April 3, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

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

AMICI'S (233 E. Clayton St.) Live music photography. Through April.

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.) "Virtual Landscapes," by Brian Macbeth, are iridescent paintings by influenced by cosplay, street art and graphics imaging. Opening reception Apr. 9. 

ATHENA JEWELERS (228 E. Clayton St.) "Reality Remixed Collection," photography by Bob Brussack.

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 Larry Forte, Holly Brown, Dana Johns and Claire Clements. 

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "Worked" explores the labor required to create art. Pieces by Lauren Adams, Elizabeth Barton, Laura Tanner Graham, David Ross Harper, Scott Ingram, Ted Kuhn, Maria Lux and Leslie Snipes. Through May 12.

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.) "The Last Party," photos by Mike Landers. Through Apr. 16.

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. 

ECO*ART*LAB (297 Prince Ave.) "Climate Change: Conveying Realities" includes works by over 20 visual, sound and video artists from across the country. Through Apr. 27.

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 Cleaveland, Leigh Ellis, Matt Alston, Michael Pierce and more. • In the lower gallery, cartoonish paintings by Dan Smith. Through April. 

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 Erin Boydstun. Through April. 


Alex Murawski's work "Wild Game Board" is on display at the Gallery @ Hotel Indigo through June 9.

GALLERY@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "The World All Around" includes works by Michael Marshall, Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer, Meg Aubrey, Alex Murawski, Robert Walden, Dayna Thacker, Adriane Colburn, Justin Plaskas and Michael Oliveri. Opening Apr. 4. • In the GlassCube, "Landscape for the Night," an installation by Martijn van Wangtendonk.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "From Savanna to Savannah: African Art from the Collection of Don Kole. Through Apr. 14. • "Americans in Italy." Through Apr. 21. • "Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition." Through Apr. 22. • "Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker" consists of large-scale sculptures created from tires. Through Apr. 30.  • "William H. Johnson: An American Modern." Through May 12.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Artwork by children attending Barrow Elementary School.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Photographs by six-year-old Carmen Tong. Through May.

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

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Art by Tess Strickland. Through Apr. 16. 

IRIS PLACE (755 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) "Pets are People, Too," pet related artwork and photo portraits, is an exhibit benefiting the Athens Area Humane Society. Opening reception Apr. 6. Through April.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Black and white prints of pop culture by Valerie Hamilton.  

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

JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Sarah Cook. Through April.

KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Paintings by Sandy Ellis. Through April.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "Painting Fellow Exhibition," featuring works by Nathan Sapio. • BFA/MS Science and Medical Illustration Juried Exhibition.

LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Quilts, paintings, pottery, sculpture and more by various artists. Through April.

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 (1315 Hwy. 98 W., Danielsville) Handmade cornhusk dolls by Beth Kelly Zorbanos. Through April. 

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) Thomas Gonzalez's illustrations from "14 Cows for America," "The House on Dirty Third" and "Ghandi: March to the Sea." Reception Apr. 12. Through July 28.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Watercolor paintings by Radha Murthy, Cindy Malota and Judith DeJoy. Through April. 

PERK AVENUE (111. W. Jefferson St., Madison) "France: City and Country," photography by Livy Scholly. Opening reception Apr. 11. Through July. 

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

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.

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy, Watkinsville) "Graduating Art Students & Scholarship Awards Exhibit." Through Apr. 26. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) Oil paintings by Dortha Jacobson. Through May. 

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Artwork by Cricket Burwell. Through April.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter. Through April. 

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.