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 – January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council’s January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk is hosted by Michael Fisher, Executive Director of Maude Kerns Art Center. Follow along the guided tour to hear from the featured artists, or explore any of the open ArtWalk venues on your own. ArtWalk is from 5:30-8:00pm and always free!

View the ArtWalk Guide  |  Join the Facebook event  |  Check out a sneak peek of featured artwork

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops


Stop #1. 5:30 PM
ANTI-AESTHETIC
(245 W 8th Ave)
Eugene Contemporary Art (ECA) presents “Under Our Moon Future Ascensions,” the inaugural exhibition at ECA’s new brick and mortar gallery space ANTI-AESTHETIC. This exhibition brings together…Read more


Stop #2. 6:00 PM
Karin Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette St)
Karin Clarke Gallery welcomes popular Eugene artist Adam Grosowsky for “Bread, Shelter, and Circus,” an exhibit of his latest oil paintings. Grosowsky is best known for his grand-scale…Read more

Stop #3. 6:30 PM
Euphoria Chocolate Company
(946 Willamette St)
Euphoria Chocolate Company presents a collection of quilts from the Eugene Modern Quilt Guild’s Traveling Quilt Bee.  This cooperative approach is an updated version of the quilt bee, in which…Read more


Stop #4. 7:00 PM
Sparrow Studios
(136 E Broadway)
Unbound challenged artists, designers, and creatives in the Eugene-Springfield area to start or deepen their sketchbook or visual journal practice, resulting in a diverse collection of books…Read more


Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
Erika Beyer shows an assorted body of work in this new show at Oregon Art Supply. Erika grew up in Oregon and is enthusiastic about exploring natural areas. The inspiration for many of her paintings…Read more


ArtWalk Sponsor:
Sherry Schaefers Insurance Agency Inc., State Farm
Sherry Schaefers started her agency in 2001. She and her team can assist with property/casualty, life/health insurance, as well as financial services such as banking and retirement products.

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. ArtCity Studios on Broadway
(160 E Broadway)
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The studios of David Placencia of Wheelhaus Arts, Terry Holloway of Fuzzy Beuys, Sandra Honda, Michael Lawrence, Christopher St John, Darryl Evans, Jessilyn Brinkerhoff, Adeline Celenza, Erika Propst, Jarrell Blake, Charly Swing, and Eugene Printmakers.

7. The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)   Website
“Limitless” is a large collection of works created by participants of the Arts & Culture Program of Oregon Supported Living Program. This exhibition showcases the work of over 25 artists in a myriad of mediums. The featured artist in the community gallery is Jonathan Short.

8. The New Zone Gallery
(22 W 7th Ave)   Website
“Norman’s World,” by featured artist Norman Dube, and “Quirky Facts,” by spotlight artist Dianne Story Cunningham. Music: Jerry Zybach on guitar.

9. Out of Step Books & Gallery
(1022 Willamette St)   Website
“Annual Coaster Show,” featuring 200 coasters by over 120 artists working in various artistic mediums (paintings, drawings, embroidery, and more). Also, enjoy four walls of original artwork, hundreds of art prints, art books, sculptures, and gifts; or get your creative juices flowing by drawing or coloring with free art supplies.

EAT & DRINK

10. LovaKava Kava Bar & Restaurant
(120 W Broadway)  Facebook
Have a glass of kava and enjoy original art.

11. Starlight Lounge
(830 Olive St)
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Inspired by the magical wonder of the Pacific Northwest, Shadowfox (Jason Pancoast)’s art explores the relationship between nature and narrative, story and self. Instagram: @shadowfox

12. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway)  Website
“Forever Avant-Garde: Masterpieces of Children’s Art,” artwork by young artists ages 4 to 15. These young artists are the students of Stephanie Tsuchida and The Little Owl School of Arts in Eugene. The show is presented by the Multicultural Children’s Art Museum & Education Center, a local non-profit that collects and exhibits exceptional children’s art in our community.

SHOP & EXPLORE

13. Allies, LLC
(131 E 11th Ave)  Website

Allies hosts a creative art making space and a curatorial program that is shared and run cooperatively by adults with developmental disabilities. This month, Allies artists are showcasing works that describe artists’ personal connections with the seasons and with nature.  Works include paintings, drawings, collages, and jewelry by program participants and staff.

14. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)
 
The Chris Wick Gallery presents “2020 Vision: Emerging Artists in Contemporary Art,” an exhibition of new works featuring Ronald Fox, Jessica Jones, Simon Graves, Tracy Jensen, Bessie Amanita Joyce, Sheila Wadsack, Paula Goodbar, Ammama Malik, J.B. Mangold, Rachel Osterman, Christina Wickstein, and Corey Youngren. The exhibition examines several unusual artistic positions that throw light on the relations between visual art and the wider field of visual culture.

15. 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, whimsical hand painted wood pieces and hand painted silk apparel and other items by Lybi Thomas, wood and stone carvings and wood sculptures by Cedar Caredio, and Luminessence light sculptures by Stephen White.

16. Epic Seconds
(30 E 11th Ave)  Facebook

“Two by Three,” featuring the work of Jacob Hall, Austin Armijo, and Kelly O’Grady, all local musicians who also paint. The show is an invitation to the meeting place of audio and visual.

17. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave)  
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Mixed media art by Zoe Cohen and Beth I. Robinson, exploring “the raw and strangely beautiful landscape of grief and loss.” Performance: High-energy African dance and drumming by West African Cultural Arts Institute. Audience participation welcome!

18. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway)  
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“Here Not Here,” new paintings by Benjamin Terrell. The title of the show refers to the main characters in these paintings, some present, some gone, and others no longer as they once were. Benjamin’s inspirations are beauty and sadness, often two sides of the same thing. For him, fullness is found by pondering absence.

19. Mosaic Fair Trade Collection
(28 E Broadway)
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Beautiful handmade, Fair Trade jewelry, furniture, homewares, unique gifts, clothing, accessories, and more from all around the world.

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