October 22, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

“Emilio Pucci in America,” currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, Feb. 1, is inspired by the Italian designer’s brief tenure as a student in horticulture at the University of Georgia in 1935.

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

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) “When the Sun Goes Down” includes autumn-inspired paintings by Frances Jemini. Through October.

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.) “Through an Open Window” is Project Safe’s fourth annual art show.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Myers Gallery, large paintings by Maria Nissan. Artist reception Oct. 25. Through Oct. 30. • In the Bertelsmann Gallery, works by students attending North Oconee High School. • In the Bertelsmann cases, pottery bowls by John Caltinan. Through Dec. 12.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) “Advice From the Oceans” features interactive installations by founding members of the Elephant 6 Recording Company. Part of the Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 series. Through Nov. 16.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “Landscapes of the Hereafter: Three Historic Cemeteries in Athens, GA” highlights the Old Athens, Gospel Pilgrim and Oconee Hill Cemeteries. Through Nov. 7.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Nature Revealed” includes works by Barbara Patisal, Janelle Young, Katherine Dunlap, Georgia Rhodes and Charles Warnok. • “Then and Now: Celebrating 40 Years of the Lyndon House Arts Center” includes works by Munroe d’Antignac, John d’Azzo, Terri Jarrette, Leah Mantini and Erik Patten.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Broderick Flanigan. Through October.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Photography by John Weber. Through October.

EUGENE O’NEILL (153 Cleveland Ave.) The new gallery space opens with “But Wait,” an installation by Michael Siporin Levine, Noah Lynch and Darin Beasley. Through Nov. 21.

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 Shelia Bradley, John Cleaveland, Leigh Ellis and more. • Paintings by Matt Alston. Through October.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) “Lucky 13 Art Show” is a Halloween-themed exhibit with works by Jill Carnes, Tex Crawford, Patrick Dean, Lee Gatlin, Cindy Jerrell, Brian Kindamo, Lou Kregel, Missy Kulik, Peter Loose, Rosemary Mendicino, Steven Milsap, John Stidham and Dan Smith. Artist reception Oct. 25. Through Nov. 4.

FRONTIER UPFRONT GALLERY (193 E. Clayton St.) Athens-centric artwork by Heidi Hensley. Through October.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Equations” is a collection of works inspired by mathematics, mapping and statistics by Craig Dongoski, Molly Rose Freeman, Moon Jung Jang, Kelly Kristin Jones, Elizabeth Kleen, Eric Mack, Rusty Wallace, Andy Moon Wilson and Cal Clements. Through December.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “XL” includes large-scale contemporary works. Through Nov. 16. • Tristan Perich's "Machine Drawing" created itself over the course of six months. Through Nov. 18. • “An Archaeologist’s Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.” Through Dec. 7. • “Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene.” Through Jan. 4. • Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 presents “The…of E6.” Through Jan. 4. • “Emilio Pucci in America.” Through Feb. 1. • In the sculpture garden, "Terra Verte," created by Scottish artist Patricia Leighton, consists of six cubes full of living vegetation. Through May. • "Stone Levity" is a sculpture by Del Geist installed in the Performing and Visual Arts Complex quad. Through May.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 presents “n [] c t u r n e,” a site-specific installation by Dana Jo Cooley. Through December.

GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) New drawings and watercolors by Rebecca Wood. Through Oct. 25. • “Prints on Prince” highlights two series of prints that Double Dutch Press has produced since opening: “[blank]” and “GA Scenes.” Opens Oct. 26.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Susie Burch’s watercolor portraits depict local farmers who Heirloom works with directly. Through October.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) The Wild Rumpus Parade presents a collection of artwork by children featuring this year’s theme, “HalloWitch.” Through October.

JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Paintings by Stuart McCall Libby. Through October.

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Artwork by Stuart McCall Libby. Through October.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Photography by Paul Ohmer. Through October. 

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “Jiman Choi: Traces of Silence.” • In Gallery 101, “Negritud in Latin American Art.” • In the Suite Gallery, “do it UGA.” • In the Plaza and Bridge Galleries, “Touch: Art & Interaction.” All shows through Nov. 6.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890) & Athens History Museum.” 

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 Georgia 98, Danielsville) Steve Sweetser welds unique owls. Through October.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Farm” is an exhibition celebrating the agrarian lifestyle of the rural South through works by Keith Bennett, Angelia Bellebuono, Shannon Candler, Chris Cook and more. Through Jan. 4. 

MAMA BIRD'S GRANOLA (909 E. Broad St.) Artwork by Cameron Bliss Ferrelle, James Fields, Barbara Bendzunas, Kayley Head, Leah Lacy, Saint Udio and Lakeshore Pottery.

MINI GALLERY (261 W. Washington St.) “Squared” includes paintings and drawings by Hannah Jones and Lou Kregel.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) “Georgia Small Works” includes pieces in every medium that are all 14”x14”x14” or smaller. Through Nov. 14. • “Delicate Flowers” is a solo show of still life oil paintings by Manda McKay. Through Nov. 14.

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.) “Vince Dooley: A Retrospective, 1954–1988” includes photos, play books, Jack Davis artwork and commemorative items. Through Dec. 15. • Art Rocks Athens presents "ARTifacts Rock Athens: Relics from the Athens Music Scene, 1975–1985)." Through December. • “Food, Power and Politics: The Story of School Lunch.” Through May 15.

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.) “DeFacing Athens,” portrait manipulation photography by Chris Romano, includes images of the Normaltown community and beyond. Through October.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) “Wild Flowers, Wild Places” shows photography by Carol and Hugh Nourse, who have both been volunteer photographers at the garden since 1997. Through Nov. 23.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) A group show organized by The Athens Art Association. Through Oct. 24.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) Southern landscapes in oil by Nancy Roberson and Judy Buckley. Through November.

UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA PRESS (UGA Main Library, 320 S. Jackson St.) Oil paintings of Monaco and Spain by Shannon Candler. Through December.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville) Athens Celebrates Elephant 6 presents “Carnival Part 2.” Through Oct. 30.

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

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Paintings by Frances Jemini. Through October.