ArtTalks and Artist Highlights

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Learn about upcoming public art projects, local artist highlights, Individual Artist Grant recipients and future artist opportunities!

  1. ArtTalks
  2. Artist Highlights
  3. Artist Opportunities


Learn about Lane Arts Council’s Artist Grant recipients, hear about new Percent for Art projects and join a conversation about the new Culture Raising artwork during these three virtual ArtTalks.

2020 Artist Grant Recipients ArtTalkMeet Our 2020 Artist Grant Recipients

Monday, August 9 • 5:30 p.m.

Live on Facebook or YouTube

Kate Harnedy, Kathleen Caprario, Jorah LaFluer,  Uyen-Thi Nguyen, and Cullen Vance received the first annual Artist Grant during the summer of 2020.  Join the discussion to hear directly from the artists about their projects and how this grant impacted their practice.  You'll also learn about next year's grant opportunities!

Matt BurneyPercent for Art ArtTalk, Featuring Pete Goldlust, Melanie Germond and Matt Burney    

Wednesday, August 11 • 5:30 p.m.

Live on Facebook or YouTube

Eugene artists Pete Goldlust and Melanie Germond were selected to complete two Percent-for-Art Projects in Eugene at Echo Hollow Pool and Campbell Community Center.  During this ArtTalk, they will discuss their current and previous public art projects, and share their experiences and challenges in pursuing and completing these commissions. Joining them will be their collaborator, Matt Burney of So Metal Fabrication, to speak about the process from the fabricator's perspective.

Culture Raising Public Art TJ-Charly Swing-Greg BlackA Conversation on Culture Raising

Thursday, August 12 • 5:30 p.m.

Live on Facebook or YouTube

A panel discussion with artists TJ, Charly Swing, Greg Black, and participants who worked together to raise up our Native American and Indigenous community through the social practice photography piece titled Culture Raising, located at the Riverfront Park Plaza. The panel discussion will be led by LCC Longhouse Steward, Lori Tapahonso.