Contact Us

Use the form on the right to contact us or email us directly at artservices@sulfurstudios.org

2301 Bull Street
Savannah, GA, 31401
United States

9122317105

Sulfur Studios provides affordable studio, exhibition and event space to Savannah's creative community.  

Upcoming Events

Jukebox Romantics/The Sewer Rats/Jeff Two-Names/Basically Nancy
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Jukebox Romantics/The Sewer Rats/Jeff Two-Names/Basically Nancy

ALL AGES PUNK ROCK SHOW! 

Time: Doors at 7:00 PM; Show starts at 8:00 PM (for real)
Cost: $5
Fun Levels: High

The Jukebox Romantics - NY punk rockers that tour the world with their handsome faces and amazing songs.
https://thejukeboxromantics.bandcamp.com
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The Sewer Rats - Coming all the way from Germany to provide YOU with dozens of minutes of some of the best punk rock you'll hear.
https://thesewerrats.bandcamp.com
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Jeff Two-Names and the Born Agains - Local Dad Band that has mostly factual lyrics about people they know.
https://jefftwonamesandthebornagains.bandcamp.com
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Basically Nancy - Local rock and rollers who are young enough to mainly use Instagram instead of Facebook.

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ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day!
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day!

Come by and see what our current ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident is working on!

This session we are proud to host multimedia artist and designer, Craig Deppen Auge, who is based in Kansas City, Missouri. During his residency he will be working on his project INTERVALS.

About INTERVALS:

The book and collage can be metaphors for life’s journey; pages and layers conveying time experienced. INTERVALS will expand on Auge’s existing collage practice, utilizing rhythmic, coded and abstracted vocabularies to explore alternative book art. During the 4-week residency, simple bookmaking techniques will be distilled and/or deconstructed to produce sculptural forms. These forms, along with 2D work incorporating collage, drawing, painting and print processes, will develop into a cohesive installation. Playful experimentation between color, texture, pattern and geometry will merge with subtle, narrative photographic elements. Within these combinations, INTERVALS will examine concepts of personal and universal journey. Works will ponder the intersection of ethereal dreamscape and architectural landscape. INTERVALS will highlight inner spaces and interspaces, individual moments and the places in-between, that constitute a collective sense of reality. Quick-shifting segments of imagery may not be immediately recognizable, but in some way are familiar.

The rhythm of the work will be directly informed by the very days and moments spent at Sulfur Studios. Passersby can be present with the artist’s meditative process of collage and bookmaking; cut, fold, arrange, collate, paste, bind, repeat. Using a mixture of acquired print sources, hand-altered paper, canvas, and fabric, surprising moments of unity and contrast, of harmony and dissonance, will be revealed. Auge will incorporate locally sourced ephemera and found materials as much as possible. There will be opportunities during the residency for the community to add visual components to the work. The community will be invited to share specific memories, project imagined futures, or simply take a few moments to indulge in a bit of creative play. Auge will keep the process of making open for improvisation and spontaneity in response to the city and site.

Additionally, Auge aims to publish a collaborative, limited edition zine toward the end of the program. The Zine will prove as record of the monthlong creative interval. A drop-in workshop will be offered to learn how to make small format books and zines so the community can be empowered to self-publish and utilize these processes in their own creative endeavors.

October 12: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 19: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 20: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 27: Mini-Books For Beginners Drop-In Workshop 1pm-5pm $10 suggested donation

November 2: First Friday Public Reception 6pm-9pm

November 3: Final Open Studio

Artist Bio

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Craig Deppen Auge is a multimedia artist and designer currently based in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and an Associates of Science, Digital Design and Print Communications from Bridge Valley Community & Technical College in Montgomery, West Virginia. He has exhibited work in solo and group shows throughout the U.S., including The Billboard Creative Q1 Show in Los Angeles, and locally at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. He has participated in numerous collaborative projects, including New York-based Satellite Collective’s Telephone: An International Arts Experiment. His art has been featured in several print and digital publications including Art Yellow Book #2, Sprung Formal, Gambling the Aisle, Duende Literary Journal and Blacklist Journal.

https://www.craigdeppenauge.com

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ON::VIEW Artist Residency - Community Potluck
Oct
20
5:00 PM17:00

ON::VIEW Artist Residency - Community Potluck

Join us in welcoming our current Artist-in-Resident Craig Deppen Auge! Bring a snack or drink to share, or just bring yourself and learn about Craig's project INTERVALS.

About the ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency Program:

To bolster our ongoing mission to provide a vibrant and supportive home for Savannah's creative community, Sulfur Studios now offers the new ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency Program. The Residency provides free, high visibility studio space to an artist to complete a 4-week, site-specific project that engages the community. Residents are encouraged to meet the public and share their practice during special events and studio visits, and to utilize the large windows facing Bull Street to incite the curiosity of people as they pass by at any time of day or night. Instagram: @onviewresidency

INTERVALS Statement by Craig Deppen Auge: 

The book and collage can be metaphors for life’s journey; pages and layers conveying time experienced. INTERVALS will expand on Auge’s existing collage practice, utilizing rhythmic, coded and abstracted vocabularies to explore alternative book art. During the 4-week residency, simple bookmaking techniques will be distilled and/or deconstructed to produce sculptural forms. These forms, along with 2D work incorporating collage, drawing, painting and print processes, will develop into a cohesive installation. Playful experimentation between color, texture, pattern and geometry will merge with subtle, narrative photographic elements. Within these combinations, INTERVALS will examine concepts of personal and universal journey. Works will ponder the intersection of ethereal dreamscape and architectural landscape. INTERVALS will highlight inner spaces and interspaces, individual moments and the places in-between, that constitute a collective sense of reality. Quick-shifting segments of imagery may not be immediately recognizable, but in some way are familiar. 

