January 20, 2016

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Recent work by Ansley Sproull is currently on view at The Grit through Sunday, Jan. 24.

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.

ATHENS ART & FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Dynamic jackalope variations in charcoal and paint by Erin Stacer. Through January.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) “Photographic Structure in the South” is curated by the Georgia Museum of Art. Through February. 

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.) “Pictures of Us: Photographs from the Do Good Fund Collection” is sponsored by the Global Georgia Initiative of the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. Jan. 21–Mar. 2.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “Stirred Fiction” features paintings by Corrine Colarusso. Through Feb. 26.

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.) A collection of expressively colored, moody character portraits by Cameron Bliss. Through Feb. 6.

DONDERO'S KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Watercolor paintings by Jackie Slayton Methe. Through January.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings by Gayle Smith. Through January.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Annelie Klein. Through January. 

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Seven artists invited seven artists who then invited seven artists to share work in “Chain Reaction.” Opening reception Jan. 21. Through Apr. 1.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Georgia’s Girlhood Embroidery: ‘Crowned with Glory and Immortality.’” Through Feb. 28. • “George Segal: Everyday Apparitions.” Through Mar. 6. • “Cherokee Basketry: Woven Culture” examines basket-making history and its modern revival. Jan. 23–Apr. 17. • 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 February.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Recent work by Ansley Sproull. Through Jan. 24. • Paintings by Jeremy Hughes. Jan. 24–Feb. 14.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase st.) Black-and-white photograms of locally sourced produce by Jen Holt. Through January.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Ruth Allen. Through January.

JITTERY JOE’S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Watercolor paintings of local scenes by Jamie Calkin and photography by Beka Poss. Through February.

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

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) In the third floor galleries, “La Mosta” presents artwork created by students and faculty during their sojourn at UGA’s residential center in Cortona, Italy during the 2015 spring, summer and fall programs. Closing reception Jan. 23. • New York-based artist Rashaad Newsome presents a video documenting his performance at SF MoMA, “Shade Compositions,” which explores notions of “throwing shade.” Through Jan. 27. Artist lecture Feb. 9.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 W. Clayton St.) Acrylic paintings by Ricky Wester. Through January.

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. 

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “Visions of MLK” combines poetry and visual art. Through Jan. 22. • In the Lounge Gallery, view cut paper and collaged drawings by Adrienne Kitchens. Through Feb. 1. • “Pictures of Us: Photographs from the Do Good Fund Collection” includes 20 portraits by artists working in the South. Jan. 26–Mar. 5. Reception Feb. 18. Artist Panel Feb. 19.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) Known as one of the original artists of Mad Magazine, Jack Davis has had an illustrious career creating cartoons for publications, television and advertising. Opening reception Jan. 22. Through Apr. 17.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Watercolors by Jo Vaughn. Through Jan. 24.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) “Celebrating a History: A Black History Month Exhibit.” Opening reception Jan. 22. Through Feb. 19. • “Mind-Paint-Prayer: Artwork by Scott Pope.” Opening receptions Jan. 22. Through Feb. 19.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “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. • “Gordon Parks Confronts the Color Line” features images from The Do Good Fund Collection. Jan. 25–March.

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.) Artwork in watercolor, pastel and mixed media by retired artist and teacher Jack D. Burk. Through January.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) A retrospective exhibition of winning entries from the last 10 years of the garden’s student art competition. Through February.

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.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS GALLERY (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville) “Memorias: Paintings by Julio Mejia” includes large-scale abstract oil paintings associated with memories and emotions. Closing reception Feb. 24.

WALKER’S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) The animal illustrations of Carlee Ingersoll are full of geometric patterns. Through January.

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

WILLSON CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND ARTS (1260 S. Lumpkin St.) “Scenes from the Southern Terrain” features images from The Do Good Fund Collection and is curated by the UGA College of Environment and Design. Through February. 

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more. • “Monuments to Empire, Part II: Photomurals by Tobin Russell” depicts contemporary U.S. housing, commerce and infrastructure as an artifact of the past. Reception Jan. 31. Currently on view through Feb. 7.