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October 10, 2018

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Artwork by Erin Geagon is currently on view in “David & Goliath” at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation through Saturday, Nov. 10.

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 Myers Gallery, Amy Wilmoth Watts shares paintings while Jack Kehoe shares sculptures. Through Oct. 26. • In the Harrison Lobby Gallery, Elizabeth Barton shares quilts and watercolors. Through June. • In the Lampkin Lobby Gallery, a permanent exhibition showcases Greek and Italian photography and artwork. 

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.) “Pure Expression: The Art Ability of Hillary Middleton.” Through October. 

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) Artist-in-Residence Tomie Seo is a Japanese artist who works with drawing, painting, video, sculpture and electronics to create interactive installations. Guests are invited to participate through Oct. 22 during studio hours from 4–6 p.m. or open sessions on Oct. 10 and Oct. 13. Reception and gallery talk Oct. 21.

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.) “Hearing the Trees” features mixed media paintings by Katherine Mitchell. “Garden of Biotanical Delights” shows ceramic pieces by Diane Kempler. Through Dec. 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.

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) Gallery I shows “Stitch,” an exhibition of contemporary quilts, includes the industrial-scales of Elizabeth Barton, the obsessive geometric precision of Barbette Houser, the vibrant sewn gardens of Cleo Ward, the magic and mischief of Danielle Lasker and the meditative devotion of Anne Marie Vencill. Classic Gallery II features a solo exhibition of detailed portraits by Jaquelynn Faass. 

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWERY (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Organized in collaboration with “free artist” Athulhu, “The Gift” features 50 individual works of art from over two dozen Athens and Atlanta artists who participate in the free art movement. Through Oct. 14.

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism and fables.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) A collection of spooky, scary works. Through October.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Color & Comp” features works by Shawn Campbell, Jason Matherly, Jaime Keiter, Mike Landers, In Kyoung Chun and James Wilson. Through Feb. 2.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “For Home and Country: World War I Posters from the Blum Collection.” Through Nov. 18. • “Vernacular Modernism: The Photography of Doris Ulmann.” Through Nov. 18. • “One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection” includes fine and decorative arts dating from ca. 1660–1952 from the family of Russian Princes Belosselsky-Belozersky. Through Jan. 6.

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 each night at 7 p.m. Through October.

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) “Worker Series, Part One” features watercolors by Susie Burch. Through Nov. 5. 

HIP VINTAGE & HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) A silent auction of art guitars will benefit Guitars Not Guns. Guitars have been decorated by B-52’s’ Cindy Wilson, Pylon’s Vanessa Hay, Nana Grizol’s Matte Catharte, John Lawson, Tex Crawford and more. Through October.

HOWARD’S (119 N. Jackson St.) Artwork by Atlanta artist Yanique Norman. Opening reception Oct. 13. Through November.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism and fables. Through October.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) New York artist Marie Lorenz’s “Ash Heap / Landfill” is a gallery-sized landslide made of unfired clay and fired “ceramic trash.” Through Nov. 8.

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.) “Picturing the Black Fantastic” presents drawings, paintings, sculpture and installations by Alfred Conteh, Shanequa Gay, Donté Hayes, Vitus Shell, Dante Yarbrough and more. Through Oct. 13. • “Present and Accounted For: 1968–2018” presents works by original members of the US Artist Collective, a group established to honor the legacy of Darlyne Killian, who became the first African American student to graduate with an art degree from UGA in 1968. Through Oct. 14. • “So It Goes: Works by Lisa Freeman” is an exhibition of paintings and assemblages featuring small-scale clay figures inspired by the paintings. Through Oct. 27. • In the Lounge Gallery, “The End of a Perfect Day” contains photographs of tailgating events by Shawn Campbell. • John Cleaveland shares a collection of oil paintings documenting current day sites of World War I battles. Through Nov. 9. • Collections from our Community presents a selection of toy soldiers from the collection of Tony Turner. Through Nov. 9.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “South by South” features oil paintings by post-impressionist Alice Williams. Through Jan. 20. 

NORMAL BOOKS (1238A Prince Ave.) A variety of art on display, including paintings by Mary Eaton, GCH Pet Portraits, metal art by Julia Vereen and ceramics by Shannon Dominy. 

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) “David & Goliath: OCAF’s Annual Small Works and their Colossal Counterparts” offers pieces of nontraditional sizes, either smaller than 14”x14” or larger than 48”x48.” “Warrior Women: From Invisible to Formidable with a Nod to #MeToo” and “Transitions: Vessels for Sam” are two separate bodies of work by ceramicist Alice Woodruff. Through Nov. 6.

THE PINE & THE ROOT (1235 S. Milledge Ave.) Artwork by Emmi Walker. Through fall. 

PINEWOODS PUBLIC LIBRARY (1265 Hwy. 29 N. #12) See paintings by Stanley Bermudez as well as a community mural.

RICHARD B. RUSSELL JR. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) Photographer Lee Karen Stow’s exhibit “Poppies: Women, War, Peace” combines portraits of women whose lives have been affected by war with a botanical series of the red “Flanders Fields” poppy. Through Dec. 14. • “War of Words: Propaganda of World War I” includes propaganda posters. Through Dec. 14.

THE SURGERY CENTER (2142 W. Broad St.) Paintings by Betsey Withington and Mark Hodges. Through October.

TIF SIGFRIDS (119 N. Jackson St.) “The Gypsy” includes paintings by Los Angeles based artist Andy Giannakakis. Opening reception Oct. 13. Through Dec. 1.

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA GAINESVILLE CAMPUS (3820 Mundy Mill Rd.) “Art Rosenbaum: Portraits, 1970s to 2018” includes over a dozen large portraits of artists, musicians, students and other friends. 

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA OCONEE CAMPUS GALLERY (1201 Bishop Farms Pkwy., Watkinsville) The “UNG Department of Visual Arts: Faculty Biennial” ranges from drawing and painting, to ceramics and sculpture, printmaking, video and mixed media works. Through Oct. 18.

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.) Wood wall art incorporating exotic woods in abstract patterns by Don Bagnall. Through October.

WHITE TIGER GOURMET (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Unique vintage and found art by Dynamite Clothing. Through Nov. 1.

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY AND CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) An exhibition of poetry and visual art. 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.

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