June 11, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.


"Pedant" and other contemporary landscapes by Keith Karnok are currently on view at A. LaFera Salon through June.

A. LAFERA SALON (2440 W. Broad St.) Contemporary landscapes by Keith Karnok. Through June.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) "An Illustrative Study of Feeling Bad and Feeling Better" by Brianna Rawley. Through June.

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. Through June 20.

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 June.

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.

COFFEE SHOP OF ATHENS  (2950 Atlanta Hwy.) Collages influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism by Susan Pelham.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Joan Terrell. Through July 11.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Artwork by Bill Pierson. Through July 11.

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 Marian Smith, Elizabeth Ogletree, Shelia Bradley and more. • "Paintings, Sculpture & Objects of Art" includes works by Michael Pierce. Through June.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) "A Conspiracy" includes collages by Kenneth Aguar and paintings by Manda McKay. Reception June 13. Through June.

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. • "Picturing America: Signature Works from the Westmoreland Museum of American Art." June 14–Aug. 24. • "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. • Art Rocks Athens presents "Shapes That Talk to Me: The Athens Scene, 1975–85." Through Oct. 19. • In the sculpture garden, "Terra Verte," created by Scottish artist Patricia Leighton, consists of six cubes full of living vegetation. Through May 31, 2015. • "Stone Levity" is a sculpture by Del Geist installed in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex quad. Through May 31, 2015.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Brian Macbeth. Through June 21.

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.) "Jr.'s Third Folksome Art" by Teh Reaver. Through June.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Artwork by Emily Cheney. 

JITTERY JOE'S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Artwork by Olivia Joyce.

JUST PHO (1063 Baxter St.) Painted silks by Margaret Agner.

KRIMSON KAFE (40 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Landscapes by Michael Porfiri.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "Skyfall" is an installation by Glen Kaufman. Closing reception June 29. • "Between Rock and an Art Place: Art Rocks Athens Fine Arts Exhibition." Through July 19.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 Clayton St.) Paintings by Heidi Hensley. Through June.

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" includes paintings, collages and assemblages by Charley Seagraves. Through mid-June. • Quilts by Dyna Cross. Through July.

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. 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.) Mixed media by Max Beeching. Through June.

MINI GALLERY (261 W. Washington St.) "All Aboard! Art from the Farmington Depot Gallery" features works by Chris CHUB Hubbard, Peter Loose and Dan Smith. Opening reception June 14. Through July 19.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Photography by Theodore Lawrence. Through June.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) The "Annual Members' Exhibit" features works by the gallery's members. Through June 11. • Audrone Kirschner explores invasive species in "Outward Bound." Through June 11.

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. • Art Rocks Athens presents "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. 

SIPS (1390 Prince Ave.) Photography by Ann Yarborough. Through June.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Paintings, pastels and monotypes by Margaret Agner. Through June 26.

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.) "Water" features paintings of lakes, oceans and clouds by Elizabeth Bishop Martin. Through July.

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

WALKER'S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Abstract paintings by Frances Jemini. Through June.

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

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) "Animal/Domain" presents new paintings by Will Eskridge. Opening reception June 13. • Paintings by Matt Blanks.