On art walk: The chosen, the rejected.
Byline: The Register-Guard
The First Friday First Friday is a city-wide public event that occurs on the first Friday of every month. The events may take on many purposes, including art gallery openings and social networking. Art Walk for October will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Eugene Hilton, with a look at glass works to be auctioned off next weekend to benefit Eugene Glass School Eugene Glass School is an art school located in Eugene, Oregon featuring workshops with some of the most notable glass artists in the world in off-hand, lampworked, and fused glass. External links
From there the free monthly walking tour of downtown art venues will take in paintings of Korea by Chang-Ae Song at the White Lotus White Lotus
Chinese Buddhist millenarian movement that was often persecuted because of its association with rebellion. The movement had roots in 4th-century worship of the Buddha Amitabha, whose devotional cult inspired Mao Ziyuan to form the White Lotus Society, a pious Gallery, 767 Willamette St. "Impressions of Metropolitan Korea" is on exhibit there through Oct. 26.
Next, the tour will stop in to see this year's Mayor's Art Show at the Jacobs Gallery in the Hult Center. This year's Viewers' Choice Award will be unveiled during the tour.
Finally, the tour will check out works rejected by the mayor's show.
They are on display at the 12th Salon Salon, annual exhibition of art works chosen by jury and presented by the French Academy since 1737; it was originally held in the Salon d'Apollon of the Louvre. By the mid-19th cent. the Salon had become an expression of conservative, established tastes in art. des Refuses at the Heron Building, Sixth Avenue and Olive Street.
Douglas Beauchamp, executive director of Lane Arts Council An arts council is a government or private, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts mainly by funding local artists, awarding prizes, and organizing events at home and abroad. , will host the walk, which stops at each gallery for about 20 minutes for discussion with gallery owners and artists.