November 11, 2015

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Yale professor William Fleming will give a lecture at the Georgia Museum of Art in conjunction with the exhibition “Samurai: The Way of the Warrior” on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 5:30 p.m. Student Night will follow at 6:30 p.m., and The Hidden Fortress will be s

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Maggie Baxter’s original ink and watercolor illustrations are inspired by the natural, the supernatural, and the relationship between the two. Through November.

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 ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Myers Gallery, view “Living in History” by Aaron Hequembourg. Nov. 16–Jan. 22. Reception Nov. 22. • In the Bertelsmann Gallery, “Rosa Bellum” features paintings of roses by John Gholson. Reception Nov. 22. Through Dec. 11. • In the Bertelsmann Cases, see a collection of sculptures made from natural materials by Barbara Odil. Reception Nov. 22. Through Dec. 11. • In the Harrison Center for the Arts & Preschool’s Lobby Gallery, “Mentor/Mentee” features the work of professors and students from UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art. Reception Nov. 22. Through May 20.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) “Parables of the Land” presents paintings, sculptures, cut paper assemblages and more by Claire and Robert Clements. Through Nov. 20.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) Juried by Michael Rooks, Modern and Contemporary Curator at the High Museum of Art, “J1: ATHICA’s First Juried Exhibition” features innovative contemporary works by 29 artists. Through Nov. 15. • In THE BOX@ATHICA, view pieces for a Girls Rock Camp Art Auction. Nov. 14.

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.) “Baby in a Corner” features photographs by Brittainy Lauback. Through November.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “Roads, Rivers, and Red Clay: Ceramics by Ron Meyers.” Through Dec. 18.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) In Classic Gallery I, “Hello, Neighbor” features artwork by Terry Rowlett, Michelle Fontaine, Rene Shoemaker and Michael Ross. In Classic Gallery II, “Tableau” features works by Mary Ruth Moore, Michael Oliveri, Ally White and Otto Lange. 

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Melissa Lee’s “Primordial Novae” was inspired by ancient Greek creation mythology, celestial phenomena and existential contemplation. Through Nov. 28.

DONDERO'S KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) A collection of painted pet portraits by Nethie Lockwood. Through mid-November.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Collages by Susan Pelham. Through November.

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. • C. Larry Wilson creates whimsical animal sculptures in clay. Opening reception Nov. 13. Through December.

FLANIGAN’S PORTRAIT STUDIO (585 Vine St., Suite 4) Artwork by Byron Deshaun Culbreth. Through December.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Quilling art by Emileigh Ireland. Through November.

FRONTIER UPFRONT GALLERY (193 E. Clayton St.) Paintings on canvas and wood by Heidi Hensley depict the social life of downtown Athens and Bulldog football.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Day for Night” includes works by Eve Nettles, Hope Hilton, Zipporah Thompson, Clay Jordan, Donald Cope, Saegan Moran and Eileen Wallace. Through Jan. 6.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Before the March King: 19th-Century American Bands.” Through Jan. 3. • “In Time We Shall Know Ourselves: Photography by Raymond Smith. Through Jan. 3. • “Samurai, The Way of the Warrior” includes swords, helmets, suits of arms and more. Through Jan. 3. • “Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: ‘Crowned with Glory and Immortality.’” Through Feb. 28. • “George Segal: Everyday Apparitions.” Through Mar. 6. • In the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, “Twists and Turns: Sculptures by Alice Aycock” includes two sculptures, “Waltzing Matilda” and “Twin Vortexes.” Through Sept. 4.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Scatterfield” by Zane Cochran is a large-scale interactive installation with 3,000 LEDs capable of producing over 16 million different colors. Through December.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Amanda Burk of Double Dutch Press presents a show in collaboration with her father. Through Nov. 15. • Artwork by Coop Holmes. Nov. 15–Dec. 6.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) Artwork by Jen Holt. Through December.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Alex Blankenship. Through November.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Silk wall hangings by Margaret Agner. Through December.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “BFA I” presents the works of exiting students focusing on painting and drawing, scientific illustration, art education and Art X. Opening reception Nov. 13. Through Nov. 20.

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.) “Forty of Something, Collections from Our Community” presents 40 face jugs from the collection of Peter and Sandy Loose-Schrantz. Through Nov. 14. • “Instruction: Arts Center Faculty Show” highlights works made by teachers at the Lyndon House. Reception Nov. 19. Currently on view through Nov. 28.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 GA-98, Danielsville) Handmade quilts by Amanda Whitsel of Crooked Pine Quilts. Through November.

MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism. Through November.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) “Between Women and Children” features “miniature world” mixed media assemblages by Lisa Freeman. Reception Dec. 6. Currently on view through December. • Original paintings and portraits by Jackie Dorsey. Reception Nov. 8. Through November.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) “Georgia Small Works” is a juried group exhibition of artwork measuring 14” or less in all directions. Through Nov. 13. • View a solo show of watercolors by Kie Johnson. Through Nov. 13.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) An exhibit featuring original manuscripts, engravings, maps and natural specimens are presented in conjunction with the 250th anniversary of John and William Bartram’s natural history expedition. Through Dec. 23. • An exhibition celebrating The Pennington Radio Collection features tube radios, external speakers and other artifacts from 1913–1933. Through December. • “Seeing Georgia: Changing Visions of Tourism and the Modern South” includes photos, postcards, artifacts and other ephemera representing six Georgia tourism sites with histories of political and cultural battles. Through July.

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

SIPS (1390 Prince Ave.) Photography by Anne Yarborough. Through November.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) “Travels on the Bartram Trail: Beth Thompson’s Possible Perceptions” present kaleidoscope photographs taken during a four-year project. Through Nov. 29.

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, Michelle Dross, Veronica Darby, John Cleaveland, Rebecca Wood, Nikita Raper, Natalia Zuckerman, Briget Darryl Ginley, Jack Kashuback, Barret Reid, Camille Hayes, Jason Whitley and Ken Hardesty. • “Deep” features new paintings of coastal seas, shipwrecks, sea creatures and beaches by Veronica Darby.

UGA GILBERT HALL (210 Herty Dr.) The Athens Fibercraft Guild and UGA Institute for Women’s Studies presents “Sustainability: Upcycled and Recycled Materials.” Through Nov. 12. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) “The Retro Album Covers” exhibit features 42 album covers representing original songs by Chip McDaniel. Through November.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Watercolor images by Jamie Calkin and metal works by Leonard Piha.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more.