November 2, 2016

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

“Satisfaction System” is a site-specific installation by Garrett Hayes currently on view at the GlassCube@Indigo through Saturday, Apr. 15.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Blair Janine Taylor and Tania Tran explore the interaction of patterns and the living space. 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 Bertelsmann Lobby Gallery, “VAPORS (Lost and Forgotten)” is a series of “Miniature World” assemblages by Lisa Freeman. “Fiber Reactions” features works by the Athens Fibercraft Guild. Works by members of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation are also present. Through Dec. 16. • In the Harrison Center Foyer Gallery, “Seven Elements of Art” features sculptural works by Lawrence Steuck, Leonard Piha and Lorraine Thompson. • “The Other 95.6%: Photos from Around the World” is a collection of photography. Reception Nov. 6. Through Feb. 3.

ATHENS ART AND FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Audrey Hynes creates site-specific installations within landscapes that blur the boundaries between fact and fiction. Through November.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) The “Second Annual Juried Exhibition” shows works selected by juror Annette Cone-Skelton of MOCA GA. Through Nov. 19.

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.) “Once more foundered on this delightful shore” is a series of paintings by Benjamin Britton. Through Nov. 6.

CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) “The Stands: Environmental Sculpture by Chris Taylor.” Through Dec. 13.

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. 

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Paintings by Andrew Huang. 

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Watercolor scenes of Athens by Jamie Calkin. Through Nov. 17.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Colley Neal. Through November.

FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 14 artists, the gallery offers works by artists including Matt Alston, John Cleaveland, Peter Loose, Michael Pierce, Dan Smith, Cheri Wranosky and more.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Jim Wilson. Through November.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Tiny Universe two” is a biennial small works show featuring pieces by over 60 Athens and Atlanta artists who have exhibited at the gallery in the past. Through December.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Icons of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950.” Through Dec. 11. • “Gifts and Prayers. The Romanovs and Their Subjects.” Through December. • “Man’s Canyons: New York City on Paper.” Through December. • “Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s.” Through Jan. 8. • In the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, “Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emergy” presents four large kinetic sculptures. Through Apr. 2.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Satisfaction System” is a site-specific installation by Garrett Hayes that suspends circular forms woven with scrap denim, rope and Electro-Luminescent wire. Through Apr. 15.

HEALING ARTS CENTRE & SANGHA YOGA STUDIO (834 Prince Ave.) Celia Brooks offers watercolor and mixed media work paired with the “Yoga Sutras of Patanjall.” Closing Reception Dec. 2.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) The ambiguity and subtlety of Andy Cherewick’s paintings allow for your own interpretation. Opening reception Nov. 2. Through December.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Paintings and collages of local musicians by Stephanie Reavis. Through November.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Digital prints by Jasmine Echols. Through Nov. 14.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) In Gallery 307, “Continuum: Space & Time in Contemporary Photography.” In the Suite Gallery, “Comfort Tub.” In Gallery 101, “David Stein: A Partial Museum of a Day in the News.” In the Bridge Gallery, “Rim Road / Rim Road.” Through Nov. 4.

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.) In the Lounge Gallery, view a solo show by emerging artist Jon Vogt, who creates optical and digital printed works that often vibrate. Through Nov. 10. • “Upstream I” features paintings by Juan Logan that address the interconnections of race, place and power. Opening reception Nov. 17. On view Nov. 5 –Jan 14. • “Collections from Our Community” features Ann Holsinger’s collection of political memorabilia. Nov. 2–11.

MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 GA-98, Danielsville) The “Discover Tech Exhibition” is a part of the STAR Library Education Network led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Reception Nov. 5. Currently on display through Feb. 10.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “The Bond of the South” presents photography by Tamara Reynolds and Jerry Siegel, two artists who have work in the Do Good Fund Collection. Through December.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Susan Gill. Through November. 

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) The seventh annual “Georgia Small Works Exhibit” includes 2-D and 3-D works measuring less than 14” x 14” x 14”. • “Time & Space” features objects of metal and jewelry by Barbara Mann. • “STANCE: Faces & Figures” presents the human form on paper and in cast bronze by Jean Westmacott. Through Nov. 11. 

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Every Drop Counts: Managing Georgia’s Water Supply” addresses the state’s water policy and implementation through photos, maps, illustrations and more. Through Dec. 16. • “Foxfire: 50 Years of Cultural Journalism Documenting Folk Life in the North Georgia Mountains” include photos, artifacts, homemade toys, a moonshine still and more. Through Dec. 16. • “Keep Your Seats Everyone… The Redcoats are Coming!” is an exhibition of photographs, uniforms, sheet music and more memorabilia related to the UGA Redcoat Marching Band. Through Dec. 23. • The “Whisperin’ Bill” exhibit features a guitar, boots, sheet music, poster and a prized “nudie suit” by the legendary country musician. Through December.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) The Athens Lacemakers show the progress of learning from simple patterns with thicker threads to highly complex designs using very fine threads. Currently on view through Nov. 27.

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.  

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) “Ocean Bound” by Beth Thompson presents kaleidoscopic photographs of waterfalls, rivers, marshes and other bodies of water. Through Nov. 27.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS GALLERY (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville) Artwork by Ray Lee. Through Nov. 3. 

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Paintings by Ajax Hyde. Through Dec. 5.

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) “Wonder” features visual art and poetry. Opening reception Nov. 4. Through December.

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