School of Art + Design News

‘Portland Gear’ products take digital arts grad to professional level

Marcus Harvey, digital arts ’12, has developed a new “vintage athletic inspired” product line called Portland Gear.

Colin Ives wins 2015 Faculty Research Award for digital art project

Colin Ives, associate professor of digital arts, has been awarded a 2015 Faculty Research Award from the UO Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation for his creative work, research, and contribution to the field of digital arts.

Lecture marks centennial of art program

Professor Emeritus Kenneth O’Connell will present an informative and entertaining slide lecture on a brief history of the University of Oregon Department of Art at 5:30 p.m.

1960s: Visionary Fuller brought dome projects to UO

When architect-inventor-visionary R. Buckminster Fuller visited the UO in 1962, he was better known for developing the neo-futuristic geodesic dome than for his Dymaxion Chronofile, a project to document his life every 15 minutes.

A&AA student helps create Hoot Housing, a property rental review site

College students are often accustomed to lowering their standards for a living situation, such as a shoebox-sized apartment under the unresponsive and impersonal supervision of a massive property-management business.

4 A&AA faculty members, alumnus receive Career Opportunity Grants

Five artists associated with the UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts were honored with 2015 Career Opportunity Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission

Product Designers top the Pac-12 All-Academic Team

Product Design Program students Ally Aschbacher and Matt Melancon have been named to the Pac-12 Conference All-Academic Team, while Cole Watson earned an honorable mention.

Sculptors recognized in international student awards competition

Two MFA students from UO have been recognized with Honorable Mention awards in the 2014 International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Achievement Awards.

Muenchinger among top 30 design educators

Kiersten Muenchinger, the Tim and Mary Boyle Chair in Material Studies and Product Design at UO, has been selected by DesignIntelligence as one of the “30 Most Admired Educators for 2015” from more than a thousand educators across the United Sta

Three from A&AA win faculty awards

Three School of Architecture and Allied Arts faculty members were among the thirteen recipients of the 2014-15 school year Fund for Faculty Excellence Award.

Portland Art Museum celebrates Blue Sky’s 40th

What began forty years ago as a makeshift photo gallery in a space the size of a freight elevator is celebrating its fortieth anniversary with a formal exhibition of 120 works at the Portland Art Museum through January.

UO museum exhibits honor A&AA’s 100th

In honor of A&AA’s 100th birthday celebration, the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) on the University of Oregon campus is hosting three exhibitions featuring former A&AA faculty member David McCosh and former A&AA student Gordon Gilkey, all commenc

UO hosts Design Week Portland events

UO in Portland is hosting weeklong series of interactive events, installations, and conversations showcasing the evolving state of design as part of the citywide series, Design Week Portland.

Sports product initiative moves ahead

The UO’s Lundquist College of Business will move the Oregon Executive MBA Program and sports product management initiative to a new building in Portland’s Old Town Chinatown.

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