Amiri Geuka Farris’s “Dreaming Savannah” Exhibit at Grand Bohemian Gallery
Amiri Geuka Farris’s “Dreaming Savannah” exhibit will be open to the public from June 10 - July 9 at The Mansion on Forsyth Park in the Grand Bohemian Gallery.
Grand Bohemian Gallery, conveniently located in The Mansion on Forsyth Park, will continue its 2021 Savannah Series showcasing talented local artists with a special solo exhibit featuring work by Amiri Geuka Farris. The exhibit will feature Farris’s signature multimedia work, which is defined by vivid colors and layered textures. This series includes paintings inspired through the act of finding a visual intimacy within daily life of exploring Savannah and the sea islands. These works of art capture ambiguous moments of nature, fused through the artistic practice, emerging as colorful paintings and assemblages capturing a moment in time. This show, which is free and open to the public, is the second exhibit in the 2021 Savannah Series.
The exhibit will be open for guests from Thursday, June 10, 2021 – Friday, July 9, 2021 and will be available for viewing daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. or by appointment. There will be an opening reception, free for all guests, on Thursday, June 10, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
ABOUT AMIRI GEUKA FARRIS:
Amiri Geuka Farris incorporates a wide range of media including painting, drawing, video, performance and installation. His work is full of personal experience and examines a variety of issues, from nature and culture to memory and perception. As an artist, Farris is known for his dynamic, powerful art combining vivid colors and layered textures. His work has been featured in more than 100 exhibitions internationally, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Farris earned an M.F.A. in Painting and a B.F.A. in Illustration from SCAD.
ABOUT THE MANSION ON FORSYTH PARK:
Savannah’s most elegant destination, The Mansion on Forsyth Park is conveniently located at 700 Drayton Street and offers luxurious guest rooms and suites, inspired experiences, gracious Southern hospitality and unparalleled coastal cuisine. Home to 700 Drayton restaurant, Poseidon Spa, Bosendorfer Lounge, Casimir’s Lounge, Grand Bohemian Gallery and 700 Kitchen Cooking School, The Mansion on Forsyth Park is an independent Kessler Collection property that stands apart as an exciting destination for visitors as well as area residents. Savannah’s premier pet-friendly hotel, The Mansion also features stunning spaces for special events, a marble-framed pool and popular Artful Wellness Center. For more information, please visit www.mansiononforsythpark.com and follow @mansiononforsythpark on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT THE KESSLER COLLECTION:
The Kessler Collection‘s portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boasts chic design, luxurious accommodations, enriching ambiance and intuitive service. Whether visiting properties in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina, each hotel’s exquisite art, music and cultural influences are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire mystique and to encourage unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are immersed in redefined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel and a cutting-edge downtown icon to a premier luxury lodge, high-design Southern mansion and elite ski lodge. The Kessler Collection was the founding member of the Marriott Autograph Collection, introduced with seven Autograph Collection branded hotels. Each property is a bold, original hotel carefully created with style and the individualist traveler in mind. For more information about The Kessler Collection, please visit www.kesslercollection.com or call 888.472.6312.