(Above: Well-known Eugene artist Perry Johnson is a longtime participant in the Oregon Supported Living Program.)

Posted by Randi Bjornstad

For Nov. 4’s First Friday ArtWalk in downtown Eugene, the comprehensive ArtWalk Guide for self-guided tours will be available at Oregon Art Supply at 1020 Pearl St. And, in what has become the usual reminder, please bring along a mask in case some locations request their use. ArtWalk locations are open 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

Stops on the November 2022 ArtWalk

Allies LLC (131 E. 11th Ave.) — Art with the theme Being Together by agency clients with intellectual or devel0pmental disabilities, including crochet blankets by Linda Borwig and demonstrations of pendulums for divination by Jon Conway.

Art with Alejandro (5th Street Public Market, second floor, Suite 224, 246 E. Fifth Ave) — Botanical-themed art by Barbara Council Burney and Sabrena Annelle plus new work by gallery owner Alejandro Sarmiento.

ArtCity Studios on Broadway (160 E. Broadway, basement level) — Solo show of original paintings by WheelHaus Arts founder David CP Placencia, with live demonstration of 3D Bubble art from 6-7 p.m., plus display of work by WheelHaus students; on the spot printing of Día de Los Muertos images by Eugene Printmakers, 6:30-8 p.m.; and handprinted “Vote” shirts and bandanas.

The Barn Light (924 Willamette St.) — Show of original art.

Books with Pictures Eugene (99 W. Broadway, Suite C) — Art by Mat Whiteley, featuring drawings and prints inspired by animation, comics, and games.

Shanti Gonzalez’s Winter Night is part of a show at the Broadway Commerce Center.

Broadway Commerce Center (44 W. Broadway) — Autism Artism, featuring work by local autistic and neurodiverse artists, in show titled Moving into the Dark, While Reflecting on the Light, marking the change from summer to winter seasons.

Cowfish Dance Club (62 W. Broadway) — Teaching the Dream Machine, a collaboration by Erin Even, Candace Berra, and the Midjourney NHI, about the unlimited possibilities of the Artificial Intelligence art process.

ECO Sleep Solutions and Gallery (25 E. 8th Ave.) — Collage works by Dori Koberstein, detailed and abstract representations of the natural world.

Epic Seconds (30 E. 11th Ave.) — New work by Benjamin Heiken from Spokane, Wash., features canvases of “layered topgraphies” of paint, mud, and clay. On display through November.

Eugene Public Library (100 W. 10th Ave.) — Front windows: StoryHelix, a collaboration of words and pictures between Lane Arts Council and Wordcrafters in Eugene exploring the theme, “belonging in our community.” Second floor: 20Twenty age Blues, show by Robert Baret and maRco Elliott on theme of pandemic confinement by one artist in France and one in Eugene. Ends Nov. 6.

Framin’ ArtWorks (505 High St.) — Work by oil painter Patti McNutt, ranging from still-life to landsape and beyond, plus still-life works (primarily fruit) by Mary Henzie.

FUSE Jewelry Collective (112 E. 13th Ave.) — Recently opened spot for jewelry lovers to learn, shop, create and connect, featuring work by local designers plus small-batch gift items, jewelry demos and tours of the studio.

Karin Clarke at the Gordon (590 Pearl St., Suite 105) — Featuring one-of-a kind handmade metal jewelry by local artist Arianna Nicolai.

Karin Clarke Gallery (760 Willamette St.) — Icons of Nature, recent work by fine-art iconographer Olga Volchkova, whose take on religious icons includes plants that deserve sainthood for their magical, historical, and beneficial qualities; also a small show of small paintings by English artist and Italian resident Justin Bradshaw.

Mosaic Fair Trade Collection (28 E.  Broadway) — Featuring fair trade objects from around the world, including jewelry, homewares, gifts, clothing, and accessories.

The New Zone Gallery (110 E. 11th Ave.) — Exhibit of work by New Zone members, plus three specific displays: Face and Figure, paintings by Barbara Weinstein; Creative Diversity, mixed-media exploration by Shirley Collins; and Insightful Creations, art celebrating the natural world by Carolyn Bloom, Betsy Huffsmith, and Rebecca LaMothe. Also a limited-time display, The Zotem Pole, plus live music.

