August 3, 2016

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Paintings and drawings by Mina Kim are currently on view at The Grit through Sunday, Aug. 21 and the newly opened Craft Public House through Thursday, Sep. 1.

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

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) “Athens in Black and White” benefits A New Hope Animal Sanctuary. 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 AND FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Anna L. Desio’s watercolor paintings are inspired by the Caribbean. Through Aug. 3. • Silk paintings by Margaret Agner. Through August.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) A display of 1996 Atlanta memorabilia includes tickets, clothing, posters, patches, brochures and more. Through August.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) “The Collaborative Print,” guest curated by Margot Ecke, explores various collaborations within the field of printmaking. Through Aug. 6.

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

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “Practice Practice Practice: Landscape Architects at Work.” Through September.

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.

CRAFT PUBLIC HOUSE (1040 Gaines School Rd.) Drawings and paintings by Mina Kim. Through Sep. 1.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism. Through Aug. 20.

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

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Patrick Sprague. 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, Michael Pierce, Dan Smith, Cheri Wranosky and more. • New work by sculptor Kipley A. Meyer. Opening reception Aug. 12. On view Aug. 5–28.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Maria Rodriguez. Through August.

FRONTIER UPFRONT GALLERY (193 E. Clayton St.) Nature photography by land artist Chris Taylor.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Spotlight” features artwork by Judith McWillie, Teresa Cole and Pete Schulte. Through Sep. 15.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “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 Sep. 4. • “Recent: Acquisitions” includes over two dozen works of art in a variety of media: works on paper, decorative arts, works on canvas and a neon light sculpture. Through Oct. 9.

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.) Mina Kim’s drawings and paintings seek to understand her own existence through images of the natural world and symbology. Through Aug. 21.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) The “Athens Art Association Exhibition” includes works by various artists. Through Aug. 29.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) “The Eiffel Tower” includes 13 interpretations of the iconic Parisian landmark by Charley Seagraves. Through August.

JITTERY JOE’S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Artwork by Tekla Vanderplas. Through Aug. 15.

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. • “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. Through Aug. 20. • “Community Collections” features a collection of Athens area dug bottles from Eric Krasle. Through Aug. 27.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 GA-98, Danielsville) “Ocean Bound: Upstream and Downstream” features kaleidoscopic photographs of the Broad River and its tributaries. Reception Aug. 6. Through Aug. 29.

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.

MONROE ART GUILD (205 S. Broad St., Monroe) See 113 artworks by 44 area artists. Through August.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Hannah Wolfe. Through August.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Drawings and paintings of landscapes and flowers by Tom Polk, a life-long artist and art history professor at Lamar Dodd School of Art who passed away in 2014. Through Aug. 13.

THE SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St.) Pastels by Stephanie Ruby. Through August.

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.) Artwork by Ansley Sproull. Through August.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) The Women of Watercolor present an exhibit of wide-ranging subjects, styles and interpretations of the world around them. Through September.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Paintings by Ella Salt. Through August.

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) Artwork by Forrest Neely, Kate Blane, Dortha Jacobson, Madison Binkley and Lisa Storey.

THE WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) Permanent artists include RA Miller, Chris Hubbard, Travis Craig, Michelle Fontaine, Dan Smith, Greg Stone and more. • Will Eskridge’s “Deep Blue Waves” is a series of cyanotype solargrams depicting sea creatures assembled from plant life. Opening reception Aug. 7. Through Oct. 1.