Stop #1  5:30 PM | The New Zone Gallery (22 W 7th Ave)

The New Zone Gallery hosts its traditional “ZONE 4 ALL” (Spring Edition) March 6th – 27th. This non-juried show is open to all artists working in any 2-D or 3-D mediums.

Members of PhotoZone have a selection of fine art photographs on display at the back of the gallery, with featured artist Sandy Brown Jensen. PhotoZone is a collection of diverse individuals interested in the fine art of photography, including silver print, platinum/palladium, gum bichromate, and digital production. Many kinds of work are welcome, including hand-colored, airbrush, 3-D, collage, HDR, portraiture, street photography, nature photography, abstract expression, mixed media, and more.

Live Music: Chico Schwall.

View The New Zone Gallery’s website.

Stop #2  6 PM | Downtown Happenings (various locations)

City of Eugene Cultural Services teams up with Harmonic Laboratory and ArtCity to present Downtown Happenings,
a series of events that embrace the winter season with fun and unexpected downtown art and entertainment. Harmonic Laboratory’s Winter Lights activate interior street-facing windows with digital video-art works. ArtCity’s Rain Play features ephemeral sidewalk visual art installations that only appear when it rains.

Winter Lights artists and locations:

  • Former Rogue Brewery (844 Olive St)
    * Olive del Sol “Picador”
  • Former Sykes (190 W 8th Ave) – art on Broadway side
    * Cullen Vance “Portal”
    * Vanessa Fuller “Made for Now”
  • McDonald Theatre (1010 Willamette St)
    * Rick Silva “Geomancer”
    * Tannon Reckling “Blood Curse Pt.2”

A map of Rain Play art installation locations and artists is available below.

View the Downtown Happenings websiteImage on right: Andre Royal Jr.; Image on ArtWalk page: Cari Ingrassia.

Stop #3  6:30 PM | Sparrow Studios (136 E Broadway)

When done well, costumes reveal insightful details about the show’s characters, enrich the performance’s created world, and assist in propelling the show’s storyline. “Behind the Curtain: The Art of Costume Design” celebrates the imagination, artistry, and achievements of Alexandra Bonds, professor of Costume Design at the University of Oregon, with a look into the inspiration and process of outfitting a show.

Alexandra Bonds is Professor Emerita of Costume Design in the Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Oregon, where she began teaching and designing in 1979. The designs for “Love Will Shake” were selected for the World Stage Design held in Cardiff, Wales, in 2013, curated into the United States Institute for Theatre Technology USA National Exhibition in 2015, and displayed in Costume Design at the Turn of the Century, 1990-2015 in Moscow, Russia.

View Sparrow Studios’ website.

Stop #4  7 PM | Allies, LLC (131 E 11th Ave)

Allies hosts a creative art making space and a curatorial program that is shared and run cooperatively by adults with developmental disabilities. This month, Allies artists and staff showcase sculptural work, including ceramics and soft sculpture, jewelry, leatherwork, paintings, drawings, and collage.

Visit Allies LLC’s website.

Live music: Rei Mastrogiovanni will be performing solo.

Image: Ryo Mastrogiovanni, Crying Brother

Stop #5  7:30 PM | Epic Seconds (30 E 11th Ave)

Friends and fellow painters Robert Dandarov (image on right) and Benjamin Terrell (image on ArtWalk page) may seem at first to have little in common stylistically. After sharing a studio last year, both found a common theme: to paint fleeting beauty found in the everyday and the eternal. Their dialogue inspired this show, and is just the beginning of more collaborations to come!

Visit Epic Second’s Facebook.