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!

Past – First Friday ArtWalk – December 1st

Lane Arts Council’s December 1st First Friday ArtWalk is guest hosted by Eric Alan.  Eric Alan is music, arts, and culture host at KLCC. He is a nationally published author and photographer with three books to his credit, ranging from nature spirituality to major league baseball. He also works with National Geographic  photographer  Dewitt  Jones, contributing words and photographs to the project “Celebrate What’s Right with the World.” He is an accomplished lyricist as well, with credits ranging from international recording artists Gypsy Soul to the Oregon Cabaret Theatre.

The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Eugene Mindworks (207 E 5th Ave, Suite 220).  The full itinerary is below. ArtWalk is from 5:30-8:00pm and always free!

Check out the ArtWalk guide  |  Join the Facebook event  |  View a sneak peek of the artwork featured at this ArtWalk!

December 1st First Friday ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops


Stop #1. 5:30 PM

Eugene Mindworks
(207 E 5th Ave, Suite 220)
The exhibit and booths at the Sprout Children’s Business Expo feature creative and unique arts and crafts handmade by local children. Youth ages 4-18 will be experiencing what it’s like to be a vendor…Read more


Stop #2. 6 PM
Framin’ ArtWorks
(505 High St)
Artist Jo Dunnick focuses on things that are special to her in the show “At The Heart Of It All… Love And Connection.”  When describing the work, she reiterates her love and connection “to the land…Read more


Stop #3. 6:30 PM
OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
(191 E Broadway)

Patti McNutt exhibits her 2017 Oregon Coast Plein Air paintings at OUT ON A LIMB Gallery for the month of December.  These pieces were created during a yearly coastal gathering, which was…Read more


Stop #4. 7 PM
West Park St Block
(8th and Oak)
ArtCity Eugene and the City of Eugene Cultural Services “Light Up the Night” with local artists! “Light Up The Night” is a showcase of multidisciplinary arts that use light and/or film to create artistic expression…Read more


Stop #5. 7:30
Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)
Eric Gunderson shows paintings and drawings in the show of “Fire and Ice – Landscapes of a Changing Planet.”  A smoky water color explores a forest fire raging through the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness…Read more


ArtWalk Sponsor: Eugene Ballet
Media Sponsors: KLCC and Eugene Magazine

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

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

7. Karin Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette St)
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New work by popular LCC art instructor and gallery regular Adam Grosowsky.

8. The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)
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Portfolio Project Exhibition, showcasing artwork and portfolios by 15 artists working at the OSLP Arts & Culture Program. The Community Room Gallery features work by the local artist Elizabeth Blue.

9. MAVEN
(271 W 8th Ave)
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New art by resident artist Marlis, as well as a sale on artwork and cashmere. Music: Local Blues music by Howlin Dogma.

10. The New Zone Gallery
(220 W 8th Ave)  
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“Bits and Pieces,” artwork in a variety of mediums by Julie Williams, the Holiday Store featuring unique, affordable, handcrafted gifts, and a new “Small Treasures” show in the Klausmeier Room showcasing work by New Zone artists. Music: Walker T. Ryan on guitar. 

11. Raven Frame Works
(325 W 4th Ave)  Website

Local artist Dan Chen is an award winning artist that creates art in a wide range of media including painting, pastel, bronze, and engraved acrylic, all of which will be on display.  He is an astute observer and accomplished craftsman that often depicts the natural world, focusing on plants and animals.

12. Vistra Framing & Gallery
(411 W 4th Ave)  Website

“Diverse Universe,” a group show of smaller pieces by J.S. Bird, Robert Canaga, Patricia Carroll, Lisa Lavoni, Diane Lewis, Jacqueline Lukowski, Bess Nobel, and Sadie Smith in a variety of mediums, including oil, pastel, acrylic, oil and wax, watercolor, collage, and acrylic on paper.

13. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St)
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“Faces of Beauty and Drama: 19th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints,” through January 27th.

EAT & DRINK

14. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway)  Facebook
Meet the artists of the Painted Lady Art Collective while marveling at the collaborative works of LED responsive artists Tiffany Rose and Ame Beard.  Music: Live beats by Audio Mirage. 6-9pm.

15. Red Wagon Creamery
(55 W Broadway)
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 “The Seeker & The Sought,” work representing questions and ideas about death, love, and aging by Adeline Celenza.

16. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway) 
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A collection by various artists in the Art Forum. The Art Forum is a group that is interested in art and open to the community. Art Forum meets every 3rd Monday of the month to encourage, support, and network, for both beginning and professional artists.

17. The Wayward Lamb
(150 W Broadway)  
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Artwork by Christian Ives, representing how we perceive reality and inspired by the moments in his life worth remembering. Heritage Distilling Co. will be on site.  Music: Chad Feipel on acoustic guitar.

SHOP & EXPLORE

18. Antrican
(245 W 8th Ave) 

Fine and folk art, including photography by Lon Myst, watercolors by Kiki Metzler, and neon sculpture by Neal Conner. Antrican specializes in vintage, world, and new clothing for men and women, accessories, and holiday gifts. Music: Surprise musical guest.

19. 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 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.

20. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave)
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Portraits of positive icons by Simon Graves.  Concert: Clefs of Insanity performs delightful a cappella tunes. Starts at 6pm.

21. Eugene Yoga
(245 E Broadway) 
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A collection of photographs of Oregon and other places in the Pacific Northwest and beyond by Katsuyuki Shibata.

22. gilt+gossamer
(873 Willamette St)
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M.V. Moran exhibits “anxious circles-despondent spheres” through the end of January 2018. Her newest body of work is about the process of creating that relieves stress and anxiety. The paintings transform everyday melancholy, strife, and anxiousness into artwork that takes away daily burdens.

23. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway)
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A fundraiser for Bags of Love, helping children in crisis one bag at a time. The display includes handmade quilts lovingly crafted and donated by community members.

24. 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: Idit Shner performing a re-creation of Booker Little’s “Far Cry,” 8pm, $10.

25. Mosaic Fair Trade Collection
(28 E Broadway)
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Unique handmade holiday ornaments from around the world and fair trade wine!

26. The Northwest Hat Company
(870 Pearl St)
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Locally and handmade hats, as well as contemporary and sustainable jewelry by Gary Dawson.

27. Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St) 
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“Boundaries: A Six-Woman Show,” featuring work by Zoe Cohen, Jenny Gray, Ann Hamilton, Rebecca Mannheimer, Sarah Sedwick, and Beverly Soasey. This show, continuing through December, challenged each artist to work within a set framework of space within the gallery to create their own unique display. Open until 6pm.

28. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)  
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Passionflower’s Holiday Open House, featuring live music by Edsol Olivera, a photo booth, book signings with Connie James, and libations. Put on your party finery and join the event!

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