March 6, 2019

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Ashley Anderson’s “Family Computer: Familiar Interiors,” an exhibition of pixelated cyanotypes based on video game graphics, is currently on view at Creature Comforts Brewery through Sunday, Mar. 24.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Chase Brett’s digitally created artwork combines a new age design with a more classical style for a new look. Through April.

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 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 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.) “On Loan From The Universe: The Creative Spirit of Tex Crawford” shares painted tin creations by the Hull-based self-taught artist. Through Mar. 24.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) “Ringer: Contemporary Portraiture” features portraits by 18 artists including Ally Christmas, Jackie Dorsey, Broderick Flanigan, Noah James Saunders and Rich Panico. Closing event Mar. 14.

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.

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) Classic Gallery I shows “Checkerboard Checkered Floor,” an exhibition exploring pattern with boxy abstractions by Cal Clements, black-and-white patterned interiors by Hanna Friedlander, ombré assemblages by Jess Machacek, pop paintings by Jared Brown and geometric collages by Courtney McCracken. • Classic Gallery II presents a solo exhibition of Moby Dicks and other paintings by Dan Smith. 

CRAWFORD DEPOT (1158 Athens Rd., Crawford) “Walks of Healing” documents Peter Muyzka’s 18 months of walks through nature with works in oil, acrylic, pastels, egg tempera, pen and ink and photography. Opening reception Mar. 9. Through Mar. 23. 

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWERY (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Ashley Anderson’s “Family Computer: Familiar Interiors” is a new series of pixelated cyanotypes that pays homage to the intertwining histories of art and video game graphics. Through Mar. 24.

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Artwork by Adrienne Foxx Tolbert.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Watercolor illustrations by Stephanie Rivers and cut paper shadowboxes by Jessica Smith. Reception Mar. 20. Currently on view through March.

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “You Are Here” features felted soft sculpture by Eli Saragoussi, screen prints by Amanda Jane Burk, cosmic figure painting by Tae Lee and whimsical portraits by Chasity Williams. 

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “The Reluctant Autocrat: Tsar Nicholas II.” Through Mar. 17. • “Stony the Road We Trod” reimagines southern identity through the lens of the African American experience. Through Apr. 28. • “Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy. Mar. 9–May 26. • “Out of the Darkness: Light in the Depths of the Sea of Cortez” is a solo exhibition by Rebecca Rutstein. Through Oct. 27.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Solar System (dad, you came to earth a long time ago)” is a site-specific installation by Trevor Reese utilizing miscellaneous furnishings, colored lights and mirrors.

THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) “Employee Art Show” includes works by staff. Through Mar. 10. • Artwork by children attending Barrow Elementary School. Mar. 10–31. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Nancy Everett presents “A Classic Spring,” a collection of paintings of Athens in a contemporary impressionistic style. Opening reception Mar. 6. Through Apr. 29.

HIP VINTAGE & HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) Paintings by Lyndon Teweksbury. Through March. 

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism and folklore. Through March.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) “Pop Legacy” includes colorful paintings by Tylor Parrott. 

K.A. ARTIST SHOP (127 N. Jackson St.) The annual “Love In All Its Many Forms” celebrates love through creative works. Through Apr. 20.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) MFA student Sanaz Haghani’s exhibition, “Behind the Darkness,” is a series of prints instigating the veiling of Iranian women. Through Mar. 28. • “Portal” is an exhibition of new works created in residence by Distinguished Dodd Chair Lauren Fensterstock. Through Mar. 29. • In “Rowhomes,” Siavash Tohidi examines architecture and displacement in considering the row homes of Baltimore. Through Mar. 29. • The 2019 Science and Medical Illustration Exhibition includes works by undergraduate students at UGA and graduate students at Augusta University. Through Mar. 29.

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.) In the lobby’s display case, see “Art for Home School Students,” a collection of works in celebration of Youth Art Month. Closing reception Mar. 28. • Collections from Our Community presents “Vintage Cast Iron Pots & Pans: Wyler Hecht.” Through March. • The “44th Juried Exhibition” includes 160 works by 130 artists selected by guest juror Lauren Haynes of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Opening reception Mar. 7. Through May 3. • On view in the Lounge Gallery, “Plastic Bodies: River Tributes by Abigail West” shares photographs documenting two performances incorporating artwork made from hard-to-recycle materials. Opening reception Mar. 7. Through June 1.

MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Connexus” celebrates Black History Month. Through May 5.

MAMA’S BOY AT THE FALLS (8851 Macon Hwy.) Collages and paintings from Lorraine Thompson’s series, “The Nest, The Angel, and The Muse.” 

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

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Jas Ingram. Through March.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) An exhibition of works in celebration of Youth Art Month showcases local children’s talent. 

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

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

RICHARD B. RUSSELL BUILDING SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Under the Big Top: The American Circus and Traveling Tent Shows” explores circuses, vaudeville troupes and other traveling tent shows in the U.S. from the 1820s–1930s. Through July 5. • “Nevertheless, She Resisted: Documenting the Women’s Marches” shares posters, photographs, articles and ephemera from the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. in January 2017. Through July 5.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Mark Paul presents nature photography. Through March.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Faces in Time” includes works on paper, sculptures, mosaics and fiber art portraits of renowned individuals by Steffen Thomas, Leanna Leithauser Lesley and Chris Cook. Through Mar. 30.

SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St., Building 100, Suite 100) Works by members of the Athens Art Association, including large acrylics by Barbara Frohmader and watercolors by Zee Nagao. Through March.

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.) Artwork by CapMan. 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.