A Quiet Shock for for the Visible Arts Neighborhood

Ora Sawyers

This is Sandy Brown Jensen, and you’re listening to Viz Metropolis, KLCC’s Arts Review Software. I want to personally invite you to a lavish exhibit of 83 photographs now exhibiting at a spot you might not still have visited: The new Midtown Arts Heart on 16th and Pearl in Eugene.

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“ASean” a portrait of social commentary by Glenn Newland, one of the two highlighted artists at the massive PhotoZone present currently exhibiting at the Midtown Arts Centre Gallery.

The images demonstrate is hosted by the PhotoZone Images club in this article in Lane County, so you know you are seeing the best of the best. There are two showcased artists, Susie Morrill and Glenn Newland, both of whom take a look at pictures with vital messages of social commentary. Amid the many gallery areas at the Midtown, there are two huge conference rooms with glass partitions, so individuals getting into the setting up can appear to their appropriate and immediately see the two partitions of these artists’ images.

In addition, there is an atrium showcasing huge vertical abstracts by Patrick Plaia. Flip ideal, and you are in a extended, spacious, gallery-lit hall.


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Two spectacular vertical abstracts dominate the atrium showspace at the Midtown Artwork Middle Gallery.

It is very a exhibit, and you should really go see it.

But I also want to tell you about the location. Midtown Arts is the entire bottom a few flooring of the building, and the upper levels are condos. It was finished in 2021 and is mostly devoted to dance. There are rehearsal halls the similar dimensions as the two major Hult Center stages. The developing homes all the important non-financial gain arts organizations, from the Lane Arts Council to Chamber New music Amici.

The art gallery areas were crafted into it from the commencing, so everything is staged and lit to the greatest specifications any visible artist could would like for.


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Sandi O’Brien’s luminous pictures grieve the passing by hearth of so lots of of the sacred internet sites up on the McKenzie River and in other places.

I also generally enjoy to highlight shows at what I simply call minor pocket galleries, and there’s a gem at O’Brien Imaging on 2833 Willamette in Eugene known as “In Memoriam: Soon after the Holiday Farm Fire” by Sandi O’Brien. Many of these richly textured and usually lush photos are infra-red, inverting the black and white globe. She is honoring sacred sites like Delta Campground that have been shed in the hearth. It is a beautiful show–do consider to see it.

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