Eugene Storefront Art Project is a great organization here in Eugene and Springfield. From their site, they're mission statement:
-To place short term exhibits in empty Lane County storefronts while beautifying downtown areas and allowing artists a unique canvas.
-To promote new art and improving the quality of life while creating an artistic environment and making vacant properties more desirable.
- To facilitate happenings and events in vacant storefronts, urban spaces and community oriented businesses featuring the work of artists in different media, such as visual art, performance and music.
-To develop ways to use empty buildings as a temporary studio space available to artists until rented.
So when ESAP asked us to be a part of a installation theme Color Hungry, we jumped at the chance. We were inspired by the color in Alice in Wonderland and thought a tea party would look great. We knitted and crocheted blankets, doilies, fruit, flowers, edibles, vases and chairs! Most pieces are for sale, if interested please contact us at knittingknotty at yahoo.com
Please visit ESAP on facebook to keep up to date on more artist projects and see photos of the other Color Hungry installations.
You can view more Eugene Knotty Knitters photos on our flickr.