January 15, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


Artwork by Elizabeth Barton is included in the Athens Plein Air Artists' group show at the State Botanical Garden.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Whimsical and retro-inspired collage prints by John Williams. Through January.

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.) "Clouds of Faces" is an exhibit and new book presenting 15 relief sculptures in clay by Vernon J. Thornsberry. Paintings by Andy Cherewick are also on display. Through January.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) 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 INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "The Third Act: Contemplating Aging," curated by ATHICA Director Emeritus Lizzie Zucker Saltz, focuses on aspects of contemporary aging through the works of nine artists. Opening reception Jan. 18. Through Mar. 2.

AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) René Shoemaker presents new works inspired by French architecture on silk and paper. Through February.

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

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) David Noah presents portraits of members of the Word of Mouth poetry community. Through Feb. 4.

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.

DONDERO'S KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by June Ball.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) "Paintings of Meher, India (1894–1969)" and pen and ink drawings by Charles Gard'ner. Through January.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Hand-painted silk wall hangings and angels by Margaret Agner. Through Jan. 20.

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 PM Goulding, Pat McCaffrey, Larry Hamilton, Cheri Wranosky and more. 

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) "Archives" features paintings created by Stan Mullins over the last decade. Through January.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) In the Gallery, "Wonderland" features works by Sean Abrahams, Nina Barnes, Michele Chidster, Eleanor Davis, Ann Marie Manker, Jiha Moon and Cobra McVey. Through Mar. 23. • In the GlassCube, a site specific installation by Liselott Johnsson called "Hello Polly! This is Your Nine O'Clock Wake Up Call!" Through Mar. 23.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "It's Not Polite to Stare," three short pieces of video art themed on voyeurism. Through Mar. 20.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Jimmy Hamilton. Through January.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Paintings by Leslie Moody. Through January.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) "Hello, I'm Cap Man and This is My Show." Through January.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Gouache, colored pencil and ink pieces by Alex Lutian.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "La Mostra: Cortona 2013" features works by Shawn Ireland. Closing reception Jan. 18.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Photography by Forrest Aguar. Through Feb. 2.

LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Watercolor and oil landscape, figurative and still life works by Susie Burch.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890)" includes artifacts related to the historic house. • Action-themed artwork by students in the Clarke County School District. Through Jan. 20.  • "Visions of MLK: Love Is..." includes literary works displayed in creative formats. Reception on Jan. 19. Through Jan. 23.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) "Georgia and Beyond: Southern Self-taught Art, Past and Present" highlights vernacular artists. Opening reception Jan. 17. Through Apr. 13.

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.) "Woodland Getaway" is a woodland-themed show featuring works by Hagar Ben Yishay, Dena Zilber, Missy Kulik, Emily Lyon, Sara Lee Parker, Simon Hunt, Chris Bradley and others. Through January.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) "Dreams of a Sleepwalker" features mixed media paintings by Robin Fay. Reception Jan. 25. Currently on display through January.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "The OCAF Story: The First 20 Years." Through January.

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.) Artwork by the Athens Plein Air Artists. Through Mar. 2.

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

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) "Making the Invisible," photographs by Jamie deRevere. Through January.

VIVA! ARGENTINE CUISINE (247 Prince Ave.) Pen and ink portraits of musicians by Rita Rogers Marks. Through January.

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Oil and acrylic paintings by Brian MacBeth. Through January.