(Above: Beaverton artist Liz Walker’s acrylic painting, Reunion #1, is among artwork by 66 artists from throughout the United States to be shown as part of the Emerald Art Center’s 16th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition.)

Posted by Randi Bjornstad

It’s time again for the downtown Springfield Second Friday Art Walk on May 13,  and the Emerald Art Center has a special show on the walls that shouldn’t be missed.

It’s the 16th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition, and it features artwork by 66 artists across the United States, complete with cash awards for the winning efforts.

The juror for this show is Jim Daly, a Eugene artist with national recognition for his own work. He selected the work that appears in the show as well as choosing the award winners.

16th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition

When: Through June 3, 2022

Where: Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., Springfield

Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; now open until 7 p.m. on Fridays;

Special event: Downtown Springfield Second Friday Art Walk, 5:30 pm. to 7:30 p.m. on May 13

Above: Juror Jim Daly chose this watercolor by Alisha Whitman of Lebanon as part of the 16th Annual Spring Exhibition at the Emerald Art Center.

Below: An example of Eugene artist Jim Daly’s own work. Daly served as admitting juror and awards judge for the 16th Annual Emerald Spring Exhibition at the Emerald Art Center, through June 3. More information about Daly is available online at jimdalyart.com.