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Exhibits & openings this week
Members of SCAD's Foundations Dept. exhibit at Indigo Sky on Waters Ave.; gallery talk and reception is Friday, 6-9 p.m. This is ‘Conversations with Joseph.'

Aldwyth: Work v./Work n. - Collage and assemblage 1991-2009 by this reclusive Hilton Head artist, now in her 70s. Jepson Center for the Arts through 5/17

Ellen Susan: Soldier Portraits - Local photographer uses a 150-year old method to capture striking portraits of contemporary soldiers. Runs through July 25. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

Fibers Guild - The Fiber Guild of the Savannah's present works by their members and includes spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, basketry, quilting, dyeing and jewelry. Runs through 4/30. Opening Reception: 4/9, 4-7pm. S.P.A.C.E. Gallery , 9 W. Henry St.

Hank Weisman - This local woodturner is Artist of the Month for April 2010 at River Street's Gallery 209, at 209 E. River St.

Hard Time, Long Time - An exhibit of original tattoo designs by local artist Kenny Ward. Runs through 4/30. Stranded Tattoo Studios, 131 Drayton St.

It's Spring Again - Constructed wall hangings and paintings by Jessica Knapp. A bizarre blend of adorable and blood-thirsty. Runs through April 29. Reception: 4/15, 6-9pm. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Lens-Based Image - A group show guest curated by Meryl Truett featuring mixed-media lens-based work. Runs through April 21. Reception: April 9, 6-9pm. Desotorow Gallery , 2427 Desoto Ave.

New Paintings of the South - Ray Ellis unveils a collection of paintings inspired by the greater Savannah area. Ray Ellis Gallery, 205 W. Congress St.

Painters' Reel: Contemporary Painters of Georgia - Features 11 contemporary painters from across the state. Thru May 17. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

Rules of Play - Exhibition by Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea who depicts seemingly impractical objects that belie complex observations about power. Gallery talk and reception: 4/30, 5-8pm. Gutstein Gallery , 201 E. Broughton St.

Savannah Sightings - New work by Lind Hollingsworth, explores the line between organic and industrial subjects, and Robert Isley, who does plein-air in oil and charcoal. Hospice Savannah Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
SCAD Photography Senior Showcase - Five photographers hand-selected from a pool of faculty nominations present a diverse array of styles. Opening reception 4/9, 6-9pm. Runs through 4/13. Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.

Selected Work by Robert Friedman - A collection of work including sculpture and primal acrylic paintings. Through April 30. Reception 4/18, 5-7pm. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.

Seven - Seven members of SCAD's Foundations department hold a group show. Works on display range from sculptures in clay, to photographs, paintings and ink drawings. Runs through 4/18. Reception: 4/9, 6-9pm. Indigo Sky Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

Spring Doubts: New Work by Matt Hebermehl - Colorful motifs are a big part of this solo show from local painter Matt Hebermehl. Local 11ten, 1110 Bull St.

Through the Woods - A solo show by California artist Clare Rojas whose work pulls imagery from a variety of traditions to create poignant allegorical narratives. Runs through 5/9. Reception: 4/30, 6-8pm. Pinnacle Gallery , 320 E. Liberty St.

Work by Jeff Zeigler - A collection of folk and abstract paintings by local artist Jeff Zeigler. Opening Reception: 4/1, 7pm. The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. cs