Welcome to Lane Arts Council
Lane Arts Council works to strengthen and support the arts throughout Lane County by serving as a supportive, central community organization for artists, artistic and cultural organizations, patrons, and participants. Please take a look around our website and learn about our arts education programs in schools, First Friday ArtWalk, professional development workshops and more!
Market of Choice Arts Bags Support Lane Arts Council Artist Residencies
The next time you visit Market of Choice, be sure to look for the 100% recyclable, non-woven polypropylene reusable Art Bags, which feature the work of commissioned local artists and help support yours truly. The newest bag in their limited-edition art bag series features artist Blenda Tyvoll of Beavercreek, Oregon.
That’s right! For each beautiful bag sold, $1.50 goes to support arts organizations, such as ours. These sensible shopping bags also make great totes for art supplies, books and more, so be sure to purchase several. For a full list of arts organizations that Market of Choice supports, visit www.marketofchoice.com/eco-efforts/art-bags.
Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk March 7th, 2014
Lane Arts Council’s First Friday ArtWalk on March 7th is guest co-hosted by Bob Hart, the Executive Director of the Lane County Historical Society and Mark Beudert, the General Director of the Eugene Opera. The Historical Society developed exhibits at the Lane County Historical Museum showcasing "Women of the Gold Rush Era" in collaboration with events leading up to Eugene Opera's production of "The Girl of the Golden West." The First Friday ArtWalk guided tour begins at 5:30pm at Harlequin Beads and Jewelry (1027 Willamette St), followed by stops at Passionflower Design (128 E Broadway), White Lotus Gallery (767 Willamette St), Jacobs Gallery (Hult Center), and The Lincoln Gallery (309 W 4th Ave). ArtWalk is from 5:30-8pm and always free!
Special thanks to Eugene Opera, Lane County Historical Society and Museum and the Eugene Public Library for sponsoring the March First Friday ArtWalk!
Community Arts Grant Informational Workshop
Presented by Liora Sponko, Executive Director of Lane Arts Council
Tuesday, March 25th, 4-6pm
Midtown Arts Center, Conference Room, 2nd Floor, 1590 Willamette St.
Are you interested in applying for a Community Arts Grant? This workshop will cover specifics about the grant and application process.
The Community Arts Grant helps ensure diverse and accessible arts opportunities and experiences for Eugene artists, audiences and participants. This grant is available to all creative and cultural arts media and disciplines for projects that make an impact on Eugene residents.
Workshop Fee: Free!
Please RSVP to Katy Vizdal at email@example.com or 541-485-2278.
April Workshop for Artists: How to Write Your Artist Statement and Promotional Materials
Presented by Vicki Krohn Amorose, Author of Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists
Tuesday, April 22nd, 3-5pm
Amazon Community Center – Studio B
Artist statements, websites, proposals, publicity, funding: for today's working artist, writing is now essential to sustaining a career. Maybe your art has developed, but your artist statement has not. Or maybe you’re mystified by the task of promotional writing and don’t know where to begin. Let’s start here. This interactive 2-hour class offers clear direction, achievable advice, and plenty of encouragement to artists who are ready to enhance their visual work with effective language. Bring a notebook and a willingness to exchange ideas with other artists. This workshop is based on Vicki Krohn Amorose’s book Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists.
Note: Participants must have a copy of Art-Write ($10) to use as a workbook/textbook for this workshop.
$30 - includes a copy of Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists
$20 – you bring your own copy of Art-Write: The Writing Guide for Visual Artists
Visit our Workshops Page for all of the details and to pay via Paypal!