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The Dodd Galleries currently present “Makeover Kingdom,” a virtual exhibition of flashy assemblages by Houston-based artist Cobra McVey. Visit to see the full series.

AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Jennifer Wallens Terry is a medium, pet psychic and spiritual coach. Her abstract paintings focus on texture and color, while others feature celestial and symbolic imagery. Through August.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) “SPACE: 2020 Juried Exhibition” features contemporary works by 28 artists who explore or reference space as a theme. Through Sept. 27 on Sundays and by appointment.

CINÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Kate Windley presents “Sacar Agua del Pozo.”

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.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Tom Hancock creates abstract paintings that incorporate mixed media and found objects. Through August.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection” features over 60 objects spanning over 30 years of the famous stained-glass artist’s career. • “Drama and Devotion in Baroque Rome” celebrates Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio’s influence. Through Aug. 23. • “Altered Landscapes: Photography in the Anthropocene” includes images that demonstrate humanity’s impact on the natural world. Through Sept. 27. The museum recently reopened with safety precautions in place.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Supple Moments, Dark Corners” is a site-specific installation by Eli Saragoussi that is accompanied by a soundscape by Max Boyd called “Jungle Drone.” Saragoussi recently incorporated additional set pieces built for Ad•Verse festival. 

DORY’S HEARTH HOME AND PATIO (37 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism, fables and folklore. Through August.

KEMPT (175 N. Lumpkin St.) The Milan Art Institute presents a display of 20 or so recent works by the institute’s students. Through October.

Cobra McVey The Dodd Galleries currently present “Makeover Kingdom,” a virtual exhibition of flashy assemblages by Houston-based artist Cobra McVey. Visit to see the full series.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “Amiko Li: The Purpose of Disease” presents the explorations of the Dodd MFA Fellow in photography into acupuncture, palm reading, psychogenics, herbal supplements, antibiotics and the regeneration of limbs. • “KITCHEN” is a new animation by New York-based artist and former Athenian Michael Siporin Levine, inspired by his quarantine experience. • In “Mors Scena,” photographer Rachel Cox documents the viewing rooms and visitation spaces of funeral homes, drawing attention to how we mourn and memorialize the dead in America. • Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko’s 2017 installation, “One Last Smile Before the Undertow,” is a suite of works addressing  black life in America post-Obama. • “Silver_Page_Radio_Light” is a collaboration between Austin-based photographer Barry Stone and New York-based photographer Lucy Helton, who faxed each other an image each day for a portion of quarantine. • In “Optical Illusion,” Zipporah Camille Thompson juxtaposes organic and inorganic materials. • In “Makeover Kingdom,” Houston-based artist and Dodd alum Cobra McVey transforms thrift store objects and mass-produced consumer goods into playful assemblages. Exhibitions are available online at

MADISON ARTISTS GUILD (125 W. Jefferson St., Madison) Bev Jones’ works in “Whispers of Tranquility” are inspired by experiences that jar her as well as still moments, particularly when alone and immersed in the natural world. Through October.

MADISON-MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Lambs to Lillies” is an online exhibition featuring impressionistic oil paintings by Cynthia Perryman. Through Sept. 11 at

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) “Birds and Blooms” presents a series of paintings by Leigh Ellis. Opening reception Aug. 23. Currently on view through Sept. 13.

TIF SIGFRIDS (119 N. Jackson St.) See seven humorous paintings by Heidi Jahnke, a Canadian artist who lived and worked in New York. Through Aug. 24.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) James Burns’ solo show, “The View from Here,” showcases digital illustrations of destinations around Athens. Artist talk Aug. 18 at 7:30 p.m. 3Thurs on Aug. 20, 6–9 p.m. On view by appointment through Aug. 23.

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) Online exhibitions include “Steele Vintage Broadcast Microphone Collection,” “Foxfire on Display at UGA: 50 Years of Cultural Journalism Documenting Folk Life in the North Georgia Mountains, September–December 2016,” “Covered With Glory: Football at UGA, 1892–1917” and “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939–1950.” Visit