The rhythm of the work will be directly informed by the very days and moments spent at Sulfur Studios. Passersby can be present with the artist’s meditative process of collage and bookmaking; cut, fold, arrange, collate, paste, bind, repeat. Using a mixture of acquired print sources, hand-altered paper, canvas, and fabric, surprising moments of unity and contrast, of harmony and dissonance, will be revealed. Auge will incorporate locally sourced ephemera and found materials as much as possible. There will be opportunities during the residency for the community to add visual components to the work. The community will be invited to share specific memories, project imagined futures, or simply take a few moments to indulge in a bit of creative play. Auge will keep the process of making open for improvisation and spontaneity in response to the city and site. 

Additionally, Auge aims to publish a collaborative, limited edition zine toward the end of the program. The Zine will prove as record of the monthlong creative interval. A drop-in workshop will be offered to learn how to make small format books and zines so the community can be empowered to self-publish and utilize these processes in their own creative endeavors.

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ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency - Open Studio Day!
Oct
20
12:00 PM12:00

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency - Open Studio Day!

Come by and see what our current ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident is working on!

This session we are proud to host multimedia artist and designer, Craig Deppen Auge, who is based in Kansas City, Missouri. During his residency he will be working on his project INTERVALS.

About INTERVALS:

The book and collage can be metaphors for life’s journey; pages and layers conveying time experienced. INTERVALS will expand on Auge’s existing collage practice, utilizing rhythmic, coded and abstracted vocabularies to explore alternative book art. During the 4-week residency, simple bookmaking techniques will be distilled and/or deconstructed to produce sculptural forms. These forms, along with 2D work incorporating collage, drawing, painting and print processes, will develop into a cohesive installation. Playful experimentation between color, texture, pattern and geometry will merge with subtle, narrative photographic elements. Within these combinations, INTERVALS will examine concepts of personal and universal journey. Works will ponder the intersection of ethereal dreamscape and architectural landscape. INTERVALS will highlight inner spaces and interspaces, individual moments and the places in-between, that constitute a collective sense of reality. Quick-shifting segments of imagery may not be immediately recognizable, but in some way are familiar.

The rhythm of the work will be directly informed by the very days and moments spent at Sulfur Studios. Passersby can be present with the artist’s meditative process of collage and bookmaking; cut, fold, arrange, collate, paste, bind, repeat. Using a mixture of acquired print sources, hand-altered paper, canvas, and fabric, surprising moments of unity and contrast, of harmony and dissonance, will be revealed. Auge will incorporate locally sourced ephemera and found materials as much as possible. There will be opportunities during the residency for the community to add visual components to the work. The community will be invited to share specific memories, project imagined futures, or simply take a few moments to indulge in a bit of creative play. Auge will keep the process of making open for improvisation and spontaneity in response to the city and site.

Additionally, Auge aims to publish a collaborative, limited edition zine toward the end of the program. The Zine will prove as record of the monthlong creative interval. A drop-in workshop will be offered to learn how to make small format books and zines so the community can be empowered to self-publish and utilize these processes in their own creative endeavors.

October 12: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 19: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 20: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 27: Mini-Books For Beginners Drop-In Workshop 1pm-5pm $10 suggested donation

November 2: First Friday Public Reception 6pm-9pm

November 3: Final Open Studio

Artist Bio

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Craig Deppen Auge is a multimedia artist and designer currently based in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and an Associates of Science, Digital Design and Print Communications from Bridge Valley Community & Technical College in Montgomery, West Virginia. He has exhibited work in solo and group shows throughout the U.S., including The Billboard Creative Q1 Show in Los Angeles, and locally at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. He has participated in numerous collaborative projects, including New York-based Satellite Collective’s Telephone: An International Arts Experiment. His art has been featured in several print and digital publications including Art Yellow Book #2, Sprung Formal, Gambling the Aisle, Duende Literary Journal and Blacklist Journal.

https://www.craigdeppenauge.com

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ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day!
Oct
19
12:00 PM12:00

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day!

Come by and see what our current ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident is working on!

This session we are proud to host multimedia artist and designer, Craig Deppen Auge, who is based in Kansas City, Missouri. During his residency he will be working on his project INTERVALS.

