Art Around Town

Art Around Town

AJ Aremu is featured in “8.19%,” an exhibition of works by members of the newly formed Black Artists Alliance at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. “8.19%” is currently on view at the Dodd Galleries through Nov. 18.

ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) Local artist Matt Brewster presents “Radiance,” a collection of landscape, interior and aerial/drone photographs. Through October.

ARTWALL@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “All of Nothing” considers the intersection of natural and industrial beauty through the works of Alexa Rivera, Christina Matacotta and Zahria Cook.

THE ATHENAEUM (287 W. Broad St.) “Trevor Paglen: Vision After Seeing” explores the limits of human vision and the rise of automated vision technologies such as surveillance cameras and high powered telescopes. Through Dec. 1.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski St.) Curatorial team Derek Faust and Lauren Peterson present “Remote Residue by Doppler Projects,” a collection of objects, photographs, sounds and videos that are residual, remnant or peripheral within an artist’s studio practice. On view Oct. 21–Nov. 21. Streaming Curators Talk on Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. In-person closing reception on Nov. 6 from 6–8 p.m. Family Day on Nov. 13 from 12–5 p.m. Virtual Third Thursday Music Night on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. 

ATHICA@CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) ATHICA celebrates the life of local artist Chatham Murray through a retrospective exhibition of her paintings spanning six decades. A remembrance reception for Chatham Murray will be held Oct. 23 from 4–7 p.m. On view through Oct. 25.

CIRCLE GALLERY AT THE UGA COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (285 S. Jackson St.) “Oh, The Places We’ll Go!” features photographs by Brad Davis and David Nichols from their new book, Plants in Design, which depicts landscapes of the Southeast, the East and West Coasts of the U.S., and Europe. 

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Hello, Welcome!” presents abstract worlds by Maggie Davis, Jonah Cordy, Carol MacAllister and Jason Matherly. • “Classic City” interprets the city of Athens, GA through the works of James Burns, Sydney Shores, Thompson Sewell and Allison Ward.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Get Artistic’s Artist-in-Residence Noraa James completes his on-site residency with an artist talk on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. His painting-in-progress will remain on view through Nov. 1. Get Artistic hosts a community event with live art, a panel discussion and networking happy hour on Oct. 24, 1–6 p.m. 

AJ Aremu AJ Aremu is featured in “8.19%,” an exhibition of works by members of the newly formed Black Artists Alliance at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. “8.19%” is currently on view at the Dodd Galleries through Nov. 18.

DODD GALLERIES (270 River Rd.) The Wall Works series presents a new large-scale mural by Atlanta-based artist Stacie Rose. Through Nov. 12. • Dawn William Boyd’s “Woe” features large-scale cloth paintings critiquing social injustice, racial violence and other abuses of power. Artist talk Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. Through Nov. 18. • “Flat Earth: A Visitation” features paintings by Atlanta-based artist Pam Longobardi. Artist talk Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Through Nov. 18. • In “Pinky Promise,” Jacob Wan and MFA candidate Lila Villalobos create parallel narratives in their work to examine humanness and how love and experience shapes one’s understanding of the world. Through Nov. 18. • “8.19%” exhibits the work of undergraduate and graduate members of the newly formed Black Artists Alliance at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Through Nov. 18. 

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Susan Pelham’s handmade collages are inspired by Magic Realism, fairy tales, Surrealism and fables. Through October.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Flicker presents its annual tradition of a Halloween-themed art show. Through October.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Power and Piety in 17th-Century Spanish Art.” Through Nov. 28. • “In Dialogue: Artists, Mentors, Friends: Ronald Lockett and Thornton Dial Sr.” focuses on one work by each artist to examine their friendship and compare their creative approaches. Through Nov. 28. • “Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art” pays homage to the objects stolen during the Gardner Museum heist in 1990 through light boxes, color-blocked graphics and video animation. Through Dec. 5. • “Neo-Abstraction: Celebrating a Gift of Contemporary Art from John and Sara Shlesinger.” Through Dec. 5. • “Whitman, Alabama” features 23 of 52 films from journalist, photographer and filmmaker Jennifer Crandall’s ongoing documentary project of the same name. Through Dec. 12. • “Inside Look: Selected Acquisitions from the Georgia Museum of Art” features previously unseen works from the museum’s collection of over 18,000 objects. Through Jan. 30. • “Collective Impressions: Modern Native American Printmakers.” Through Jan. 30.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Zane Cochran presents “Aurora,” a sculptural interpretation of the aurora borealis using 3D geometric figures and lights. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE (815 N. Chase St.) Amanda Corbett of Salvage Sparrow Photo presents a collection of tintypes, a 1850s technique called wet plate collodion. Through Nov. 1.

