The School of Art + Design is a community of creatively and critically engaged artists and designers. Our work mines the intersection of thinking, making, seeing, and questioning.

Students in the UO School of Art + Design have the opportunity to study intensively across a uniquely broad set of studio practices, within a flagship research university. Students in Art can study 21st century approaches to sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, fibers, and metalsmithing. Art & Technology majors explore the potential of new technologies in an art context, working with interactivity, video, animation, visual communications, and emerging technology. Students in Product Design learn to design objects for use across a broad range of scales and purposes—tools, transportation, technology, clothing, furniture, and sporting equipment to fit a changing world.

School of Art + Design 2023 Exhibitions

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Career Futures 2024

Career Futures 2024

The School of Art + Design annual Career Futures event connects students with professionals who represent career paths in arts, art & technology, and product design. Professionals share their career-path stories, their experiences in their fields/industries, and their advice for students.

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The Student Experience

Student experience with A+D
Students in a critique.

Students and faculty in the School of Art + Design employ a fluid continuum of practices—using old and new media in surprising ways to address compelling questions. The School of Art + Design is located on the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, with additional facilities in downtown Eugene and in Portland at the historic White Stag Block.

Art + Design Academic Residential Community

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The Art + Design Community is an academic residential community (ARC) for students excited about sharing creative ideas, making art, and exploring design. Community members live and work together in a brand-new building that features a maker space studio.

Meet some students in the A+D ARC cohort

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Map Your Future

Explore the School of Art + Design in the College of Design to discover what makes our places, people, and programs so special.


Social Connections


Touch Grass - Advanced Photography Student Exhibition
Touch Grass - Advanced Photography Student Exhibition Jun 14 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
5 Rings Exhibition
5 Rings Exhibition Jun 21 5th Street Public Market