About INTERVALS:

The book and collage can be metaphors for life’s journey; pages and layers conveying time experienced. INTERVALS will expand on Auge’s existing collage practice, utilizing rhythmic, coded and abstracted vocabularies to explore alternative book art. During the 4-week residency, simple bookmaking techniques will be distilled and/or deconstructed to produce sculptural forms. These forms, along with 2D work incorporating collage, drawing, painting and print processes, will develop into a cohesive installation. Playful experimentation between color, texture, pattern and geometry will merge with subtle, narrative photographic elements. Within these combinations, INTERVALS will examine concepts of personal and universal journey. Works will ponder the intersection of ethereal dreamscape and architectural landscape. INTERVALS will highlight inner spaces and interspaces, individual moments and the places in-between, that constitute a collective sense of reality. Quick-shifting segments of imagery may not be immediately recognizable, but in some way are familiar.

The rhythm of the work will be directly informed by the very days and moments spent at Sulfur Studios. Passersby can be present with the artist’s meditative process of collage and bookmaking; cut, fold, arrange, collate, paste, bind, repeat. Using a mixture of acquired print sources, hand-altered paper, canvas, and fabric, surprising moments of unity and contrast, of harmony and dissonance, will be revealed. Auge will incorporate locally sourced ephemera and found materials as much as possible. There will be opportunities during the residency for the community to add visual components to the work. The community will be invited to share specific memories, project imagined futures, or simply take a few moments to indulge in a bit of creative play. Auge will keep the process of making open for improvisation and spontaneity in response to the city and site.

Additionally, Auge aims to publish a collaborative, limited edition zine toward the end of the program. The Zine will prove as record of the monthlong creative interval. A drop-in workshop will be offered to learn how to make small format books and zines so the community can be empowered to self-publish and utilize these processes in their own creative endeavors.

October 12: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 19: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 20: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 27: Mini-Books For Beginners Drop-In Workshop 1pm-5pm $10 suggested donation

November 2: First Friday Public Reception 6pm-9pm

November 3: Final Open Studio

Artist Bio

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Craig Deppen Auge is a multimedia artist and designer currently based in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and an Associates of Science, Digital Design and Print Communications from Bridge Valley Community & Technical College in Montgomery, West Virginia. He has exhibited work in solo and group shows throughout the U.S., including The Billboard Creative Q1 Show in Los Angeles, and locally at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. He has participated in numerous collaborative projects, including New York-based Satellite Collective’s Telephone: An International Arts Experiment. His art has been featured in several print and digital publications including Art Yellow Book #2, Sprung Formal, Gambling the Aisle, Duende Literary Journal and Blacklist Journal.

https://www.craigdeppenauge.com

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October Photo Group Critique!
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

October Photo Group Critique!

Join us for a monthly gathering of photographers / photo-based artists who are interested in cultivating a photo community in Savannah. We aim to provide a forum for artists at all levels, digital or analog, to receive critical feedback. All who wish to provide a safe but challenging environment to grow with input from a group of peers are welcome.

*** To show your work, RSVP BEFORE CRITIQUE by emailing us at events@sulfurstudios.org, or post on the Facebook page for the event. We will ask at the beginning of critique if there are others with work who did not reserve a spot, and will limit our session to the first 6 people. Individuals who arrive late are not guaranteed a spot to show their work. Of course you do not have to show work to attend! ***

PRINTED WORK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED, however we do have a projector for digital work. There is no limit on prints, but 10-20 is a suggested amount for a productive conversation. Digital work should be limited to 20 images on a flash drive. 

Our basic ground rules include:

1) While we understand that photography serves many different purposes, we approach it from the perspective of artists. This means we believe that there is no one correct way to create a photograph, so our conversations are not about right vs. wrong, or solely based on technique. Because of this, we anticipate that presenters

-- are providing a body of work united by an idea rather than a collection of unrelated images,

-- are willing to provide information about where they are trying to take the work so the group can frame their questions appropriately, and

-- are bringing work that is coming from a place of personal exploration and not solely commercial gain.

Feel free to attend critique a few times before showing work to help clarify these ideas, or reach out to us with questions.

2) We ask that you please keep your one-on-one conversations during critique to a minimum so that the group can give respectful attention to the person presenting their work.

3) *** To show your work, RSVP before critique by emailing us at events@sulfurstudios.org, or post on the Facebook page for the event. We will ask at the beginning of critique if there are others with work who did not reserve a spot, and will limit our session to the first 6 people. Individuals who arrive late are not guaranteed a spot to show their work. Of course you do not have to show work to attend! ***

We will be meeting in the Sulfur Studios Annex -- upstairs at 2301 Bull Street (upstairs entrance is on the corner of 39th and Desoto Ave -- look for the blue awning!) and please BYOB. Feel free to invite your friends that might be interested!

Emily Earl and Bridget Conn are the organizers of the photo critique series. Emily is a photographer from Savannah, a co-founder of Sulfur Studios, and the owner/operator of Prismatic Prints, a print shop inside of Sulfur Studios. Bridget is a photographic artist and former director of The Asheville Darkroom, and now an Assistant Professor of Art in Photography at the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern.

