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OSLP Arts & Culture Program Of Eugene

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Eugene Daily News is proud to announce it’s participation with Oregon Supported Living Program with a month long daily headline photograph depicting the amazing artwork from the artists at Oregon Supported Living Arts and Culture Program in Eugene Oregon.

Larry Hurst "Lake" 20 x 24 Acrylic on Canvas
Larry Hurst “Lake” 20 x 24 Acrylic on Canvas

Arts and Culture Program Coordinator of OSLP and the Lincoln Gallery Jaime Walsh and I met in order to go over the artwork and take photographs of the pieces that would be featured this month in our headline news.  I walked into the Lincoln Gallery and was immediately greeted by amazing artwork on display with pieces hanging nicely along the walls as well as pieces displayed on easels.

I was in awe at the artwork, the autumn sun streamed through the window capturing each piece in it’s own particular light as Jaime placed the pieces on the easels.  You will see over the course of the month just how amazing this artwork is.

The Arts and Culture Program is an entity of Oregon Supported Living Program (OSPL).  The facility opened just this year and is located in the Whitaker neighborhood on the corner of 309 W 4th Street.

OSLP Arts & Culture breaks down barriers to participation in the arts for people of all abilities and builds bridges to a more diverse and inclusive community

The Lincoln Gallery holds quarterly exhibits which are open to the public, allowing everyone to enjoy this amazing artwork created by the students.  The artwork is available for purchase as well.

OSLP Arts & Culture Program Fall Quarter exhibit will open to the public this Friday December 6th 2013 at the Lincoln Gallery from 4 pm – 7 pm.  This showcase is a group exhibition featuring the art made by emerging artists in OSLP’s Arts & Culture Open Studio workshops from the Fall quarter.  The opening reception will include wine tasting courtesy of Oregon Wine Lab.  The Community Room Gallery will also feature artwork by local artist Deeja Sol-Moon.  Sol-Moon creates unique pieces using recycled material.

Larry Hurst "Still Life"
Larry Hurst “Still Life” 20 x 16 Acrylic on Canvas Board

In addition to the Arts & Culture Fall Exhibit, The DIVA Gallery presents “Watching” with artwork by OSLP Arts & Culture Program artists Larry Hurst, Perry Johnson and Sherlyn Dendy with the Reception being held Friday December 6th from 5:30 pm – 8:00 p.m.  The DIVA Gallery is located at 280 W. Broadway, Eugene.

OSLP and Arts & Culture nurture authentic expression and improving physical, mental and spiritual well-being through the universal language of art in a safe and accessible environment.  All projects in our program are designed to be accessible to people with or without disabilities so everyone can participate equally and learn from each other’s unique perspectives.

OSLP Art & Culture provide workshops with professional instructors in a wide variety of arts and cultural activities such as visual art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, even sign language among many more.

I have included a link to a past feature from September that we published regarding OSLP and it’s services here.  This organization is vital to so many wonderful people in our community and with their support from housing to artwork, they are helping to change lives.

For further information on the services OSLP and the Arts & Culture Program you can reach them at 541-343-4196.  You can follow them on Facebook as well.

 

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