Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit Opens

EUGENE,  Ore — The dead come to life this Friday, Oct. 16.  Maude Kerns Art Center presents its Dia de Los Muertos Exhibit. The bright, colorful artwork is inspired by the Mexican holiday which honors the dead. Just as important as the art,  are the seven altars designed by local community members. It’s Maude Kerns … Continue reading »

Fuse-a-Thon for Food For Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. –Your artistic talent is needed this weekend for the annual Food For Lane County Fuse-a-Thon. Saturday, Oct. 11, you can learn to make a fused glass bowl that will be donated to the Food For Lane County Empty Bowls Sale. The event is free. If you like your art, you can take it … Continue reading »

Interview: New Art Exhibit

EUGENE, Ore. — A new exhibit opens Friday night at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon. It’s called Ryo Toyonaga: Awakening. It’s the first major museum exhibition of the New York City-based contemporary artist. The exhibition surveys 20 years of ceramic and mixed-media sculpture, drawing and painting. The exhibition opens … Continue reading »

Police Search for Stolen Painting

EUGENE, Ore. — A west Eugene family who lost nearly all their belongings to a thief is hoping someone can help them find a large painting, with a lot of sentimental value. Police say a squatter stayed in their home and emptied it out while the family was out of town for several months. They … Continue reading »

Kids to Take Part in Art Apprenticeships

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Ever wanted to live the life of an artist without giving up your day job? In October, 30 eighth graders from Hamlin Middle School will take part in a 10-week apprenticeship program through the Lane Arts Council and the Springfield Education Foundation. One of the artists, Betsy Wolfston, has been a professional … Continue reading »

Artists Roll Out New Creations

EUGENE, Ore. — Artists in Eugene are rolling out new creations. A steam roller was brought out at the Gallery at the Watershed in Eugene, where large pieces of art carved into wood were steam-rolled onto sheets. The event kicked off the new Watershed Arts Foundation Program, which aims to teach classes about art. “Lots … Continue reading »

Interview: Art and the Vineyard

EUGENE, Ore. — You can get music, art and wine all in one place at the annual Art and the Vineyard happening at Alton Baker Park. Maude Kerns couldn’t pull off the event without volunteers, and they say you can attend the event for free if you help. Michael Fisher with the Maude Kerns Art Center joined us … Continue reading »

Interview: Autism Artism

EUGENE, Ore. — April is Autism Awareness Month, and to celebrate, an event called Autism Artism is displaying works of art. Tim Mueller with KindTree joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us more about the event. The Gala Opening is happening Saturday, April 5 at Territorial Vineyards … Continue reading »

Interview: Jello Art Show

EUGENE, Ore. — Most people make jello to eat, but it’s also an art medium. Maude Kerns Art Center is getting ready for its annual Jello Art Show, where local artists manipulate jello to create amazing works of art. Michael Fisher with Maude Kerns Art Center joined us live for KEZI 9 News This Morning … Continue reading »

Art Gallery Seeks to Prevent Suicide

MEDFORD, Ore. – Rachel Miller spray-paints her latest street art design on a canvas in preparation for her gallery debut. Today she’s proudly displaying the art that got her through one of the most painful times of her life just over three years ago. “I lost my sister to suicide on October 4th of 2010, … Continue reading »

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