*** Email events@sulfurstudios.org for any other questions! ***

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Punk Mess III
Oct
13
to Oct 14

Punk Mess III

Feeding Tube
Burning Stare (Orlando FL) 
Blazar (Tallahassee FL)
Slac (Tallahassee FL)
Gumming (Richmond VA)
Poor Excuse (Asheville NC)
Adderall (Asheville NC)
Soul Glo (Philly)

(subject to change)

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ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day
Oct
12
12:00 PM12:00

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency -- Open Studio Day

Come by and see what our current ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident is working on!

This session we are proud to host multimedia artist and designer, Craig Deppen Auge, who is based in Kansas City, Missouri. During his residency he will be working on his project INTERVALS.

About INTERVALS:

The book and collage can be metaphors for life’s journey; pages and layers conveying time experienced. INTERVALS will expand on Auge’s existing collage practice, utilizing rhythmic, coded and abstracted vocabularies to explore alternative book art. During the 4-week residency, simple bookmaking techniques will be distilled and/or deconstructed to produce sculptural forms. These forms, along with 2D work incorporating collage, drawing, painting and print processes, will develop into a cohesive installation. Playful experimentation between color, texture, pattern and geometry will merge with subtle, narrative photographic elements. Within these combinations, INTERVALS will examine concepts of personal and universal journey. Works will ponder the intersection of ethereal dreamscape and architectural landscape. INTERVALS will highlight inner spaces and interspaces, individual moments and the places in-between, that constitute a collective sense of reality. Quick-shifting segments of imagery may not be immediately recognizable, but in some way are familiar.

The rhythm of the work will be directly informed by the very days and moments spent at Sulfur Studios. Passersby can be present with the artist’s meditative process of collage and bookmaking; cut, fold, arrange, collate, paste, bind, repeat. Using a mixture of acquired print sources, hand-altered paper, canvas, and fabric, surprising moments of unity and contrast, of harmony and dissonance, will be revealed. Auge will incorporate locally sourced ephemera and found materials as much as possible. There will be opportunities during the residency for the community to add visual components to the work. The community will be invited to share specific memories, project imagined futures, or simply take a few moments to indulge in a bit of creative play. Auge will keep the process of making open for improvisation and spontaneity in response to the city and site.

Additionally, Auge aims to publish a collaborative, limited edition zine toward the end of the program. The Zine will prove as record of the monthlong creative interval. A drop-in workshop will be offered to learn how to make small format books and zines so the community can be empowered to self-publish and utilize these processes in their own creative endeavors.

October 12: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 19: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 20: Open Studio 12pm-5pm

October 27: Mini-Books For Beginners Drop-In Workshop 1pm-5pm $10 suggested donation

November 2: First Friday Public Reception 6pm-9pm

November 3: Final Open Studio

Artist Bio

Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Craig Deppen Auge is a multimedia artist and designer currently based in Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and an Associates of Science, Digital Design and Print Communications from Bridge Valley Community & Technical College in Montgomery, West Virginia. He has exhibited work in solo and group shows throughout the U.S., including The Billboard Creative Q1 Show in Los Angeles, and locally at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center. He has participated in numerous collaborative projects, including New York-based Satellite Collective’s Telephone: An International Arts Experiment. His art has been featured in several print and digital publications including Art Yellow Book #2, Sprung Formal, Gambling the Aisle, Duende Literary Journal and Blacklist Journal.

https://www.craigdeppenauge.com

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"Something Else" by Jia Zeng - Reception
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

"Something Else" by Jia Zeng - Reception

Something else is what hasn’t been defined yet. It is uncertainty. Something is still finding its definition. It can’t be categorized and has to put it aside. It is confusion. It could thrive or decline. It is a middle place between something and nothing. The exhibition is finding the answer of what are we really making? Is it something, nothing or something else? Maybe back to an old question – are we painting or crafting?

 

Artist Bio

 Jia Zeng (b.1995, Xiamen, China) received a B.F.A in painting in 2018 summer from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA. She has travelled to Hong Kong and France over the past year, showing her work in Savannah and Lacoste. Her painting deals with emotions, using metaphorical and poetic perception. She combines the fiber elements and the found objects in weaving and her small work.

On display: October 11th - 14th

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October First Friday Festivities!
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

October First Friday Festivities!

Join us for October’s First Friday Festivities!

Open Studio Night — Tour our 26 artist studios and see what our studio renters have been working on!

On Display in the Gallery —

Rule of Four showcases four photographers’ adjoining perspectives on the population of, and the perceived distance between, contrasting geographies and landscapes. Rule of Four is on display from October 4th – 6th, 2018, and may be seen during the gallery’s business hours, Thursday – Saturday, noon to 5PM or by appointment.

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency — “Remix Resolution” by Artist Resident Annika Pettersson. This project takes its inspiration from the remix culture that was first developed by end of the 20th century and has evolved ever since. Jeweler, Annika Pettersson aims to produce new and interesting products by recycling already existing media and content. The “Remix Resolution” project examines concepts of originality, innovation, authority, simulation, plagiarism, repetition, and inauthenticity. Find out more about her project here: http://sulfurstudios.org/residency/

Sulfur Studios Street Fair — Join us as we shut down 39th Street between Bull St and Desoto Ave. for over 10 artist vendors, live painting, a food truck and more!

