Open Studio Membership Program

The Lyndon House Arts Center has started an Open Studio Membership Program. Registration begins on September 1, 2016. It allows artists to use any of the seven studios at the Arts Center. Plus there will be a studio monitor available 12 hours/week to assist with the equipment, cleanliness, and safety of the studios.

Open Studio hours are:
• Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00 – 8:00 pm
• Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (with Open Studio Monitor), 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

For more information go to this link.

Introducing Beth Sale :: Exhibitions Curator

Beth Sale Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to welcome new Exhibitions Curator Beth Sale. Beth served as the Director of Art Galleries for the University of North Georgia for several years. As Director, she was responsible for the university’s gallery activities in Cumming, Dahlonega, Gainesville, and Watkinsville. In this position, she scheduled and curated numerous exhibits and gallery-related events.

Beth earned a BFA in Painting from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Studio Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has held teaching positions at the University of North Carolina, the University of Miami, Miami Dade College and Gainesville State College. She wrote the Art Notes column for The Flagpole Magazine in Athens for several years. Beth Sale has exhibited her paintings in numerous venues.

Please join the Foundation in welcoming Beth to The Lyndon House.

For more information on upcoming exhibits at The Lyndon House please click here.

Please Join Us – Ladies’ Garden Club Reception to Benefit the Lyndon House Arts Center

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Georgia Museum of Art on the UGA Cam
pus. For more information about the event contact Sandi Rentz at 706-227-4109.   
LGCinvitation2016OL   Please join us for  a reception featuring the art of Athens water-colorist Annie Laurie Dodd and the late Lamar Dodd.  Paintings by Mr. Dodd will include works in the museum’s collection, as well as those from Mrs. Dodd’s private collection.  Of note will be Mr.  Dodd’s first painting, a vase of zinnias created at the age of 12.
     Patrons who donate $125 or more to Ladies’ Garden Club will receive a signed limited print from Mrs. Dodd’s award-winning series The Four Seasons.  Patrons who donate $400 or more will receive the complete 4 print set.
     The Event is free and open to the public.
     Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Georgia Museum of Art, Founders memorial Garden at UGA, the Lyndon House Arts Center and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.  Ladies’ Garden Club Inc is a 501(c)(3) public charity.   

41st Juried Exhibition

41 show poster

Please join us on March 24th from 6-8 pm for the 41st Juried Exhibition Reception.
A record number of artists and works of art came through the doors at the Lyndon House for two days in January. Juror Jock Reynolds, Director of the Yale University Art Gallery, reviewed 933 works including collage, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, sound, video, and more by 366 Athens area artists. This annual anchor show features 228 pieces in all media by 171 artists. Mr. Reynolds assigned 10 Merit Awards, four Merit Prizes and a number of Honorable Mentions. He also selected awards for those long standing named recognitions such as the L. David Dwinell Award in Visual Arts, the Ed Lambert Award for a work of fiber, and the Jim Strawser Photography Award. 
The Lyndon House Arts Foundation, in recognition of retiring founder Nancy Lukasiewicz, has named an award in Fine Craft in her honor. The Lyndon House Arts Center Choice Award is given to an emerging artist included in the 41st Juried Exhibition. This honor comes with a solo exhibit in The Lounge Gallery. A color catalogue will accompany the exhibition as well as scheduled gallery talks throughout the run of the show.