School of Art + Design News

Sports Product Design master’s program at UO in Portland approved to admit students

The State of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission gave its final program approval May 12 to launch the new master of science degree in sports product design offered by the UO’s Product Design

UO in Portland School of Architecture and Allied Arts announces June 2 Open House for art, design, architecture

An exhibition of art and design work by graduating students in the University of Oregon in Portland School of Architecture and Allied Arts will take place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 2, during the annual Open House at the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch Street.

New Dean Selected for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, announced today that the next dean of the University of Ore

Sokolowski to deliver keynote on product design for athletic bodies at Fashion of the Body Symposium

Product Design Program Professor Susan L. Sokolowski will be the keynote speaker April 29 at the “2016 Symposium: Fashion And the Body” presented by the University of Minnesota College of Design in St. Paul.

Digital Arts Program Winter Reviews 2016 with Professor Craig Hickman

Students in the fifth year BFA program of the Portland Digital Arts Program showcased their work during the winter term 2016 final reviews.  Students learn to discuss their work and their practice and to gain and accept feedback from their peers and the arts community.

MacArthur Genius Fellow Rick Lowe to discuss art and social engagement in underserved communities

MacArthur Fellow and Houston-based artist Rick Lowe will be in Eugene to offer a talk on “Art and The Social Context” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, in Lawrence Hall 177 (1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene).

Visiting artists Mollie Favour and Brad Miller in Eugene April 28 to review global careers

Mollie Favour and Brad Miller — who met under slightly contentious circumstances in a UO classroom in the mid-1970s — return to Lawrence Hall on Thursday, April 28, to talk about their art, their lives, and their pivotal days in Eugene.
 

UO’s Product Design Program to join RAIN innovation hub opening May 10 in downtown Eugene

Product design, sustainability, and entrepreneurship all come together permanently under one roof May 10 when the Downtown Innovation Launch Lab officially opens in Eugene. The festivities begin with a ribbon cutting at 3 p.m.

MFA thesis exhibition opens May 6 in Portland, showcases work by UO Department of Art graduate students

The 2016 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition opens Friday, May 6, at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, 8371 North Interstate Avenue in Portland, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 29.

Artist Michael Salter grinds culture into ‘Gristle Sausage’

In his newest exhibit, Gristle Sausage, associate professor of digital arts Michael A. Salter plays the role of a meat grinder: He grinds graphics and memes and shapes them into a “all- you-can-eat visual buffet.”

A&AA partners with two Portland colleges to give Oregon artists more access to curators, critics

The UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the Ford Family foundation have added two new partners to a pro

UO Product Design Program students target design for adaptive athletes

Students in the adaptive design studio had a specific vision and goal: to enable the USA wheelchair rugby team to compete at its highest potential using innovative products designed just for them.

Sports Product Design master’s program at UO in Portland clears hurdles toward final approval

Designers and engineers interested in cutting-edge research in sports product design will welcome the University of Oregon’s proposed new Sports Product Design (SPD) master’s degree, due to begin fall 2016 in Portland.

Artists join volunteers at ‘edit-a-thon’ to change how women are represented in Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of the most popular go-to sites for research and fact-checking, but the site suffers from some serious male bias.

A 2011 study from the Wikimedia Foundation found that only 9 percent of Wikipedia’s editors, and fewer than 13 percent of its writers, are female.

UO art faculty in Portland Biennial

Eight UO Department of Art faculty members are among thirty-four artists and artist teams selected from around the state by curator Michelle Grabner for Disjecta Contemporary Art Center’s Portland2016 Biennial exhibition. Grabner served as co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

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