February 20, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

Jennifer Hartley's paintings are on display at Ciné through Mar. 19.

A LA FERA (2440 W. Broad St.) Mixed media with naturalistic scenes by Taylor Bryant. Through February.

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, Dortha 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.) "Into the Wind," flowing figurative paintings by Ainhoa Canup. Through February.

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 and Scott Pope. In the Bertelsmann Gallery, artwork by Gary Grossman and Stanley Bermudez. Through Feb. 22.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "And I Feel Fine" includes works by Paul Pfeiffer, Caitlin Foster, Liz Fuller, Maya Hayuk, Zachary Fabri, David Mazure, Suko Presseau and Anthony Wislar that celebrate the artist as an optimist in the wake of worldwide calamity. Through Mar. 10.

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

BROAD STREET COFFEE (1660 W. Broad St.) Still life oil paintings by Kim Shockley-Karelson. 

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) "Walk," new paintings by Jennifer Hartley. Opening reception Feb. 21. Through Mar. 19.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) The AIDS Quilt features over 600 panels. Closing reception Feb. 20.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings by Mary Porter.

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 John Weber, Suzanna Antonez-Edens, Diane Perry, John Cleaveland and more.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Annie Marcum. Through February.

FRONTIER (193 E. Clayton St.) An installation by Kassie Arcate. 

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. Through Mar. 21. • In the Glass Cube, a new piece by Martijn van Wagtendonk. Through Mar. 21.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "John Haley: Berkeley School Abstract Expressionist." Through Mar. 3. • "Minna Citron: The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction." Through Mar. 3. • "Water Music" combines visual perspectives on the theme of water and the idea of water music. Through Mar. 10. • "From Savanna to Savannah: African Art from the Collection of Don Kole. Through Apr. 14. • "Americans in Italy." Through Apr. 21. • "Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker" consists of large-scale sculptures created from tires. Through Apr. 30. 

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Andy Cherewick. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Paintings by Kristine Leschper. Through March.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (1560 Oglethorpe Dr.) "Wrestler Series" by Dan Smith aka SeeDanPaint. Through Mar. 2. 

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Local fashion designer Alexandra Parsons showcases fashion illustrations. Through Feb. 23.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Photography by Adrina Ray. 

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) "Ballet Life" features photographs of ballerinas in unusual places by Chris Scredon. 

JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Photography by Jamie deRevere. 

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

KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Acrylic paintings by Megan Bennett. Through February.

KUMQUAT MAE (18 Barnett Shoals Rd., Watkinsville) Photography by Craig Gun. Through February.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) Metalwork by Lola Brooks. Through Mar. 7. Prints and book art by Karen Kunc. Through Mar. 7.

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

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890)" includes artifacts related to the historic house. 

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (3151 Hwy. 98 W, Danielsville) Two mixed media pieces made from reclaimed materials, found objects and carefully altered natural sources by Ronald E. Moran.

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.) Photographs of the restaurant's staff as babies and children. Through February.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Works by lacemaker Caroline Ingle. Through February.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "Light Years," nighttime photography by Karekin Goekjian. Opening reception Feb. 22. Through Mar. 22.

PERK AVENUE (111. W. Jefferson St., Madison) "Point of Origin," works by Katharine Wibell. 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. 

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. Through March 3.

SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St.) Oil paintings by Dortha Jacobson. Through February.

TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) "Earthly Abstraction" features works using natural materials by Jack Kehoe, Kipley Meyer, Brian Rust and Dwight Smith. Through Apr. 28.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Colorful paintings of scenes in Athens by Mary Porter.