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June 6, 2018

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Jared Brown’s painting is currently on view in “CatFest” at Trio Contemporary Art Gallery through Saturday, July 21.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Dyanne Horgan makes mixed media prints that combine digital and analog practices. 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 AREA UROLOGY (2142 W. Broad St.) See colorful paintings by Dr. Hildegard Timberlake.

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

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) The traveling exhibit “Just Kids” features photographs by Ryan Johnson of Georgia families and their loved ones who have intellectual or developmental disabilities. June 10–July 8.

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. 

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.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) “The Velvet Ditch” is a series of photographs by Lucy Bone that explore the struggles, jealousies and bliss in growing older. Through June 3.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Ruth Allen, Missy Kulik and Cathy Dailey. Through July 7.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Spotlight 2018” shares prints by Ali Norman and paintings by Joseph Peragine and Helen Kuykendall. Through Sept. 15.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Jaime Bull’s site-specific installation “Pillow Fight” is a spirited remembrance of jumping on beds and swinging feather filled cushions in a playful bout. A light-show begins at 7 p.m. each night. 

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Images of Awakening: Buddhist Sculpture from Afghanistan and Pakistan.” Through June 17. • “Bloom Where You’re Planted: The Collection of Deen Day Sanders.” Through July 29. • “A Legacy of Giving: C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry” shares French and American art. Through Aug. 5.

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Ink, watercolor and silkscreen paintings of scenes around Athens by Jamie Calkin, plus photographs of people, places and things by Arezou Taeed. Through June 25.

HIP VINTAGE & HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) An exhibition of works by British photographer Jonno Morley. Through June.

JITTERY JOE’S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) “Acrylic on Acrylic” features innovative contemporary work by Ella Salt.

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

K.A. ARTIST SHOP (127 N. Jackson St.) UGA’s Printmaking Student Association share a “Mini Print Retrospective.” Through June 20.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174 W. Clayton St.) A solo exhibition by Ruth Allen. Through June.

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.) “Athens Metal Arts Guild: The Many Facets of Metalsmithing.” Through Aug. 4. • “Our Point of View: Plein Air Painters Group.” Through Aug. 4. • “Full House” is a biennial invitational exhibit showcasing works by members of the 18 guilds and art groups that meet at LHAC. Through Aug. 4. • “Works by Vernon Thornsberry.” Through Aug. 4. • Photography of scenes from Northeast India by Sean Dunn. Through Sept. 7. Opening reception for all exhibitions June 7. 

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) In “The Bower Bird,” sculptor Thomas Prochnow mimics the Australian bird’s unusual mating ritual of constructing a bower adorned with feathers, shells and other found objects. Through July 31.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Art by Sara Sturges. Opening reception June 10. Through June.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) The annual “Members Exhibit” includes sculpture, paintings, drawings, textiles, jewelry, pottery, photography and more. Opening reception June 8. Through July 6.

PEDAL DRIVEN CYCLES (1075 W. Broad St.) Artwork by James Greer and Nathan Tavel. Through June.

THE PINE & THE ROOT (1235 S. Milledge Ave.) Artwork by Jamie Calkin, Arezou Taeed and Miranda Rupkey. Through August.

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.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through June.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Jack Burk shares watercolor, acrylic and mixed media works. Through July.

TRIO CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY (766 W. Broad St.) A tribute to fierce and fabulous feline friends, “CatFest” includes works by over 30 artists. Through July 21.  • Trio’s first annual “Young Artist Exhibition” shows works by students in grade 12 and under. Through July 21.

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

WHITE TIGER GOURMET (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Paintings by Charles Clinkenbeard. Currently on view through July 22.

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

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