Corvallis Arts Walk, Sept 21

Image courtesy of Clay Lohmann

Oops. The previous version of this article stated the art walk as being on Sept 14. It is actually on the 21st, though it certainly doesn’t hurt to visit most of the venues early!

September’s art walk offerings are presenting a serious threat to your shoes, as you’re going to want to go the extra mile to hit all the listed locations. The Arts Center continues the absolutely wonderful Log-Cabin Medley (featuring notable locals Clay Lohmann,  Julie Green, Kerry Skarbakka, and Anna Fidley), which I recommend as both a first and last stop. If you haven’t read up on it yet, check out http://www.corvallisadvocate.com/2017/local-art-titans-collaborate/ for a little information about the show. On the walk, The Arts Center will also be hosting a show by folk band Blood & Sunshine.

Adding to the fun are some interesting painted works from Marnie Zoa at Voices, a painting exhibit at CEI Artworks by Justin Lodge, where he has created skyscapes by working with geometric patterns and color, and works from Rachel Urista at Cyrano’s. And of course, there is the must-see Totality show at Fairbanks. I know nobody really listens when someone says “must-see,” but if you were ever thinking of indulging in a little faith, now is the time.

As per usual there’s not enough space to dig into all the excellent things going on, so take the threat above seriously and catch it all.

For you newcomers, the Corvallis Arts Walk generally lasts from 4 until 8 p.m., but not all venues adhere to the standard. Be sure to grab a map from one of the following locations and plot your route ahead of time!

• CEI ArtWorks Gallery408 SW Monroe Avenue, Suite 110

• The Littlest Gallery, Glass Case at Starbucks, 4th Street at Madison

• Voices Gallery301 SW 4th Street, Suite 160

• Studio Beatrice, 230 NW 6th Street

• Majestic Theatre115 SW 2nd Street

• The Arts Center700 SW Madison Avenue

• Pegasus Gallery341 SW 2nd Street

• Brittney West Studio340 SW 2nd Street, Studio 3

• Art in the Valley209 SW 2nd Street

• Fairbanks Gallery, 220 SW 26th Street

• Pops Art Studio425 SW Madison Avenue, Suite P1

More information can be found at http://www.corvallisartswalk.com./

By Johnny Beaver

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