One Vision Nutrition (946 Willamette St.) — Exhibit of work titled Outdoor Landscape Memories & Cherished Views by Marlika O’Connell aka Daphne Dream, featuring scenes from Camp Arrowhead in Stevenson, Wash., near the Columbia Gorge, and on the Newport Coast, plus Oregon landscapes painted from memory by Kenneth O’Connell.

Zoë Cohen’s Ghost with Glasses is part of an annual project at Oregon Art Supply by a group of six women artists who create on a theme.

Oregon Art Supply (1020 Pearl St.) — Annual art challenge featuring work by local artists Zoë Cohen, Jenny Gray, Ann Hamilton, Rebecca Mannheimer, Beth Robinson, and Sarah Sedwick, each creating on this year’s theme, Tangled up in Blue.

Oregon Supported Living Program’s Arts & Culture Center (110 E. 11th Ave., Suite C) — 10th anniversary celebration of photos, artwork, and stories from the program’s past decade.

Out of Step Tattoo & Gallery (1022 Willamette St.) — Original paintings and prints by artists from around the world plus locals, including five of the gallery’s resident artists.

Starlight Lounge (830 Olive St.) — Contemporary wood sculptures and paintings by Shadowfox (aka Jason Pancoast), with themes of nature and geometry related by his study of architecture and art history at the University of Oregon.

Windowfront Exhibitions — Galleries and installations created in empty storefronts in downtown Eugene, including:

  • 120 W. Broadway — Celestial Migration, mural lby Valentina Gonzalez (VRGNZ), representing creation story of the Coyote and the Jaguar.
  • 224 W. Broadway — work by Asian/American contemporary women artists Mei-Ling Lee, Sandy Honda, Mika Aono, Helen Liu, and Kum Ja Lee.
  • 1059 Willamette St. — A Sunset Together, mural by Pattrick Price using traditional formline designs and ancient petroglyph styles.
  • 833 Willamette St. — Embroidered cotton and linen serviettes (table napkins), paintings, and bags by Mujeres con Alas, a group of women dedicated to reclaiming material culture and sharing it through embroidery, oral stories and poetry, weaving, cooking, music, and dances.
  • 856 Willamette St. — Charro Attire Exhibition: Origin and Symbolic Details of the Charro Outfit, presented by Comunidad y Herencia Cultural & Eugene Arte Latino on the first floor and large-scale paintings by Esstebann Camacho Steffensen on the second floor.
  • 1004 Willamette St. — Digital exhibition, Fiesta de la Vida, the Day of the Dead in Mexico, featuring photos by Maricela Figueroa Zamilpa and Guillermo Reza, including live music by Mariachi Monumental, plus tamales, traditional bread, chocolate, and sugar skulls. Open 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 100 W. 10th Ave. — See Eugene Public Library entry.

Special event

Studio Amiche Open House (199 E 5th Ave #23, 2nd floor) Visit Studio Amiche to see the latest work by Patsy Hand and Kathryn Hutchinson.  Patsy Hand shows a collection of large acrylic abstracts in vibrant colors with creative forms and line work, along with some of her delightful early monotype prints. Kathryn Hutchinson displays work in a variety of mediums, including etchings, monotypes, block prints, and oil paintings.  These works represent a variety of styles and subjects, with landscapes recently becoming a dominant theme.Studio Amiche is located on the second floor of the Steelhead Brewery building.  The best entrance to the studio is the elevator, behind the red phone booth on 5th Street, between the brewery and the bike shop Pedego.  On the second floor, walk down the hallway to the east around the corner and then to the rear of the hallway the northeast corner.

About Lane Arts Council
Lane Arts Council is a nonprofit organization that works to cultivate strong and creative arts communities throughout Lane County. They provide high-quality arts experiences, engaging people of all ages in arts education and encouraging artistic endeavors.

Paintings done from memory by Kenneth O’Connell can be seen at One Vision Nutritrion in downtown Eugene.