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October 24, 2012 10:00 PM

The founders of Eugene Contemporary Art (ECA) want the city of Eugene to embrace challenging art. “Difficult art is what everyone remembers from history,” ECA Executive Director Courtney Stubbert told the audience at the packed Red House Oct. 19 during the “Creative Conversations: Re-imagining Eugene — What the Arts Do for Downtown” panel discussion.

October 17, 2012 10:00 PM

Cottage Grove’s 29-year-old Thomas Haney likes snakes, lizards and bugs — a lot. At one point as a kid in Austin, Texas, Haney wrangled over 80 lizards for pets. When his love of reptiles transformed into a love of reptilian (and nature) photography, the world took notice.

October 3, 2012 10:00 PM

Art is as art does, and sometimes we find it in the most unusual of places.

August 29, 2012 10:00 PM

Local rockers Cosmic Jelly are sort of an elusive band these days. They’re fading away into fond memory and separating officially, but it wouldn’t be like them to go out without a bang.

August 22, 2012 10:00 PM

As the annual Burning Man Festival approaches, Justin Lanphear prepares The Triceratops for its 385-mile journey to Black Rock City, Nev.

August 15, 2012 10:00 PM

Local sculptor Jud Turner continues to make waves in the art world with his stunning industrially inspired pieces. Not only is his work beautifully crafted, but each piece also challenges the viewer with a deeper cognitive message.

August 8, 2012 10:00 PM

Memory is a precious thing, and film allows us to capture moments that would otherwise be transitory. We take solace in those captured moments because sometimes memories can leave us — sometimes they can fade away and never return. That last part is exactly what installation artist Michelle Given wants her viewers to explore.

August 1, 2012 10:00 PM

If artist Martha Bowen could be described with only one word, that word might be “humble.” Along with her modest and genuine character, Bowen’s captivatingly beautiful watercolor paintings are true to her unassuming nature.

July 25, 2012 10:00 PM

What can a person buy with $2.50 these days? A pack of gum? A ballpoint pen? Perhaps a single condom? Certainly not a gallon of gas anymore.

July 18, 2012 10:00 PM

Painters, drawers, sculptors, photographers, dancers, printmakers, architects and other artisans must command the push and pull, yin and yang, hard and soft elements of their respective crafts in order to captivate their viewers.

July 18, 2012 10:00 PM

Kerry G. Wade carefully combines pragmatism and found objects in his handcrafted furniture on display at the Jacobs Gallery.

July 4, 2012 11:00 PM

It’s July, and DIVA is showcasing two vibrant and unusual artists possessing a style and ingenuity well-worth checking out.

July 4, 2012 11:00 PM

Local art enthusiasts accustomed to cruising exhibits, lectures and readings at The WAVE Gallery space will discover a pivotal change in the life of the gallery.

June 27, 2012 11:00 PM

Photographer Rachel E. Rainwater has returned from her travels in Europe, and she’s got the photographs to prove it.

June 13, 2012 11:00 PM

Encaustic painting is an acquired skill that is by no means easy to master.

June 6, 2012 11:00 PM

Local painter John Babbs died in April, but his artwork survives him.

May 30, 2012 11:00 PM

"UO student-athletes are well-rounded students with diverse interests that extend beyond their athletics pursuits."

May 23, 2012 11:00 PM

When Peggy Kelsey met a group of 14 Afghan women in the fall of 2002 in Austin, Texas, she was inspired by their strength, motivation and activism.

May 16, 2012 11:00 PM

If Eugene promotes itself as a city of arts and outdoors, what does that leave for its right-bank alternative neighbor, Springfield?

April 25, 2012 10:00 PM

Mari Livie is more than a talented local artist; she is an advocate for the residents of Eugene.

April 18, 2012 10:00 PM
April 11, 2012 11:00 PM

Do you love art? How about supporting programs that foster the arts and education for kids in local schools?

March 28, 2012 11:00 PM
March 28, 2012 11:00 PM