November 12, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

An opening reception for "Experiencing Italy: A Selection of Photographs by Mary Ruth Moore" at Athens Academy will be held on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.

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

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) “Be Organic” by Brooke Davidson is a series of acrylic, abstract paintings on birch wood panels that explore repetitive layers of paint. Through November.

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.) AthensHasArt! presents “After the Sun Goes Down,” artwork by Tim Dominy and Frances Jemini.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Bertelsmann Gallery, works by students attending North Oconee High School. Through Dec. 12. • In the Bertelsmann cases, pottery bowls by John Caltinan. Through Dec. 12. • Sculptures by Duane Paxson. Through Jan. 23.

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.

CINÉ BARCAFE (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “Baffle Medusa” by Jeff T. Owens represents an experimental foray into contemporary manufacturing technologies, relying on a computer-controlled router to translate digital drawings of cartoon, sci-fi, glam rock and arcade imagery into large-scale objects.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “The Natural Communities of Georgia.” Nov. 14–Dec. 12.

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.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Paintings by Broderick Flanigan and works by students attending Clarke Central High School. Through December.

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 Phil Goulding, Larry Hamilton, Chris Hubbard, Michael Pierce and more. • “Farmington Skies” features landscape paintings by John Cleaveland.

FLANIGAN’S PORTRAIT STUDIO (585 Vine St., Suite 4) The new exhibit space presents “Drecossos’ Abstract Collection,” works by Andre “Dreccosso” Cox. Through Dec. 15.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) “As Simple as Hills” is a series of new paintings by Katherine McGuire. Reception Nov. 17. Currently on view through Nov. 29.

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.

Screen Shot 2014-11-11 at 2.55.44 PM.png

WUGA’s final Artists in Residence event for the year will be at the home of landscape painter Philip Juras. Attendees can see dozens of paintings and several works-in-progress in his backyard studio on Sunday, Nov. 16 from 3–5 p.m. RSVP to

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. • “The Nightmare Transported into Art: Odilon Redon’s ‘St. Anthony.’” Through Jan. 25. • “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.) “Prints on Prince” highlights two series of prints that Double Dutch Press has produced since opening: “[blank] by Double Dutch Press” and “GA Scenes.” Through Nov. 16. • Artwork by Cindy Jerrell and staff members of Flagpole. Nov. 16–Dec. 7.

HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Artwork by printmaker Kristine Leschper. Through December.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Stan Mullins. Through November.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Artwork by Marisa Leilani Mustard. Through November.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “BFA Exit 1” features student works in painting and drawing, printmaking, photography and art education. Opening reception Nov. 14. Through Nov. 21.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “Full House 2014” is a biennial invitation exhibit open to the 18 guilds and art groups that call the Lyndon House home. Reception Dec. 6. On view Nov. 18–Jan. 18. • “Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890) & Athens History Museum.” A reception for the new bedroom exhibit will be held Nov. 20.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 Georgia 98, Danielsville) Helen Beatenbough shares her collection of Christmas tree pins and brooches. Through December.

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.

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.) Margaret Agner presents prints and drawings, including monotypes, mixed media, nature prints and linoleum cuts. Through December.

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.) “From A to Z: Athens to Zimbabwe” includes paintings by Alice Pruitt and Linda Lemon. Through December.

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) A show of works by Double Dutch Press. Reception Nov. 13. Through Dec. 12.

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

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