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 –
June 2nd First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council’s June 2nd First Friday ArtWalk is co-hosted by Siri Vik, vocalist and SymFest guest artist, and David Pottinger, Eugene Symphony Board Vice-President! Meet us at 5:30pm at gilt+gossamer (873 Willamette St) and follow along the tour for your chance to win tickets to the Eugene Symphony’s Symfest II!

Check out our ArtWalk guide for more information, and see a sneak peek of work you will see at the ArtWalk on our Facebook page.

 

 

 

June 2nd First Friday ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops


Stop #1. 5:30 PM

gilt+gossamer
(873 Willamette St)
gilt+gossamer showcases work by two up-and-coming University of Oregon student artists: Ahoua Touré and Justin Hartney.  Ahoua has designed amazing couture pieces that reflect the color…Read more


Stop #2. 6 PM
Timbers Inn
(1015 Pearl St)
The Timbers Inn ArtWalk stop is an opportunity for visitors to view Mike Hopper’s graphic art pieces, while experiencing architecture as art. Nir Pearlson’s studio re-invented the Timbers Inn Lounge…Read more


Stop #3. 6:30 PM
Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
Participate in a Community POST IT Art Project! The gallery walls are open to whoever would like to post a 3”x3” post it note.  You can create anything you want: a little sketch, drawing, painting, poetry, or just…Read more


Stop #4. 7 PM
Run Hub Northwest
(515 High St)
Phil Johnson of Tracktown Photo has been covering Track and Field since 2008.  He provided official coverage for the 2012 Olympic Trials and the 2014 World Junior Championships.  He has also covered two…Read more


Stop #5. 7:30
Cozy
(285 E 5th Ave)
Amber Leaders Designs is a mix of mid century modern design and graphic illustration. Amber is passionate about color, shapes, and creating a joyful feeling of nostalgia with a modern…Read more

Sponsors: Special thanks to our ArtWalk sponsor Eugene Symphony and our Media Sponsor Eugene Magazine.

 

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. FourWinds Gallery
(273 West 8th Ave)
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Check out their summer clearance on one-of-a-kind fun festival gear, party outfits, couture costumes, and unique jewelry by Zared, all handmade in the Willamette Valley. Music: Urban Shaman, a trio from Portland.  More info: https://www.facebook.com/theurbanshamansound.

7. Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio
(169 E Broadway)  Website
Original jewelry by Goldworks staff.

8. Karin Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette St) 
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“Allan Kluber: Old Work/New Work,” featuring ceramics. This exhibit consists largely of his colorful ceramic works from the 1980s, with a sampling of his new direction from this past year.

9. The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)  
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An exhibition featuring paintings, prints, ceramics, and more from artists at the OSLP Arts & Culture Program. The Community Room Gallery will show illustrations by Lory Britain.

10. Maven Art Boutique
(271 W 8th Ave)  
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Mixed media paintings and textiles by Breezy Given. 

11. The New Zone Gallery
(220 W 8th Ave)  Website 

“Spirit & Nature ~ Dreams & Visions,” by Asante Riverwind, and “Over the Spectrum,” work by Kind Tree (Autism Rocks) in the Klausmeier Room. Music: Guitar and vocals by Jerry Leff.

12. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
(191 E Broadway)   Owner’s Blog

Acrylic paintings by Deborah Kroboth of DK’Sands Art.    

13. Pacific Rim Art Guild
(160 E Broadway, basement)
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“Days of Creation,” an all member show featuring works depicting the creation story. In addition, pieces completed during Thomas Blackshear’s May workshop will be on display. Music: Hickory Smoked Gospel Band.

14. Shadowfox
(76 W Broadway)
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An immersive showcase of Lane Arts Council teaching artists working in area schools through residencies and arts apprenticeships. This event includes multiple live performances from dance and story-telling, to blues and hip-hop, and a visual art exhibition by teaching artists and their students.

15. Vistra Framing & Gallery
(411 West 4th Ave)
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Abstract handfelted nuno artwork with upcycled materials in bold textures and colors by Anne Conzemius; mixed genre oil and acrylic paintings and prints by Sadie Smith; and paper and acrylic abstract landscapes by Patricia Carroll.

16. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St)
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“Twenty-Five Years of the White Lotus Gallery,” featuring work by Miao Hui Xing, Su Xing Ping, Wang Gong Yi, Chen Hai Yan, Wu Jide, Hiroyuki Tajima, Kawase Hasui, Tanaka Ryohei, Frank Okada, and Morris Graves, amongst others. Through July 8th.

EAT & DRINK

17. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway)  Facebook
Neon paintings by Wayde Love.

18. Red Wagon Creamery
(55 W Broadway)
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Colorful work by OSLP Arts & Culture Program artist Kwang.

19. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) 
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In his first photography showing, Michael Sherman presents vibrant landscape photography along with a message on how to enjoy these unique ecosystems and preserve them for future generations to come.

 

SHOP & EXPLORE

20. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)
Multicultural art created by current and graduating students of Little Owl School.

21. 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 and linen pieces and hand painted silk apparel by Lybi Thomas; stone carvings, wood sculptures and imaginative, fanciful masks by Cedar Caredio; and Luminessence light sculptures by Stephen White.

22. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave)
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Acrylic paintings by Hito, including colorful paintings of animals, with a focus on ocean creatures, and ceramics by Steve Daniels, featuring shino glazed works created with natural gas firing for smoky contrasts and textures. Performance: Fefafe African Dance and Drumming, authentic Guinean entertainment by professionals from West African Cultural Arts Institute. “Fefafe” means “something good is coming” in Susu. Starts at 6pm.

23. Eugene Yoga
(245 E Broadway) 
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Paintings by Angie Wean.  This work reflects her personal goal of living a more authentic, vibrant, spontaneous life, and the belief that the path will unfold exactly as it is supposed to – you just have to trust and live your truth.

24. Euphoria Chocolate Company
(946 Willamette St)   Website

A Bach Festival poster retrospective.

25. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway) 
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A collection of paintings by Lisa Livoni.

26. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway)
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Photos of artists appearing at the Jazz Station by Keith Munson. Gallery open until 7pm.  Music: Tim McLaughlin, 5-7pm, FREE!  Eugene Hard Bop Collective, 8-10:30pm, $10.

27. MODERN
(207 E 5th Avenue, #105)
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“The 8th Annual Evening of Illuminating Design: The University of Oregon Department of Architecture Luminaire Design Competition and Exhibit,” featuring work by students in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

28. Mosaic Fair Trade Collection
(28 E Broadway)
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Beautiful planters handmade by fair trade workers in Bangladesh that will dress up every garden!  Plus, fair trade wine tasting.

29. MultiVRse VR Gaming
(1374 Willamette St #5)
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Try “Tilt Brush,” a virtual art program that lets you create 3D art by using a computer!  Candice Hamilton shows some of her work and how you can create your own!

30. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)
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Jewelry, clothes, and gifts featuring regional and US artists and designers. Open until 7pm.

31. St Vincent de Paul
(100 East 11th Ave)
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Work by St Vincent’s resident artists, including glass artist Christopher Jenkins and designer and upcycling artist Mitra DeMirza Chester, who shows new original “T-shirt art,” which she describes as taking paintings out of the frame and making T-shirts the canvas.

 

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