Street Fair Vendors:

Samone Norsworthy

Concrete by edl

Tamara Garvey

David Claeys

Lady Jane

Addie Blackstock

Dragonfly shop

tate ellington

Cindy Male

Gabrielle Torrez

Cohen's Retreat

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ON::VIEW Artist Residency - Artist Talk with Annika Pettersson
Oct
4
6:00 PM18:00

ON::VIEW Artist Residency - Artist Talk with Annika Pettersson

Join us for an Artist Talk with our current ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident Annika Pettersson and learn more about her project "Remix Resolution."

“Remix Resolution” is the project that jewelry designer Annika Pettersson will be working with during the 4 week ON::VIEW Residency at Sulfur Studios. The project takes its inspiration from remix culture and applies its methods to the creative process of making jewelry. "Remix" generally refers to the practice of recombining pre-existing media content - to fabricate a new work. The process includes computer aided design(CAD) and 3D-printing. The result of the Residency will be a series of jewelry that can be seen as a collage of pre-existing jewelry designs. 

Annika will have her studio space open to the public On Wednesdays from 10:30AM - 3PM (September 19th, 26th and October 3rd) 

You can also meet the artist and hang out with some great people at the Community Potluck on September 22nd from 5 - 7PM !!

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Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson
Oct
3
10:30 AM10:30

Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson

Come by the ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency space and see Annika’s progress. She will have public open hours every Wednesday from 10:30AM - 3PM

About her project “Remix Resolution”

During the one-month residency at Sulfur Studios jeweler Annika Pettersson will be working on the project titled: “Remix Resolution”. This project takes its inspiration from the remix culture that was first developed by end of the 20th century and has evolved ever since. "Remix" generally refers to the practice of recombining pre-existing media content.

Remix, in whatever form or medium in which it is implemented, is concerned with recordings. It is founded on the appropriation of existing media content and it manipulates this recorded data to fabricate new products or content.

Every element in a remix has been derived and copied from something else, it is a process requiring the act of copying. The result is not just a faithful reproduction but somewhat different and original in its own right.

Pettersson aims to produce new and interesting products by recycling already existing media and content. The “Remix resolution” project examines concepts of originality, innovation, authority, simulation, plagiarism, repetition, and inauthenticity.


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"Roe v. Wade" - Closing Reception
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

"Roe v. Wade" - Closing Reception

On display: September 20th – 29th

For this National Call for Entry, artists were prompted to submit artwork on the theme of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision that outlawed restrictions on abortions. They were prompted: Why is Roe v. Wade important to you? And does its relevance change with the very real threat of its repeal? This exhibition is presented in conjunction with guest curators Heather MacRae, Chela Gutierrez, and Jeremiah Jossim.

Participating Artists:

Susanna Deal

Rebecca Slivinsky

Jenny E. Balisle

Zara Bell

Shelly Smith

Honor Bowman

Melanie Mills

Axelle Kieffer

Krista Harberson

Greg Eltringham

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Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson
Sep
26
10:30 AM10:30

Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson

Come by the ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency space and see Annika’s progress. She will have public open hours every Wednesday from 10:30AM - 3PM

About her project “Remix Resolution”

During the one-month residency at Sulfur Studios jeweler Annika Pettersson will be working on the project titled: “Remix Resolution”. This project takes its inspiration from the remix culture that was first developed by end of the 20th century and has evolved ever since. "Remix" generally refers to the practice of recombining pre-existing media content.

Remix, in whatever form or medium in which it is implemented, is concerned with recordings. It is founded on the appropriation of existing media content and it manipulates this recorded data to fabricate new products or content.

Every element in a remix has been derived and copied from something else, it is a process requiring the act of copying. The result is not just a faithful reproduction but somewhat different and original in its own right.

Pettersson aims to produce new and interesting products by recycling already existing media and content. The “Remix resolution” project examines concepts of originality, innovation, authority, simulation, plagiarism, repetition, and inauthenticity.


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Community Potluck for ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident Annika Pettersson
Sep
22
5:00 PM17:00

Community Potluck for ON::VIEW Artist-in-Resident Annika Pettersson

Bring a snack or drink to share, or just bring yourself and meet our newest Artist-in-Resident Annika Pettersson! Annika will be working in the Residency space from September 11th - October 6th.

During the one-month residency at Sulfur Studios jeweler Annika Pettersson will be working on the project titled: “Remix Resolution”. This project takes its inspiration from the remix culture that was first developed by end of the 20th century and has evolved ever since.

Pettersson aims to produce new and interesting products by recycling already existing media and content. The “Remix resolution” project examines concepts of originality, innovation, authority, simulation, plagiarism, repetition, and inauthenticity.

Check out our Residency page to learn more about her project!

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STONO Commemoration
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

STONO Commemoration

This is an artistic collaboration for dialogue, reflection and action. 

There are thousands of histories featuring the people of this region - the Africans, Native Americans, Gullah Geechee, and early African Americans that are absent in the public squares, parks and monuments. They carry 'peaceful violence' yet bury to acknowledgement of the stories that lay outisde the standard script. Now it is time for the ancestors to clearly speak! 

