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Exhibits & openings this week
‘The Artificial N*****' by Marcus Kenney, part of ‘Southern Discomfort' at 1704Lincoln

Art in the Woods Retrospective - The Stillmoreroots Group, an artist collective based in Stillmore, Georgia, will hold a retrospective exhibition documenting their annual all-day art exhibition in the woods of Stillmore, Georgia called Art in the Woods. The retrospective hangs at the Sentient Bean February 3-29. Since the success of the event, the group has seen expansions and transitions of members, more than 20 group shows across Georgia, and an increased focus on rural communities with limited art programs. Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Brian Antoine Woods - Brian Antoine Woods artworks are on display at the Midtown Municipal Building from January 24- June 29. Woods' work illustrates the oral history of his family, the Rakestraws, a generation of settlers, slaves, farmers, and pioneers who experienced the evolution of cotton first-hand. Woods has performed volunteer work and teaching with the 21st Century afterschool program and at the City of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs Spring Break art camp. Midtown Municipal Building, 601 E. 66th St.

Fresh Prints - Exhibition featuring selected student works from the Fall 2011 printmaking classes at Savannah State University. Work by Tae Walker, Dangua Allen, Rocquez Fluellen, Alicia Bartley, Katherine Clarke, Xavier Hutchins, Cristianna Cambrice, and Malihea Nezamzadeh. Foxy Loxy Print Gallery and Cafe, 1919 Bull St.,

From the Heart - The Tybee Arts Association presents "From the Heart," its February art and fine crafts show and sale, Feb. 3-5. Fourteen area artists will show their works in media including painting, photography, sculpture, fiber arts, glass arts, jewelry, art quilts, prints and more. Show will open Friday, Feb. 3 with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. and continue Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tybee Arts Association, 7 Cedarwood Dr.

Girl Scout Centennial Exhibit - Historic images from the collections of the Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace and the Girl Scouts First Headquarters, depicting the Savannah Girl Scouts' interaction with the City of Savannah during the early to mid-20th century, including Girl Scout events at City properties and Girl Scouts with City officials at City Hall. The exhibit will run through June 2012.

Haiti - Photo chronicle of Haitian life by Jeane LaRance. Opening reception Fri. Feb. 3 6-9 p.m. Artist gallery talk Sun. Feb. 12 3-5 p.m. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

Houses of the Holy - A group show of well known Savannah artists exploring house shaped panels built with love in Primary Art Supply's custom shop. Curated by Robyn Reeder. January 15- February 29th. Reception February 8th from 6-9. Lulu's Chocolate Bar, 42 MLK Blvd.

In God's Country - The Gallery at St. Paul's presents an exhibition of works by artist Bobi Perry. There will be an artist's reception Sunday, March 4 from 3-5 p.m. which is free and open to the public. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1802 Abercorn St.,

JEA February art show - The art show at the JEA beginning February 1 will feature the works of painter Samantha Claar & mosaic artist Annie Burke. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

Kobo Gallery Valentine's Show - Artists include Doris Grieder, Steve Cook, Sonya Ho, Tobia Makover, Christi Reiterman, Heather Lindsey Stewart, Dicky Stone, Meredith, Anne Sutton, Meryl Truett, Melinda Borysevicz, T.S. Kist, Marta McWhorter, DavId Peterson, Katrina Schmidt-Rinke. Reception Friday, February 10, 6-9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:30-5:30 p.m., Sunday, 11-5 p.m. Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St.

Lowcountry images - An art show of Lowcountry images benefiting the Steward Center for Palliative Care. Featured artists are Samantha Claar, Richard Law and Carol Lasell Miller. Work will hang January and February with an artists' reception Thursday, January 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive,

SCADDY exhibit - Over 120 of the top student submissions are currently being exhibited through February 10. Gutstein Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.

SeeSAW mural Kickstarter - See Savannah Art Walls (SeeSAW) has received permission from the city to oversee a designated mural wall at 34th and Habersham. They've started a Kickstarter page to help raise awareness and capital for the project: See Savannah Art Walls (SeeSAW),

Slavery by Another Name - Paintings and Assemblages by Robert Claiborne Morris will be on display in the Drawing Room Gallery of the Telfair Academy from January 6 to March 4. Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St.

Southern Discomfort - The Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home present "Southern Discomfort: Art Inspired by Flannery O'Connor," a group exhibition of original art on Thursday, February 2 and Friday, February 3. Net proceeds benefit the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home. Preview hours for "Southern Discomfort" will be February 2 4 to 7 p.m. and February 3 2 to 5 p.m. Exhibit and silent auction will take place on February 3 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. with the silent auction closing at 8:30 p.m. 1704Lincoln, 1704 Lincoln St.

Telfair Winter Teen & Adult Classes - The Way Cool LED Cube; Dancing with Light; Video Game Development with Red Panda Studios; Photography Exploration; The Poetry of Plein-Air Painting; Sculpting From Antiquity; Light and Color; Portrait Drawing; Ossabaw Painting Adventure with West Fraser. Contact Kip Bradley, Studio Programs Manager,, 912.790.8823 Telfair Museums, Telfair Square

Telfair Winter Youth Art Classes - Geek Bling / Techno-jewelry; Portfolio Builder: Youth Drawing II; Learn to Draw with Robots and Light. Contact Kip Bradley, 912.790.8823