Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Julie Perini Exhibit - They Have Names for Girls Like Me - Jan. 31 - Feb. 17

The Lane Community College Art Gallery is proud to present the exhibition, They Have Names For Girls Like Me, by Portland artist Julie Perini. The exhibition is comprised of experimental video and film stills.

When asked to describe her work, Perini stated: The video explores ideas about cinematic identification, the history of representation of women in cinema, and notions of gender as performance. This piece constantly grows longer and is a different edit each time the work screens.

The show runs from January 31 to February 17th. A lecture will be held on Thursday, February 3rd at 3:00 pm with a reception immediately following from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.
The gallery is located in building 11 on main campus, 4000 E. 30th Avenue. There is no charge for admission. The Art and Applied Design Department phone number is 541-463-5409.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Gabriella Soraci in "Fresh Air" Exhibit in Idaho

Gabriella Soraci, instructor in 2D Basic Design and Drawing, has a painting in "Fresh Air: A Regional Exhibiton of Emerging Artists" at the Visual Arts Center at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho.  The exhibition runs from January 28 to February 25; the opening reception is on January 28, 6:00-8:00 pm.

From the Visual Arts Center website: "Fresh Air is an exhibition of contemporary visual art juried by Courtney Gilbert, Curator of Visual Arts at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Emerging artists from Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming were invited to submit artwork for consideration and 36 artworks by 27 artists were selected from nearly 300 entries from throughout the region."

The Visual Arts Center website is :  For more information, contact Gabriella Soraci at LCC:  541-463-5774.

"Scarf and Wood Beam on Table," 28" x 26," Oil on Canvas, 2010

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Designer Racks Art Opening - January 7

Designer Racks Art Opening Reception, January 7, 5:00-7:00 pm, Atrium Building, 10th and Olive in downtown Eugene. 

Join us for an evening of reviewing and commenting on design proposals from LCC's 3D design class.  Meet the artists and see a variety of site specific concepts for three downtown bike corrals.

The designs for sculptural bicycle racks by students from the Fall 3D design class will be on display in downtown Eugene.  For the month of January, they will be at the Atrium Building.  In February, they will move to the Eugene Public Library.

Contact:  Lee Imonen, 463-5412.  Art and Applied Design office:  463-5409.