Art Around Town: November 2012

There’s so much going on lately! I have work up in three group shows around town. I hope you’ll have a chance to go by and check out some of the amazing artwork on view from Athens artists!

-Art by Claire Clements, Rene Shoemaker and Ally White

Our very own contemporary arts organization ATHICA has curated a show for the Athens Ford on the Atlanta Highway. What a great idea to install this in the showroom! We have art surrounding cars - or maybe I should say cars surrounding art?? Artist selected are Claire Clements, myself, and Ally White.

The reception on November 1st will celebrate not only the exhibit but also a new high school art scholarship that Athens Ford is sponsoring - they are doing a fine job of supporting the arts! If you know any high school students who may be interested, send them the application information, and remember that entries are due by November 30.

"Community,"ATHICA @ Ford, 4260 Atlanta Highway, Bogart, Ga 706.354.1130
Exhibit dates: September 15 - December 31, 2012
Reception: 7pm, Thursday, November 1 

-Cherry Lane Theatre, NYC, by Rene Shoemaker

On the very next day, November 2, there will be an opening reception for a show called “Fine Art by UGA Alumni.” This exhibit is at the Norcross Arts Alliance’s gallery and gift shop, The Nest, which is located in an amazing historic house. The show includes three of my pieces, and features all kinds of art from 20 fellow UGA art graduates. 

"Fine Art by UGA Alumni", The Nest, Norcross Arts Alliance, 17 College St, Norcross, Ga. 678.429.3005
Exhibit dates: November 2 - December 7, 2012
Reception: 6-9pm, Friday, November 2 

-Kennedy Road Beaver Pond, Oconee County, Ga. by Rene Shoemaker

And finally, Georgia Small Works” is on exhibit through November 9 at OCAF, the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, in Watkinsville, Ga. You might have already seen this silk painting of the Kennedy Road Beaver Pond in a previous post, but for this show, I included the preparatory drawing along with the finished work. What do you think? Is it helpful to be able to compare the two, or do you find the drawing distracting? Let me know!

Georgia Small Works”, OCAF, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, 34 School Street, Watkinsville, Ga. 706.769.4565 
Exhibit dates: October 5 - November 2, 2012

Thanks for your support!