May 7, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


Quayola's Strata #4 is on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, June 15.

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

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. Through May 16.

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.) The 2nd annual ATHICA Mystery Triennial contains 100 5"x7" works hung anonymously. The identity of each artist is revealed only when the piece is purchased. Opening reception May 17. Through June 15.

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

BMA AT HOME (1662 S. Lumpkin St.) Bryn Adamson creates abstract works. Through May 17.

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.

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 Larry Hamilton, Cheri Wranosky, Chris Hubbard and more. • "Paintings, Sculpture & Objects of Art" includes works by Michael Pierce. Opening reception May 8. Through June.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Anne Yarbrough. Through May.

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

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "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.) Artwork by Nina Barnes. Through May 11. • Paintings by Hannah Jones. May 11–June 1. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Works by the Athens Plein Aire Artists. Through June.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Images by Bob Brussack and Caoimhe Nace. Through May.

HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (296 N. Hull St.) "Spectrum" features paintings by Rachel Glaze, Lydia Hunt, Carlie Ivie, Hena Jang, Nicole Moran, Taylor Scott, Adelina Simeonova, Rae Wiltshire and Nicole Yackley. Closing reception May 7.

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 ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Photography by Emily Cheney. Through June 9.

JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Lino prints by René Shoemaker. Through May 15. 

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "BFA Exit III." Closing reception May 9.

LEATHERS BUILDING (675 Pulaski St.) Works by Andy Cherewick. Through 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.) Local artists transform ordinary roll barrels into pieces of art in "Roll Out the Barrels." On display May 10–16. Silent auction May 16.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) "Three Paths" exhibits works by Don Cooper that were influenced by his studies, observations and experimentations while traveling through Asia. Through Aug. 17.

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.) Artwork by David Hough. Through May.

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.) Wildlife photography by Karl Enter. Through May.

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

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) "ARTifacts Rock Athens: Relics from the Athens Music Scene, 1975–1985)." Through December. • "Choosing to Participate" contains 11 posters presenting the experiences of individuals and communities. Through Aug. 30.

SEWCIAL STUDIO (160 Tracy St.) Hand-dyed art quilts by Anita Heady. Rust and over-dyed fabric on canvas by Bill Heady. 

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

TECH STOP COMPUTERS (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Abstract and highly-textured paintings by Frances Jemini. Through July.

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. 

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Artwork by Walker's employees. Through May.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Vintage art curated by Dynamite Clothing. Through May.

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