May 21, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


This lamp by decorator Esther Huger Ellior and potter Joseph Meyer is featured in "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise," currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, Aug. 31.

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.

ART ON THE SIDE GALLERY AND GIFTS (17 N. Main St., Watkinsville) A gallery featuring works by various artists in media including ceramics, paintings and fused glass.

ARTINI'S ART LOUNGE (296 W. Broad St.) Curated by AthensHasArt!, "The Eclectic Works of Aaron Fu" includes embroidery, ink drawings and biological illustrations. Opening reception May 22. Through June 20.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) "Steffen Thomas: A Retrospective" has 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. Through June 15.

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

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Paintings by Claire Clements and Robert Clements. Through June 3.

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. Through June.

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

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.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) Strata #4 by Quayola is an immersive video installation that reworks classical masterworks into contemporary abstractions. Through June 20. • "Selections in the Decorative Arts." Through June 29. • "The Lithographs of Carroll Cloar." Through Aug. 10. • "Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise." Through Aug. 31. • Tristan Perich's "Machine Drawing" will create itself over the course of six months. Through Sept. 21. • "Shapes That Talk to Me: The Athens Scene, 1975–85." May 24–Oct. 19.

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.) Paintings by Hannah Jones. Through 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.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Photography by Emily Cheney. Through June 9.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "Between Rock and an Art Place: Art Rocks Athens Fine Arts Exhibition." Opening reception May 23. Through July 19.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Each card in ATHICA's deck of playing cards, "ATHICARDS," was designed by a different local artist. Arkive. Art & Frame custom framed selected cards. 

LEATHERS BUILDING (675 Pulaski St.) Works by Andy Cherewick. Through summer.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) "Paper Covers Rock," held in partnership with Art Rocks Athens, is an exhibition of graphic and fine arts like posters, flyers and album covers. Opening reception May 25. Through July 26.

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 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.) "Choosing to Participate" contains 11 posters presenting the experiences of individuals and communities.Through Aug. 30. • "ARTifacts Rock Athens: Relics from the Athens Music Scene, 1975–1985)." Through December.

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.