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 – First Friday ArtWalk on April 6th

Lane Arts Council’s April 6th First Friday ArtWalk is guest hosted by Angela Norman, Market Director of the Lane County Farmer’s Market.

The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Lane Community College – Mary Spilde Downtown Campus (101 W 10th Ave), followed by stops at 6:00pm at Broadway Commerce Center (44 W Broadway), 6:30pm at InEugene Real Estate (100 E Broadway), 7:00pm at Karin Clarke Gallery (760 Willamette St), and 7:30pm at MECCA (449 Willamette St).

Special thanks to our ArtWalk Sponsor Eugene Ballet and our Media Sponsor Eugene Magazine!


Past – First Friday ArtWalk on March 2nd

Lane Arts Council’s March 2nd First Friday ArtWalk is guest hosted by Eric Richardson, President of the Eugene/Springfield chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Eric Richardson is the father of five and has been a long time resident of Eugene since arriving from St. Louis Mo with his parents in 1971. A Jazz Bassist, Richardson has been a long time fixture in the local Jazz scene and is known for his love of African History.

The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The Lincoln Gallery (309 W 4th Ave).  See full itinerary below.

Check out the March 2, 2018 ArtWalk guideView a sneak peek of images from the ArtWalk  |  Join the Facebook event

March 2nd First Friday ArtWalk Guided Tour Stops

Stop #1. 5:30 PM

The Lincoln Gallery
(309 W 4th Ave)
Oregon Supported Living Program’s Arts & Culture Program is excited to present “Denim N’ Art,” an exhibition of wearable art created using denim-wear donated by Levi’s. Participants could pick any…Read more

Stop #2. 6:00 PM
Raven Frame Works
(325 W 4th Ave)
Dan Chen is an award winning artist that creates art in a wide range of media including painting, pastel, bronze, and engraved acrylic. Best known for his artistic interpretations of nature, for the first…Read more

Stop #3. 6:30 PM
Paul Schatz Furniture
(566 Olive St)
Paul Schatz Furniture welcomes three artists, Paul N. Prince, Shannon Welch-Kamkar, and Hank Murrow, working in three very different mediums.  For the past three decades, Paul…Read more

Stop #4. 7 PM
The New Zone Gallery
(220 W 8th Ave)
The New Zone Gallery hosts the annual “Spring Zone 4 All.”  This visual arts exhibition features an eclectic collection of artwork submitted by a multitude of artists who represent the…Read more

Stop #5. 7:30
(271 W 8th Ave)
Dominique Dillkins is an illustrator/graphic designer, showing acrylic paintings and digital drawings.  He is also co-founder of the WeGotThis music label, a hiphop/trap/multi…Read more

ArtWalk Sponsor: The City of Eugene’s Parking program, Epark Eugene
Media Sponsor: Eugene Magazine

Participating ArtWalk Galleries & Businesses


6. FourWinds Gallery
(273 W 8th Ave)
Art by M!KL in collaboration with Fenario Gallery.  Also featuring a clothing line by Quanah Starr, as well as local glass art, jewelry, and handcrafts.

7. Framin’ Artworks
(505 High St) 
Pop art-inspired acrylic paintings by Kerry Wade and hand beaded upcycled jewelry by Angela Lees.

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

9. Karin Clarke Gallery
(760 Willamette St)  
“Carl Hall (1921-1996): Nudes,” featuring oil paintings and drawings from the estate. Hall was best known for his landscapes of the Willamette Valley, but in the 1970s focused primarily on the female nude. Hall was on the faculty at Willamette University from 1948-1986, where he taught drawing and painting for nearly forty years.

10. OUT ON A LIMB Gallery
(191 E Broadway) 
 Owner’s Blog
“A Show of Crows,“ paintings by Victoria Biedron. Victoria is primarily a plein air landscape painter in Oregon, however, growing and exploring in her artistic life has led Victoria to paint abstracts in acrylics, birds, and still lifes. The abundance of and the magical presence of crows have captured her attention and influenced this show of crows! More info:

11. White Lotus Gallery
(767 Willamette St)
“Under 21: Small Formats of Paintings and Prints,” through March 24th.


12. Cowfish
(62 W Broadway)  Facebook
Mixed media work by Heather Ulibarri-Devaul.


13. Book of Mirrors Tattoo
(27 W 5th Ave)  Facebook
“Phantom Limb,” oddities, etching on glass, and animal skulls by Lindsay Swing. Through March 31st.

14. Broadway Commerce Center
(44 W Broadway) 
“AfroCreate” showcases Black, African, and African American artwork by UO students Elexus Greene, Donovan Neal, Ricki Marshall, and Marie-Rose Tonguino. The show includes abstract art with acrylic and contour drawings, as well as portraits and figures. The intent of the show is to celebrate Black excellence, Black History Month, and foster connections between college students and the local NAACP.

15. 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 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.

16. Eugene Public Library
(100 W 10th Ave)
“Painting with Paper,” works in collage by Dori Koberstein. Concert: Grace Notes women’s chorus sings standards, pop, and jazz favorites. Starts at 6pm.

17. Euphoria Chocolate Company
(946 Willamette St)  
A whimsical series of hand-colored black and white photos called “Sparky in the Woods” by Bob Keefer.  These were taken at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near Blue River in late 2016 with the help of Chen-Yun Yang, a local tango musician who works at White Lotus Gallery. In the series Chen-Yun portrays Sparky, an imaginary but well-dressed traveler in space and time who unexpectedly finds herself transported to the Oregon wilderness. While visiting the Andrews, she does the things she thinks might be fun, from hiking and camping to picking huckleberries and swimming in the creek.

18. InEugene Real Estate
(100 E Broadway)  
Mixed media photographic art by Roka Walsh.

19. Mosaic Fair Trade Collection
(28 E Broadway)  
Handmade hearts from around the world and fair trade wine tasting.

20. The Northwest Hat Co
(870 Pearl St)  
Native Eugenian Richard McConochie is a multi-disciplinary artist who focuses on ink and digital media. His work has evolved greatly over the last two years and currently centers on creative creatures and fantastical figures.  Also enjoy wine tasting from Eugene Wine Cellars.

21. Oregon Art Supply
(1020 Pearl St)
“Cymbals and Happenstance,” mixed media artwork by Janine Etherington.  She creates symbol rich, process driven paintings and prints inspired by jazz music.  More info:  Open until 6pm.

22. Passionflower Design
(128 E Broadway)  
Former store manager Becky Tonkin debuts her clothing brand Shift for the first time in Eugene.  Shift emphasizes plus sizes, natural materials, and tough work wear. Find out how one seamstress with a dream built her brand from conception to selling aprons at a Holiday Bazaar to where she is today. While Shift is still a baby company those aprons have evolved into a variety of easy fit dresses and shirts with a cool factor.

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