January 9, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

AMICI ITALIAN CAFÉ (233 E. Clayton St.) Musician portraits and patterns in oil and acrylics by Lauren Dellaria. Through February. 

ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter, Christine Shockley, Dorthea Jacobson, Lana Mitchell, John Gholson, Greg Benson and Ainhoa Bilbao Canup. Art quilt by Elizabeth Barton and handmade jewelry by various artists.

ART ON THE SIDE GALLERY AND GIFTS (1011B Industrial Blvd., Watkinsville) A gallery featuring works by various artists in media including ceramics, paintings and fused glass.

ARTINI'S ART LOUNGE (296 W. Broad St.) "Out West," photography by Nate Cook.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Myers Gallery, "The Spirit Show," featuring works by Ana Anest, Barbara Odil, Claire Dunphy, Mary Padgelek, Father Anthony Salzman, Wendy Ortel nand Scott Pope. In the Bertelsmann Gallery, artwork by Gary Grossman and Stanley Bermudez. Opening receptions Jan. 13. Through Feb. 22.

ATHENS FORD (4260 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Works by Claire Clements, Rene Shoemaker and Ally White.

THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh.

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) "TV Dinners," artwork by Paul Thomas. Through Jan. 15.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Leslie Moody. Through Feb. 2.

ETIENNE BRASSERIE (311 E. Broad St.) Photography by Ian Mcfarlane. Through February.

FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 16 artists, the gallery exhibits paintings, sculpture, folk art, ceramics and fine furniture. Permanent collection artists include Nick Joslyn, Peter Loose, PM Goulding, Anna Marino and more.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Paintings by Jeremy Hughes. Through January.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "Wish" features photography by Thom Houser and Jason Thrasher, jewelry by Mary Hallam Pearse, textiles by Jennifer Crenshaw, paintings by Joshua Beinko, Claire Joyce and Margaret Morrison, and a work by the Paper Cut Project duo Nikki Nye and Amy Flurry. Opening reception Jan. 10. Through Mar. 21. • In the Glass Cube, a new piece by Martijn van Wagtendonk. Through Mar. 21.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "De Wain Valentine: Human Scale" features eight large-scale, minimalist and translucent sculptures. Through Jan. 27. • "John Haley: Berkeley School Abstract Expressionist." Through Mar. 3. • "Minna Citron: The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction." Through Mar. 3. • "Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker" consists of large-scale sculptures created from tires. Through Apr. 30. 

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (East Campus Rd.) A collection of mounted game animals featuring lynxes, African leopards, Alaskan bears, water buffalo and elk, as well as live corn snakes, tarantulas and other animals.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Sarah Seabolt. Through Jan. 26.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Drawings, paintings and prints of native Georgia flora by Hope Hilton.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (1560 Oglethorpe Dr.) Artwork by Tobiah Cole.

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Four pieces from the "Slaughterhouse Starlet Series" by Keith Rein. Through January.

JUST PHO (1063 Baxter St.) Drawings and paintings by Michele Chidester.

KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Works by Charles Dyer. 

KUMQUAT MAE (18 Barnett Shoals Rd., Watkinsville) Oil paintings by Dortha Jacobson, who is trained in the New Hope, PA Impressionist style.

LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Artwork by Jessica "Cobra" McVey. 

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "Discovering History: Decorative Arts and Genealogy from the Ware and Lyndon Family Eras." Through Jan. 12. • "Arts from Indian Asia: Selections from Local Collections." Through Jan. 26.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (424 S. Main St., Madison) "Consequences of War" features "Flight," an exhibit of lithographs by 12 mid-century masters. Through Feb. 24.

MAMA'S BOY (197 Oak St.) Ink and watercolor art by Frank Registrato. Through January.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Photography by Richard Fay. Through January.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "Material Wonders" showcases works by current UGA graduate students. Opening reception Jan. 11. Through Feb. 15.

PERK AVENUE (111. W. Jefferson St., Madison) "Point of Origin," works by Katharine Wibell. Opening reception Jan. 10. Through March.

SEWCIAL STUDIO (160 Tracy St.) Hand-dyed art quilts by Anita Heady and rust and over-dyed fabric on canvas by Bill Heady. 

SIPS ESPRESSO CAFE (1390 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Anne Wills. Through Feb. 4.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) "Women on Paper," works by Lauren Kerbelis, Gail Smith, Caroline Swanson, Nancy Schultz, Karen Banker, Lillie Morris and Ingrid Hofer. Opens Jan. 13. Through March 3.

STRAND HAIR STUDIO (1625 S. Lumpkin St.) Unique paintings, assemblages and collages by Charley Seagraves and blown glass by Sy Dowling. 

SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St.) Hand-pinted silk wall hangings by Margaret Agner. Through January.

TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) "Observations" includes encaustic paintings by Mary Leslie. Through Jan. 26.

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Pastel drawings and watercolors by Ainhoa Bilbao Canup. Through January.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) China plates featuring collages by Jasey Jones.