Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Walk the CAW - DEC 18 - NEW Map!

Walk the CAW, Thursday December 18

The Corvallis Arts Walk is pleased to announce the participating venues for our monthly third Thursday arts event for December 2014. NEW to the event this month are CORVIDOPOLIS (showcasing the studio and work of local artist Christopher R. Adams), The Majestic (exhibiting the art of San Francisco artist, Pablo Solares), Azure Fine Art Gallery (a NEW local Corvallis gallery), and a Corvallis icon & delicious dining destination, Big River Restaurant. We hope you can join us in welcoming these artists and destinations while also enjoying the rest of the fabulous line-up. We even have local High School musicians caroling to set the holiday mood. Come support the students, support the arts, and have a great time. We'll see you there!

>>>>>>>>>> We have a NEW LOOK and NEW MAP <<<<<<<<<<<

>>>>>>>>> DOWNLOAD a free printable map HERE! <<<<<<<<<<

Corvallis Arts Walk December Destinations

The Arts Center, 4-7pm - 700 SW Madison Ave.
December CAW will see artists on hand, along with the curator Hester Coucke, to discuss the "Small Work Works" exhibit hanging in the main gallery.  

CORVIDOPOLIS @ The Madison Ave. Collective, 4-8pm - 459 Madison Ave.
Local artist, Christopher R. Adams, will be opening his studio for a printmaking smorgasbord. His work will be on display, there will be art activities, some screens on the carousel for random printing fun, plenty of drinks & snacks, and maybe even some surprise guests. Bring a blank shirt or some paper and walk away with your own printed goodness.

The Corvallis Advocate Loft, 4-8pm - 425 SW Madison Ave (upstairs)
A handful of members from the local Temporary Artists' Guild will be hanging out this month with a wide selection of work on display from a handful of different mediums. Work both large and small, cheap and not-so-cheap, will be available for your purchasing or staring pleasure. Come hang out, they don't bite (much).

Studio262, 4-8pm - 425 SW Madison Ave., Suite G
Local artist, Eric French, will be sharing the history and techniques of the process of Camera Obscura while showcasing his latest work at Studio262, 4-8pm. Betty Turbo is also BACK by popular demand for MORE portrait fun!

The Majestic Theatre, 4-8pm  - 115 SW 2nd St.
Exhibiting the art of San Francisco artist Pablo Solares.  Born and raised in Mexico, Solares' work is an expression of his experience of different environments inside and outside of his home country. Pablo has a particular interest in exploring Mexican culture within the United States, "where newborn identities among Hispanics, Latinos and Mexicans has become a very turbulent topic". 

Art in the Valley, 4-8pm - 209 SW 2nd St.
December brings the gallery's annual "Mini-Month Event" of smaller works for the holidays.  Featuring Jean Lawrence's painted silk scarves, which mark the intersection between beauty and functionality.  At the other end of the size spectrum is the 12 sq ft installation "Lightfall" representing the art-worth-staring-at category.  Wine tasting from Emerson Vineyards and live music by Whistle Punks. 

Teal Cooperative Gallery, 6-8pm - 328 Sw 2nd St
Come and watch Anita Cook demonstrate her lino-cutting and painting technique she uses for her beautiful floral. We are also featuring a locally handcrafted Ginger Liqueur made by Spiritopia. 6-8pm.

Brittney West Studio, 4-8pm - Studio #3 - 340 SW 2nd St.
Drop on by Brittney West’s open art studio and review her 100-day art series.  Many original oil paintings and drawings will be on display and you can browse through over 30 various, affordable Eco-prints for sale.  Have a seat on her couch, create a collage, enjoy tea, snacks, talk art, and enjoy the stars through the skylight with ambient lighting and good company. All are welcome!

Azure Fine Art Gallery, 4-8pm
341 SW 2nd Street, Suite 3
Azure Fine Art Gallery is excited to open its doors this month with a lovely winter setting of oil paintings.  December CAW will be the Grand Opening!  Come by, relax on the couch, read from an eclectic collection of art books, have a cup of tea at the gallery, or grab a beer at the Old World Deli and watch local artist Deb work in her studio.

Pegasus Frame Studio & Gallery, 4-8pm
341 SW 2nd St.
Through the month of December, Pegasus Gallery hosts its annual “Movable Feast of Art.” This is a rotating display of artwork on exhibit throughout its gallery spaces and covering the walls of the Old World Deli arena. This exhibit features an outrageous collection of artwork spanning from local to national & international artists.  Come “feast your eyes” on the images and ideas on display.

Cloud and Kelly’s Public House
126 SW 1st St
At Cloud and Kelly’s enjoy chef Ko Atteberry’s unique takes on traditional Irish fare, as well as amazing fine dining specials created using ingredients from the Corvallis Farmer’s Market. In addition, Freerange Open Mic Night will kick off at 8pm with local musicians displaying their own artistic prowess alongside CnKs signature fare.

Big River Restaurant
101 NW Jackson Ave
Located across from the riverfront park, Big River has long been a Corvallis icon.  Focusing on ingredients from around the Willamette Valley and off the Oregon Coast, the menu pays tribute to local natural foods.  Complemented with daily baked artisan bread and local & regional wines, single malts and seasonal martinis, a visit to Big River delights every time.  

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Walk the CAW - Dec 18 PREVIEW

We are pleased to share with you the December 18 Arts Walk destinations! Please welcome our NEW participants! 

(More event details coming soon!)

The Arts Center - 700 SW Madison Ave.
NEW - CORVIDOPOLIS @ The Madison Ave. Collective - 459 Madison Ave.
The Corvallis Advocate Loft - 425 SW Madison Ave (upstairs)
Studio262 - 425 SW Madison Ave., Suite G
NEW - The Majestic Theatre - 115 SW 2nd St.  
Art in the Valley - 209 SW 2nd St.
Teal Cooperative Gallery - 328 Sw 2nd St
Brittney West Studio - Studio #3 - 340 SW 2nd St.
NEW - Azure Fine Art Gallery - 341 SW 2nd Street, Suite 3
Pegasus Frame Studio & Gallery - 341 SW 2nd St.  
Cloud and Kelly’s Public House - 126 SW 1st St
NEW - Big River Restaurant - 101 NW Jackson Ave 

Friday, November 7, 2014

Walk the CAW - November 20

The Corvallis Arts Walk is pleased to announce the participants for our 2nd Arts Walk on November 20. Please join us in downtown Corvallis starting at 4pm at one of these fabulous locations!
(Find a printable map of the events HERE)

Also join us for the dining and after-party fun at our November featured dining locations!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Corvallis Arts Walk OPENS Oct 16

Corvallis is on the verge of starting a NEW Arts Walk! In a collaboration between Art in the Valley,  The Arts Center, Studio262Pegasus Frame Studio & Gallery, and ShadowSmith Photographics Corvallis is poised to start what we hope will become an enduring tradition - a 3rd Thursday Arts Walk! This group of gallery members are also joining with the enthusiasm for downtown events provided by Cloud & Kelly's Public House and The Corvallis Hype to form a network of supporters and inaugural event hosts now also including the Corvallis Advocate, and LUC, with more to come.

Corvallis Arts Walk
EVERY 3rd Thursday
Starting at The Arts Center
4:00 pm

PLEASE JOIN US for the grand opening of what we hope will become a Corvallis tradition of a night out enjoying the Arts and all it has to offer! Inaugural event: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16