Art Around Town

Art Around Town

Matthew Brandt

ARTWALL@HOTEL INDIGO ATHENS (500 College Ave.) New York-based photographers Lucy Reback and Megan Reilly share a collection of intimate vignettes of their relationship in addition to snapshots before they met.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) “We Are All Makers” features artwork by Lyndon House Arts Center staff members Jaime Bull, Toni Carlucci, Didi Dunphy, Kathryn Refi, Ciel Rodriguez, Beth Sale, Williams Stephanos and Shannon Williams. Through Feb. 12.

ATHICA@CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Christy Bush’s photography exhibition, “Familiar,” reflects on 30 years of rock and roll, fashion and coming of age in the South. Through Dec. 25.

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Spotlight: Paintings by Amy Watts” presents bold, colorful canvases full of cowgirls, farmers, miners and Indigenous people. • “Light Bright” presents works by Caitlin Gal, Allison McPheeters and Alivia Patton, who all utilize simple circles to create inspiring works.

THE GEORGIA POTTERY COLLECTIVE (560 Caldwell Circle) Jen Graff, Yoon Hwang and other local ceramicists sell sculptural and functional pottery. Every Wednesday and Sunday, 7 a.m.–7 p.m. 

DONDEROS’ KITCHEN (590 N. Milledge Ave.) Susan Pelham’s collages are inspired by Magic Realism, Surrealism, nursery rhymes and folk tales. Through December.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) “S.A.D. Art” by Sadie Broe, Nate Malcolm, Krista Hadaway and Steph Rivers. Through December.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Infinity on the Horizon” highlights modern and contemporary works that expand common understandings of landscapes. Through December. • “Reckonings and Reconstructions: Southern Photography from The Do Good Fund.” Through Jan. 8. • “Allison Janae Hamilton: Between Life and Landscape.” Through Feb. 5. • “Kristin Leachman: Longleaf Lines” focuses on close-up views of the patterns and biology of the longleaf pine and its ecosystem. Through Feb. 5. • On view in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, “Jane Manus: Undaunted” includes five large abstract works. Through Feb. 12. • “In Dialogue: Henry Ossawa Tanner, Mentor and Muse.” Through June 18. • “Decade of Tradition: Highlights from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection.” Through July 3. 

Matthew Brandt “Infinity on the Horizon,” an exhibition of abstract landscapes, is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art until Saturday, Dec. 31. Pictured above is “Gibbon Lake WY 4” by Matthew Brandt.

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

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) The biennial Clarke County School District student art exhibition “RE-” features works by students in Kindergarten through 12th grade in all media. Through Jan. 14. • Collections from Our Community presents “Nancy Songster’s Tiny Houses,” a collection of festively decorated miniature interiors. Through Jan. 14. • “Resilient Civic and Musical Life: Ware-Lyndon House Enslaved and Descendant Stories” includes a film; reading room of books relevant to the African American experience in art, music and heritage; and a visual timeline relating a fuller and more truthful story of the property and its inhabitants. On view Thursdays–Saturdays. • Bess Carter, the recipient of the 2022 Art Center Choice Award from the 47th Juried Exhibition, presents a solo show of landscapes, room interiors and still life paintings. Artist talk Feb. 16. Currently on view through Mar. 4. • “A Pattern of Moments” features works by Kate Burke, Rebecca Kreisler and Sylvia Schaefer. Through Mar. 4. • In preparation for “The Same, Yet Separate Artworks,” metalsmith and interdisciplinary craft artist J Taran Diamond toured the Ware-Lyndon Historic House Museum and created new objects in response. Third Thursday Gallery Talk Jan. 19, 6 p.m. Currently on view through Mar. 4.

MADISON-MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) Joni Mabe, creator of Everything Elvis in Cornelia, GA, presents “Calvacade of Stars,” a group of glitter mosaics depicting Elvis Presley, Otis Redding, Ty Cobb, Steve McQueen, P.T. Barnum and other luminaries of the entertainment world. Through Jan. 28.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) The Athens Plein Air Artists present “Out and About,” a collection of works inspired by nature. Reception Jan. 8, 2–4 p.m. Currently on view through Jan. 23.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) The OCAF Artists Shoppe features jewelry, pottery, scarves, mittens, books, ornaments, note cards and other handmade items. Through Dec. 22. 

ODUM SCHOOL OF ECOLOGY GALLERY (140 E. Green St.) Natural science illustrator C Olivia Carlisle shares insect, botanical and ecosystems illustrations using graphite, carbon pencil, watercolor, acrylic, ink, color pencils and Adobe Photoshop. Through May.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Andrea Wellnitz presents unusual felted forms in “The Journey.” Through December by appointment.

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Unequal by Design: Housing in Georgia and America” draws upon historic government documents, photographs, historic newspapers and other records to trace the evolution of housing policy, tackling issues such as zoning, gentrification and suburbanization. Through May 26. • “A Chance to Play: Title IX and Women’s Athletics at UGA” celebrates 50 years of women’s sports at UGA. 

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) The newly named Claire and Robert Clements Gallery debuts with a collection of oil paintings by Robert Clements. Through December.

THE VALTON (625 Barber St., Suite 120) Located inside of STATE the Label, this new gallery space debuts with a solo show of works by its namesake, self-taught artist Valton Murray. Through January.

WINTERVILLE LIBRARY (115 Marigold Lane, Winterville) “Words About Birds, Insights About Insects” by Vicky Tavernier and Jennifer Borg consists of playful collages of found and altered objects with accompanying poems. Through Feb. 11.