March 26, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


"Red Cloud" by S. Antonez-Edens is currently on display in the Lyndon House Arts Center's 39th annual Juried Exhibition through May 3.

ALWAYS BAKED GOODIES (723 Baxter St.) Colorful abstract paintings by Maria Nissan. Through April. 

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Brooke Davidson's "51 Shades of Grey" is a mixed media study using watercolor and ink techniques. Through March.

ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter, Greg Benson, Dortha Jacobson and others. Art quilts by Elizabeth Barton and handmade jewelry by various artists.

ARTINI'S ART LOUNGE (296 W. Broad St.) Curated by AthensHasArt!, "Hidden Utopias" features paintings by Lauren Pumphrey and photography by Rena S. Edgar. Through Apr. 12. 

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.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane)  "Watercolor in the Lives of 10 Women" includes works by Rosie Coleman, Jacqueline Dorsey, Judith DeJoy, Leigh Ellis, Kie Johnson, Cindy Malota, Zee Nagao, Rosemary Segreti, Karen Sturm and Viviane Van Giesen. Through Apr. 16. • "Steffen Thomas: A Retrospective" features over 50 pieces by the German-American expressionist. Through May.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "INTERIOR/EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations" is an installation by Vespucci, a collective between Cody VanderKaay and Rusty Wallace. Through May 4.

AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) Artwork by third graders at Whitehead Elementary. Through March.

THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh and paintings by Lela Burnet. Through March.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) "Writing to Landscape: Books, Films and Exhibits from the Library of American Landscape History." Through Apr. 28.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) "Terrain: Painting the South" features landscape paintings by June Ball, Andy Cherewick, Robert Clements and Philip Juras. Through Sept. 15. • "Home" features works by Melissa Harshman, Mary Porter and Jeffrey Whittle. Through Sept. 15.

DONDERO'S KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings on silk and prints on paper by René Shoemaker. Through March.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Acrylic paintings by Earl Miller. Through March.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Oil paintings by Dortha Jacobson. Through Apr. 17.

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, PM Goulding, Dan Smith and more. • "Why We Love Birds" features the works of Leigh Ellis and Peter Loose. Currently on display through April. 

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Emileigh Ireland. Through March. • Paintings by Hannah Jones. Through April.

FRONTIER UPFRONT GALLERY (193 E. Clayton St.) An installation of art, wearables and interior designs by textile artist René Shoemaker. Through March.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "John Greenman Photographs." Through Mar. 30. • "The Silent Cities of Peru: Archaeological Photographs by Fernando La Rosa." Through Mar. 30. • "Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy." Through Apr. 20. • "Rugs of the Caucasus." Through Apr. 27. • "Selections in the Decorative Arts." Through June 29. • Strata #4 by Quayola is an immersive video installation that reworks classical masterworks into contemporary abstractions. Through June 20. • Tristan Perich's "Machine Drawing" will create itself over the course of six months. Through Sept. 21.

GEORGIA THEATRE (215 N. Lumpkin St.) Photography by Michelle Norris. Closing reception Apr. 2.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) "Kids Art Show" includes works by students at Barrow Elementary. Through Mar. 29. • Works by Ansley Sproull. Mar. 30–Apr. 19.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Works by local quilt maker Sarah Hubbard. Through April.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Small geometric paintings by Lou Kregel. Through March.

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Mixed media paintings and drawings by Liza Dorsey. Closing reception Apr. 2.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Acrylic paintings by Brian Shields. Through March.

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Folk art by Leonard Piha and prints by Jamie Collins. Through March.

JITTERY JOE'S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Photography by Lexie Deagan.

JUST PHO (1063 Baxter St.) Hand-painted silk walk hangings by Margaret Agner. Through March.

KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Matthew Gentry creates works using repurposed and recycled materials. Through April.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.)Artwork by students at JJ Harris Elementary School. Through March. • Onement Two is an animated video by Lamar Dodd Professorial Chair Kota Ezawa. Through Apr. 1. • In Gallery 307, the 22nd Annual Student Scientific & Medical Illustration Exhibition. Through Apr. 1. • In the Plaza, Suite & Bridge Galleries, the 27th Annual Juried Student Printmaking & Book Arts Exhibition. Through Apr. 1. 

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Photographs by Bob Brussack and Caoimhe Nace. Through March.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) The 39th Juried Exhibition features 128 pieces by different artists. Through May 3.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 Hwy. 98 W., Danielsville) Artwork by Jennifer Clegg. Through April.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) "Georgia and Beyond: Southern Self-taught Art, Past and Present" highlights vernacular artists including Howard Finster, St. EOM and Thorton Dial. 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. 

MAMA'S BOY (197 Oak St.) Charcoal and ink drawings and watercolors by Nikita Raper. Through March.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Photography by Liz Lord. Through March.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) In celebration of Youth Art Month, an exhibition of works by students attending Oconee County schools. Through Mar. 27.

THE OLD PAL (1320 Prince Ave.) Artists competed in creating artwork inspired by Terrapin's Mosaic Single Hopped Rye Ale. Through Mar. 28.

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. 

SIPS (1390 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Madeline Goodman. Through March.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Paintings by Yvonne Studevan. Through March.

TECH STOP COMPUTERS (3690 Atlanta Hwy.) Abstract acrylic paintings and works made from reused and found materials by Frances Jemini. Through July.

TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) The Madison Artists Guild presents "The Work of Our Hands," featuring artwork by Elizabeth Collins and Margaret Warfield. Through Mar. 29.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) "Goddess Art," an all-female artist show, ranges from pottery, fabric, paintings, photography, glasswork and more. Through March. • The Athens Plein Aire Artists draw inspiration from landscapes, woods and meadows to create paintings, photographs and sculptures. April–May.

VIVA! ARGENTINE CUISINE (247 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Rita Rogers Marks and Amanda Stevens. 

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Paintings based off of photographs by Lydia Hunt. Through March.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) "Rust in Peace," tie-dye with rust works by Bill Heady.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Whimsical character illustrations by Leslie Dallion. Through May.