November 6, 2013

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


Paintings and pottery by Rich Panico are currently on display at Aurum Studios through November.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Works expressing fertility and femininity by Lauren Pumphrey. Through November.

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.) Paintings of local scenes in vibrant colors and loose lines by Heidi Hensley and Jamie Calkin. Opening reception Nov. 5.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Bertelsmann Gallery, artwork by Lyndon Tewksbury and ceramics by Carter Gillies, Juana Gnecco and Geoff Pickett. Through Dec. 13. • In the Myers Gallery, artwork by Bette Houser and Leslie Snipes and contemporary art quilts by Elizabeth Barton, Ruth Handy and Catherine Hart. Through Jan. 24. 

ATHENS FORD (4260 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Colorful paintings by Jim StipeMaas and Claire Clements as well as framed cards from ATHICA's custom playing deck, "ATHICARDS." 

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "Seen/Unseen" is an exhibition dedicated to the public history of Athens. Opening reception Nov. 9. 

AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) Paintings and pottery by Rich Panico and wood turnings by Taig Rehmel. Opening reception Nov. 7. Through November. 

THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh. • Paintings by Lela Burnett.

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Paintings by Tim Adams. Through Nov. 14.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) "Schema: The Work of Cheryl Goldsleger" explores architectural intricacy through drawings and paintings. Through Nov. 8. 

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) "It's Like a Rainbow" presents large colorful paintings by Sarah Emerson, Tommy Taylor, Kathryn Refi, Chris Hocking, Hannah Jones, Elliot Walters and Liselott Johnsson. • "Assemble" presents collage works by Jenn Manzella, Jon Swindler, Claire Clements, Justin Plakas, Leslie Snipes and Jaynie Gillman Crimmins. Through January.

COFFEE SHOP OF ATHENS  (2950 Atlanta Hwy.) "Phoenix Rising" is a collaborative work honoring the Georgia Theatre.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings by Sophie Howell. Through November.

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 Dave Kirwin, Veronica Darby, John Cleaveland, Leigh Ellis and more. • "Quadrants of Spontaneous Monsterfication" by See Dan Paint! aka Dan Smith. Opening reception Nov. 8. Through Dec. 28.

5 POINTS ACUPUNCTURE (2027 S. Milledge Ave.) Nature themed pastels and acrylic paintings by Brenda Stevens Fanning. Through Nov. 15.

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.) Paintings by Andy Cherewick. Through November.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "From the Beginning: Jack Davis" contains 40 original illustrations. Through Dec. 31. • In the GlassCube, a site specific installation called "Contrition" by Thom Houser.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)." Through Jan. 5. • "The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South." Through Jan. 5. • "Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art." Through Jan. 5. • "L'objet en mouvement: Early Abstract Film." Through Jan. 5. • "The Material of Culture: Renaissance Medals and Textiles from the Ulrich A. Middeldorf Collection." Through Jan. 12.

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. 

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Andy Cherewick. Through Nov. 24.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Oil paintings by Mary Porter. Through November.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) "The Twain Shall Meet," Northeastern and Northwestern US landscapes by Greg Benson. Through Nov. 9. 

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Artwork by Andy Cherewick. Closing reception Nov. 6. 

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Paintings and prints by Elizabeth Ogletree. 

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Prints inspired by European travels by René Shoemaker. Through Nov. 30.

JUST PHO (1063 Baxter St.) Colorful and surreal collages by Susan Tillman Pelham. Through November.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "Kendall Buster: Miniature Monumental" shows new models and drawings by sculptor and Lamar Dodd Distinguished Professorial Chair Kendall Buster. Through Nov. 12.

LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Collages influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism by Susan Tillman Pelham.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890)" includes artifacts related to the historic house. • Artwork by students in the Clarke County School District. Opening reception Nov. 10. Through Jan. 20. 

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 BIRD'S GRANOLA (909 E. Broad St.) Artwork by Cameron Bliss Ferrelle, Bob Brussack, Caoimhe Nace, James Fields, Barbara Bendzunas and Annette Paskiewicz. 

MINI GALLERY (261 W. Washington St.) "Locals Only Mixtape, Vol. 1" features artwork by Cindy Jerrell, Anthony Wislar and Leslie Snipes. 

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Artwork by family members Jim Hamilton, Belva Hamilton and Debbie Hamilton. Through November.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "Georgia Small Works" features pieces 14" x 14" or smaller. Through Nov. 15. • "Pantina: Caroline Montague" is inspired by Sapelo Island. Through Nov. 15.

REPUBLIC SALON (312 E. Broad St.) The paintings of Cody Murray explore the duality of man. 

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.) Linocut prints and other works by Laquita Thomson. Through Nov. 24.

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.) Pieces by the artists of St. Gregory's. Through October. • Paintings by Bob Clements. Through November.

TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) "Vessels and Views" is a group show featuring landscape paintings and three-dimensional works. Opening reception Nov. 7. Through Feb. 2. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) An assortment of quilts, mixed media, afghans, needlepoint and applique by a dozen artists. Through November.