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.

First Friday ArtWalk & WineWalk:  September 5th

Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on September 5th, 2014 is guest-hosted by Alex Notman, who has been the Arts Editor of the Eugene Weekly for the past two years.  A lifelong artist and student of art history herself, Alex started the first-ever Visual Arts issue – ArtsHound – for Eugene Weekly last year. The issue, which will return Sept. 18, won first place in the 2013 Northwest Society of Professional Journalist awards.  The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at the corner of Broadway & Charnelton, across the street from Noisette Pastry Kitchen (200 W Broadway), followed by stops at 6pm at Jacobs Gallery (Hult Center), 6:30pm at MECCA (449 Willamette), 7pm at The Lincoln Gallery (309 W 4th), and concluding at 7:30 pm at Raven Frame Works Inc (325 W 4th Ave). ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!

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September 5th ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

Bayne Gardner Arts Hound Box
Stop #1. 5:30 PM
Eugene Weekly Boxes
(Starts at Broadway & Charnelton)
The Eugene Weekly recently placed a call to artists, requesting original artwork to be reprinted on vinyl and placed on the Eugene Weekly boxes in Downtown Eugene.  These 5 boxes will be… Read more


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Stop #2. 6 PM
Jacobs Gallery 
(Hult Center)
The Jacobs Gallery presents the “2014 Mayor’s Art Show,” a celebration of Lane County artists.  Of the 197 entries of artwork, the jurors selected 54 pieces for … Read more

 

Object Afterlife Challenge entries from MECCA (1)
Stop #3. 6:30 PM
MECCA
(449 Willamette)
MECCA presents the 6th Annual Object Afterlife Art Challenge.  Participating artists were asked to create fine art out of a mystery box of scrap materials.  The artists had a total of two months to …Read more

Lisa Sansevere, The Lincoln Gallery
Stop #4. 7 PM
The Lincoln Gallery 
(309 W 4th Ave)
Oregon Supported Living Program’s (OSLP) Arts & Culture Program presents “Look me in the Eye,” artwork from participating artists and community members, as a part of the 5th Annual…Read more

Terry Way, MOSAIC 7-14-14, Raven Frame Works Inc
Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Raven Frame Works Inc.
(325 W 4th Ave)
Raven Frame Works Inc presents the artwork of its founders, Anne Korn and Terry Way.  Although Raven has been around for almost 20 years, many people do not know that Anne  …Read more

 

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September ArtWalk Sponsor:
Alvord-Taylor
Website
Since 1970, Alvord-Taylor has continued to deliver service to individuals with disabilities.  Today, Alvord-Taylor continues to provide exemplary services to over 80 individuals in the Eugene/Springfield area.  All of the highly trained compassionate staff works to teach those served to be as independent as possible.

WineWalk

Wine Walk logoEnjoy wine from local vineyards and wineries!  Go to the ArtWalk venues with the WineWalk symbol for tastes, glasses, and bottles.  Cash or credit

Participating wineries and locations:
*William Rose Wines –  MECCA, 449 Willamette St
*Iris Vineyards – Raven Frame Works Inc, 325 W 4th Ave
*Noble Estate Vineyard & Winery – Eugene Piano Academy, 507 Willamette St
*Bennett Vineyards & Wine Company – The Lincoln Gallery, 309 W 4th Ave
*J. Scott Cellars – Schrager & Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St
*Wine from various wineries – Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center

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Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. The Gallery at the Watershed
(321 Mill St #6) Website
“Homage to the NW Landscape” a Plein Air and Landscape show celebrating Create!Eugene.  Featured artists:  Gene Costanza, Abbas Darabai, Jeff White, Victoria Biedron, Heather Halpern, Yunie LeNoue, Renee Manford, Kate McGee, Cathy Meyer, Margaret Plumb, Margaret Prentice, Sue Rosado, Fran Ross, Sally Schwader, and Mara Thygeson.   Through September 20th.

7. Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio
(169 E Broadway) Website
Digital photography by Jamie Murphy.

8. The New Zone Gallery
(164 W Broadway) Website
“Ron Bush: A Sampler,” including selections from Ron Bush’s 20-year span of artistry in oil portraits, sculpture, photography, 3-D, and drawings and “Metamorphosis: Process and Change,” found objects, drawings, and collage paintings by Marilyn Kent.  Also showing “Memories in the Making,” showcasing the beauty of art created by people with early stage dementia. Music: Rob Tobias.

9. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
(191 E Broadway) Website
Photography from around the world by Eben Reckord.

10. Pacific Rim Art Guild
(160 E Broadway, basement) Website
Guild artists showcase “Pets and All God’s Critters!”  Music: Corinne Neuschwander, pianoist, a recent graduate of New Hope Christian College, majoring in Music.

11. Schrager & Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette) Website
New paintings by Mark Clarke, including landscapes, explorations in his Farmers Market series, and pieces of figurative work.  Through September 27th.  

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

13. Vistra Framing and Gallery
(160 E Broadway)
Website
Exuberant color triptych and landscape acrylic paintings by Lynn Ihsen Peterson.  Lynn’s amazing handcrafted mosaics are also regularly featured.   

14. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St) Website
“Kacho-ga: Japanese Prints and Paintings of the Natural World,” through September 20th.

EAT & DRINK

15. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway) Website
Paintings by Ricardo di Napoli, as well as assemblages and paintings by Kevin Lipps.

16. Noisette Pastry Kitchen
(200 W Broadway) Website
Lush pastels of Lane County locales by landscape architect, John Pelletier.

17. Off the Waffle
(840 Willamette St) Website
“Colorful Delights,” acrylics and acrylic collage by JoEllen Gregori Waldvogel and watercolors and pastels by Robin Marks-Fife, through September 30th.  Also, work by Caely Brandon & Anna Elliot.

18. Oregon Wine Lab
(488 Lincoln St) Website
ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Robert Canaga displays large wax and oil paintings in a show that is a condensed version of a recent exhibit at the Coos Art Museum.

19. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) Website
Work by Anya Wild.  See samples of her work at http://www.anyadikareva.com.

SHOP & EXPLORE

20. Aurora Gallery and Tattoo
(304 E 13th Ave) Website
Acrylic on canvas paintings by Elias “Kiwi” Mellott and Flynn Ryan.

21. The Bernadette Center (1283 Lincoln St) Website
Photography by Ron Shufflebarger, including flora, a bit of fauna, and other things.  Open 6:30 to 8:30pm.

22. 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.

23. Eugene Piano Academy  
(507 Willamette St)  Website
A collection of work by Eugene A Go-Go artists Amy Hartsfield and Chris Miller.   Music: The Corn Stalkers concert, featuring rock and roll, country, rockabilly, pop, surf, and swing.  6pm.

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

Work by participants in the OSLP Arts & Culture Program.

25. Harlequin Beads & Jewelry
(1027 Willamette St) 
 Website
Open until 6pm.

26. Heritage Dry Goods
(861 Willamette) Website
Special purple window displays and the collaborative work of Little Arrow Studio and Heritage Dry Goods, limited edition pillows featuring the designs of Little Arrow Studio and printed in Eugene by Threadbare Print House.  10% of each pillow purchase will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association of Eugene during the ArtWalk – Part of the Paint the Town Purple event!

27. The Jazz Station
(124 W Broadway) Website
Oil paintings by Farley Craig, including figures and portraits.

28. OH SO JO (299 E 5th Ave) Website
Mosaic art and illustrations by Jo Morton and watercolors by Anne Wilson.

29. Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl St)  Website
Pastel works on paper by Kate McGee.  Kate belongs to the Purely Pastel Artists and creates landscape and still life work.

30. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway) Website
A trunk show featuring the illustrated tees from Wolf Child.  Designer/maker Sabrina Concertina will be on hand to talk about where she gets her ideas, how she settles on an image, branding, and the challenges of making 100% made in the USA garments.  See her latest graphic tees and also one of a kind vintage screen printed pieces.  Open until 7:30.

31. Swahili African Modern
(296 E 5th Avenue, 2nd floor) Website
Brightly colored hand carved fish puppets by artisans of the Bozo people who live along the Niger River in Mali, West Africa.  These puppets are used in elaborate dances that teach tribal history, customs, and morals.  Refreshments: South African Wine.

32. Urban Therapeutic
(749 Willamette St) Website
5 minute chair massages for donations to Walk to End Alzheimer’s, provided by local independent therapists, and purple sweet treat samples from Mom’s Pies – Part of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Paint the Town Purple event!