Stop #1  5:30 PM | Mayor’s Art Show
Maurie Jacobs Community Room, Hult Center)

Championing the visual arts and celebrating the artists that live, work and play in Eugene, this juried exhibition recognizes the accomplishments of artists who enrich our community through the creation of visual art. The show seeks to cultivate diversity, equity, and access to the visual arts and artists. Enjoy the work of nearly 50 local artists through August 25th. Image: Wenzhizhi Zhang.  Image on ArtWalk page: Michael Whitenack.



Stop #2  6 PM | BRIDGE Exhibitions (Hult Center Plaza and Willamette St parking garage)

These innovative exhibitions offer contemporary art experiences that explore the social, personal, political, and ecological issues of the times. Artists and arts organizations engage in conversations to place locally generated contemporary art in the public eye. Featured artists include:

  • Intersecting Bodies
    Artists: Farhad Bahram and Shannon Mockli (image on ArtWalk page)
    Sponsoring Organization: ArtCity
    Location: Hult Center Plaza
  • Metanoia Catalyst
    Artists: Leah Wilson and Kate Ali with Gray Space members
    Sponsoring Organization: Gray Space
    Location: Hult Center Plaza
  • We Are The Ships. You Are The River, Part 1 of 3: Vessel
    Artists: Valentina Gonzalez, Josh Sands, and Dain Kaldahl
    Sponsoring Organization: Whiteaker Community Art Team (WCAT)
    Location: Breezeway between 7th/8th Streets & Willamette Street
  • Movements
    Artist: Jessilyn Brinkerhoff (right)
    Sponsoring Organization: Lane Arts Council
    Location: Parking garage between 7th/8th Streets & Willamette Street
  • 3:30 AM
    Artist: Junwei
    Sponsoring Organization: Imagination International
    Location: Hult Center east windows


Stop #3  6:30 PM | Eugene Biennial  (Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette St)  

Karin Clarke Gallery celebrates the opening of the 2018 Eugene Biennial, a juried show celebrating exceptional art of our region. This year’s jurors include the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art’s McCosh Associate Curator Danielle Knapp, artist and retired Lane Community College Art Instructor Craig Spilman, and gallerist Karin Clarke. More information is available at:

The Eugene Biennial features work by Carol Arian, David Campbell, Kathleen Caprario, Sarah Ciampa, Carla Crow, Abbas Darabi, Harris Dillon, Suma Elan (image on ArtWalk page), Janine Etherington, Mavelle Featherstone, Jenny Gray, John Holdway, Sandy Brown Jensen, Bob Keefer, Jessica Lavadour, Margot Lovinger, Rebecca Mannheimer, Athena Ortman, Sarah Peterman, Andrea Schwartz-Feit, Rick Simpson, Beverly Soasey , Lauren Suveges (right), Edward Teague, Libby Wadsworth, Jordan Walker, Michael Whitenack, Betsy Wolfston, Eric Wuest, and Len Zeoli.


Stop #4  7 PM | 20x21EUG Mural Project (749 Willamette St and 7th & Willamette St

Learn more about the latest 20x21EUG Mural Project pieces, created by Matt Small (right) and AIKO!  More information is available at:



Stop #5  7:30 PM | Salon des Refusés (The New Zone Gallery, 220 W 8th Ave)

Salon des Refusés is a celebration of the artworks not selected for the Mayor’s Art Show. The term most famously refers to the Paris Salon des Refusés of 1863. Check out this important part of the juried Mayor’s Art Show, featuring more than 150 artists, through August 25th.

In addition to the Salon des Refusés, Steve Seals (right) is highlighted as the featured artist at The New Zone Gallery.

Music: Robert Meade on guitar. View The New Zone Gallery’s websiteImage on ArtWalk page: Johnmichael Lahtinen.