March 28, 2018

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

The Circle Gallery presents “A Voice Offstage: James Rose,” an experiential exhibition inspired by the mid-century modernist landscape designer, through Saturday, Apr. 21.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Gunnar Tarsa creates stream of consciousness drawings where ideas collide and coalesce through the ordering of line and shape.

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) “Looking Up! Artistic Explorations of Our Skies” includes paintings, drawings and sculptures by Ana Anest and Scott Pope. Through Apr. 20.

ATHENS ART AND FRAME (1021 Parkway Blvd.) Heidi Hensley’s paintings depict colorful and eclectic scenes of Athens and UGA.

ATHENS LATINO CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND SERVICES (445 Huntington Rd., #120) See 20 paintings by Stanley Bermudez. 

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

CIRCLE GALLERY (UGA College of Environment and Design, 285 S. Jackson St.) “A Voice Offstage: James Rose” is an experiential exhibition inspired by the work of the mid-century modernist landscape designer. Through Apr. 21.

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.

CLASSIC CENTER GALLERIES (300 N. Thomas St.) “Kaleidoscope” includes artwork by Stanley Bermudez, Tammy Cantarella, Beth Thompson, Starr Campbell, Katherine Burke, Wilma and Erin McIntosh. Through May.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) “The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1” pairs local poets and artists together to create original broadsides which serve as illustrated poems. Through Apr. 1. • “Art Decko,” a public art project that will be later installed in the downtown College Avenue Parking Deck, features large-scale paintings by Ruth Allen, Ashley Anderson, Jared Brown, Jeremy Kiran Fernandes, Will Eskridge, Hannah Betzel, Dorian Edwards, Jeanne Whatley and Jacob Wenzka. Art party Apr. 8. On view Apr. 3–29.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) “Cacophony of Color: Group Art Show” features works by Marisa Delgado, Eddy Lezama, Laura Maria Ramirez Giraldo and Logan Shirah. Through Apr. 7.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “House Beautiful” explores domestic landscapes through works by Holly Coulis, Sarah Hobbs, Paige Adair, April Childers, Jess Machacek and Justin Barker. Through Apr. 28.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum Collection.” Through Apr. 22. • “Crafting History: Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia.” Through Apr. 29. • "Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan.” Through June 17.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Lucha Rodriguez’s site-specific installation, “Amorphous Dislocations of Ultramarine,” incorporates handout paper, translucent color film and LED lights for a floating display that changes color. Through April.

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Paintings by Mallory Moye. Through April.

HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE (237 Prince Ave.) Mixed media portraits of musicians by Tyrus J. Manning. Closing reception Mar. 31.

HIP VINTAGE & HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) Self-taught Athens painter Mark Nix creates works on everything from canvas and wood to vinyl LPs and cars. Through March.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Drawings and painting by Patrick Linker.

K.A. ARTIST SHOP (127 N. Jackson St.) “Love, in All its Many Forms” is a group exhibition of intimate works pertaining to the theme of love. Through March.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) See an Exit Show for students in graphic design, interior design, art education and scientific illustration. Reception Apr. 5.

LOWERY GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) The gallery celebrates “24 Years of Art” with Giclee prints, originals, photographs and sculptures by over 24 artists including Claire Clements, Ben Rouse, Peter Loose, Kip Ramey and more.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) “The Ultimate Birdhouse Exhibit” features artist-made birdhouses that will be auctioned off to benefit the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. Through Apr. 13. Auction Apr. 14. • The 43rd Juried Exhibition was juried by Wassan Al-Khudhairi, chief curator at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. The show includes 126 pieces selected from 373 artists. Through May 5. • Community Collections presents unique pins traded by members of the Enamelist Society and collected by jeweler Leslie Litt. Through May 19. • On view in the Lounge Gallery, Kristen Hyink’s otherworldly illustrations are inspired by nature, dreams and the power of self-discovering. Through June 2.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Contemporary Ceramics in Georgia.” Through Apr. 9.

MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism.

PINEWOODS PUBLIC LIBRARY (1265 Hwy. 29 N. #12) See paintings by Stanley Bermudez as well as a community mural currently in the process of restoration. 

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Wrestling Temptation: The Quest to Control Alcohol in Georgia.” Through Sept. 21.

SOUTHERN BREWING COMPANY (231 Collins Industrial Blvd.) Artwork by Allen Sutton. Through March.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) See colorful paintings by Dr. Hildegard Timberlake. Through March.

TRIO CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY (766 W. Broad St.) “Trifecta” features works from MFA graduate students attending UGA, Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University. Through March.

VERONICA’S SWEET SPOT (149 Oneta St., #6C6) See work by local and regional artists, craftsmen, potters and sculptors.

VIVA! ARGENTINE CUISINE (247 Prince Ave.) Susan Pelham’s “Stories in Bits and Pieces” features collages influenced by Magic Realism and Surrealism. Through April.

WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Teenage friends Rose Shelton and Havivah Z. Saltz create watercolors and ink drawings of women, mermaids and pop culture icons, as well as a series inspired by astrological signs. Reception Apr. 19. Currently on view through Apr. 29.

WILLSON CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND ARTS (1260 S. Lumpkin St.) Photographer Frances Berry draws attention to the tensions and intersections between manmade curves and lines, nature and the built environment, and renewal and decay in “Athens Seen.” Through March.

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