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Exhibits & openings this week

Bold Strokes - Recent works by David Miley, Dec. 3- Jan. 3. The Tybee native moved away to attend the Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art in Dover, NJ. Back in Georgia, he presents his newest body of graphic works and illustrations. Reception Dec. 14, 6-8 pm and the show is a stop on the "Holiday Hop in the Heart of the Historic District" event on Bull Street between Liberty and Chippewa Square. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Call for Poets, Indigo Sky - Indigo Sky Community Gallery is seeking local writers/poets to participate in the spoken word performance series: Blank Page Poetry - Words & Shadows, presented at the upcoming PULSE Festival at the Jepson Center this winter. Writers are sought whose poems deal with the interface between a variety of ever-evolving technological advancements and the human condition. Rehearsals will be required. E-mail by including a sample of work. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

Ching Levy - During this show, all original pieces are being discounted 50%. The popular Chinese American artist displayed her work in Savannah at The Gallery and participated at ten Telfair Art Fairs. Chen's Chinese Restaurant, 20 E. DeRenne Ave.

Feast Your Eyes - Friday, December 14, from 7-10 pm, The Butcher hosts an opening reception/food drive for "Feast Your Eyes", a food-related art show to benefit America's Second harvest of Coastal Georgia. There will also be a silent auction for prizes from local businesses, and will be accepting non-perishable food items and monetary donations for Second Harvest. All of The Butcher's profits from this event will be donated. Refreshments are complimentary and admission is free, but they encourage a food or monetary donation to Second Harvest. Exhibition will hang through Jan. 4. The Butcher, 19 E. Bay St.

Georgia Landscapes - Black and White photographs by Atlanta photographer Michael Turner. Turner explores the power and majesty of Georgia's natural landscape. Savannah Center for Fine Art, 41 Drayton St.

I Have Marks to Make - Eighteenth annual edition of beloved local arts tradition celebrating the therapeutic and rehabilitative power of art. Show runs Dec. 2-Jan. 6. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St.

Little Black Dress - Curated by SCAD trustee and Vogue Contributing Editor Andre Leon Talley, this exhibit charts the historic and contemporary significance of a singular sartorial phenomenon. Through January 27 at the SCAD Museum of Art. SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.

Merry Art Market - A unique art market designed for locals to buy art from artists right out of the studio. High quality pottery, metalsmith jewelry, wood-turned kitchen wares, and woven and knitted fibers. Meet and greet local artists. Saturday Dec. 15, 10 am-4 pm. Savannah's Clay Spot, 1305 Barnard St.

Metamorphosis - Paintings by local artist and naturalist Mallory Pearce and his late mother Sally Pearce. Mallory has published 15 books with Dover and recently added "The Lowcountry -- A Naturalist's Field Guide to Coastal Georgia, The Carolinas, and North Florida" to his accomplishments. Dragonfly Studio, 1204 Highway 80

Offering of the Angels: Masterworks from the Uffizi Gallery - Italian Renaissance Masterpieces from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. Dec. 7, 2012 through March 30, 2013. Jepson Center for the Arts, 207 W. York St.

Pop-Up Art Show - Three days only -- mixed media works by Meryl Truett & Kevin O'Malley. Photography by Bailey Davidson and Rebecca Dolan. Reception Fri. Dec. 14 6-9 p.m. Hours Sat. 1-5 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m. Gallery 209, 209 W. Hall St.

Tiffani Taylor & Andaz: Collaborative Art Salon - Tiffani Taylor will be painting a 10' x 5' canvas at the Andaz Salon, inviting guests to participate. Materials for writing and painting will be provided. The art will then be cut into 6" x 6" squares and given to participants the following week. Thu. Dec. 13, 5:30-7 p.m. Andaz Savannah, 14 Barnard St.

Turning Points in Portraiture - The Beach Institute in conjunction with The Hurn Museum presents this look at the history of portraiture's relationship to the history of art. During its long historical course, the portrait continues to reflect each era's social temperament. Through January 31. Hours: Tue-Sat 12-5 pm, Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.

Zteven Zangbang - Local pop artist Zteven Zangbang will be hanging a Holiday Pop Art Show Dec. 1-Jan. 14 in the Gallery of Blick Art Materials. Blick Art Materials, 318 E. Broughton St.