Show Features Art by Prisoners

EUGENE, Ore. — A new art show opens Friday in Eugene featuring art from prisoners. “Visions from Within” showcases 87 art pieces by former and current prisoners in Oregon. The art is on display at the Eugene Public Library, the Eugene Airport and at DIVA. Sponsors, Inc., which provides transitional resources to newly released inmates … Continue reading »

Stolen Sculpture Returned

EUGENE, Ore. — A piece of valuable art got reunited with its creator Friday, after someone stole it nearly 20 years ago. Eugene resident Anne Caldwell found the art while cleaning up a rental property after she evicted some tenants more than 10 years ago. Caldwell put it in her garden and didn’t think much … Continue reading »

Springfield Hosts Downtown Art Walk

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield Art Commission wants you to come take a stroll with them through downtown Friday night. The second Friday downtown art walk happens from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited to refreshments and to check out some award-winning work in the city hall gallery. The event has been a tradition for … Continue reading »

Maude Kerns Art Center Displays Textiles

EUGENE, Ore. — Art is not just painted canvases and sculptures. A new textile exhibit called “Curious Temptations” is opening Friday night at the Maude Kerns Art Center. It features textile art from five local artists. Some of them are internationally recognized. Michael Fisher, Executive Coordinator at Maude Kerns, joined us live in the studio … Continue reading »

Textile Artists Showcase Creations

EUGENE, Ore. — Textile artist Janet Hiller can spend hours at her board cutting straight lines and whimsical ones. Hiller comes from a family of sewers. She sewed clothes originally and then crossed into textile art about 25 years ago when she saw what Japanese quilters were creating. “They were very kind of edgy and … Continue reading »

Art Walk Helps Bring Life to Area

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — In its effort to breathe new life into the city, Springfield is welcoming businesses into downtown with open arms. If you take a walk down Main Street, you can see that the face of downtown Springfield is changing and many believe that the Second Friday Art Walk is definitely a contributing factor. … Continue reading »

Interview: Art for All Seasons

EUGENE, Ore. — Looking for a holiday gift that’s outside the box? What about art? The 20th annual Art for All Seasons exhibit is under way at the Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, featuring 101 local artists. Michael Fisher, Executive Coordinator at Maude Kerns, joined us on KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk … Continue reading »

Art for All Seasons

EUGENE, Ore. — Looking for a holiday gift that’s outside the box? What about art? One-of-a-kind gifts you won’t find in a store–you’ll find them at the Maude Kerns Art Center. Almost 350 pieces of art on display and for sale. Celebrating art in all forms, the 20th annual Art for All Seasons exhibit is … Continue reading »

New Art Along Bike Path

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a new addition along the River Road bike path. The fence near some new “green” housing shows close-up images of a bike. The builder of the apartment unit says he wanted to have a little fun, so he took the images to a sign-making company and had them printed onto the … Continue reading »

Local Stories Posted in Parking Garage

EUGENE, Ore. — The city of Eugene added another artistic collection to the stairwells of the Overpark parking garage downtown. This time, in the south stairwell, the city installed short stories by local writers. Each floor has an excerpt or original piece of the so-called Flash Fiction hung by the door with the intention of … Continue reading »

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