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A. LAFERA SALON (2440 W. Broad St.) Artwork by Perry McCrackin.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Artwork by Matt Bahr. Through June.

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 AND FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Paintings by Yvonne Studevan. Through June.

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.) “Swim Team” is a series of paintings by Jaime Bull. Through June 17.

CITY OF WATKINSVILLE (Downtown Watkinsville) “Public Art Watkinsville: A Pop-up Sculpture Exhibit” consists of sculptures placed in prominent locations around downtown. Artists include Benjamin Lock, William Massey, Stan Mullins, Robert Clements and Joni Younkins-Herzog. “Artscape Oconee: The Monuments of Artland” features eight newly commissioned art panels and six refurbished panels of paintings. 

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) In Classic Gallery I, “High Contrast” features bold, black-and-white works by Timothy D. Hubbard, Kyle Kizzah, Jon Vogt and Eileen Wallace. • In Classic Gallery II, “A-Town” showcases works examining Athens architecture by Lewis Bartlett, Robert Brussack, Dortha Jacobson and Jacob Wenzka. Through October.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Evan Blackwell shows floral ink drawings and a sculptural window installation. Through June 18.

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) The Athens Photo Guild shares a collection of works by members. Through June. 

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) “Retro Album Covers” is a series of 42 album cover designs, each one depicting a song composed by artist and musician Chip McDaniel. Through June.

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, Michael Pierce, Dan Smith, Cheri Wranosky and more. • “Silence” is a solo exhibition by Cameron Bliss. Through June 30.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Geometric paintings by Hannah Jones. Through June.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Wild Wooly Wonderful Athens” features works by Jared Brown, Timi Conley, James Greer, Michael Lachowski, Ali Norman, Dan Smith and Kaleena Stasiak. Through June 26.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Frank Hartley Anderson: Forging the Southern Printmakers Society.” Through June 19. • Created by design studio VolvoxLabs, “VVOX: Refining Realities” is an immersive triptych utilizing digital visualization. Through June 19. • “Turned and Sculpted: Wood Art from the Collection of Arthur and Jane Mason.” Through Aug. 7. • “Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana.” Through Aug. 21. • 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.) Jamey Grimes’ Northern Lights-inspired “Aurora” is an installation illuminated by natural light during the day and a color-based lighting cycle at night. Through September.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Paintings by Ryan Berry. Through June 19.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) Collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism by Susan Pelham. Through July 11.

HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Susan Pelham creates collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through June.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) “Trolls and Humans: Stronger Together?” features paintings and drawings by Tekla Vanderplas. Through June.

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.) Newly established in honor of the Willow Oak that recently reached the end of its lifecycle, The Tree Gallery showcases photography by Shannon Williams and kid art projects inspired by Gustav Klimt. • Community Collections on view in the lobby’s glass cases include floaty pens from the collection of Jeff Montgomery and push puppets from the collection of Katherine Winslow. Through June 25. • “Pushing the Press: Printmaking in the South” highlights contemporary Georgia artists Jiha Moon, Chadwick Tolley, Curtis Bartone, Joe Tsambiras, Kristen Casaletto, Melissa Harshman, Jon Swindler, Ann Stewart and Tom Takashima. Through Aug. 6. • “Multiple” features the work of three current or former graduate printmakers at UGA: Arron Foster, Ry McCullough and Katherine Miller. Through Aug. 6.• “There Again” is a mixed media installation by Jon Swindler and Michael McFalls. Through Aug. 6. • “Double Dutch Press: Athens Neighborhood Series.” Through Aug. 6. • In the Lounge Gallery, “Reflections on Yuma Trail” is a series of photographs by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay, a current graduate student at UGA’s Lamar Dodd School of Art. Closing reception Aug. 18. Currently on view through Aug. 20.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) Richard Sudden’s “Illuminations” use three gallery spaces to explore light, its physical properties and metaphorical meanings. Through Aug. 28.

MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Photograms by Jen Holt. Through June.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Margaret Olivastro. Through June.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) See works in all mediums at the “OCAF Members Exhibit.” Through July 8.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Seeing Georgia: Changing Visions of Tourism and the Modern South.” • “The Greatest Bulldog of Them All: Dan McGill.” • “Selections from the Disability History Archive.” • “John Abbot, Early Georgia’s Naturalist Artist.”• “Celebrating 75 Years of Excellence: The George Foster Peabody Awards.” • “Olympic Legacy.” Through July.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Photography by Barbara Holder. Through July 3.

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. 

TERRAPIN BEER CO. (265 Newton Bridge Rd.) Chris Taylor’s nature photography captures interesting land installations in the wild. Through July.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) Professor and civil rights activist Dr. Arthur Bacon presents acrylic and ink wash paintings and drawings inspired by the rural South. Through July 17.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Paintings of scenes around Athens by Mary Porter.

WILLSON CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND ARTS (1260 S. Lumpkin St.) “Growing Up in the South” is a photography exhibition presented by the Do Good Fund. The show includes images by Joshua Dudley Greer, Paul Kwilecki, William Greiner, Dave Anderson, Rosalind Solomon, Cynthia Henebry, Whitten Sabbatini, Oraien Catledge, John Menapace and Bill Yates. Through Aug. 15.

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) Curated by Jimmy Straehla, “The Inaugural Art Show” showcases work by Cameron Bliss, Tex Crawford, Margot Ecke, Peter Loose, Terry Rowlett, cap man and several more Winterville area artists. 

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more. • Paintings by Jessica Shulman and Andrew Huang. Through June.