April 16, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

Caitlin Bielata is one of 16 artists featured in "Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition," on display at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, May 4. The artists will discuss their works at MFA Speaks on Thursday, Apr. 17 at 5:30 p.m.

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

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Photography by Ryan Myers. Through April.

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!, "Enchantment" includes drawings by Margaret Schreiber, photography by Michelle Norris and paintings by Cameron Bliss. Opening reception Apr. 17.

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) "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.

BIG CITY BREAD (393 N. Finley St.) Photography by James Calemine. Through April.

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Artwork by Claire Clements and Robert Clements. Through May 6.

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.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Mixed media works by Greg Harmon. Through April.

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. Through April. 

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Paintings by Hannah Jones. Through April.

FRONTIER UPFRONT GALLERY (193 E. Clayton St.) Artwork by Heidi Hensley. Through mid-May.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy." Through Apr. 20. • "Rugs of the Caucasus." Through Apr. 27. • "Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition." Through May 4. • "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.

THE GEORGIA THEATRE (215 N. Lumpkin St.) My Athens presents a gallery full of Instagram photos taken of the Classic City. Through May.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Works by Ansley Sproull. Through Apr. 20. • Artwork by Nina Barnes. Apr. 20–May 11.

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.) Paintings by Lizzy Mettler. Through April.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "Living Room" includes works that consider the home environment by Benjamin Britton, Patrick Brien, Andy Cherewick, Rachel Cox, Brock Gordon, Emily Hadland, Carol John and Erin McIntosh. Through June 15.

JITTERY JOE'S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) "Leftover Wrestlers and Other Old Paintings" by Dan Smith. Through April.

JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Lino prints on paper by René Shoemaker. Through April. 

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.) "BFA Exit II." Opening reception Apr. 18. Through Apr. 25.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Photography by Brittany Smith. Through April.

LEATHERS BUILDING (675 Pulaski St.) Works by Andy Cherewick. Reception Apr. 23. Currently on display through the summer.

LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) "All Hail the Coming of Another Spring" features large acrylic paintings, collages and assemblages by Charley Seagraves. Through May 15.

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.

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.) Mixed media works by Lauren Williamson. Through April.

MINI GALLERY (261 W. Washington St.) "Follow the White Rabbit" features bunny-inspired works by 13 artists. Through June 5.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) In the Main Gallery, the 19th annual "Southworks Juried Art Exhibit" includes works by 74 artists. Through May 9. • In the Members Gallery, "Clay and Drawings: Ron Meyers and Rich Panico." Through May 9.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) A mural by the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation. Through April.

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. Rust and over-dyed fabric on canvas by Bill Heady. 

SIPS (1390 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Elizabeth Ogletree. Through April.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Paintings by Susie Burch. Through April.

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

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) The Athens Plein Aire Artists draw inspiration from landscapes, woods and meadows to create paintings, photographs and sculptures. Through May.

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

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

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