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Exhibits & openings this week
A gallery hop benefitting the Savannah Childrens Choir happens Friday; shown is ‘Vocal Harmony' by Amiri Farris at Friedman's

All is well (Damn right it is) - New works by local artist Eric David Wooddell. Mandalas and collages inspired by the amazing times we live in. Ghost Town Tattoo, Montgomery & Congress Sts.

Chittlin' Circuit Review - Works by artist and muralist, Rik Freeman, in conjunction with the Black Heritage Festival. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.

Confronting History: Jacob Lawrence - The John Brown and Hiroshima print series by Jacob Lawrence. Part of the Evans collection, and on display in conjunction with the Black Heritage Festival. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd

Faith Ringgold: Story Quilts and Freedom Quests - Ringgold is a celebrated African American painter, mixed media sculptor, performance artist and illustrator. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd

Georgia Artists for SBF - Three renowned Georgian artists, including Rose Leavell, Steve Penley and Cindy Wallace are part of an exhibit in conjunction with the Savannah Book Festival. Jepson Center - Trustees Gallery, 207 W. York St.

Group Show - Artwork from Ally Schreiber, Erica Mounsey, and Adriana Normand. Reception: Feb. 11, 5-9pm Jewelry Consignment Network, 139 Bull St.

Heresy - Interpretations of Medieval woodcuts exploring the imagery of alchemy and witchcraft from artist Mary Ann Blackstone. Closing reception: Feb. 24, 6-9pm. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Irene Mayo - Mayo is a New York native whose impressionistic paintings are inspired by the Lowcountry. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.

Kinetic potentials - Works by Jeff Doran exploring energy transfer with ink, water and urethane. Runs through March 25. ThincSavannah, 35 Barnard St. Suite 300

Kinship: A tribute of iron - Works by sculptor and SCAD professor Matt Toole including prototypes, models, and images of his performance featured at the 6th International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art. Opening reception: Feb. 11, 6-9pm. Gallery talk: Feb. 27, 2-4pm. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

Lowcountry Perspectives - Paintings depicting African American life in the Lowcountry by local artists including Richard Law, Allen Fireall, Carol Lasell Miller and Amiri Farris. Hospice Savannah Gallery , 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

Made to Bend & Through the Boneyard - Featured artists Meredith Sutton and Tobia Makover. Makover shows encaustic photographs shot on Ossabaw Island; Sutton creates a unique series of cuff bracelets. Opening reception: Feb. 11, 5:30-8pm Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St.

New Beginnings Youth Art Exhibition - A show celebrating the talent of local middle-school and high-school students. Reception: Feb. 9, 6:30-8:30pm. S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, 9 W. Henry St.

Richard Law - The local, self-taught artist whose work reflects his Lowcountry upbringing. Part of the Black Heritage Festival. Opening reception: Feb. 11, 6pm. SSU Social Sciences Building Gallery

SavFADA Art Hop - A trolley tour to participating galleries and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Savannah Children's Choir, who perform at each venue. Fri. Feb. 11, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. SavFADA member galleries, downtown, including Chroma, Friedman's Fine Art, Grand Bohemian (at the Mansion), Kobo and Ray Ellis Gallery.

Vietnam Veterans Art Exhibit - Works created by five Vietnam veterans in conjunction with the Veteran Affairs Medical Clinic and artist/instructor Kenneth Martin. Reception: Feb. 11, 11am-1pm. Living Independence for Everyone (LIFE), 12020 Abercorn St.