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Exhibits & openings this week
Paintings by Dennis Roth are up at the JEA Art Gallery on the southside

2D*2.5D*3D - A collection of work from three artists: Amanda Hanlon (linoleum block relief prints ironwork), Carol Williams (assemblage of found objects), and Dicky Stone (turned wood sculptures). Opening reception: Aug. 19, 5:30-8:30pm. Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St. ,

Fashion in Focus - Photos and evening wear from the SCAD Museum collection, including original couture from some of the most famous names in fashion. Runs through Sept. 30. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd,

Group Show - A mixed media exhibit featuring Elise M. Wille, Chelsea Nicolas, Lucas Rager, Jolie Bair, Juliana Peloso, Christopher Berinato, Lindsay Schmitt, Trevor Williams, and Gabrielle Hague. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

No Ordinary Folk - An exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings from self-taught folk artists from around the Southeast, including Ulysses Davis, William Golding, Bessie Harvey and more. Runs through January 3, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

No Ordinary Folk Curator Lecture - Harry DeLorme talks about folk artists and their work Friday, Aug. 20, 12:30 p.m. at Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Museum admission, free for members.

Paintings by Dennis Roth - A collection of recent work from Roth who specializes in watercolor landscapes. Runs through Aug. 31. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St. ,

Patricia Walker and Haywood Nichols - A shared show featuring photos, paintings and drawings of the barrier islands by Walker alongside a series of cat sculptures in bronze, ceramic, wood and stone by Nichols. Hospice Savannah Gallery , 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

Philip Perkis: 50 Years of Photographs - A retrospective of work from the NY-based photographer's illustrious career capturing intimate moments and pastoral scenes. Runs through 9/19. Telfair Museum of Art,

Response to Nature - Renowned watercolorist P.A. Kessler will showcase her work, which pays homage to a long tradition of botanical painting that dates back to the 16th century. Greer Gallery - Arts Center of Coastal Carolina,

Safe and Sound Presents Art and Music - Four featured artists show work. Hume and The Shy Violet also perform. Saturday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. at Studio 2Ten, 210 W. Victory Dr. $5.

Stracts - A collection of mixed media portraits by local artist Rachel Raab. Seed Eco Lounge, 39 Montgomery St. ,

The Portraits of Arthur Milton - A Savannah native, Milton's solo exhibition includes large scale portraits of people including Lou Rawls, Dolly Parton, his family members and more. Runs through Sept. 3.

Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography and Paris - Through vintage photographs, films, books, and period ephemera, Twilight Visions explores the city of Paris as the literal and metaphoric base of Surrealism during the 1920s and 30s. Runs through Oct. 10. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. ,