December 16, 2015

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Mixed media works by Zipporah Thompson are currently on view in “Day for Night” at the Gallery@Hotel Indigo. The group exhibition remains on view through Wednesday, Jan. 6.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Watercolor paintings of local scenes by Jamie Calkin. Through January.

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. Through Jan. 22. • 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. Through May 20.

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

BLACK PETTICOAT (297 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Thea Grindeland. Through December.

CINÉ BARCAFE (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “All Walks” by Jennifer Harley depicts portraits of dog walkers and their canine companions. Through Jan. 18.

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, René 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.) Three large-scale mural paintings by Maria Nissan contain densely overlapping geometric patterns in vibrant and expressive colors. Through December.

DONDERO'S KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) See 80 self portraits by first graders at Chase Street Elementary. Through December.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and portraits by Jacqueline Dorsey. 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 Matt Alston, John Cleaveland, Peter Loose and more. • C. Larry Wilson creates whimsical animal sculptures in clay. 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.) Artwork by Hana Hay and Kayla Cox. Through December.

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.) Artwork by Jill Carnes and Edna Lorri Shipp. Through Jan. 3.

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

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Jamie Calkin and Leonard Piha. Through December.

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

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 W. Clayton St.) “Artful Reminders,” paintings by Heidi Hensley, focus on local landmarks and views of the University. Keith P. Rein’s mixed media work also features Athens and UGA themes. Through Jan. 1.

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.) “IMAGINE: Art Works by Students of the Clarke County School District.” Through Jan. 17. • In the Lounge Gallery, view cut paper and collaged drawings by Adrienne Kitchens. Through Feb. 1.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 GA-98, Danielsville) See an entire collection of Christmas tree brooches. Through December.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) “Between Women and Children” features “Miniature World” mixed media assemblages by Lisa Freeman. Through December.

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.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) Kenneth Proctor’s “Duino Suite” features 32 drawings inspired by Rainer Maria Rilke’s First Duino Elegy. Through Dec. 22.

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.

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. • “I’m in the Band” by Michael Lachowski, a collection of paper works partially illuminated by black light, were created from the point of view of being a member of the music scene. Several were created in response to Pylon’s songs. Reception Jan. 7. Through Jan. 10.