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Artists Table and Chair Talk: 3-4:30 p.m. Feb. 17; Raw IImage Barbershop and Studio, 113 E. Montgomery Crossroad. Topic is "The Current Political Environment and Its Impact on Artistic Expression.” Facilitators are Richard Law, Karla-Sue C. Marriott and Tyriq Maxwell.

Congressional Art Competition "An Artistic Discovery":  9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays Feb. 18-March 3, 2 p.m. March 3 reception: GSU Armstrong Campus, Fine Arts Gallery; free. Nationwide high school visual art contest entries from Georgia’s 1st Congressional District to recognize and encourage artistic talent. Winning entries from each district are prominently displayed in the Cannon Tunnel in Washington, D.C., for one year.

Resident jeweler Christina Taylor: 5-8 p.m.Feb. 21 during Third Thursday, exhibit ongoing; Savannah Art Association Gallery on Chippewa; etsy.com/shop/dreamcat. "My New Work is on Line" explores the complexity of expression through a single element.

“Involuntary Maps” by Bridget Conn: 6-8 p.m. Feb. 21 reception, exhibit through March 14; In Vino Veritas, 102 E. Liberty St.; invinoveritaswinebar.com/. Artist explores gesture, symbolism, intuitive mark-making, and written language through the medium of chemigrams.

Tintype Portraits by Jemma Castiglione: Tintype workshop 2 p.m. Feb. 23. First Friday viewing, reception 6-9 p.m. March 1, exhibit through March 3; Sulfur Studios, 2301 Bull St.; jemmacastiglione.com, sulfurstudios.org. Open studio hours noon-4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 1-5:30 p.m. Saturdays.

North of Victory - Savannah’s Soulful Signage: through Feb. 26; The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Photography exhibition by Susan Earl displays a sampling of Savannah’s rich cache of hand-painted signs from storefronts and facades of predominately African-American churches, barbershops and beauty salons, restaurants and seafood emporiums, and auto repair and car wash businesses.

“American Abolitionists & Anti-Slavery Activists: Conscience of the Nation”: through February; Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center, 502 E. Harris St.; americanabolitionists.com. Photographs and engravings of historic abolitionists and anti-slavery activists; begins in the 18th century with early colonial American anti-slavery activists.

“Expressing 30 Years of Diversity, Black Heritage and Culture through Art:” through Feb. 28; Raw IImage Barbershop and Studio, 113 E. Montgomery Crossroad; free. Art exhibit and lecture. Featuring local artists Richard Law, Karla-Sue C. Marriott, and Tyriq Maxwell.

Pottery by Harriet Zabusky-Zand: through Feb. 28; JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St. She has been a professional artist for more than 35 years, initially as a weaver and then as a painter, printmaker, sculptor and, most recently, as a potter.

3 D fiber artist Suzy Hokanson: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. daily through February; Gallery 209; Gallery209savannah.com. Handwoven and Nuno-felted wearable pieces are like paintings, The loom of fabric becomes her canvas of different colors, textures and fibers to create one of a kind pieces.

Carmen Maria Aguirre at JEA: March 1-31, reception 5-8 p.m. March 7; JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St. Figurative painter working in oil on canvas and/or panel.

LUSH-A Celebration in Pink by Various Artists: March 1-31; Location Gallery @ Austin Hill Realty. Three year anniversary for gallery with a kickoff of International Women’s Month. Gallery profits from show donated to League of Women Voters Coastal Georgia. Pink attire preferred.

“Enthusiasm Makes the Difference” by Zara Bell: through March 5; Starland Café, 11 E. 41st St. Bell’s work explores relationships.

The Hurn Museum presents "Native Son": Through March 31; The Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.; 912-335-8868. A 50-year retrospective of Rudolph Valentino Bostic's work. 

“Through the Eyes of the Artist - Paintings by Harris Lewis”: through March; Senior Citizens Inc., 3025 Bull St.; 912-236-0363. Artist is retired Probate Court Judge Harris Lewis.

#art912 "Walking the Horizon": Through April 21; Jepson Center; museum members free/non-members general admission; telfair.org. An exhibition of the late Savannah-based artist Bertha Husband (Scottish, 1948-2017) in tribute to her legacy in the art world.

Art Showcase Savannah: through May 21; Savannah Convention Center, One International Drive; free. Art featuring local and SCAD artists.

Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters: daily through May 26, prices vary; noon-4 p.m. Sundays through May 26 free for Chatham County residents with proof of residency; 124 Abercorn St. Tours subject to availability; telfair.org/visit/owens-thomas/.