September 4, 2019

Art Around Town

A list of local art exhibits

Paintings by Hannah Jones are on display at Flicker Theatre and Bar through September. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 6 from 6–9 p.m.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are inspired by Magic Realism and storytelling. Through September.

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., Building 200, Suite 200) “Skies and Space” features paintings and silk dye pours by Margaret Agner. 

ATHENS CLARKE-COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) The Athens Art Association celebrates its centennial with an exhibition of works by current members. Through Oct. 5.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St.) The gallery’s annual juried exhibition, “Yellow,” celebrates the color and its cultural connotations through contemporary art in various media. Through Oct. 6.

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.

BUVEZ (585 Barber St., Suite A) “Flights of Fancy” features whimsical works by Jackie Kirsche. Through mid-September.

CIRCLE GALLERY (UGA College of Environment and Design, 285 S. Jackson St.) “Snapshots: 50 Years at the College of Environment and Design” celebrates the school’s 50th anniversary with a timeline, wall of curiosities in the tradition of wonder rooms, and a rotating exhibit. 

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.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Paintings by Hannah Jones. Through September. 

GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Spotlight 2019” features prints by Columbus-based artist Elizabeth McFalls and paintings by Maggie Davis and Jeanne Ann Davidson. Through Sept. 15.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Women of the WPA” features works by Lucienne Bloch, Marie Bleck, Marguerite Redman Dorgeloh, Helen Lundeberg, Minnetta Good and more. Through Sept. 8. • “Larger Than Life: Mural Studies” includes studies for murals, some of which were created as part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs. Through Sept. 8. • “Celebrating Heroes: American Mural Studies of the 1930s and 1940s from the Steven and Susan Hirsh Collection. Through Sept. 15. • “Color, Form and Light” showcases abstract works from the museum’s permanent collection or on long-term loan. Through Oct. 13. • “Out of the Darkness: Light in the Depths of the Sea of Cortez” is a solo exhibition by Rebecca Rutstein. Through Oct. 27. • Two large works by Georgia artist Corrine Colarusso, “Stack of Twilight” and “Shaking the Twilight, Reeds Rain and Vapors” are on view. Through Nov. 17. • “Before the War: Photographs of Syria by Peter Aaron.” Through Dec. 1. • “Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica” offers a selection of tin-glazed earthenware produced in the duchy of Urbino, Italy, in the 16th Century. Through Jan. 5. • “Drama and Devotion in Baroque Rome.” Through May 31.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Keeping it Classic,” a site-specific installation by Taylor Shaw, acts as a roadside attraction with bright ‘90s colors and nostalgic imagery. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE & FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Lyndon House Print Makers Margaret Agner, Karen Sturm, Connee Flynn, Susan Nees and Mia York share work. Through Nov. 4.

HIP VINTAGE AND HANDMADE (215 Commerce Blvd.) Margaret Agner presents wearable art in the form of hand painted silk pieces and scarves. Opening reception Sept. 7. Through September.

JITTERY JOE’S WATKINSVILLE (27 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) “Strange Moments” presents collage works and assemblage pieces by Lisa Freeman. Through October.

JUST PHO…AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) “No Way! Nineties” features colorful digital paintings by Xavier Watson.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “Fountain” includes paintings by Melissa Brown and sculptures by Jaime Bull. Through Sept. 16. • Part of the “Wall Works” series, Harrison D. Walker’s “Portals” is a site-specific installation exploring color, chemistry and psychological perception. Through Nov. 16.

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.) David Hale’s solo show, “Autumn’s Arrival,” shares a collection of works created as the illustrations of his first children’s picture book about the adoption of his daughter. Through Oct. 12. • “Elemental Clayscapes” is a collaboration between David Hale and ceramicist Marci White. Through Oct. 12. • “The Georgia Watercolor Society’s Members Exhibition” is a juried show of watercolor paintings of a range of subjects. • “”This is It!” features pieces by Athens artists working in the food and beverage service industry. Through Nov. 16. • “The Artist and His Collection” displays original works by artist James deMolyneux, in addition to works from his personal collection by Minnie Evans and Purvis Young. Through Oct. 12. • In the Lounge Gallery, Nathaniel Burkins shares a collection of candid photographs. Through Nov. 30. Opening reception for all new exhibitions Sept. 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 Em Baynes. Through September.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St.) “Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational” presents thousands of pots by 50 potters selected from across the state. Through Sept. 15.

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.) “The New South and New Slavery: Convict Labor in Georgia.” Through Dec. 13. • “Beautiful and Brutal: Georgia Bulldogs Football, 2017” is a display of photographs, uniforms and other artifacts from the UGA Athletic Association Archives and on loan from the UGA Athletic Department. Through Feb. 28.

STEEL + PLANK (675 Pulaski St., Suite 200) Paintings by Andy Cherewick, Erin McIntosh, Emily Mann and Donna Mintz, plus textile art by Shirley Noland Chambliss and photography by Benjamin Galland.

SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St., Building 100, Suite 100) Athens Art Association members Lola Gazda, Diane Tigue and Viviane Van Giesen celebrate the organizations 100th anniversary.

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

VIVA ARGENTINE (247 Prince Ave.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, fables and storytelling. Through September.

WHITE TIGER GOURMET (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Artwork by Marissa Mustard. Closing reception Sept. 13.

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