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Exhibits and openings
Paintings by Kaori Vernon are at Gallery Espresso; reception is ThursdayWork by Sharon McIntosh is at Gallery 209Ching Levy’s annual show ‘Black and White’ is this Saturday at her home

‘The Space Between’ -- Photography by J. T. Blatty through Oct. 26. Reception Sat., Oct. 13, 7-9:30 p.m. at Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr. Blvd.

‘Melancholy Mischief’ -- Recent paintings by Kaori Vernon in a heavy gesso technique, Oct. 11-Nov. 1 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception Thurs. Oct. 18, 6-9 p.m.

‘The Model Home’ -- A photography thesis exhibition featuring Nichole Paschal, at The B. Matthews Gallery on Bay Street through Oct. 19.

‘The Art of Grace & Courtesy’ – Art exhibit by teachers from Charles Ellis Montessori Academy at the Starfish Cafe. In conjunction with the opening of Charles Ellis’ Gallery on 49th, Teachers from Charles Ellis will also be showing artwork during the month of October. A closing reception will be held Oct. 28, 2-4 p.m. where proceeds from sales will benefit the Ellis Alumni project. Growing Hope Art Co-op and Starfish Café, 719 East Broad St., 236-7423 ext. 1309 for info.

‘Sacred and Profane’ -- Alvida Art Gallery opening 7 p.m. Sat. Nov. 3 at 7303-D Abercorn St. Contributing artists will display their works as they interpret the theme of “light” and “dark”.

Readings from Desire: Women Write About Wanting -- Author Rosemary Daniell and contributing author Connie Baechler will read excerpts from their upcoming book Sat. Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at Alvida Art Gallery, 7303-D Abercorn St., to coincide with the “Sacred and Profane” exhibit opening the same night.

‘Seven from Savannah’ -- Work by seven key local artists featured at 2Car Garage, 30 W. Broughton St. through Oct. 26.

‘Mirrored Nostalgia’ -- Photos by SCAD student Sonny Wallace at Dimensions Gallery, 412 MLK Jr Blvd.

‘Metamorphosis: Painting Evolution’ -- Exhibit by Atlanta painter June Stratton through Nov. 8 at the AASU. Join Stratton for a gallery reception at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.

John Anderson -- Abstract photography at Los Robles Gallery reveals a new direction for this respected nature photographer. Private showing through Oct. 31 by appointment at Los Robles Gallery, 101 East 34th St. Call 234-5852 or 713-5547.

‘Black & White’ -- Ching Levy’s annual exhibition happens Sat. Oct. 20, 6-9:30 p.m. in her Savannah home at 1 Blue Marlin Bay (Sea Gate subdivision, Whitemarsh Island, off Hwy, 80 near Publix).

‘Inside Outside’ -- SCAD presents an exhibition showcasing work by professors Steve and Deborah Mosch, Oct. 11-Nov. 20, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.

‘This Land Is Our Land’ -- MFA photography thesis exhibition by Theron Humphrey at Iocovozzi Fine Art Gallery, 1 West Bull St. (Jones and Bull)

Impression-Expression -- A show about cooperating tendencies in art, at Daedalus Gallery, 414 Whitaker St. through Oct. 27.

‘Homebound’ -- SCAD presents a photography exhibition by SCAD professor Weihua Zhang, Oct. 9-23, Hall Street Gallery, 212 W. Hall St. A reception is scheduled for Oct. 18, 6-8 p.m. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

7times6 – Chroma Gallery’s annual show will feature new work by Aaron Memmott, Siddharth Parasnis, Lori Keith Robinson, Penelope Moore, Jan Clayton Pagratis, LOJA, and Cedric Smith. Through Oct. 31 at Chroma Gallery, 31 Barnard St.

Sandy Branam — Work by this popular local artist at the Hospice Savannah gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Dr., through October.

‘Fantastic Adventures in Text and Images’ — Highlights how artists have illustrated travels from the beginnings of the novel in the 18th century through the 20th. Artists include Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Hogarth, Rackham, and the Rhead brothers. Through Oct. 26 at SCAD Museum of Art, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd.

‘New Expressions’ — Art by Eduardo Lapetina at Beaufort’s The Gallery, Sept. 29-Oct. 25. 802 Bay St., Beaufort, S.C.

‘Splendor of Wood: Exploring Panels Paintings’ — Focuses on materials and techniques of traditional panel painting, emphasizing panel portraits drawn from SCAD’s Newton Collection. Through Oct. 26 at the SCAD Museum of Art, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Group Show — The Grand Bohemian Gallery at the Mansion on Forsyth Park is currently featuring artists John Duckworth, Irene Mayo and Jean Claude Roy.

Sharon McIntosh and Mary Ingalls — The artists of the month at Gallery 209 are painter Sharon McIntosh and glass artist Mary Ingalls Daniell. 209 E. River Street.

Art@JEA — Carolyne Graham, Carrie Kellogg, Grace Rohland and Victoria Hennie are the artists of the month for October at the JEA, 5111 Abercorn St.

Gallery 440 — A three day celebration of Gallery 440’s Fifth Anniversary begins Friday, Oct. 26, 5-7 p.m. Additional dates are Sat. Oct. 27 2-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 28 1-5 p.m. New paintings by Fran Thomas, ceramic sculpture by Barbara Duch and original handmade jewelry by Arleen Geller.

Jepson Center for the Arts – “Philip Morsberger: The Sixties,” through Jan. 20. 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.

Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences — “19th Century Glass from Savannah Collections,” through Dec. 2. 121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.