This commemoration is brought to you by the Which Way Savannah Campaign. An organization dedicated to the revitalization of disappeared cultural, historic and artistic legacy.

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September Photo Group Critique!
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

September Photo Group Critique!

Join us for a monthly gathering of photographers / photo-based artists who are interested in cultivating a photo community in Savannah. We aim to provide a forum for artists at all levels, digital or analog, to receive critical feedback. All who wish to provide a safe but challenging environment to grow with input from a group of peers are welcome.

*** To show your work, RSVP BEFORE CRITIQUE by emailing us at events@sulfurstudios.org, or post on the Facebook page for the event. We will ask at the beginning of critique if there are others with work who did not reserve a spot, and will limit our session to the first 6 people. Individuals who arrive late are not guaranteed a spot to show their work. Of course you do not have to show work to attend! ***

PRINTED WORK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED, however we do have a projector for digital work. There is no limit on prints, but 10-20 is a suggested amount for a productive conversation. Digital work should be limited to 20 images on a flash drive. 

Our basic ground rules include:

1) While we understand that photography serves many different purposes, we approach it from the perspective of artists. This means we believe that there is no one correct way to create a photograph, so our conversations are not about right vs. wrong, or solely based on technique. Because of this, we anticipate that presenters

-- are providing a body of work united by an idea rather than a collection of unrelated images,

-- are willing to provide information about where they are trying to take the work so the group can frame their questions appropriately, and

-- are bringing work that is coming from a place of personal exploration and not solely commercial gain.

Feel free to attend critique a few times before showing work to help clarify these ideas, or reach out to us with questions.

2) We ask that you please keep your one-on-one conversations during critique to a minimum so that the group can give respectful attention to the person presenting their work.

3) *** To show your work, RSVP before critique by emailing us at events@sulfurstudios.org, or post on the Facebook page for the event. We will ask at the beginning of critique if there are others with work who did not reserve a spot, and will limit our session to the first 6 people. Individuals who arrive late are not guaranteed a spot to show their work. Of course you do not have to show work to attend! ***

We will be meeting in the Sulfur Studios Annex -- upstairs at 2301 Bull Street (upstairs entrance is on the corner of 39th and Desoto Ave -- look for the blue awning!) and please BYOB. Feel free to invite your friends that might be interested!

Emily Earl and Bridget Conn are the organizers of the photo critique series. Emily is a photographer from Savannah, a co-founder of Sulfur Studios, and the owner/operator of Prismatic Prints, a print shop inside of Sulfur Studios. Bridget is a photographic artist and former director of The Asheville Darkroom, and now an Assistant Professor of Art in Photography at the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern.

*** Email events@sulfurstudios.org for any other questions! ***

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Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson
Sep
19
10:30 AM10:30

Open Studio with ON::VIEW Artist Resident Annika Pettersson

Come by the ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency space and see Annika’s progress. She will have public open hours every Wednesday from 10:30AM - 3PM

About her project “Remix Resolution”

During the one-month residency at Sulfur Studios jeweler Annika Pettersson will be working on the project titled: “Remix Resolution”. This project takes its inspiration from the remix culture that was first developed by end of the 20th century and has evolved ever since. "Remix" generally refers to the practice of recombining pre-existing media content.

Remix, in whatever form or medium in which it is implemented, is concerned with recordings. It is founded on the appropriation of existing media content and it manipulates this recorded data to fabricate new products or content.

Every element in a remix has been derived and copied from something else, it is a process requiring the act of copying. The result is not just a faithful reproduction but somewhat different and original in its own right.

Pettersson aims to produce new and interesting products by recycling already existing media and content. The “Remix resolution” project examines concepts of originality, innovation, authority, simulation, plagiarism, repetition, and inauthenticity.

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Garden Tips for a Sustainable Southeastern Landscape - with Lisa Watson
Sep
8
2:00 PM14:00

Garden Tips for a Sustainable Southeastern Landscape - with Lisa Watson

GARDEN TIPS FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOUTHEASTERN LANDSCAPE

Artist & Garden Designer Lisa D. Watson shares her native plant knowledge and discusses ways to attract pollinators to your landscape. 

Due to pesticides, habitat loss, pathogens and climate change, our native pollinators have declined in many parts of the United States. Pollinators are essential to maintain agricultural crops and diverse plant communities. 

Think if every household allotted a 10 x 10 foot section of their landscape to a native pollinating garden! Lisa hopes the information she provides will inspire you to create a sustainable garden and help our pollinators thrive in the Southeast. 

Saving the planet, one garden at a time! 

This free lecture is part of Watson's On::View Residency here at Sulfur Studios. 

Plants and artwork will be available for purchase after the lecture.

