Department of Art News

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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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One Year Later: College of Design’s Faculty of Color and Allies Writing Retreat

College of Design faculty who attended the 2019 writing retreat reflect on the experience and how it shaped their scholarship.

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Alumna and Associate Professor are Winners of the 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowship

Artist Fellows Natalie Ball and Donald Morgan were awarded $35,000.

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Cultivating Artist Communities and Networks

Five artist-run groups with connections to the Department of Art provide creative and professional platforms for artists based in Oregon.

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HAA Alumna Curates Show on Great American Etcher

Emily Shinn captures the career and legacy of Mildred Bryant Brooks at the JSMA.

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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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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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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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