December 17, 2014

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

“The Nightmare Transported into Art: Odilon Redon’s ‘St. Anthony’” is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through Sunday, Jan. 25.

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. Currently on view through January.

ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) 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. Closing reception 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.

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. Through April.

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.

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.) “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.” Through Mar. 1. • “A Year on the Hill: Work by Jim Fiscus and Chris Bilheimer.” Through Mar. 8. • 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.) “Little Lords” by Lawson Grice is a collection of colorful prints incorporating imagery and symbology from Pagan, gay gamer and stoner cultures. Through Jan. 4.

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

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Cody Murray. Through January.

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

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. Through 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) Artwork by students attending Madison County Middle School. Through December. • 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.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) 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.

SUSKA (297 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Suzanna Antonez-Edens. Through December.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) “Folk Flower Card Design,” ink and watercolor pencil artwork by Barbara Leisner. Through January.

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

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.