April 24, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

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

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

ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter, Christine Shockley, Dortha Jacobson and more. Art quilts 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


"Bella Acqua" by Joan Sowada is on display at OCAF through May 17.

 paintings influenced by cosplay, street art and graphics imaging. 

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

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 involved in creating 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.

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) "The Last Party," photos by Mike Landers of 283 Bar's farewell party. Through April.

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. 

GALLERY@HOTEL 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. • In the GlassCube, "Landscape for the Night," an installation by Martijn van Wagtendonk.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Defiant Beauty: The Work of Chakaia Booker." Through April.  • "William H. Johnson: An American Modern." Through May 12. 

THE GLOBE (199 N. Lumpkin St.) Light box installations and other collaborative works by Matty Goldstein and Graham Bradford. Through April. 

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) "Longing for Spring and Other Things," paintings by Ruth Allen. Through April.

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.) Photographs of people, places and pets by Anne Yarbrough. Through April. 

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Art by Tess Strickland. Through May 5. 

IRIS PLACE (755 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) "Pets are People, Too" is an exhibit benefiting the Athens Area Humane Society. Through April.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Paintings by Lucy Calhoun. 

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Light box installations and other collaborative works by Matty Goldstein and Graham Bradford. Through April.

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

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

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) BFA exit shows for painting/drawing, ceramics and jewelry. Reception Apr. 26. Through May 2.

LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES INSTITUTE (290 S. Hull St.) "Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment." Through May 17.

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." Through July 28.

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

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville)  In the Main


Wire sculptures by Noah Saunders are on display at OCAF through May 17.

 Gallery, "Southworks: 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition." In the Members Gallery, "Ghosts in the Field," a showcase of works by James Emmette Neel. Through May 17.

PERK AVENUE (111 W. Jefferson St., Madison) "France: City and Country," photography by Livy Scholly. 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.) Artwork by Chris Hubbard,  Frances Jemini and others.