March 6, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

A LA FERA (2440 W. Broad St.) Artwork by Cap Man. Through March. 

AMICI'S (233 E. Clayton St.) Acrylic paintings by Malcolm Alexander. Through March.

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.) Floral and still life paintings by Nethie Lockhart. Through March.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Myer's Gallery, "Color & Clay: Art in Harmony" includes works by painter Charles Warnock and ceramist/photographer Cindy Lou Farley. Through Apr. 17. • "Adornment" includes jewelry and metalworks by Barbara Allen, Kay Gray and Sylvia Dawe. Through Apr. 17. 

ATHENS FORD (4260 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Works by high school students Shamiria Mahaffey and Demek Kemp. Opening reception Mar. 7. 

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. Through Mar. 19.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) "Here & There" includes photography by Thom Houser, Michael Marshall, Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer, Rinne Allen, Michael Lachowski and Michael Oliveri. • "Inhabit" features paintings by Jennifer Hartley, Hooper Turner, Claire Dunphy and Art Rosenbaum. 

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings by Jamie Calkin. Through April. 

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 Leigh Ellis, Matt Alston, Michael Pierce, Nick Joslyn and more.

FLASHBACK GAMES (162 W. Clayton St.) An exhibit of over 40 video game inspired works by local artists. 

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Eric Simmons. Through March.

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.


William H. Johnson's painting "Sowing" is on display at the GMOA through May 12.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "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. Through Mar. 10.

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

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (1560 Oglethorpe Ave.) "Mixed Messages," images by Bob Brussack and Caoimhe Nace. Through March.

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) Paintings by Sandy Ellis. Through April.

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. • In celebration of Youth Art Month, artwork by students attending local elementary, middle and high schools. Through March.

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. • The 38th Juried Exhibition features 185 pieces by local artists selected by juror Mark Sloan. Through May 4. 

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.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Photography by Lauren Farmer. Through March.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "Light Years," nighttime photography by Karekin Goekjian. Through Mar. 22. • An exhibit celebrating Youth Art Month features over 150 works from 12 schools located in Oconee County. Through March.

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. 

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

TECH STOP COMPUTERS (390 Atlanta Hwy.) Abstract expressionist acrylic paintings by Frances Jemini. Through June. 

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.

TRANSMETROPOLITAN DOWNTOWN (145 E. Clayton St.) Black and white photography by Kaden Shallat.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEOGRIA OCONEE CAMPUS (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy, Watkinsville) The Faculty Biennial Exhibition includes works by Isabell Daniel, Stacy Koffman and Kate Windley. Through Mar. 27.

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Paintings by Chelsea Lea and Johnny Gordon. Through March.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Artwork by Greg Harmon. Through March.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 Hull St.) "Motherboard" by Frances Jemini is a large mixed-media piece constructed from mosaic-cut museum-board tiles layered with sheet vinyl. Through April.