Department of Art News

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Philosopher, Environmental Activist, Cultural Critic—Get to Know the New College of Design Dean

Oregon Quarterly features Dean Adrian Parr in 'Adrian Parr: An Explorer by Design,' a profile that follows her journey from the forests of Sydney to the forests of Eugene.

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Hiba Ali Talks to Hyperallergic about Art, Language, Tech, and Oppression

The art publication features an in-depth conversation with the assistant professor of art that covers topics from the exploitation of Amazon employees to her Indian Ocean region heritage.

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A Designer and the Boundless Promise of Sculpture

Alum Ryan Everson recounts his journey from studying sculpture at the Department of Art to co-founding a creative-build firm in Portland.

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A Weaver of Opposite Worlds

A Q&A with alumna, fiber artist, and educator Crystal Gregory.

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Karen Carson’s Minimalist Bas Relief Pieces Shine in Solo Show

The contemporary art gallery GAVLAK calls the art alumna a staple of the Los Angeles art scene.

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Two College of Design Professors Receive 2020-21 Faculty Excellence Awards

The UO recognized Professor of Art Ron Jude and Landscape Architecture Department Head and Professor Roxi Thoren.

 

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The Enduring Abstract Pastel Landscapes of Jon Jay Cruson

The alumnus and painter has 13 paintings on view at the White Lotus Gallery until Jan. 1

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Art & Tech Professor Collaborates with New York Polyphony for AI Video

Colin Ives worked with the Grammy-nominated early music quartet for “Aleph Earth.” 

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College of Design Celebrates New Dean Adrian Parr

The current dean at the University of Texas Arlington’s College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs and the UNESCO chair on water will join the college spring term.

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Building Their Art + Design Bubble

Students in the Art + Design Academic Residential Community reflect on their first term during COVID.

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Capturing the Passage of Time on Earth

A Q&A with Art Professor Ron Jude, in which he discusses his new book 12 Hz and its beautifully haunting images of the planet’s vast story.

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Portland Product Design Students Launch Studio Skosh for Remote Products

With the Koehn Design Entrepreneurship Award, the new design group has already created a wireless smartphone charging station.

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Fall Term Brings Renewed Commitment: Message from the Dean

Interim Dean Laura Vandeburgh welcomes back the College of Design community.

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Welcome New Faculty!

Introducing new faculty and new visiting faculty starting fall 2020.

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Product Design Does Community Outreach

Alum Trevor McClelland mentors students in designing better shelter for the unhoused community.

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