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:  March 6th

EUGENE, OR – Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on March 6th, 2015 is guest co-hosted by Bob Hart and Mark Beudert. Bob Hart is the Executive Director of the Lane County Historical Society and Mark Beudert is the General Director of the Eugene Opera. Eugene Opera’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street on March 13 and 15, 2015 inspired this collaboration.  For a list of related events, see the free events section below. The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The New Zone Gallery (164 W Broadway), followed by stops at 6:00pm at Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom (28 E Broadway), 6:30pm at InEugene Real Estate (100 E Broadway), 7:00pm at Vistra Framing & Gallery (160 E Broadway), and concluding at 7:30pm at Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl). ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!

Special thanks to the Eugene Opera, Lane County Historical Society, and Downtown Eugene Merchants for sponsoring this ArtWalk!

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

March 6th ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

The New Zone Gallery
Stop #1. 5:30 PM
The New Zone Gallery
(164 W Broadway)

The New Zone Gallery hosts the “Zone 4 All” during the month of March.  The annual “Zone 4 All” is a non-juried and highly popular exhibition, open to all artists. Cards and prints of displayed… Read more

Tool art, Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom (1)
Stop #2. 6 PM
Urban Lumber Company Furniture Showroom
(28 E Broadway) 

Seth San Filippo, owner of Urban Lumber Company, uses vintage woodworking tools to create handcrafted furniture built from locally salvaged… Read more

Shanna Trumbly, InEugene Real Estate 2
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway) 

InEugene Real Estate features paintings by Shanna Trumbly.  In the course of her life, third generation Oregonian Shanna Trumbly has employed many different mediums with her art. In 2007…Read more

John Pellitier, Vistra Framing and Gallery
Stop #4. 7 PM
Vistra Framing & Gallery
(160 E Broadway) 

Vistra Framing & Gallery features “Speaking Landscapes,” oil paintings by John Pellitier. John mixes his talents as an artist and a landscape architect to remind us of the lush beauty that…Read more

John Holdway, Inviting Path, watercolor on paper, Oregon Art Supply
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
Oregon Art Supply  presents “Intimate Landscapes,” paintings by John Holdway.  He states, “I love nature and being outdoors. Of course, my experience of the world isn’t just what I see but a…Read more

March 2015 Sponsors2March ArtWalk Sponsors:
This sponsorship collaboration is in preparation for the Eugene Opera’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.  Over a dozen of the Downtown Eugene Merchants will have tonsorial, meat pie, and related offerings to help turn Willamette St. into Sweeney Todd’s Fleet Street for the evening. Tickets for the opera can be purchased at the Hult Center box office.

October MapArtWalk map

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. The Gallery at the Watershed
(321 Mill St #6) 
Website
“Winter Invitational,” featuring Lillian Almeida, Bill Brewer, Robert Canaga, Gene Costanza, Abbas Darabi, Heather Halpern, Wes Hurd, Kirk Lybecker, Renee Manford, Carrie O’Coyle, Claudia Schouten, and Jeff White.  On display through March 30th.

7. Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio
(169 E Broadway)  Website

Featuring original jewelry by Goldworks staff.

8. The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave) Website
“SELF,” an exhibit which aims to examine how individuals choose to express their identity. This inclusive exhibit, up through May, includes work from local artists as well as Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP) participants and features many mediums, from self-portraits to abstracts to assemblage.  The community room features digital creations by Emery Blackwell.

9. MECCA
(449 Willamette)
 Website

Donated art, including paintings, photographs, and prints, available for sale.

10. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery  
(191 E BroadwayBlog

“Weird, Wild, Wonder,” multimedia assemblages and collages by Marilyn Kent.

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

The guild exhibits an all-member show celebrating oil paint as a medium.  Also featuring “Art in a Hurry,” an event in which artists are given a topic or photo to draw, paint, or sculpt during the ArtWalk.

12. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
“Illuminations,” an exhibit about light, featuring Eugene artists Roger Beck, Neal Conner, Stephen White, and Betsy Wolfston, each of whose work explores light in a different way. Through March 21, 2015.

13. White Lotus Gallery 
(767 Willamette) Website
“Storm Clouds and Wetlands,” paintings by Margaret Prentice.  The show highlights the Willamette Valley, including the Coburg Hills and the Delta Ponds.  Through April 14th.

EAT & DRINK

14. The Cannery
(345 E 11th Ave) Website
An unveiling of their new unique mural frame to display a series of paintings created by talented local artists. The first in the series, “Potential,” is by Erik Roggeveen, who designed and curates the exhibit. Beer specials for ArtWalkers!

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

16. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
Charming oil paintings, mostly still life, by Ann Bettman.

17. 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.

18. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
Work by Sarah Refvem.

19. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
Work by Ariel Gorne.

SHOP & EXPLORE

20. 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, fanciful masks by Cedar Caredio, and Luminessence light sculptures by Stephen White.

21. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave, 2nd floor) 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.” Music: The Grace Notes, a cappella concert at 6pm.

22. Gilt+Gossamer
(873 Willamette)
  Website

“Aves Femmes,” acrylics featuring beautiful birds with a fashionable air by Marilyn Kent, up through the end of March. Also, 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.

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

Jewelry by local artists. Closes 6pm.

24. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway) Website
A showcase of artwork by Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP) Arts & Culture Program participants.  OSLP is a non-profit organization that supports adults with developmental disabilities, although the Arts & Culture Program is an inclusive program open to people of all abilities.  Open until 7pm.  Music: Alex Parthemer Duo, performing jazz standards, 5:30 – 7pm, FREE.  Kyle Smith Trio, 8– 11pm, $

25. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)
 Website
“Hatch Oregon” – Meet two local entrepreneurs (Agrarian Ales & Red Wagon Creamery) using the new Oregon crowdfunding law to offer securities in their business. Find out more, invest, and enjoy some ice cream & beer!

26. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St) Website
“All Time Favorites,” a collection of original images by local photographer and massage therapist, Ally Fraga.