School of Art + Design News

A&AA welcomes new faculty

A&AA welcomes three new tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-15 academic year.

UO student wins national award for zinc-made lifting device

University of Oregon product design undergraduate student Derek Sackmann is one of just three national award winners in a design competition to develop a lifting device made from zinc, winning $2,000 for himself and $1,000 for the Product Design Program at the UO’s School of Architecture and All

Student’s winning shoe design slated for production

A shoe designed by Product Design Program student Stefan Cristobal will be produced for shoe brand Android Homme in 2015 after Cristobal won the 2014 Pensole World Sneaker Championship.

Warpinski’s “Surface Tension” at Fort Collins’ Lincoln Center

The Lincoln Center Art Galleries in Fort Collins, Colorado, will present “Surface Tension,” a photographic series by UO Professor Terri Warpinski with poetry by Laura Winter, September 12 through November 1, 2014.

'WIRED' features Rick Silva’s futuristic birds

WIRED has featured Assistant Professor Rick Silva’s futuristic bird project in a recent

New master’s degrees in sports products underway

Faculty members in business and product design are crafting new master’s degree programs.

UO condom research in 'Men’s Journal'

A story in the current Men’s Journal features research by a UO Product Design Program class on how to design a next-generation condom.

Avalanche rescue helmet wins international product design award

A helmet that integrates computing elements to reduce time in avalanche search and rescue has won an international prize for Product Design Program Assistant Professor Jason O. Germany.

Monograph combines typography, photography in whimsical imagery

Oxide, a new book by Craig Hickman, a professor in the UO Digital Arts Program, was featured in a recent issue of

Master paintmaker is ’14 Lawrence Medalist

Robert Gamblin, ’70, received the school’s highest honor, the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, at commencement June 16. Artist and owner of Gamblin Artist Colors and Gamblin Conservation Colors, his paint has been used to restore van Goghs and other masterpieces.

Carla Bengtson named head of Department of Art

Associate Professor Carla Bengtson has accepted a three-year term as head of the Department of Art effective July 16, Dean Frances Bronet announced Monday, June 16. 

Best of Spring Storm on exhibit through June 16

A selection of work by graduating senior art students will be shown June 9-16 in the Best of 2014 Spring Storm exhibition in the LaVerne Krause Gallery in Lawrence Hall.

Farsi named 2014 Hallie Ford Fellow

Assistant Professor Tannaz Farsi of the UO Department of Art is among three visual artists named 2014 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts by The Ford Family Foundation.

UO senior chosen for NCIIA program

A University of Oregon product design student has been selected as one of sixty-six university students nationwide to become University Innovation Fellows for Epicenter, a program collaborated through Stanford University and The National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation.

Wonhee Arndt in Top 10 women designers

Product Design Program Assistant Professor Wonhee Jeong Arndt has been named one of the Top 10 “Women in Industrial Design” by the Women in Design section of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA).

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