December 21, 2016

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

The photography of Davy Gibbs, currently on view at The Grit through December, captures scenes around Georgia.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Live music photography by Ryan Myers. Through January.

ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) New paintings by Mary Porter, Greg Benson, Chatham Murray, Candle Brumby, Lana Mitchell and more.

ART ON THE SIDE GALLERY AND GIFTS (17 N. Main St., Watkinsville) A gallery featuring works by various artists in media including ceramics, paintings and fused glass.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Harrison Center Foyer Gallery, “Seven Elements of Art” features sculptural works by Lawrence Steuck, Leonard Piha and Lorraine Thompson. • “The Other 95.6%: Photos from Around the World” is a collection of photography. Through Feb. 3.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) The first-ever “Members Exhibition” is a collection of works by over a dozen of the gallery’s members. Through Jan. 14. 

BENDZUNAS GLASS (89 W. South Ave., Comer) The family-run studio has been creating fine art glass for almost 40 years. 

CINÉ BARCAFE (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “Wild People” is a series of paintings by Terry Rowlett. Through December.

CITY OF WATKINSVILLE (Downtown Watkinsville) “Public Art Watkinsville: A Pop-up Sculpture Exhibit” consists of sculptures placed in prominent locations around downtown. Artists include Benjamin Lock, William Massey, Stan Mullins, Robert Clements and Joni Younkins-Herzog. “Artscape Oconee: The Monuments of Artland” features eight newly commissioned art panels and six refurbished panels of paintings. 

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Highlights” includes artists from the Classic Center’s permanent collection: June Ball, Greg Benson, Dianne Penny, Henry Ransom, John Ahee, Ana Anest and Lamar Wood.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) “Home” offers two perspectives on the stability of our houses and ourselves through the painting and textiles of Sarah Cowan White and Kendal King. Through Dec. 24.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism by Susan Pelham. Through December.

FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 14 artists, the gallery offers works by artists including Matt Alston, John Cleaveland, Peter Loose, Michael Pierce, Dan Smith, Cheri Wranosky and more. • Margo Newmark Rosenbaum and Art Rosenbaum share an exhibition of photographs, drawings, paintings and pastels. The show also includes landscapes by John Cleaveland and ceramics by Holly. JustHolly. Through December.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Liftitdown’s “Shared Psychosis” offers paintings, sculptures, illustrations and costumes made by Eddy Lezama and Laura Maria Ramirez Giraldo. Through December.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Tiny Universe two” is a biennial small works show featuring pieces by over 60 Athens and Atlanta artists who have exhibited at the gallery in the past. Through December.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Gifts and Prayers. The Romanovs and Their Subjects.” Through December. • “Man’s Canyons: New York City on Paper.” Through December. • “Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s.” Through Jan. 8. • “Storytelling: The Georgia Review’s 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective” including 25 works by 12 artists whose work the Review has published. Through Jan. 29. • In the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, “Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emergy” presents four large kinetic sculptures. Through Apr. 2.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Satisfaction System” is a site-specific installation by Garrett Hayes that suspends circular forms woven with scrap denim, rope and Electro-Luminescent wire. Through Apr. 15.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Photos taken around Georgia by Davy Gibbs. Through December.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) The ambiguity and subtlety of Andy Cherewick’s paintings allow for your own interpretation. Through December.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Jamie Calkin specializes in watercolor paintings of local scenes. Through December.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism by Susan Pelham. Through December.

LOWERY IMAGING GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) The gallery features paper and canvas giclee prints by Athens artists as well as artists’ renderings of Athens. 

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “Upstream I” features paintings by Juan Logan that address the interconnections of race, place and power. Through Jan 14. • “Full House” features artwork by members of the various guilds and artists groups who meet at the Lyndon House. Through Jan. 17. • In the Lounge Gallery, see a collection of works by textile artist Maddie Zerkel. Through Feb. 11.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 GA-98, Danielsville) The “Discover Tech Exhibition” is a part of the STAR Library Education Network led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Through Feb. 10. • Corn husk dolls and baskets by Beth Zorbanos. Through December. • Stefan Eberhard’s “Crystal Photomicrography” features photos taken through a microscope. Through February.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “The Bond of the South” presents photography by Tamara Reynolds and Jerry Siegel, two artists who have work in the Do Good Fund Collection. Through December.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Cathy Standridge. Through December.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Keep Your Seats Everyone… The Redcoats are Coming!” is an exhibition of photographs, uniforms, sheet music and more memorabilia related to the UGA Redcoat Marching Band. Through Dec. 23. • The “Whisperin’ Bill” exhibit features a guitar, boots, sheet music, poster and a prized “nudie suit” by the legendary country musician. Through December. • “On the Stump: What Does it Take to Get Elected in Georgia.”

TERRAPIN BEER CO. (265 Newton Bridge Rd.) Works by members, volunteers and supporters of the Athens Institute for Contemporary Art. Through December.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) “The Medieval Experience, Art and Craft of the Society for Creative Anachronism” includes illustrated manuscripts, needlework and metalwork. Through January.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Ice cream cone sculptures by Jourdan Joly. Through December.

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) “Wonder” features visual art and poetry. Through December.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more.