June 21, 2017

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

AAT — Artwork by Leslie Snipes is currently on view in the “Spring Showcase” at K.A. Artist Shop through June.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Sarah Hess’ paintings are inspired by nature and personal themes. Through July.

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.) Heidi Hensley’s paintings depict colorful and eclectic scenes of Athens and UGA.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) Curated by Madeline Bates, “Emerges X” includes work by Trevor Blake, Courtney McCracken, Mariah Parker and Caty Cowsert. Through July 16.

AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) Photographic images by Richard Farber, Beth Richardson and Kenneth Storey as well as new work by Andy Nasisse. Through June.

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

CINÉ BARCAFÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “Dance This, Fight That” is a solo show of works by Zuzka Vaclavik. Through July 7.

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, Harold Rittenberry and Joni Younkins-Herzog. • “Artscape Oconee: The Monuments of Artland” features a total of 20 paintings on panels installed around town. Artists include Claire Clements, Peter Loose, Andy Cherewick, Lisa Freeman, Manda McKay and others.

THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Warm Days, Cool Nights” celebrates summer vibes through Ariel Lockshaw’s pool paintings, Frances Berry’s minimal golden hour photos, Wade Sheldon’s nautical night skies and Hannah Ehrlich’s cloud compositions. Through December. • Jackie Dorsey’s solo exhibition in Gallery II features watercolor portraits of musicians, artists, chefs and other familiar faces of Athens. Through December.

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) The collages of Susan Pelham are influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through June.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Artwork by Ruth Allen. Through June.

ELLISON, WALTON & BYRNE (2142 W. Broad St.) Plein air paintings by Michael Spronck. Through June.

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. • The photography of Wendy Garfinkel-Gold presents new interpretations of the natural world through a focus on color, composition and light. Through June 25. The gallery’s final day of operation is June 30.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Mary Cims. Through June.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Rock Paper Scissors” presents works of paper by Malissa Ryler, Kendal Nevada King, Blaire Janine Taylor, Lucha Rodriguez, Leisa Rich and Elizabeth Lide. Through July 29.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “The Past is Never Dead: Kristin Casaletto” shares works of paper by the Augusta-based artist and teacher. Through July 30. • “The Genius of Martin Johnson Heade” includes landscapes, marine scenes and still-life objects by the 19th century painter. Through Sept. 10. • “Local Color: Martin Johnson Heade Paintings from the Collection of Deen Day Sanders.” Through Sept. 10. • “Modern Living: Giò Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design.” Through Sept. 17. • “Avocation to Vocation: Prints by F. Townsend Morgan.” Through Sept. 10.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Rainbow Cube” is a site-specific installation by Candice Greathouse and Curtis Ames. Through October.

HEIRLOOM CAFÉ (815 N. Chase St.) Greg Benson depicts landscapes using oils and pastels. Through July 3.

HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Jean Mann. Through June.

HIP VINTAGE & HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) Graphic designer and photographer Keith Bennett shares a collection of manipulated images in “Psychedelia for Adults.” Through June.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Paintings by Leslie Moody. Through June.

K.A. ARTIST SHOP (127 N. Jackson St.) The “Spring Showcase” focuses on “process” through the works of Malissa Ryder, Kenneth Kase, Hannah Betzel, Michele Chidester, CC Calloway and Leslie Snipes. Through June.

LOWERY GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) The gallery features paper and canvas giclee prints by Athens artists as well as artists’ renderings of Athens. • “The Mother Show IV” presents artwork inspired by the theme of motherhood from over 30 artists including Manda McKay, Claire Clements, Lisa Freeman, Joni Younkins-Herzog, Lucy Calhoun, Julia Vereen, Njambi Mwuara and Ruth Allen. Through July 8.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) In the Lounge Gallery, Katherine Burke presents “On a Whim,” a solo show of collages created in response to childhood memories. Currently on view through Aug. 24. • David Hale’s “Beloved Land” series was inspired by the Creek (or Muscogee) Indians. Through July 22. • “Scenes from the Bible: Woodcarvings by Cal Logue” contains 50 scenes. Through July 22. • “To & Fro: Correspondence Art by Jack Logan & Kosmo Vinyl.” Through July 29. • “Collections from Our Community: Clay 1976–2017” features hand built clay creations by Rich Panico. Through July 29. • “Time Warp…and Weft” includes works by Janet Austin, Geri Forkner, Janette Meetze, Rebecca Mezoff, Tommye Scanlin and Kathy Spoering. Through July 29. • “Fold Unfold: An Exhibit of Contemporary Coverlets.” June 24–Aug. 19. Closing reception Aug. 19.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) The “40 Years: Madison Morgan Cultural Center” exhibit celebrates the creation, history and evolution of the MMCC through photographs, artifacts and text. Through Aug. 27.

MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Malaya Megan Nelson’s monochromatic, Surrealist-inspired work was created in charcoal, graphite, pastel and intaglio print. Through June.

MASON-SCHARFENSTEIN MUSEUM OF ART (567 Georgia St., Demorest) Curated by John Lee Matney, “Locus” includes works by Dana Jo Cooley, Andy Cherewick, Brian Hitselberger, Christi Harris and Michael K. Paxton. Through June 25.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Betsey Barth Withington shares a collection of artwork. Through June.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville)The “Annual Members’ Exhibition” showcases the artwork of the gallery’s supporters. Through July 7.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) In the Russell Library Gallery, see “On the Stump: What Does it Take to Get Elected in Georgia.” Through Aug. 18. • In the Brown Media Library, see the “Steele Vintage Broadcast Microphone Collection.” • “Gold-digging in Georgia: America’s First Gold Rush” tell’s the story of Georgia’s antebellum gold rush through nuggets, historic maps, photographs, postcards and other artifacts.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Scientific botanical drawings and paintings by O.C. Carlisle. Through June.

TERRAPIN BEER CO. (265 Newton Bridge Rd.) Artwork by Kenzi Fennimore. Through June. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) Elizabeth Bishop-Martin’s landscapes, chickens and other birds are depicted through acrylic paint and colored pencil. Through July.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) New paintings, drawings and block prints by Cooper Holmes.

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) Presented by the Winterville Arts Council, a marigold-themed exhibition celebrates this month’s Winterville Marigold Festival.

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