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"Out of Context" Closing Reception & First Friday in Starland
Sep
7
6:00 PM18:00

"Out of Context" Closing Reception & First Friday in Starland

Join us on Friday, September 7th for the Closing Reception of "Out of Context", in conjunction with First Fridays in Starland. For this nation-wide Call for Entry, Sulfur Studios invited artists to submit work in all media inspired by graffiti and street art to be displayed in a gallery setting. Artists were asked: How does the context of the gallery change the impact the work has on the viewer? What happens when the work is removed from the street and placed in a white box environment? How does this transition from public to private spheres alter the reception of the work’s message? Does this in some way legitimize street art, or remove its integrity? Entries were juried by a committee of Sulfur Studios members, with special guest curator Adolfo H Alvarado

Out of Context Artists:

Rebecca Rolfes, Ruth Spellman, Caleb Kennedy, Anne Bessac, Carmela Aliffi, Phoebe Teeters, Zechariah Rosenmeier, Andre Bertolino, Evan Stolers, Jay Hollick and Susan Harmon

"Out of Context" is on display from August 24th - September 8th, 2018, and may be seen during the gallery’s normal business hours, Thursday – Saturday, noon to 5PM. Also come check out the show on Saturday, August 25th as we do a Juror Talk, Tour and Demo with Adolfo.

Also happening during First Friday at Sulfur Studios: 

Open Studio Night -- your opportunity to tour our studios and see what our studio renters have been working on!

The culmination of Lisa D. Watson's ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency project "Antidotes."

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Sins of Godless Men, King of Summer, Rahm, To Forget
Sep
3
7:00 PM19:00

Sins of Godless Men, King of Summer, Rahm, To Forget

With their blend of chaotic and calm Sins of Godless Men are traveling on the road with good buddies King of Summer. This date marks the end of the road dates to bring us back home for one last hurrah. 

Sins of Godless Men brings forth pure and unadulterated rock music with no holds bared live show. “The only way to really sum up their style is pure, unfiltered rock. It hits you like a brick..."
-Hissing Lawns Music Blog www.sinsofgodlessmen.bandcamp.com for music

King of Summer (Atlanta/Savannah) https://kingofsummeratl.bandcamp.com/
four XL monster energy cans filled with piss. Loud heavy pop rock from HELL.

To Forget (Charleston, SC) https://toforget.bandcamp.com/
Loud/quiet/heavy/light/fast/slow

Rahm (Jacksonville, FL)
https://rahm-band.bandcamp.com/releases
Groove Metal, Melodic Hardcore

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ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency Community Potluck!
Aug
18
5:00 PM17:00

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency Community Potluck!

Come welcome ON::VIEW Artist Resident Lisa D. Watson ! Lisa will be working on her site-specific project "Antidote," during our August session, which runs from August 14th - September 9th. Bring some food or drinks to share or just bring yourself and learn more about Lisa's plans for her Residency. 


During her On::View Residency at Sulfur Studios, Watson will explore combining her current professions and transform the area into “a green space”. “It’s a rare opportunity to incorporate living plants into works of art,” says Lisa. 

Roadways, bridges and sprawl are common themes in Watson’s artwork. She has been concerned with vulnerable natural habitats and human encroachment since she was a child as she watched roadways cut thru neighboring woodlands. Artwork can reflect these issues, native and drought tolerant gardens along with landscape education may just be the antidote to these sprawling problems, one garden at a time. 

A few repetitive shapes using collaged wall pieces, linoleum printing experimentation and three dimensional planters will be explored during the month. The unconventional planters will explore the ways foliage has an incredible way of breaking thru human infrastructure. 

Lisa welcomes those who may need garden advice to bring photos of their landscapes. She will share her knowledge on native, drought and/or salt tolerant plants, rain catchment ideas and a non-toxic weed killer recipe. Sharing knowledge is a way to give back to the Savannah community, but she also wants people to assess their own gardens and make sustainable changes.

Lisa will also have the space open to the public on the following dates: August 18th, 24th, 25th, 31st, September 1st, and 8th

In the final week, passersby may slow down and be transported into the installation, creating an antidote as they walk by or enter the space.

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August Photo Group Critique!
Aug
15
6:00 PM18:00

August Photo Group Critique!

Join us for a monthly gathering of photographers / photo-based artists who are interested in cultivating a photo community in Savannah. We aim to provide a forum for artists at all levels, digital or analog, to receive critical feedback. All who wish to provide a safe but challenging environment to grow with input from a group of peers are welcome.

*** PRINTED WORK IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED, however we do have a projector for digital work. There is no limit on prints, but 10-20 is a suggested amount for a productive conversation. Digital work should be limited to 20 images on a flash drive. ***

 

Our basic ground rules include:

1) While we understand that photography serves many different purposes, we approach it from the perspective of artists. This means we believe that there is no one correct way to create a photograph, so our conversations are not about right vs. wrong, or solely based on technique. Because of this, we anticipate that presenters

-- are providing a body of work united by an idea rather than a collection of unrelated images,

-- are willing to provide information about where they are trying to take the work so the group can frame their questions appropriately, and

-- are bringing work that is coming from a place of personal exploration and not solely commercial gain.

Feel free to attend critique a few times before showing work to help clarify these ideas, or reach out to us with questions.

2) We ask that you please keep your one-on-one conversations during critique to a minimum so that the group can give respectful attention to the person presenting their work.

