Stop #1  5:30 PM | Oregon Contemporary Theatre (194 W Broadway) 

#instaballet is a nonprofit dance company created in 2013 by former Eugene Ballet dancers Antonio Anacan and Suzanne Haag. This unique and interactive format invites the audience to be an integral part of the choreographic process, while learning what goes into creating a new ballet. No dance experience is required and all ages are welcome to attend. Feel free to offer suggestions to the dancers or just sit back and watch the choreography unfold. A final performance of the crowd-sourced dance will be presented by Eugene Ballet dancers at 8pm.

View #instaballet’s website.

 

 

Stop #2  6 PM | Design Arts Apprenticeship Showcase (942 Olive St)

Middle and high school students around Lane County worked with professional product designers to develop new and innovative products including furniture, reuse fashion, and a mobile library. Meet the student designers and learn about their creative process at this interactive and engaging showcase.  Image:  Arlo Macrorie shows off his custom record holder.

View the Arts Apprenticeship section of our website.

 

 

Stop #3  6:30 PM | Public Streetwear (873 Willamette St)

Public Streetwear joins the ArtWalk for the first time, introducing a new mural and studio work by Valentina Gonzalez (VRGNZ). Public Streetwear owner, Kate Reid, connected with Valentina through the City of Eugene’s Urban Canvas muralist roster.  Valentina states, “Working with Kate was a uniquely empowering experience. The design process was fluid, she understood and appreciated my style and trusted the process throughout the project. It was easy for me to relate to her vision for Public Streetwear; serving as a safe space for all people to explore their identities through fashion. This project not only provided creative freedom to represent myself, but equally aligned with my values as a human. This combination made the project exciting, and me grateful, for the opportunity.” 
 
Also included is a collaborative installation with Portland based artist Lound Ones, along with live screen printing.

View Public Streetwear’s instagram.

 

 

Stop #4  7 PM | InEugene Real Estate (100 E Broadway)

Julie Anderson explores a new direction for her artwork in the show “Everything Circles.”  Recently, she began focusing on mixed-media monoprints and image transfer using a gel plate, creating her own stencils from found objects, and a laser cutter. She then embellishes the prints, often with canvas circles.  Join the movement of the #EverythingCircles hashtag on Instagram, where many other artists are also experimenting with monoprints on gel plate. 

Julie Anderson has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and was a member of Maude Kerns Art Center’s Club Mud early in her art career. After a 15 year stint in the tech industry, she is now making art full time and is a member of Whiteaker Printmakers in Eugene. Julie joined the board of Lane Arts Council in 2018, and enjoys engaging the community in participating in the sweet spot where art and tech collide.  Learn more

View InEugene Real Estate’s website.

 

 

Stop #5  7:30 PM | IDX Broker (100 E Broadway)

IDX Broker’s Art Director Santiago Uceda recently put his hands to work, bringing the company’s lofty eggshell lobby to life with a custom mural. The mural juxtaposes his inimitable design aesthetic with IDX Broker’s company values. 

This was Santiago’s first time creating something of this scale…but with the help of a scissor lift, he designed a completely unique art piece highlighting a mix of technology-inspired elements, a stylized PNW landscape, and the IDX work hard/play hard culture. 

In addition to the mural, Santiago will also have some new work on display, as well as motion graphics, and a behind the scenes time-lapse video of the mural process. 

View IDX Broker’s website.

 

 

6-9pm – SARA B3 AND 45 RPM CONCERT (KESEY SQUARE, CORNER OF BROADWAY & WILLAMETTE)

Join the soul and funk dance party in Kesey Square! Sara B3 and 45 RPM features some of Eugene’s most accomplished musicians. B3 provide the moves, style, and voices that pay homage to the Girl Groups of the 60s, while 45 RPM expertly recreate those classic, iconic grooves that have stood the test of time. Their shows offer a chance to get lost in the spirit of ‘60s and ‘70s soul and funk with high energy sets and throwbacks that will keep you moving. 6-9pm, FREE!

Sponsored by City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Fund and Summit Bank.