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April 4, 2018

Art Around Town

Artwork by Kelsey Sharf is included in the “Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition” at the Georgia Museum of Art. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Apr. 7 at 5:30–8:30 p.m., and the show will remain on view through Sunday, May 20.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Gunnar Tarsa creates stream of consciousness drawings where ideas collide and coalesce through the ordering of line and shape.

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-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) On view in the upstairs Quiet Gallery, “Organizing Chaos” is an exhibition of works by Gunnar Tarsa. Artist talk Apr. 10. Through Apr. 25.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) “Looking Up! Artistic Explorations of Our Skies” includes paintings, drawings and sculptures by Ana Anest and Scott Pope. Through Apr. 20.

ATHENS ART AND FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Heidi Hensley’s paintings depict colorful and eclectic scenes of Athens and UGA.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) Curated by Kira Hegeman and Jon Vogt, “Emerges: Collaborations” is a site-specific installation by Megan Burchett, Maddie Zerkel, Jonathan Quinn Nowell, Forest Kelley and Alexis Spina. Opening reception Apr. 6. Through May 13.

ATHENS LATINO CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND SERVICES (445 Huntington Rd., #120) See 20 paintings by Stanley Bermudez. 

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.) Oil paintings by Bob Clements and cut-paper paintings Claire Clements. Through Apr. 14.

CIRCLE GALLERY (UGA College of Environment and Design, 285 S. Jackson St.) “A Voice Offstage: James Rose” is an experiential exhibition inspired by the work of the mid-century modernist landscape designer. Through Apr. 21.

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, Harold Rittenberry and Joni Younkins-Herzog. • “Artscape Oconee: The Monuments of Artland” features a total of 20 paintings on panels installed around town. Artists include Claire Clements, Peter Loose, Andy Cherewick, Lisa Freeman, Manda McKay and others.

CLASSIC CENTER GALLERIES (300 N. Thomas St.) “Kaleidoscope” includes artwork by Stanley Bermudez, Tammy Cantarella, Beth Thompson, Starr Campbell, Katherine Burke, Wilma and Erin McIntosh. Through May.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) “Art Decko,” a public art project that will be later installed in the downtown College Avenue Parking Deck, features large-scale paintings by Ruth Allen, Ashley Anderson, Hannah Betzel, Jared Brown, Dorian Edwards, Will Eskridge, Jeremy Kiran Fernandes, Jacob Wenzka and Jeanne Whatley. Art party Apr. 8. Currently on view through Apr. 29.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) “Cacophony of Color: Group Art Show” features works by Marisa Delgado, Eddy Lezama, Laura Maria Ramirez Giraldo and Logan Shirah. Through Apr. 7. • Paintings by Marisa Mustard. Apr. 8–May 5.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “House Beautiful” explores domestic landscapes through works by Holly Coulis, Sarah Hobbs, Paige Adair, April Childers, Jess Machacek and Justin Barker. Through Apr. 28.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum Collection.” Through Apr. 22. • “Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia.” Through Apr. 29. • “The Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition” features exiting students of the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Opening reception Apr. 7. Through May 20. • "Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan.” Through June 17.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Lucha Rodriguez’s site-specific installation, “Amorphous Dislocations of Ultramarine,” incorporates handout paper, translucent color film and LED lights for a floating display that changes color. Through April.

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Paintings by Mallory Moye. Through April.

HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE (237 Prince Ave.) Organized by Creature Comforts Brewing Co., “The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1” is a series of illustrated poems by collaborating poets and artists. Through April. 

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Drawings and painting by Patrick Linker.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) See an Exit Show for students in graphic design, interior design, art education and scientific illustration. Reception Apr. 5.

LOWERY GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) The gallery celebrates “24 Years of Art” with Giclee prints, originals, photographs and sculptures by over 24 artists including Claire Clements, Ben Rouse, Peter Loose, Kip Ramey and more.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “The Ultimate Birdhouse Exhibit” features artist-made birdhouses that will be auctioned off to benefit the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. Through Apr. 13. Auction Apr. 14. • The 43rd Juried Exhibition was juried by Wassan Al-Khudhairi, chief curator at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. The show includes 126 pieces selected from 373 artists. Through May 5. • Community Collections presents unique pins traded by members of the Enamelist Society and collected by jeweler Leslie Litt. Through May 19. • On view in the Lounge Gallery, Kristen Hyink’s otherworldly illustrations are inspired by nature, dreams and the power of self-discovering. Through June 2.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Contemporary Ceramics in Georgia.” Through Apr. 9.

MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) The annual juried “Southworks” exhibition includes 90 artworks submitted from across the country. “Fold + Facet” highlights the artistry of Eleanor Annand, Justin Turcotte and Emily Rogstad. Opening reception Apr. 6. Through May 4.

PEDAL DRIVEN CYCLES (1075 W. Broad St.) Artwork by James Greer and Nathan Tavel.

PINEWOODS PUBLIC LIBRARY (1265 Hwy. 29 N. #12) See paintings by Stanley Bermudez as well as a community mural currently in the process of restoration. 

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia.” Through Sept. 21.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) See colorful paintings by Dr. Hildegard Timberlake.

TRIO CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY (766 W. Broad St.) “Media Circus” celebrates mixed media artwork by 70dot, Whitney Cleveland, Meredith Elder, Lisa Freeman, Vivian Liddell, Lift It Down, Julia Wynn Safer, Anna Lee Shultz and more. Opening reception Apr. 6. Through May 26.

VERONICA’S SWEET SPOT (149 Oneta St., #6C6) See work by local and regional artists, craftsmen, potters and sculptors.

VIVA! ARGENTINE CUISINE (247 Prince Ave.) Susan Pelham’s “Stories in Bits and Pieces” features collages influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism. Through April.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Teenage friends Rose Shelton and Havivah Z. Saltz create watercolors and ink drawings of women, mermaids and pop culture icons, as well as a series inspired by astrological signs. Reception Apr. 19. Currently on view through Apr. 29.

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

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