3) *** To show your work, RSVP before critique by emailing us at events@sulfurstudios.org, or post on the Facebook page for the event. We will ask at the beginning of critique if there are others with work who did not reserve a spot, and will limit our session to the first 6 people. Individuals who arrive late are not guaranteed a spot to show their work. Of course you do not have to show work to attend! ***

We will be meeting in the Sulfur Studios Annex -- upstairs at 2301 Bull Street (upstairs entrance is on the corner of 39th and Desoto Ave -- look for the blue awning!) and please BYOB. Feel free to invite your friends that might be interested!

Emily Earl and Bridget Conn are the organizers of the photo critique series. Emily is a photographer from Savannah, a co-founder of Sulfur Studios, and the owner/operator of Prismatic Prints, a print shop inside of Sulfur Studios. Bridget is a photographic artist and former director of The Asheville Darkroom, and now an Assistant Professor of Art in Photography at the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern.

 

*** Email events@sulfurstudios.org for any other questions! ***

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Breaking Through - Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition - Opening Reception
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

Breaking Through - Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition - Opening Reception

“Breaking Through” is a group exhibition of contemporary jewelry. It is curated by Qiong Wu, who is an M.A candidate majoring in both Business Design & Arts Leadership and Jewelry Design at Savannah College of Art and Design.

“Breaking Through” involves about 40 pieces of jewelry from 4 artists: Shuoyuan Bai, Zihan Yang, Miao He, and Xiangyin Shi. Each artist conveys their stories and understanding of issues through their one of a kind artworks. 

The name “Breaking Through” contains two meanings. The first meaning refers to the contemporary jewelry breaking through the boundary and limitation of traditional jewelry making techniques and materials. The second meaning implies the exhibition is breaking through the current situation of the art market in Savannah and brings the new art form to the market.

Exhibition Schedule:
Friday, August 3rd, 6 pm – 9 pm (Opening Reception)
Saturday, August 4th, 12 pm – 5 pm (Fun Jewelry Event)
Sunday, August 5th, 12 pm – 5 pm

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August First Friday Festivities!
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

August First Friday Festivities!

Join us on Friday, August 3rd from 6 – 9PM for a fully loaded evening of open studios, contemporary jewelry, arts & crafts vendors, art installations and the Sulfur Studios Street Fair! 

On display in the Gallery: "Breaking Through" is a group exhibition that aims to increase the awareness of contemporary jewelry in the Savannah community. Curated by Qiong Wu, an M.A. candidate majoring in Business Design & Arts Leadership and Jewelry Design at SCAD, the exhibition involves about 40 pieces of jewelry from 4 artists: Shuoyuan Bai, Zihan Yang, Miao He, and Xiangyin Shi. Breaking Through runs from August 3rd – 5th, and may be seen during the gallery’s business hours, Friday – Sunday, noon to 5PM. 

ON::VIEW Artist-in-Residency: "Shoemaking Demystified," by Michelle Quick. 

Quick has been busy working in the Artist Residence space in the front of Sulfur Studios since June 12th, hosting several workshops and demonstration days with the public, as well as a panel discussion on slow fashion moderated by Doris Treptow-Kovacs, Professor of Fashion at SCAD. She has used the ‘on-view’ aspect of the residency to demystify the process of shoemaking and educate viewers about how an object that they interact with every day– shoes - are made. Come see how she transformed the studio space into a development lab and shoe production facility. 

Upstairs in the Annex: Kevin Clancy’s immersive installation, "What So Proudly We Hail’d". Clancy will be receiving an M.F.A. in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2018 and received a B.S. in visual arts from Bethany College, West Virginia, in 2009. He explores political meta-narratives in his art practice using loaded symbols such as the United States flag as a critique of social, cultural and ethical systems. (Also look for a performance in the Cultural Arts Gallery at 9 W. Henry St. from 5-8PM on August 3rd, and a closing reception there as well on Saturday August 4th from 12-5PM.)


Sulfur Studios Street Fair: on 39th Street, between Bull Street and Desoto Avenue, with Chazitos Cuisine Food Truck. 

Street Fair Vendors: 

Addie Nicole DesignTaunya Benton DesignMMB by handTate Ellington Illustrations, Indio Vintage, Strawberry Moth, A little Hercules, Gnam Gnam Gelato of SavannahNina Fromal as well as Sulfur Studios Members Joanne J Morton and Jennifer Murphy.

As usual during First Fridays in Starland, the public is invited to tour our studios and meet the artists working here. People are encouraged to step into each open artist space and ask questions and learn about the artists and their processes, and purchase any work that may be for sale.

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"QUANTUM" A Comedy Written + Directed by Colby Magratten
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

"QUANTUM" A Comedy Written + Directed by Colby Magratten

Welcome to Apolzarts Summer College for Gifted Youths! 

QUANTUM is a world premiere comedy coming to Savannah! Get ready for summer camp and a lesson in physics!

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Sulfur Studios Annex
July 26th and 27th
Doors- 8:00 PM
Start- 8:30 PM

Pay what you can! Suggested donation $5-10.


Cast: 
Katie Beyoglides
Elena Ramage
Sam Lowe

Written + Directed by Colby Magratten

Follow us on Instagram! @quantumsavannah

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