Department of Art News

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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.

National Park Service’s Susan Dolan Named 2020 Lawrence Medalist

The NPS Cultural Landscapes Program manager recieved a Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture at the College of Design.

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Scanning the West: Cascade Siskiyou to Bears Ears

Associate Professor of Art Rick Silva’s experimental video illustrating threats to four national monuments goes on view in Bend.

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Student Spotlight: Xander Cuizon Tice

The Product Design undergraduate discusses studying abroad, academic challenges he’s tackling, and his love of designing, repairing, and upcycling outdoor gear.

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Tinker Hatfield Wins 2019 National Design Award for Product Design

The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum recognizes the architecture alum for his disruptive and innovative career designing footwear.

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Bringing Heart to Digital Fiber Arts

Department of Art faculty and staff join the thread at Portland Textile Month.

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