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.) Still life paintings by Alea Hurst and abstract paintings by Lizzy Mettler. Through September.
ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Bertelsmann Gallery, jewelry and larger metal pieces created by the Athens Metal Arts Guild, as well as works by Susan Hable Smith and Rinne Allen. • In the Myers Gallery, works by UGA fabric design and printmaking students. Receptions 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.
ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "CONTENT" features over 70 national and international artists as well as 25 local artists. Through Oct. 26.
THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh. • Paintings by Lela Burnett.
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.
THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) "It's Like a Rainbow," curated by Didi Dunphy, presents large colorful paintings.
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. • "Phoenix Rising," a collaborative work honoring the Georgia Theatre. Reception Sept. 13.
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 Nick Joslyn, Peter Loose, PM Goulding, Dan Smith and more.
5 POINTS ACUPUNCTURE (2027 S. Milledge Ave.) Colorful oil paintings by Mark Hodges.
FLASHBACK GAMES (162 W. Clayton St.) "Artcade Show 2.0" features video game-inspired works by a dozen artists.
FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) A museum-like retrospective exhibit celebrating the 15th anniversary of "Flickskinny" comics, created by Jeremy Long and Clint McElroy and published by Flagpole for the past 13 years. Through September.
GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "From the Beginning: Jack Davis" contains 40 original illustrations. Opening reception Sept. 12. Through Dec. 31. • In the GlassCube, a site specific installation called "Contrition" by Thom Houser.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Fashion Independent: The Original Style of Ann Bonfoey Taylor." Through Sept. 15.
GEORGIA THEATRE (215 N. Lumpkin St.) "No Flash Photography" exhibits live music photographs shot by Ryan Myers of musicians who have played since the venue's grand reopening. Reception Sept. 14.
THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) 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.) "Insta-loom!" presents Instagram photos taken of local scenes. Through October.
HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) "Words" features works by Charley Seagraves. Through September.
HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) "Darling It's Better Down Where It's Wetter," surreal, aquatic paintings and drawings by Jaime Bull. Through September.
JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Oils on paper and mono prints by Stuart McCall Libby. Through Oct. 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.
LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) A group faculty exhibition. Through Sept. 16.
LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Oil paintings by Manty Dey. Through September.
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.
MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) "Masterworks on the Move" is a traveling exhibition of 35 American paintings from Wesleyan College. Through Jan. 5.
MAMA'S BOY (197 Oak St.) Paintings by Lisa Freeman. Through September.
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. 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. • Watercolors by Beth Evans. Through Oct. 13.
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.) Paintings by Nancy Roberson. Through mid-September.
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., Danielsville) "HorsePower: Motorcycles & Horses" spotlights large scale paintings of motorcycles by Dave McCulley Jenkins and paintings of horses by Suzanna Antonez-Edens. Through Oct. 26.