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Photos from Stephanie Pearl Kimmel’s Recognition

Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us last Friday as we recognized Stephanie Pearl Kimmel.  Friends and family gathered well into the evening to toast Stephanie’s many successes, reminding us all of the lives she has touched and her … More…

“Of Words and Music” Series: In Like a Lion

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Welcome March 2011 at the “Of Words and Music” event “In like a Lion,” a program of fierce theatrical monologues acted by seven esteemed local actors and accompanied … More…

OPUS VII Recognizes Stephanie Pearl Kimmel

OPUS VII awards local chef and business owner, Stephanie Pearl Kimmel, with the official OPUS Recognition Friday, March 4th, 2011 from 6:30-7:30pm. Stephanie Pearl Kimmel has been serving – literally and figuratively – the Eugene community for more than 35 … More…

Photos from XOXO at VII

Thank you to all of our friends who made XOXO: OPUS VII’s First Annual Valentine’s Day Party a success!  It was a wonderful night of celebration, fine food and drink, music, dancing and fun.  Folks arrived dressed to the nines … More…

Shirley Hunt Live @ OPUS VII

Shirley Hunt Live @ OPUS VII Saturday, April 21st at 7:30pm $10, all ages (free to members)

OPUS VII’s First Annual Valentine’s Party

OPUS VII will host an evening of romance in celebration of Valentine’s day! Saturday, Feb. 12th, 7-10pm $20, Members get in free! The whole community is invited to join the members of OPUS VII for an evening of delicious indulgence, … More…

“Of Words and Music” Series: Special Valentine’s Edition

First Thursday, February 3, 2011 OPUS VII: 22 West 7th, Eugene Or. 97405 5:30-7:00pm, FREE, all ages, open to the public

A look at some designs that get around – Register Guard

An exhibit of transportation design work ranges from bicycle wheels to the Boeing 787 By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard Eugene is a town full of alternative transportation lovers, says Cindy Ingram. So the idea of a creating a gallery show … More…

First Friday Photos

Here are a few photos from the opening of our “Go, design, go.” exhibit.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by to join us. 

“Go, design, go.”

OPUS VII is proud to introduce a new exhibit exploring cutting-edge design in transportation.

“Of Words and Music” Series: Epiphany and Translation

First Thursday “Of Words and Music” Series: Thursday, January 6, 2011 5:30-7:00pm, FREE, all ages This month’s theme will be “Epiphany and Translation.”

Kim Murton, Sculpture and Ceramics

Kim Murton has been making sculpture and functional ceramics in her home in Vancouver, WA for nearly two decades, working mostly with low-fire terracotta clay and colored slips.

Jerry Dame, Sr., Painter

Jerry Dame was born in Amarillo, Texas in 1944. Grew up in Southern California. Has had an interest in art as long as he can remember. Jerry began painting in his teens. His early work focused on oil paintings of … More…

Terry McIlrath, Painter

I was born in Michigan during World War II and I am the youngest of three boys. My favorite childhood drawings included everything from birds to the latest cars in Detroit.

Recognizing Otto Poticha

Recognition Ceremony Opening Words by Jerry Diethelm This month OPUS VII honors Otto Poticha, for his 50 years of inspirational design, planning, and architectural leadership in our community.

“Of Words and Music” Series: Original Works of Ken Kesey

First Thursday “Of Words and Music” Series: Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 Kick-off Event featuring the original works of Ken Kesey 5:30-7:00pm, FREE, all ages (Donations accepted for UO Libraries to purchase Kesey manuscripts)

First Thursdays “Of Words and Music” Series

Introducing literature and music to Opus VII’s elegant gallery space, the “Of Words and Music” Series will provide early evening performances that weave the written word with instrumental music and song, to create a stimulating aural tapestry. Come after work … More…

OPUS VII Recognizes Otto Poticha

OPUS VII announces its second Recognition, Friday December 3rd. This month the recipient of the recognition will be Otto Poticha, long time Architect and an adjunct associate professor emeritus of architecture at University of Oregon.

Photos from our Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to celebrate with us during our Grand Opening. Here are a few photos from the event.

November First Friday Artwalk – Register Guard

Art & the City, 11/06/2010 By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard At last night’s First Friday Art Walk in downtown Eugene, hundreds of people enjoyed a balmy November evening of art, wine and good company.

OPUS VII Grand Opening

Kaz Oveissi, visionary and Executive Director of OPUS VII announces, “This night is going to be a big party and everyone is invited!”  “It is my job to transform OPUS VII from a fine art gallery into a social and … More…

Recognizing Caitriona Bolster

Opening Words by Rebekah Lambert for November 2010’s OPUS Recognition Caitriona Bolster Music Director, KWAX Caitriona recently told me “radio is about the voice and the fantasy.”

OPUS VII Recognizes Caitriona Bolster

“Every month an OPUS Recognition will be given to a member of our community whose work and ideas inspire and have a transformative effect on our lives,” shares Kaz Oveissi, visionary and Executive Director of the newly opened OPUS VII. … More…

Meet Your Maker Interview with Jenny Gray

Jenny Gray is an oil painter that has sold work at a couple Meet Your Maker shows. You can find her online here.

Gallery Reborn – Register Guard

Owner of the shuttered Opus6ix has a plan for a comeback By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard Opus is coming back from the ashes — emerging with a radical and perhaps even quixotic new vision of what it means to be … More…

Opus is Back – Register Guard

Art & the City, 8/31/2010 By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard Kaz Oveissi has quietly opened the doors on the new incarnation of his downtown art gallery Opus6ix, now to be known as OpusVII.