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"Southern Discomfort 2018: Art Inspired by Flannery O'Connor" Art Exhibit and Silent Auction

Date/Time

May 18, 2018
05:00 PM until 08:00 PM

Description

The Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home is pleased to present “Southern Discomfort 2018: Art Inspired by Flannery O'Connor.” This biennial group exhibition, a follow-up to successful art shows at Nonfiction Gallery in 2016, ThincSavannah in 2014 and 1704Lincoln Gallery in 2012, will include a reception and silent auction, featuring original art by more than 20 local artists. 

“Southern Discomfort” showcases art inspired by Savannah native and National Book Award winner Flannery O’Connor, one of the South’s greatest authors. Proceeds from the show will benefit local artists as well as programming and outreach initiatives at the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, a literary treasure nestled in the heart of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District on Lafayette Square. 

A wide range of media will be on display, from oil paintings and charcoal and pencil drawings to photography, encaustics and mixed media work. More than 20 recognized Savannah artists will participate in “Southern Discomfort,” including Stacie Albano, Carmela Aliffi, Jason Armstrong Beck, Anna Bliss, Angela Burson, Betsy Cain, Julia Christian, Joy Dunigan, Megan Garrison, Tamara Garvey, Meredith Gray, Chela Gutierrez, Mary Hartman, Rob Hessler, Farnaz Jahani, Bert John, Geoff L. Johnson, Panhandle Slim, AJ Perez, Peter Roberts, Alexandro Santana, Christine Sajecki and Tim Taylor. 

For additional information about the “Southern Discomfort 2018” exhibit, please call 912.233.6014 or visit flanneryoconnorhome.org online. 

Pictured: 
- The Geranium and the Fire Escape by Alexandro Santana

Cost

FREE

Location

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417 Whitaker Street
Savannah, GA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

Phone

912-233-6014

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