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 begins at 5:30pm at Eugene Contemporary Art (245 W 8th Ave), followed by stops at 6:00pm at Karin Clarke Gallery (760 Willamette St), 6:30pm at Euphoria Chocolate Company (946 Willamette St), 7:00pm at Sparrow Studios (136 E Broadway), and 7:30pm at Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl St).

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!

Image: Erika Beyer, Oregon Art Supply

 

Upcoming – December 6th First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council’s December 6th First Friday ArtWalk is guest-hosted by Andrew Bisantz, the Artistic Director and Conductor of Eugene Opera. During the ArtWalk, Eugene Opera will perform selections from Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet at the 5:30pm and 6pm stops.

The official ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The Lincoln Gallery (309 W 4th Ave).  See below for full tour details.

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

December 6th First Friday ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops


Stop #1. 5:30 PM
The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)
“Limitless” is a large collection of works created by participants of the Arts & Culture Program of Oregon Supported Living Program. The word limitless is representative of the boundless creativity…Read more


Stop #2. 6:00 PM
Raven Frame Works
(325 W 4th Ave)
A zine is a small-circulation, self-published work of original texts and images, produced via photocopier. In this small exhibit of zines, Terry Way covers a broad range of subjects such as “The History…Read more

Stop #3. 6:30 PM
Raven & Rose Boutique
(17 W 5th Ave)
This brand new boutique showcases work by local artisans. Beautify your life today with quality home and gardening supplies.  Raven & Rose Boutique is a collective of makers, plant lovers and…Read more


Stop #4. 7:00 PM
Eugene Mindworks
(207 E 5th Ave, Suite 220)
Come be inspired by our community’s youngest artists and entrepreneurs!  The 3rd annual Sprout Children’s Business Expo gives kids an opportunity to create and sell their own unique products…Read more


Stop #5. 7:30 PM
Framin’ Artworks
(505 High St)
Framin’ Artworks features paintings by Milla Oliveira and jewelry by Wendy Hoffman. “Color:Space” showcases recent work by Brazilian painter Milla Oliveira. Her fluid compositions in color cultivate the…Read more


ArtWalk Sponsor:
Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace
Media Sponsor: 
KLCC

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses

GALLERIES & STUDIOS

6. ArtCity Studios on Broadway
(160 E Broadway)
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The grand opening of this new studio space, representing 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. Karin Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette St)   Website
“Bread, Shelter, and Circus,” new oil paintings by popular Eugene artist Adam Grosowsky. Grosowsky is best known for his grand-scale figurative paintings, with bold compositions and dark backgrounds. This new group of paintings includes his signature large-scale heads and figures in interiors, as well as street scenes, figures with falcons, colorful landscapes, and new work from his series depicting circus figures.  On display through January 11, 2020.

8. The New Zone Gallery
(22 W 7th Ave)   Website
“Faces and Places, a Watercolor Retrospective” by Barbara Aten, reflecting on her love of travel and adventure, and “Pieces of Me” by Gayle Macy, who works in mixed media, acrylic and pyrography, including duct tape. The Klausmeier Room hosts the New Zone Fundraiser “10”x“10” = $100,” which includes pieces by New Zone members that have been created on 10” x 10” wood panels, all priced at $100 each, and the Holiday Store. Music: Steve Goodbar

9. Out of Step Books & Gallery
(1022 Willamette St)   Website
Last opportunity to see the “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.

10. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St)  Website
“Gifts from My Ancestors: Lillian Pitt,” features work by one of the most highly regarded Native American artists in the Pacific Northwest. A descendant of Wasco, Yakama, and Warm Springs people, Pitt creates work that draws on over 12,000 years of Native American history and tradition of the Columbia River region. She aims to give voice to her ancestors through her contemporary artistry, expressed in clay, bronze, wearable art, prints, and most recently, glass.

EAT & DRINK

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

12. Starlight Lounge
(830 Olive St)
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Mint Conditions,” vintage-inspired illustrations with a Christmas theme by Bonnie Bozell. Some of her work is featured in Visions from the Upside Down: A Stranger Things Art Book, released on October 15th. Instagram: @bbozellart

13. Townshend’s Teahouse
(41 W Broadway)  Website
Wreaths showcasing flowers grown, harvested, and dried throughout the season by Angelina Star Hellar, the owner of Formosa Flower Farm.  Formosa Flower Farm is an urban farm here in Eugene, offering organically grown flowers through a floral CSA, for weddings and events and more.

SHOP & EXPLORE

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

Allies, LLC hosts a creative art making space and a curatorial program that is shared and run cooperatively by adults with developmental disabilities. This month, the newly formed gallery showcases a wide array of paintings, drawings, collages, and jewelry by program participants and staff.

15. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway)
 
WheelHaus Arts’ 2nd Annual K-12 Winter Showcase includes work by students, as well as a one night only Holiday Market with cards, gift items, and more! Reception at 7pm.

16. 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.

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

“Two by Three,” featuring the work of Jacob Hall, Austin Armijo, and Kelly O’Grady, all of which are local musicians that paint. The show, featuring a performance the Saturday following ArtWalk, is an invitation to the meeting place of the audio and the visual.

18. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave)  
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Eugene Saturday Market celebrates 50 seasons with a historical display. The Market has had an enormous impact on our community, including launching and supporting countless local artists, chefs, musicians, craftspeople, and small businesses. Music: Byrdsong Consort plays an instrumental concert of Renaissance and early Baroque music. Starts at 6pm.

19. Euphoria Chocolate Company
(946 Willamette St)    
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Tracy Sydor is a visionary who creates evocative images, with a focus in fine art photography. She has the unique ability to fuse reality and illusion in her work and is known for making striking images that create a strong emotional connection. Her unique style is coveted by those seeking to blend every day beauty with creative imagery.

20. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway)  
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Matt Dey of Blunt Graffix is a working artist and printmaker specializing in contemporary pop art. Matt shows his work around the world in galleries and art festivals, and curates group art shows with a network of galleries in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle.

21. 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.

22. Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)   Website
Each November/December since 2015, Oregon Art Supply has continued the tradition of the “Small Works Show,” originally held at the Jacobs Gallery, and created by then director and artist Beverly Soasey. For this year’s exhibit, the group chose to present “RED Square,” in which each of the six artists created 12” x 12” works based on individual interpretations of “red.” Artists include: Zoe Cohen, Jenny Gray, Ann Hamilton, Rebecca Mannheimer, Beth Robinson, and Sarah Sedwick. Open until 6pm.

23. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)    Website
Passionflower’s annual Holiday Bash! Enjoy food and beverages, along with a Trunk Show from Passionflower’s long-time friend and jewelry artist Susan Goodwin.

24. Wild Light Yoga Center
(820 Charnelton St)   Website
Acrylic abstracts and pours by Tammie Albert. Each piece can be hung from every angle, creating a new perspective in color, texture, and movement.

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