July 29, 2015

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits.

“Artists for Animals,” a group exhibition of animal-themed artwork by over a dozen artists including Evan Blackwell, is currently on view at The K.A. Artist Shop through Saturday, Aug. 8.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Photography and paintings by Wesley Abney. Through July. • Black-and-white ink drawings of animals by Carlee Ingersoll. Through August.

ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) New paintings by Mary Porter, Greg Benson, Chatham Murray, Candle Brumby, Lana Mitchell and more.

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.

ATHENS ART & FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Black-and-white photographs of landscapes and rural structures by UGA Horticulture professor emeritus Darrell Sparks. Through July. • A selection of watercolors by Mark Willis, who draws inspiration from botanical art and English watercolor. Through August.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) “Emerges VIII” features local emerging artists Winnie Gier, Cameron Lyden, Jessica Machacek, Saegan Moran, Michael Ross and Ben Rouse. Through Aug. 23.

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.) Jeremy Long presents clip art posters of summer films at Ciné.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) In Classic Gallery I, “Peaceable Kingdom” presents animals by Will Eskridge, Lawson Grice, Jená A. Johnson, Susan Pelham and Cheryl Washburn. • In Classic Gallery II, “Flight” examines feathered and flying friends by Margaret Agner, Will Eskridge, Jená A. Johnson, Maria Mueller and Susan Pelham. Through September.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Tommy Kirk. Through July. • Artwork by Steven C. Neal. Through August.

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 Matt Alston, John Cleaveland, Peter Loose and more.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Teh Reaver, Jr. Through July. • Artwork by Jesse Stinnard. Opening reception Aug. 8. Through August. 

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Summer Vacation” includes works by Adam Forrester, Winnie Gier, Jourdan Joly, Michael Levine, Georgia Rhodes and Smokey Road Press. Through Sept. 24.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.)  “Lines of Inquiry: Renaissance and Baroque Drawings from the Ceseri Collection.” Through Aug. 2. • “Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman: Speaking to the Issues.” Through Sept. 13. • “El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte.” Through Sept. 13. • “Ralph Chessé.” Through Oct. 4. • “Terra Verte” is a site-specific installation in the sculpture garden. 

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "BANG" is an installation of boldly colored pop art paintings by Carol John that will rotate throughout the course of the exhibit.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Michael Reber. Through Aug. 2. • Photography by Frances Berry. Aug. 2–23.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Michael Steele. Through July. • “Peace, Y’all” features a dozen paintings by Charley Seagraves. Through August.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Artwork by Jamie Calkin. Through July.

K.A. ARTIST SHOP (127 N. Jackson St.) “Artists for Animals” is a group show of animal-themed works. Through Aug. 8.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 W. Clayton St.) Paintings by Jennifer Catherine Clegg. Through July.

LET IT BE YOGA (100 Barnett Shoals Rd., Watkinsville) Portraits by Cameron Bliss. Through July.

LOWERY IMAGING GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) The gallery features paper and canvas giclee prints by Athens artists as well as artists’ renderings of Athens. Jamie Calkin is the featured artist through December.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) 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. • “40 of Something: Collections from Our Community” presents 40 film stills from the collection of Mike Landers. Through July. • “The Home Show: Artist Inspired Birdhouses” showcases a selection of birdhouses created to benefit Athens Area Habitat for Humanity building projects. Through Aug. 1. • “Where We Live, Work and Play” features sculptural and kinetic works by Martijn and Caryn van Wagdendonk, Tad Gloeckler, Jennifer Desormeaux Graycheck, Cameron Lyden and Michael Oliveri. Through Aug. 1. • “Discarded Beauty” includes artwork by Janelle Young, Sarah Emerson, Manty Dey and Susan Hable. Through Aug. 1. • In the Lounge Gallery, view photography by recent MFA graduate Lucas Underwood. Through Aug. 8. 

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 Hwy. GA-98, Danielsville) Library patrons can add their own graphic novel art to the “Every Hero Has a Story” display. Through July.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Recapitulation, 1963–2015: Drawings and Sculptures by Susan Cofer.” Through Aug. 30.

MAMA BIRD'S GRANOLA (909 E. Broad St.) Artwork by Cameron Bliss Ferrelle, Chris Taylor, James Fields, Don Highfield, Barbara Bendzunas, Kayley Head, Melissa Long, Jonathan Carter, Gerald Turner, St. Udio’s Iron Works, Lea Lacy, Catcophony, Tiny Tank Tech, Hooks & Gems and Georgia Elite Jewelry.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Women of Watercolor present “Brush Works.” Through July. • Margaret Agner exhibits a collection of large silk wall hangings, paintings, pastels and printmaking (monotypes, nature prints and linoleum cuts). Opening reception Aug. 2. Through August. 

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Cooking the Books” is an exhibit of handmade books celebrating the tastes and colors of food. Through August. • An exhibition celebrating The Pennington Radio Collection features tube radios, external speakers and other artifacts from 1913–1933. Through December.

SEWCIAL STUDIO (2500 W. Broad St. #305) Hand-dyed art quilts by Anita Heady. Rust and over-dyed fabric on canvas by Bill Heady.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Kate Sherrill makes artwork inspired by botanicals, fruit, landscapes and animals. Through Aug. 9.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “One to Three: Photographs by Greg Strelecki, Angelina Bellebuono & Nicole Akstein” showcases works with thematic ties to the museum. Through July.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) The photographs of Stefan Eberhard reveal microscopic worlds.

SWEET SPOT STUDIO GALLERY (160 Tracy St., Mercury A.I.R.) The gallery presents paintings, ceramics, sculpture, drawings, furniture, folk art and jewelry from artists including Fain Henderson, Veronica Darby, Michelle Dross, John Cleaveland, Rebecca Wood, Nikita Raper, Natalia Zuckerman, Briget Darryl Ginley, Jack Kashuback, Barret Reid and Ken Hardesty. • A solo show features new works by Jason Whitley. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) “Water, Water…” features photographs taken of or near the ocean by Lee Reed. Through July. • “Metropolitan Footprints” includes abstract landscape paintings of cities by Amanda Cameron. On view August–September.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Artwork by Kristin Karch. Through July.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Will Eskridge, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more. • “Beauty Beards” features acrylic paintings of male pin-ups by Lydia Hunt. Through August.