Lane Arts Council presents the First Friday ArtWalk year-round in Downtown Eugene.  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.  This event happens rain or shine, and is always free!

Upcoming – August 7th First Friday ArtWalk & WineWalk

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Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on August 7th is hosted by Jane Eyre McDonald.  Jane has been a member of Eugene Symphony’s Board of Directors since 2007. The guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Shadowfox (76 W Broadway).  See full details below.  Special thanks to the Eugene Symphony for sponsoring this ArtWalk!

Check out the August ArtWalk guide or see a sneak peek of images on our Facebook!

This ArtWalk is also a WineWalk!  Local wineries will offer tastings, glasses, and bottles of wine at select ArtWalk venues.  Participating wineries include: Noble Estate Vineyard & Winery, J. Scott Cellars, Treos, Gelardi Vineyard, and Brigadoon Wine Company.   Learn more about each of the wineries!

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August 7th ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

Pancoast, light, Shadowfox
Stop #1. 5:30 PM
Shadowfox
(76 W Broadway)
Shadowfox, a creative art and design company, is opening a space in downtown Eugene. The goal is to not only sell art and products – but to inspire the community. Dynamic displays and a… Read more

Carolyn Quinn, Gilt+Gossamer (2)
Stop #2. 6 PM

gilt+gossamer
(873 Willamette St)
Carolyn Quinn presents her watercolor show “Coast Starlight Series”   The series features landscape paintings, painted on location, while viewing scenery from the windows of… Read more

hunting jack 32x40, acrylic&charcoial on mulberrry
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway)
Roxy Darice is a local Eugene artist working primarily in mixed media on paper.  Although she has shown her work in galleries in Seattle and Boulder, this is her first show in Eugene.  The show…Read more

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Stop #4. 7 PM
OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
(191 E Broadway)
Judy Waller showcases her watercolors, including flowers, portraits, landscapes, and more.  She states, “I work in transparent watercolor on stretched Arches 140 lb watercolor paper…Read more

Sarah Sedwick, The Mirror Plate,  9x12, Oregon Art Supply
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
Sarah Sedwick displays new still life works inspired by the glass fishing floats of the Oregon coast in her show “Floats and Flora.”  These small paintings focus on luminous color and strive for a painterly…Read more

Eugene Symphony 50 years
August ArtWalk Sponsor:
Now celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season, the Eugene Symphony is a nonprofit based in Eugene, Oregon. Since its founding in 1965, the Eugene Symphony has grown into one of the cornerstones of the performing arts in Oregon with a mission of enriching lives through the power of music.  The Eugene Symphony has hosted some of music’s greatest superstars, launched the careers of world-class conductors, and provided music education programs for all ages in a four-county region, including Lane, Linn, Benton, and Douglas counties.  Website

 

August ArtWalk map

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. The Gallery at the Watershed
(321 Mill St #6)
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“The Last Picture Show: Exceptional Contemporary Printmaking,” featuring artists Mika Aono Boyd, Heather Halpern, Allison Hyde, Dune Erickson Hyatt, and Chelsey Iida.  Through August 29th.

7. Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio
(169 E Broadway)
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Featuring original jewelry by Goldworks staff.

8. Jacobs Gallery
(Hult Center)
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“Awakenings,” work by Johnny Beaver and Jeff Ballard, through August 8th.  Jeff Ballards’s most recent works are mixed media assemblages consisting of found objects and blown/sculpted glass, and are influenced by dreaming and the nature of sleep.  Johnny Beaver’s paintings are mostly concerned with the human experience, touching on themes of mental illness, creativity, standpoint theory, and the juxtaposition between individual and community.

9. The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)
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A diverse exhibit of work by twenty participants of the Oregon Supported Living Program’s Arts and Culture Program, including paintings, ceramics, handmade books, prints, jewelry and screen printed soft sculpture.   Also showing: Artwork highlighting OSLP’s Mentorship Program, including paintings by Larry Hurst’s mentorship with Alexander Eister and drawings from Vern Gray’s mentorship with Robert Canaga. The Community Room Gallery will also feature paintings by local artist Walker Augustyniak.

10. MECCA
(449 Willamette St)
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The first MECCA tribe show, featuring a collection of art made by current and former board members, volunteers, and MECCA teachers.

11. The New Zone Gallery
(164 W Broadway)
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Sculpting the Feminine” clay, bronze, aluminum, glass, cement, and paper sculptures by Anna Mueller and “Tom’s Trees to Tables Three,” tables and other household furniture made with figured maple and black walnut by Tom Twyford II.  Music: Rosie and Greg.

12. Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery
(160 E Broadway, basement)
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“Beach, Ocean, and Beyond,” work by guild members depicting scenes and life on the coast in all mediums.  Music: Harpist John Stortz.

13. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
“Subject/Object,” work by Oregon artists Robert Schlegel, Beverly Soasey, and Annette Gurdjian.  Through August 8th.

14. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette) Website
“Drawings,” featuring works by Mike Van, Jon Jay Cruson, Jamie Newton, Li Tie, Nancy Pobanz, Connie Mueller, Satoko and Helen Liu.  Through September 19th.

Wine Walk logo15. Vistra Framing & Gallery
(160 E Broadway)
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Colorful oil landscapes by Gary Griffith.  Winery: Gelardi Vineyard.

EAT & DRINK

16. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway) Facebook
Paintings by Droc Macnamara and KC Macnamara.

17. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
Photography by wedding and portrait photographer, Stevi Sayler. Beautiful moments, stunning landscapes and special details from weddings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

18. Off the Waffle
(840 Willamette St) Website
“Country Fair & Eugene Street Scenes,” oil paintings by Steve Seals, and whimsical animal portraits and more in acrylics and watercolors by Johnmichael Lahtinen.  Through September 30th.

19. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
“Biophillia” by Barbara Counsil – An interesting hypothesis concerning our human urge to constantly connect with other forms of life.  Learn more at www.marbart.com.  Music: Satori Bob www.satoribob.com

20. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
“Basking in the River of Life,” paintings by Jessica Webb.

SHOP & EXPLORE

21. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)  

“Red Sun Blue Sea,” a small collection of illustrative works in acrylic, mixed media, and pen by Liza Mana Burns. The boards and frames were built by Zane Hager.

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

23. Eugene Mindworks
(207 E 5th Ave Suite 220)
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Eugene Mindworks teams up with DIVA to celebrate their First Anniversary with a party and an exhibit on cooperative workspaces/innovation/entrepreneurialism.

24. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave, 2nd floor) Website
Wood carvings and reliefs by Dana Furgerson and pottery by Keith Moses.  Music: The Dr. Jazz Combo plays upbeat jazz and swing at 6pm.

25. Eugene Yoga
(245 E Broadway)
 
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Stunning photographic imagery by Norm Cholewinski.

26. Harlequin Beads and Jewelry
(1027 Willamette St)
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Jewelry by local artists. Closes 6pm.

27. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway)
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“Fauna” by Carla Crow.  Carla Crow’s paintings reflect an inner vision, often allegorical, sometimes playful.  Gallery open until 7pm.  Music: Pianist Gus Russell.

28. Newberry Child Care
(
999 Willamette St)  
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Celebrate the young artists of the Preschool and Pre-K classes, a show in collaboration with the Downtown Athletic Club. The event also features an art demo and fun for the whole family!

29. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)
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View a wide selection of work by national and regional artists.

30. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St)
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Unique rustic furniture and garden art crafted from reclaimed materials by Brownsville artist Bryan Wyant of Bryan’s Woodshed.

 

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