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An art exhibit about sound and music – Register Guard

By Bob Keefer, The Register Guard

Eugene has long been called Track Town USA, but it might as well be called Music City, judging from an exhibit that opens with a reception Friday evening and runs through the month at Opus VII in Eugene.

“Designing Sound,” curated by Cindy Ingram, Opus’ now-departing director of membership and events, bills itself as “A Visual Exploration Into Sound and Music.” Continue reading

A feel for fashion – Register Guard

Photo Courtesy of Eugene Fashion Week

By Amanda Bedortha, Special Publications for the Register Guard

Spring is upon us, and local fashion designers Mira Fannin, Allison Ditson and Mitra Chester have been on the lookout for elements to incorporate into their clothing lines. Each of the women is busily preparing for Fashion Week, to be held at various venues in Eugene April 22 to May 1. Each designer offers a distinct view on what to expect from the season. Continue reading

Up-close and Funk-y – Register Guard

By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard

Designer David Funk has been a fixture in Eugene’s advertising and graphic design scene for more than three decades.

An exhibit up at Opus VII through April 16 celebrates Funk, his work and his influence in the community.

“Form Follows Funk” represents exactly the kind of show that owner Kaz Oveissi has said he wanted to create since reopening the once-more-conventional gallery — formerly called Opus6ix — in a new physical and business configuration last year as an “art, architecture, design and social venue.” Continue reading

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 on transportation design was a natural. Continue reading

November First Friday Artwalk – Register Guard

Art & the City, 11/06/2010

By Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard

Opus VII during the art walk, photo by Dennis Galloway

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. Continue reading

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 an art gallery. Continue reading

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. Continue reading