Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on October 3rd, 2014 is guest-hosted by the current “raining” Slug Queen, Queen Professor Bulbus Slimebledore, Headmaster of Slugwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at The New Zone Gallery (164 W Broadway), followed by stops at 6pm at Passionflower Design (128 E Broadway), 6:30pm at Pacific Rim Art Guild & Gallery (160 E Broadway, basement), 7pm at OUT ON A LIMB Gallery (191 E Broadway) and 7:30pm at Goldworks Jewelry Art Studio (169 E Broadway).
ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!
STOP #1 5:30 PM | THE NEW ZONE GALLERY (164 W BROADWAY)
The New Zone Gallery exhibits the popular “Salon du Peuple (Salon of the People)” for the month of October. This exhibit is a non-juried show open to all 2-D and 3-D artists. Music: Jerry Zybach on guitar.
STOP #2 6 PM | PASSIONFLOWER DESIGN (128 E BROADWAY)
Passionflower Design presents “Of Birds & Plants – The Scientific Illustration of Erika Beyer.” Erika has done work for the Smithsonian, The Nature Conservancy, and Mountain Rose Herbs. Plant pollinators, bird folklore, and plant dyes are all subjects she has tackled. She will speak about the special challenges of scientific illustration, how she chooses her subject, and how illustration differs from art making. Passionflower will have prints, original watercolors and gauche, and cards for sale.
STOP #3 6:30 PM | PACIFIC RIM ART GUILD & GALLERY (160 E BROADWAY, BASEMENT)
Pacific Rim Art Guild members showcase work in the theme of “Fall in Love with Oregon.” Artists will depict the glorious change of season in the outlying areas of Eugene. In addition, the gallery features oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings by Chuck North (right) and watercolors by Elaine Young. Music: Nathan Smith on guitar.
STOP #4 7 PM | OUT ON A LIMB GALLERY (191 E BROADWAY)
OUT ON A LIMB Gallery features landscape nature photography by Michael T Williams. Michael has been photographing since 1952. Michael, an artist from birth, interacts within photography, journalism, fly fishing, fly tying, fly rod building, music, gardening, and wilderness adventuring.
STOP #5 7:30 PM | GOLDWORKS JEWELRY ART STUDIO (169 E BROADWAY)
Goldworks presents acrylic paintings by J. Scott Hovis. He states, “In recent years, most of my paintings have been tempera on paper, influenced by the many years I taught art at Cottage Grove High School. I have started to teach art again at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Eugene. Lately some of my creative interests have been with photography. My camera is always in my pocket. Images I take are varied from musicians at the Vet’s club to landscapes with the Obsidians, a local outdoor club.”
Friday, October 3 @ 5:30 PM
Free to public