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:  January 2nd

EUGENE, OR – Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on January 2, 2015 is guest-hosted by Mija Andrade, Resident Artist at the Oregon Supported Living Program.  Mija is also a working artist, longtime member of the ArtChics, Board member for Eugene Springfield Art Project and former Executive Director of MECCA.  The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The New Zone Gallery (164 W Broadway), and continues on to The Jazz Station (124 W Broadway), Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom (28 E Broadway), InEugene Real Estate (100 E Broadway), and concludes at Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery (160 E Broadway, basement).  ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!  Visit www.lanearts.org for more information.

 

Past – First Friday ArtWalk:  December 5th

Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on December 5th, 2014 is guest-hosted by Eric Alan from KLCC.  The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Eugene Piano Academy (507 Willamette St), and continues on to MECCA (449 Willamette), MODERN (207 E 5th Avenue, Suite 105), OH SO JO (299 E 5th Ave), and The Gallery at the Watershed (321 Mill St #6).  ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!

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

December 5th ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

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Stop #1. 5:30 PM
Eugene Piano Academy 
(507 Willamette St)  
Eugene Piano Academy and HIV Alliance present the exhibit “Can You See Us Now?”  In celebration of World AIDS Day and their 20th Anniversary, HIV Alliance is culminating their six-week community… Read more

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Stop #2. 6 PM
MECCA 
(449 Willamette)
The Materials Exchange Center for the Community Arts (MECCA) presents a special jewelry show in December.  The exhibit, entitled “Mecca’s December New to You: Handmade Jewelry Bizarre,”… Read more

MODERN
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
MODERN 
(207 E 5th Avenue, Suite 105)
MODERN presents “Fresh! The Art of Modern Jewelry Design,” an exhibit and sale of jewelry designed and produced by students in the Jewelry & Metalsmith Department of the University…Read more

Shelley Roenspie, OH SO JO
Stop #4. 7 PM
OH SO JO
(299 E 5th Ave)
OH SO JO is both a working studio and retail establishment featuring the painted furniture and mosaics by the owner, Jo Morton. She is a certified trainer and retailer of CeCe Caldwell’s All Natural Chalk+Clay…Read more

ART CAPTURE by LIGHTBOX
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
The Gallery at the Watershed  
(321 Mill St #6)
The Gallery at the Watershed presents “The City As I See It,” a show of American cityscapes. From realistic to abstract, and everything in-between, the exhibit presents two-dimensional work from …Read more

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December ArtWalk Sponsors:
Fifth Street Public Market  Website

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Media Sponsor: KLCC  Website  

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Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio 
(169 E Broadway) Website
Work by master hand engraver Rick Deeks. Rick studied the designs and metal-smithing influences of the Celts and has applied these designs through hand engraving to create unique pieces from gold, silver, and bronze.

7. Jacobs Gallery 
(Hult Center) Website
“Small Pleasures Invitational,” through January 17th.

8. The Lincoln Gallery 
(309 W 4th Ave)  Website
“LAYERED,” a new group exhibition featuring mixed media, fiber arts, monoprints, and paintings by artists at the OSLP Arts & Culture Program. The community room will also feature artwork by Andrea Ros.

9. The New Zone Gallery 
(164 W Broadway) Website
“Out of the Kiln – Works in Glass and Clay by Patti Lomont,” and “The Cowboy Way,” pencil drawings by Roma Gilman.  Also, “6×6 Show,” in which every piece of artwork measures 6″ x 6″. All of the art will be priced at $50 or less, and the show includes many types of media, including paintings, fabric, glass, wood, metal, and woven materials. In addition, the Holiday Store includes many gifts and crafts by New Zone members for your holiday gift giving needs. Music: Brian Cutean on guitar.

10. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery  
(191 E BroadwayBlog

“Stocking Stuffer Special for the Holidays,” featuring creations for the holiday season.

11. Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery 
(160 E Broadway, basement)  Website
“Artists and Authors” featuring sculptor Kent Willocks, sculptor and painter Margie Scott, and photographer Sarah Trent and authors Cheri Turk, M. Kay Beckham, and Annette Cone, all available for book signings during the ArtWalk. Also, “Season of Light,” a group show of art that features plays on light.  Ricky Berrins will recite “The Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens.  Music: Le Corde di Gloria, a string ensemble playing Christmas tunes!

12. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
“Adam Grosowsky: New Work,” large scale oil paintings, including portraits, figures within an interior, and figures with birds or other animals.  Through January 3rd.

13. Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom
(28 E Broadway) Website
Hand-crafted hardwood furniture custom made from locally salvaged city trees.

14. Vistra Framing & Gallery 
(160 E Broadway) Website
“Vistra’s Own,” featuring art by staff members along with work by Lynn Ihsen Peterson, Janet Biles, and Jan Eliot.  

15. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St) Website
“Brothers in Clay: A 45 Year Journey,” featuring George Kokis and Hank Murrow, through December 20th.  Also showing “Across Memory: Paintings and Drawings by Li Tie,” through January 10th.

EAT & DRINK

16. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway) Website
Screen prints by Blunt Graffix.

17. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
Photographs by Elle Sullivan.

18. Off the Waffle
(840 Willamette St) Website
“Seasons,” acrylics by Sarina Dorie and graphite prints of Blues artists by Robert Murphy. Through January 31st.  Also, work by Caely Brandon and Anna Elliot.

19. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
Work by Julie Salerno, featuring vibrant floral colors and abstract designs. Her website

20. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
Restoregon,” environmental photography by the University of Oregon Environmental Leadership Program students.

SHOP & EXPLORE

21. Aurora Gallery and Tattoo
(304 E 13th Ave) Website
Skull studies, portraits and miscellaneous mixed media work by Mat Casey, as well as acrylic paintings by Wendi Kai, and ink drawings by Max Von K.

22. The Bernadette Center
(1283 Lincoln St)
 Website
“Music in its Many Forms,” works and a new calendar by long time Lane County artist Ellen Gabehart. 7-8:30pm.

23. 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, wood sculptures and imaginative and fanciful masks by Cedar Caredio, and Luminessence light sculptures by Stephen White.

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

 “All Together Now,” new works by Oregon Fiber Artists.  Through January 3rd.  Music: Shasta Session Jazz Choir: holiday favorites and jazz standards performed by award-winning Shasta Middle School students.  Starts at 6:00pm.

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

Jewelry by local artists. Closes 6pm.

26. Heritage Dry Goods
(861 Willamette) Website
Work by Milla Oliveira, featuring recent charcoal and graphite drawings based on the wildlife of Oregon.

27. InEugene Real Estate 
(100 E Broadway) Website
The photographic series “Solitude and Absolute Form,” large landscape and nature prints from the Pacific Northwest by Jon Christopher Meyers.

28. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway) Website
“Selected Scenes,” 34 landscape paintings by Melissa Sikes, divided into four themes: flowers, water, trees, and barns.  On display for the month of December.  Music: Mario Sandoval. $8/$6 members. 8pm

29. Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
 Website
“Gabriella Soraci: New Paintings,” a selection of recent still life paintings focusing on the flower as a subject.

30. Passionflower Design 
(128 E Broadway) 
 Website
The Art of the Party – Enjoy some holiday hospitality and shop the curated collection of regional artisans. Holiday finery encouraged!  Open until 7pm.

31. Swahili African Modern
(296 E 5th Avenue, 2nd floor) Website
 Shona Sculptures from Zimbabwe.  These are stylized abstracts of human and animal forms hand-carved from Rapoka stone.  Refreshments: South African Wine.

32. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St) Website
“Weekends with my Camera,” images from the Southern California coastal and desert areas, featuring from this collection National Geographic published work by local photographer Shaun McGrath. Prints on sale through December 23rd.