The First Friday ArtWalk is a FREE event that happens year-round.  Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the other galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own!  To get involved as a business, artist or sponsor, please contact Lane Arts.

Upcoming – First Friday ArtWalk:  February 6th

EUGENE, OR – Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on February 6th, 2015 is guest-hosted by Riley Grannan, Managing Director at the Eugene Ballet Company.   The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The Gallery at the Watershed (321 Mill St #6), followed by stops at 6pm at OH SO JO (299 East 5th Ave), 6:30pm at MECCA (449 Willamette), 7pm at Jacobs Gallery (Hult Center) and concluding at 7:30 pm at The Lincoln Gallery (309 W 4th Ave).  ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!  Special thanks to the Eugene Ballet Company for sponsoring this ArtWalk!

Check out the ArtWalk Guide or a sneak peek of the images on our Facebook!

February 6th ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

Heather Halpern, Last Stand, Mixed Media charcoal over monotype, Strathmore printmaking paper, The Gallery at the Watershed
Stop #1. 5:30 PM
The Gallery at the Watershed  
(321 Mill St #6)
The Gallery at the Watershed is pleased to present its “Winter Invitational,” featuring Lillian Almeida, Bill Brewer, Robert Canaga, Gene Costanza, Abbas Darabi, Heather Halpern, Wes Hurd… Read more

Jo Morton, OH SO JO (2)
Stop #2. 6 PM
OH SO JO
(299 E 5th Ave)
OH SO JO is a shop/studio featuring hand-painted furniture by Jo Morton.  Jo offers workshops, private classes and amazing, versatile products that help you gain the confidence to create your own personal… Read more

Jill Mardin, MECCA  (1)
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
MECCA 
(449 Willamette)
MECCA introduces “Explosion,” featuring artists Erin Even and Jill Mardin.  This exhibit is a virtual explosion of mixed media, assemblage, and installation. Even and Mardin bring their…Read more

Rick Bartow, Crow Shadow, Jacobs Gallery
Stop #4. 7 PM
Jacobs Gallery
(Hult Center) 
The Jacobs Gallery is proud to present an exhibit of original works by artists from Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, showing documented, hand-pulled prints. The show, featuring approximately…Read more

Bruce White, The Lincoln Gallery
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)
The OSLP Lincoln Gallery presents “Layered,” a selection of mixed media artwork by 22 artists from the OSLP Arts and Culture Program. The OSLP Arts & Culture Program breaks down barriers to participation…Read more

February ArtWalk Sponsor:
Eugene Ballet Company logo
Eugene Ballet Company’s winter performances of the full length ballet, Carmen—known to most as an opera—on Valentine’s weekend at the Hult Center are sure to sway hearts and minds.  Carmen performances are February 14 at 7:30 pm and February 15 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are available by phone at 541-682-5000, online at eugeneballet.org, at the Hult Center Ticket Office and the UO Ticket Office.  

October MapFeb 2015 ArtWalk Map

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. The New Zone Gallery
(164 W Broadway) Website
Acrylics by Andy Geissler and “Art Through the Ages,” by Ellen Gabehart, which includes a mixed media compilation of art from Gabehart’s ages 11-80.   Also featuring “All We Need Is Love” for the holiday! Music: Brian Cutean.

7. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery  
(191 E BroadwayBlog

Fine art paintings, prints, and photographs by J. Scott Hovis.  Music: Trombone player Richard Stalling.

8. Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery
(160 E Broadway) Website

“Devotion,” a show comprised of art that reflects devotion to faith and commitment, featuring work by members of the guild in all mediums.   Music: Jenna Cugno.

9. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
“The Resale Show,” an exhibit of work drawn from local collections.   This is a chance to peek at the diverse collecting interests of people in this area and to purchase works rarely available, including collectable ceramics, Asian masks, Northwest sculpture, and prints and paintings. Through February 14th.

10. Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom
(28 E Broadway)
 Website
“Pressing the Grain,” a new series of prints by Josh Krute.  Also featuring hand-crafted hardwood furniture custom made from locally salvaged city trees.

11. Vistra Framing & Gallery 
(160 E Broadway) Website
Colorful acrylic paintings by J.S. Bird.

12. White Lotus Gallery 
(767 Willamette) Website
“19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints,” featuring famous women, courtesans, and Kabuki actors by Kunichika, Kunisada, Chikanobu, and more.  Through February 28.

EAT & DRINK

13. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway) Website
Work by Jessica Haeckel.

14. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
Have a tasty treat and enjoy original art!

15. Off the Waffle
(840 Willamette St) Website
Work by New Zone artists Marty Lynch and Richard Hunter, as well as permanent pieces by Caely Brandon and Anna Elliot.

16. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
Intricate, hangable fiber art and stitching, integrating pearls and beads by Linda Lu.

17. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
Work by Peter Licavoli.  

SHOP & EXPLORE

18. ECO Sleep Solutions and Gallery   
(25 E 8th Ave) Website
Felted wool home décor and apparel by Tylar Merrill, clay tile collages by Annie Heron, whimsical hand painted silk, wood, and linen pieces by Lybi Thomas, vibrant and expressive fabric wall art by Mari Livie, stone and wood sculptures and imaginative, fanciful masks by Cedar Caredio, and Luminessence light sculptures by Stephen White.

19. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave) Website

“Stephen Sondheim: A Career on the Cutting Edge” by LCC Dept. of Music, Dance, and Theater Arts, in connection with Eugene Opera’s upcoming production of “Sweeney Todd” andAnimal Masks” by Brendan McCullough.  Music: Clefs of Insanity a cappella concert at 6pm.

20. Gilt+Gossamer
(873 Willamette)
 

Custom heirloom pieces by Pamela Murphy, created by overlaying a portrait onto original art canvas, including poetry, lyrics, quotes, memories, favorite phrases, names, and more!

21. Harlequin Beads and Jewelry 
(1027 Willamette St)  Website

Jewelry by local artists. Closes 6pm.

22. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway) 
Website

Paintings by Gabriella Soraci.

23. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway) Website
Pastels by Anna Horrigan.  Open until 7pm.  Music: Carl Woideck is joined by Tyler Abbott on bass, Adam Carlson on drums and Torrey Newhart on piano, 8pm – 11pm, $8 ($6 members/students with ID).

24. Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
 Website
“The Memory Collection,” work by Lynn Ihsen Peterson.  Open until 7pm.

25. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)
 Website
Book launch for Susan Sygall’s autobiographical book No Ordinary Days: A journey of activism, globe-trotting and unexpected pleasures. Starting at 6pm, Susan Sygall will talk about her book, and Suz Dunn, who assisted Susan in publishing her book on Amazon.com will explain how anyone can produce an online and/or print publication with little or no upfront funding.  Open until 7pm

26. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St) Website
Original handcrafted functional pottery by local artist Tracie Manso. These rich and colorful stoneware pieces are wheel-thrown and altered, and then decorated using various slips, glazes, and a unique wax-resist technique.