November 30, 2016

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Paintings by Andy Cherewick are currently on view at Heirloom Café through December.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Live music photography by Ryan Myers. 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 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. Through Feb. 3.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) “Paintings from Painting” is a two-day solo exhibition by local painter Andy Cherewick. Dec. 2–3.

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.) “The Stands: Environmental Sculpture by Chris Taylor.” Through Dec. 13.

CINÉ BARCAFE (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “Wild People” is a series of paintings by Terry Rowlett. Through December.

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.) “Home” offers two perspectives on the stability of our houses and ourselves through the painting and textiles of Sarah Cowan White and Kendal King. Through Dec. 24.

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Artwork by students of Chase Street Elementary. 

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism by Susan Pelham. Through December.

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. • Margo Newmark Rosenbaum and Art Rosenbaum share an exhibition of photographs, drawings, paintings and pastels. The show also includes landscapes by John Cleaveland and ceramics by Holly. JustHolly. Through December.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Liftitdown’s “Shared Psychosis” offers paintings, sculptures, illustrations and costumes made by Eddy Lezama and Laura Maria Ramirez Giraldo. Opening reception Dec. 2. Through December.

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.) “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. • “Storytelling: The Georgia Review’s 70th Anniversary Art Retrospective” including 25 works by 12 artists whose work the Review has published. Through Jan. 29. • 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.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) “You Don’t Know How it Feels” is a series of black-and-white portraits of female millennials by Ian McFarlane. Through Dec. 4.

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. Through December.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Jamie Calkin specializes in watercolor paintings of local scenes. Through December.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Collages influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism by Susan Pelham. Through December.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “BFA Exit 2” shows work by undergraduate students focusing in photography, painting and drawing, graphic design, textile design, ceramics and art education. Closing reception Dec. 9.

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.) “Upstream I” features paintings by Juan Logan that address the interconnections of race, place and power. Through Jan 14. • “Full House” features artwork by members of the various guilds and artists groups who meet at the Lyndon House. Through Jan. 17. • In the Lounge Gallery, see a collection of works by textile artist Maddie Zerkel. Through Feb. 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. Through Feb. 10. • Corn husk dolls and baskets by Beth Zorbanos. Through December. • Stefan Eberhard’s “Crystal Photomicrography” features photos taken through a microscope. Through February.

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 Cathy Standridge. Reception Dec. 11. Through December.

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” includes 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. • “On the Stump: What Does it Take to Get Elected in Georgia.”

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.) “The Medieval Experience, Art and Craft of the Society for Creative Anachronism” includes illustrated manuscripts, needlework and metalwork. Through January.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS GALLERY (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville) “Transfers II” features artwork by members of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation. Through Dec. 15.

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. 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.