December 3, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

A piece by Kelly Kristin Jones is currently on display in “Equations,” a group exhibition of works inspired by mathematics, at Gallery@Hotel Indigo.

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

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 December.

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 “Night Rhythms,” art by Suzanna Antonez-Edens and Hannah S. Garrard. Reception Dec. 15. Currently on view through January.

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-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) “Seldom Seen: American Art Pottery: The Collection of Bill and Dorothy Paul” includes pieces by 100 potters made between the 1920s and 1940s. Through Jan. 18.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) “Athens Arcana: A Contemporary Tarot” features a full tarot deck in which each card was designed by a different regional artist. See each card’s artwork in its original format. Opening reception Dec. 6. Through Dec. 21.

BENDZUNAS GLASS (89 W. South Ave., Comer) The family-run studio has been creating fine art glass for almost 40 years.

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.” Through 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.

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.) Mixed media by Eric Simmons. Through December.

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.) “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. • “Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond.” Dec. 6–Mar. 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.) The Flagpole art show features artwork by Cindy Jerrell, Lee Gatlin, Kelly Hart, Missy Kulik, David Mack, Pete McCommons, Jessica Pritchard Mangum, Larry Tenner, Stephanie Rivers and Jessica Smith. Through 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.) “CreArté,” artwork by Stan Mullins. Closing reception Dec. 3.

JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Portrait manipulations by Chris Romano. Through January.

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 2” showcases the works of students in the areas of Art X, ceramics, textile design, sculpture, scientific illustration and graphic design. On view Dec. 4–11. Closing reception Dec. 11.

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. Currently on view–Jan. 18. • The “Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890) & Athens History Museum” inside the historic Ware-Lyndon House now features a new bedroom exhibit full of decorative pieces.

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.

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.

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. • “Folk Flower Card Design,” ink and watercolor pencil artwork by Barbara Leisner. December–January.

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. Through Dec. 12.

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

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Paintings by Lydia Hunt. Through December. • Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Will Eskridge, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more.