Art Around Town

Art Around Town

Tom Hancock

ARTWALL@HOTEL INDIGO ATHENS (500 College Ave.) Nancy Everett’s solo show “Classic Inspirations” includes paintings that celebrate Athens and the Southeast. Through mid-May.

ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) Marisa Leilani Mustard presents a collection of colorful paintings in “WILD!” Through April.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski St.) “Confluence” is a pop-up exhibition sharing works by Clarke County School District high school students. Through Mar. 31. 

AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism, fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Through March.

CREATURE COMFORTS (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Original painting by local artist Kelsey Wishik. Through March.

DODD GALLERIES (270 River Rd.) The 2023 “Student Scientific and Medical Illustration Juried Exhibition” spotlights recent works by artists studying in the field. Through Mar. 29. • “Kara Walker: Prince McVeigh and the Turner Blasphemies” is a stop-motion animation of cut-paper silhouettes who reenact several infamous acts of white supremacist history in the country’s recent history. Through Mar. 30. • “Anne McInnis: Full Circle ReSet” maps the cycles of foundation, change, returning and becoming by channeling the lives of New Yorkers working in the textile and fashion industry over the past four decades. Through Mar. 30. • On view in the C-U-B-E Gallery, “Split View” presents works by students taking Newly Formed, an experimental form-making elective taught at the Rhode Island School of Design. Through Apr. 5.

Tom Hancock A collection of abstract works by Tom Hancock is on view at Jittery Joe’s in Five Points from Apr. 1–30.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Spencer Lusk. Through March. • Artwork by Bernadine Sears. Reception Apr. 22, 5–7 p.m. On view Apr. 3–29.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) Spanning the 18th century to the present, “Object Lessons in American Art” features over 100 works of Euro-American, African-American and Native American art from the Princeton University Art Museum’s collection. Through May 14. • “In Dialogue: Henry Ossawa Tanner, Mentor and Muse.” Through June 18. • “Art is a form of freedom” is a collaborative project through which incarcerated women at the Whitworth Women’s Facility selected works for an exhibition and wrote prose and poetry in response to the pieces. Through July 2. • “Decade of Tradition: Highlights from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection.” Through July 3. 

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

HENDERSHOT’S (237 Prince Ave.) “Shh… Art!” features works by Stephanie Reavis, Steve Sweetser, Kylie Woodall and Jeff Rapier. Through March.

JITTERY JOE’S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Recent abstract paintings by Tom Hancock. Apr. 1–30. 

JUST PHO… AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Magic Realism, Surrealism, fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Through May.

LAST RESORT GRILL (174-184 W Clayton St.) Mixed-media, nature-based abstracts on canvas by Michael Shetterley. Through mid-April.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) “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. • Juried by Maria Elena Ortiz, curator at The Modern in Fort Worth, TX, the 48th Juried Exhibition features 154 works by 107 local artists. Through May 6. • “Breathing Room” presents artwork by 16 past and present employees of R. Wood Studio, such as Amanda Burk, Kristen Bach, Rinne Allen, David Barnes, Michele Dross and Lou Kregel. Ikebana workshop Apr. 15, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Artist reception May 18, 6–7:30 p.m. On view Apr. 1–June 8. • “The Green Life Art Contest” is an annual contest geared towards K-12 students that presents artwork inspired by environmental education and sustainability. Closing reception Apr. 29, 2 p.m. On view Apr. 1–29. 

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) The Athens Art Association shares a variety of works by its members. Through March. 

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) Beatrice Brown’s “Quilt Stories of Time and Place” creates a timeline of motifs used in fabric quilting designs dating from ancient Egypt to the present day. Through Apr. 7. • In celebration of Youth Art Month, an exhibition features works by K-12 students attending Oconee County schools. Through March.

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.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Hinterglasmalerei: Reverse Paintings of Steffen Thomas” explores the range of experimentation Thomas did with the ancient technique. Through Apr. 22.

TIF SIGFRIDS (393 N. Finley St.) Artwork by Andy Giannakakis, Gracie DeVito, John Fahey, Margaux Ogden and J.V. Martin. Through Apr. 1.

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. Through May. • “Freemasonry in Georgia: Ideals, Imagery and Impact” presents items that demonstrate the ambitions and tensions that existed within the secret society. Through July 7.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS (780 Timothy Rd.) On view in the Claire and Robert Clements Gallery, “Resonations: Marriage of Photography and Poetry” is a collaborative exhibition that pairs photographs by Lee Reed with poems by Clela Reed. Opening reception Apr. 2, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Through June 25. Open Sunday mornings or by appointment at 706-546-7914.