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Art Classes in Artist Studios

Marcus Kenney

Marcus will offer a painting class in his studio in Savannah in the fall of 2018. 

Marcus was commissioned for two pieces of art for Perry Lane Hotel, a collage on the first floor of the South Tower and a large print in one of the public restrooms. Adelaide loves this large piece as it depicts a boy playing the trumpet near the water and reminds her of times with her brother and childhood memories when they went crabbing and fishing on the dock at the family’s summer home on Tybee Island

Originally from rural Louisiana, Marcus Kenney has lived in Savannah Georgia for the last 15 years. He earned a MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1998. Kenney works in many mediums including collage, sculpture, paint, photography and installation.

His work has been exhibited in New York, London, Miami, Chicago, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Paris, New Orleans and St Louis. He has been included in numerous group shows, art fairs, and solo exhibitions including a major ten-year survey featuring nearly 50 works. His work rests in many private and public collections throughout the world.

Kenney has been featured in numerous publications including Art in America, Artpapers, NY Times, South Magazine, Oxford American, New American Painter, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal Constitution and New York Arts Magazine. A collection of his work has been published by SCAD titled "Marcus Kenney" and distributed by D.A.P. and is available for purchase.

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Art Lecture Series

Gregory Eltringham

Greg will offer artist talks at Perry Lane Hotel in the fall of 2018.

Greg created a painting in the South Tower second floor elevator lobby. The painting was inspired by his son, but Adelaide purchased the piece because it reminded her of a former love, an aspiring novelist, from her New York days.

Greg graduated from the Art Institute of Boston, received a BA from Northeastern University, and an MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He taught in Florida and Missouri for fifteen years before moving back to Savannah in 2005, where he is currently Professor of Painting at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Eltringham is a painting professor, writer, musician, and practicing artist. He travels extensively during the year, conducting research for his studio and teaching practice, and touring in support of his sound-­based collaborative project The Tenderloin Trio. His paintings have been exhibited in numerous solo, two-­person and group exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe.

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