JITTERY JOE’S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Tom Hancock presents recent mixed-media abstract works. Through October.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) AJ Aremu presents a large-scale installation for “Window Works,” a site-specific series that utilizes the building’s front entrance windows for outdoor art viewing. • “Inside Out: Expressing the Inner World” presents abstract paintings by a group of women artists working in the Southeast. Closing day event and conversation with the artists on Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. • “Modernist Sculptures from the Legacy of Loyd Florence.” Through Oct. 23. • Guest curated by Abraham Tesser, “Willow Oak Tree Exhibit” features works created by local artists using the reclaimed wood of a willow oak tree that lived on the lawn of the historic Ware-Lyndon House for over a century. Gallery talk with Cal Logue, Reid McCallister, Leonard Piha and Richard Shrader on Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. Heritage Tree Symposium: Peter Bull, Tad Gloeckler and Larry Millard held Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.Through Nov. 18. • Collections From Our Community presents Bil Raines’ collection of antique toy pond boats. 

MARY ANN COX STUDIO (249 Dupree St., Lexington) The Women’s Fine Art Guild presents a sale of works by Beatrice Brown, Mary Ann Cox, Nan Demsky, Monica Jones, Cynzia Sanchez, Jean Westmacott, and invited artists. Oct. 23, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Kate Windley’s art focuses on the connections between the expressive qualities of drawing along with the repetition and use of a matrix in screen printing. Through October.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) Chris Greer’s photography exhibition, “Georgia Discovered,” captures the beauty of landscapes across the state. • “Emojis & Tea: Studio Dialogue Between Friends During Isolation” is a collaborative exhibition by Isabell Daniel and Kate Windley. • “Cut & Paste: The Art of Collage and Assemblage” is a group exhibition celebrating artists who reinvent and reassemble materials, mediums and found objects. Through Nov. 19.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Large Art Dreaming” is a collaborative exhibition between the museum and Athens artist Broderick Flanigan, who worked with a group of students to create large-scale paintings and a mural design, based of Thomas’ “Brotherhood of Mankind” philosophy. On view through Nov. 6. Visit to watch a live stream of the mural painting.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Local artist James Greer presents “Towards the Crooked and the Dim,” a collection of pen and ink illustrations inspired by dreams. Open on Third Thursday, Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m. On view by appointment through October.

UGA MAIN LIBRARY (320 S. Jackson St.) “Georgia Trailblazers: Honoring the 60th Anniversary of Desegregation at UGA” chronicles the historic events of 1961 when Hamilton Holmes and Charlene Hunter became the first African American students admitted to the university. 

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) The new Ted Turner Exhibition Hall and Gallery showcases CNN founder and environmentalist Ted Turner’s life and legacy through memorabilia, photographs and other items. • “Drinkable Water in Georgia” is an interactive exhibit tracing the geographic, environmental and political factors that surround the natural resource and how those issues have impacted Georgians. Through December. • “Not Only for Ourselves: The Integration of UGA Athletics” celebrates the 50th anniversary of integration of the Georgia Bulldogs football team. Tours are offered at 3 p.m. on Fridays before each home football game. On view through Spring 2022. 

WHEN IN ATHENS (Multiple Locations) Organized by The Humid with support from an Arts in Community Award from the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, “When In Athens” is a city-wide public art exhibition of images by over 100 photographers made in every Athens. Photographs are installed in the windows of street-facing businesses. Participating locations include Creature Comforts, Georgia Theatre, The Grit, Hi-Lo Lounge, Trappeze Pub and many others. Visit for a full list of participating venues. 

WILLSON CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES AND ARTS (Online) As part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts, the Willson Center presents “Shelter Projects,” a virtual exhibition of 

over 30 projects created by graduate students or community practitioners who reflect pandemic experiences through the arts. Visit