School of Art + Design News

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College of Design Students Win UO Entrepreneurial Awards

The UO recognizes Sports Product Design student Jessie Silbert for her perfomance maternity wear line and MArch student Alex Balog for his basking shark filter.

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College of Design Congratulates Seven Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO promoted or granted tenure to 101 faculty members, including seven from the College of Design.

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Art and the Mighty Western Fence Lizard

Art Professor Carla Bengtson discusses Every Word Was Once an Animal, an exhibition at the JSMA and online hailing the communication skills of the blue-bellied lizard.

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Runner’s World Features Sports Product Design Student’s Project for Paralympian Athletes

Sarah Klecker designed Paralympic uniforms, waterproof training gear, and push gloves for elite female wheelchair-racing athletes.

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2020 School of Art + Design Student Exhibitions

Discover the art and design work of our students graduating from the School of Art + Design.

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Remembering the Artist and Alum George Green

The art alum passed away in April leaving a legacy of Abstract Illusionism and art advocacy.

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What You Need to Know about Homemade Masks

Susan Sokolowski of Sports Product Design co-authors an article for The Conversation that focuses on fit and fabric for DIY masks.

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Art & Tech Student Helps Produce Face Shields in UO Fabrication Shop

BFA Student Geordi Helmick discusses how the shop has influenced her art practice.

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Art Alumna Talks Magical Realism, Chaos, and the Allure of the Desert

Painter Sharon Bronzan studied drawing and painting as an undergraduate and art education as a graduate student.

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Adapting Art Courses for the Internet

The School of Art + Design’s Mika Boyd, Charlene Liu, and Eric Ramos Guerrero discuss transitioning studio courses online.

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Arts & Culture in the Time of Corona

A collection of virtual arts and culture experiences and relief efforts.

 

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The Artist, Redefined

Art & Tech alumna Mary Vertulfo (’18) reflects on her journey from being an undeclared first-year student to her current position as junior motion designer at Hovercraft studio in Denver.

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Brian Gillis Talks to UO Today About Art Research

The professor of art discusses 510 Oak, the Center for Art Research, rediscovering industrial ceramics, and more.

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Product Design Associate Professor Wins Fulbright to Albania

Kiersten Muenchinger spent two weeks presenting and hosting workshops at Tirana Design Week.

National Park Service’s Susan Dolan Named 2020 Lawrence Medalist

The NPS Cultural Landscapes Program manager recieved a Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture at the College of Design.

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