculty that reference literature and use the book form as an object of art. Artists include Carrie Christian, Bret M. Herholz, Stefani Joseph, Sarah Meyer, Colin Roddick, Jose Luis Silva and Cameron Lundy Woodall. The exhibition is featured on the March gallery hop, Friday, March 4, 5-7 p.m. The exhibition and gallery hop are free and open to the public.

‘New Beginnings’ -- Youth art exhibit in City of Savannah’s Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St. The exhibition, which includes student works from Savannah Area schools and is part of the Black Heritage Festival, will run from Feb. 9-21. Opening reception Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

‘Sculpture Gardens’ -- Recent large-scale paintings by Morgan Santander explore a wide range of iconography from the theatrical to abstraction. Santander is currently a professor of painting at SCAD. Through Feb. 26 at Starland Center of Contemporary Art (StarCCA) 2428 Bull St., 6-10 p.m. Free.

‘Shadow, Impression and Reflection: John Moore, Karim Ghidinelli, and Abezash Tamerat’ --
SCAD presents this exhibition of painting and sculpture Feb. 4-27, at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.

‘Images of Southeast India’
-- Photographs by Nigel Law at Rec Arts on Broughton Street through February. Half of sales are donated to the South Indian Fisherman's Federation and the Hindu Mission Hospital for Tsunami relief.

‘5 to Collect for 2005’ -- Hospice Savannah presents this exhibit through Feb. 28. This year's artists are, Betsy Cain, Allen Fireall, Larry Levow, Monica James and Meryl Truett. 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

‘Mark Uzmann: Not Just Visual Typology’ -- SCAD presents this exhibit through Feb. 15, at May Poetter Gallery, 342 Bull St. It features black and white portraits taken in Spain and Mexico.

‘Weave a Dream’ -- Portraits of local health advocates by John Zeuli are at the Starfish Cafe (formerly Bread & Butter Cafe), 719 E. Broad St., through February. Mon.-Fri. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Evening with Richard Weisman -- SCAD presents this event with world-renowned contemporary art collector Richard Weisman on Thursday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m. at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. Selections from Weisman’s personal collection, including pieces from Warhol’s “Athlete Series, 1977-1978,” will be on display at the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St, Feb. 10-Feb. 14. Weisman will sign copies of his recent book Picasso to Pop, a chronicle of his art collection from the 1960s to 1980s, Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Pinnacle Gallery.