Art Around Town

Art Around Town

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) “Masked/Unmasked: Photographs by David Noah” is an online exhibition that features dual portraits and personal statements on mask-wearing from 70 individuals. Visit through Nov. 15. • Curated by Alex Christopher Williams of Minor League, “The Unseen Forest” features photographs by Southern photographers Nydia Blas, Jaclyn Kolev Brown and Aaron Hardin. Opening reception Oct. 15, 7–7 p.m. Virtual Curator and Artist Panel Discussion Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Online Musical Event Nov. 19, 7 p.m.  

CINÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “The New Americans” features pop art paintings by Atlanta artist Blair LeBlanc. Through October.

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) The Classic Gallery II presents “Inside/Outside,” an exhibition of works by Richard Botters, Melanie Epting, Nancy Everett, Richard Huston and Beth Richardson.

GALLERY AT HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Athens Facades” presents Mike Landers’ photographs of buildings at dark in downtown and Five Points between 2000–2002. 

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath in the Art of Rolland Golden.” Through Oct. 18. • “The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design” presents a survey of exceptional American chair design from the early 19th century to the present day. Oct. 17–Jan. 3. • “The Seated Child: Early Children’s Chairs from Georgia Collections.” Oct. 17–Jan. 3. • “Carl Holty: Romantic Modernist” includes paintings and drawings that reflect the artist’s pursuit of modern art theory. Through Jan. 17. • Sarah Cameron Sunde’s “36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea” combines performance, video and public art to address climate change. Through Jan. 17. • “Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection” represents three generations of artists dating from the 1940s. Through Sept. 26, 2021.

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.

LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “Coupled” is a collaborative exhibition between MFA candidates Chaz Williams and Alex McClay. Oct. 15–Nov. 6. • “NYC Invitational at the Dodd” features works by Mac Balentine, Rosie Brock, Luka Carter, Clyde Conwell, Annie Simpson and Robby Toles. Oct. 15–Nov. 6. • “Mutter” is a video work by Philadelphia-based artist Lee Webster. Oct. 15–Nov. 6.

Chaz Williams and Alex McClay “Coupled,” a collaborative exhibition between MFA candidates Chaz Williams and Alex McClay, will be on view at the Dodd Galleries Oct. 15–Nov. 6.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) Andrew Zawacki’s “Waterfall Plot” pairs 20 black-and-white photographs with short poems from his latest poetry volume. • In the Lounge Gallery, view paintings by Kendall Rogers, the recipient of the LHAC Choice Award at the “45th Juried Exhibition.” • “Boundless” features works by Don Chambers, Derek Faust, Alex McClay, Katherine McCullough and Paula Reynaldi. Chambers, McClay and McCullough will offer a 3Thurs Gallery Talk Oct. 15, 6 p.m. RSVP. • “The Art of Jeremy Ayers” celebrates the artist, lyricist, activist and beloved member of the community, who passed away in 2016. • Organized by Christina Foard, “Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency” consists of over 1000 five-inch works created by students and community members. Sharing a theme of resiliency, the small works build a collective story of recovery and strength.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 S. Barnett Shoals Rd.) Paul Ohmer presents “Haunted Images From the Backroads Of America.” Through October.

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.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) “Romancing the Coast” features works by Karl Enter, John Weber, Harold Enter, Anna Desio, Celia Brooks and Alice Pruitt. Artist meet-and-greets are held Saturdays, Oct. 17–Nov. 7. The exhibition is on view through Nov. 13.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Elements: Expressions in Wood, Metal and Stone” presents three-dimensional works by Steffen Thomas in a variety of media. Through Nov. 7. Visit for virtual panel discussions and artist demos.

SURGERY CENTER OF ATHENS (2142 W. Broad St., Building 100) Paintings by Susie Criswell. Through Dec. 11.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) “The Wild Rumpus Art Show” is a virtual exhibition with creative works interpreting this year’s Rumpus theme, “Magical.” Visit through October. • “It’s Easier This Way” by Eli Saragoussi shares an large-scale soft sculpture funded by a Shelter Projects fellowship through the Willson Center, as well as a collection of painted woodcut characters. Available by appointment through Oct. 22.

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” and “The Strategies of Suffrage: Mobilizing a Nation for Women’s Rights.” Visit

WILL ESKRIDGE ART (Virtual) Will Eskridge’s new series “Pärty Animalz!” features a motley crew of outcast portraits including bats, snakes and raccoons juxtaposed with various party-esque items.The show is also accompanied by a Spotify list. A live virtual opening and Q&A will be held at Eskridge’s studio using Facebook Live on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. 

Will Eskridge Will Eskridge will host a virtual reception for “Pärty Animalz!” on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. Visit