Savannah Area Artists Fine Art Exhibition Opens


Art exhibitor Phil Starks, pictured with Karen Wilds.
Art exhibitor Phil Starks, pictured with Karen Wilds.

The Telfair Museum’s Friends of African-American Art (FAAA) is hosting the first annual Savannah Area Artists Fine Art Exhibition now through July 31, 2009 at the historic Beach Institute.

The exhibit showcases the wealth and variety of significant artwork created by African American artists living and working in Savannah and surrounding areas.

Artists included in the exhibition are Peggy Blood, Madeline Cory-Thomas; Amiri Farris; Suzanne Jackson,

Gary Kornegay, Dorothy Worthy, and Susan Kornegay pause for a photo during the Opening Reception.
Gary Kornegay, Dorothy Worthy, and Susan Kornegay pause for a photo during the Opening Reception.
William Kamena- Poe, Ligel Lambert; Jerome Meadows, John Mitchell, David Smalls, Wendell Smith, Phil Starks, Luther Vann, Roosevelt Watson, Napoleon Wilkerson and George Worthy.

The opening reception was held Sunday, July 12, 2009.

The exhibition will be open to the public on Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 31, 2009.

The Beach Institute is located at 502 E. Harris St., and is open from noon-5pm.


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