AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Whimsical drip paintings with bright colors and narrative themes by Sophie Howell. Through September.
ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter, Christine Shockley, Dortha Jacobson and others. 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 paintings influenced by cosplay, street art and graphics imaging.
ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) Jewelry and larger metal pieces created by the Athens Metal Arts Guild. Reception Sept. 27. Currently on display through Oct. 11.
ATHENS FORD (4260 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Colorful paintings by June Ball, Christine Bush Roman and Jim StipeMaas. Through September.
THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh.
CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Photographs by Patrick Snead.
CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) "Breaking Dormancy: The Sapelo Island Greenhouse Show" features works by Karekin Goekjian, Caroline Montague, Sue Goldstein and Ginger Goekjian. Through Sept. 20.
COFFEE SHOP OF ATHENS (2950 Atlanta Hwy.) "Grayscale" includes black and white oil paintings by Chrissy Clouse and works by multiple other artists. Through Sept. 27.
EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Encaustic and multi-media works by Alexandra Lutian. Through September.
FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 14 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.
5 POINTS ACUPUNCTURE (2027 S. Milledge Ave.) Colorful oil paintings by Mark Hodges.
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.) New paintings by Matt Blanks. Through August. • A retrospective exhibit of "Flick Skinny" comics by Clint and Jeremy. Through September.
GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) In the GlassCube, a site specific installation called "Contrition" by Thom Houser.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Pick of the Kiln: The Work of Michael Simon." Through Sept. 8. • "Fashion Independent: The Original Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor." Through Sept. 15.
THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Works by Double Dutch Design. Through Sept. 1. • The "Triple Goddess Art Show" features paintings by Lucy Calhoun, Sarah Cook and Jen Otey. Through Sept. 21.
HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Watercolor and plein air paintings by Susie Burch. Through August. • "Insta-loom!" presents Instagram photos taken of local scenes. Opens Sept. 4. Through October.
HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) "Words" features works by Charley Seagraves. Through September.
HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Photography by Grant Beecher. Closing reception Aug. 28. • "Darling it's Better Down Where it's Wetter," paintings and drawings by Jaime Bull. Opening reception Sept. 4.
JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Video game drawings and paintings by Noah McCarthy. • Acrylic portraits by Lea Purvis.
JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Silkworks by René Shoemaker.
JUST PHO (1063 Baxter St.) Animal paintings by Leslie Moody. Through September.
KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Paintings on recycled wood, fabric bird wallets and jewelry holders by Stacey Gay.
LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) A group faculty exhibition. Through Sept. 16.
LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Paintings by Ainhoa Bilbao Canup.
LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Colorful abstract oil and acrylic paintings by Maria Nissan.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "BIG" includes large scale works in printmaking, sculpture and mixed media by Duane Paxson, Scott Stephens, Judy Majoe-Girardin and Briana Palmer. Through Sept. 27. • An exhibition of recent jewelry and metal works by artists of the Athens Metal Arts Guild. Through Oct. 12. • A collection of one-of-a-kind archival pigment print images created using digital media by musician Richie Havens. Through Oct. 26. • "Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890)" includes artifacts related to the historic house.
OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Botanical paintings by Kate Sherrill. Through September.
OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) The 11th annual "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational" showcases works by 50 potters. Opening reception Aug. 30. Through Sept. 18.
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 Milledge Ave.) The Athens Metal Arts Guild presents works with botanical and natural themes. Through September.
STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) "Oscillations: An Exhibition of Abstract Works" by painters Liselott Johnsson, Erin McIntosh and Diane Wiencke. Through Nov. 16.
SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St.) Photography by Sally Ross.
TECH STOP COMPUTERS (390 Atlanta Hwy.) Abstract expressionist acrylic paintings by Frances Jemini. Through September.
TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) "Art Marks" features paintings and drawings by husband and wife duo Art Rosenbaum and Margo Newmark Rosenbaum. Through Nov. 3.
VISIONARY GROWTH GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Daniesville) "HorsePower: Motorcycles & Horses" spotlights large scale paintings of motorcycles by Dave McCulley Jenkins and paintings of horses by Suzanna Antonez-Edens. Opening reception Sept. 1. Through Oct. 26.
WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Artwork by Cap Man.