Department of Art News

UO Professor Helps Old Navy Streamline Women's Sizes

Old Navy turned to UO professor and researcher Susan Sokolowski in response to shifting attitudes toward inclusive sizing.

Alum Marcus Harvey Directs Redesign of New Logo for Portland Winterhawks

The digital arts alum incorporated elements of the region into the branding for the WHL ice hockey team.

Mika Boyd Shows Prints in JSMA Black Lives Matter Group Exhibition

The College of Design printmaking studio technician was one of 20 artists to receive a grant to create art in support of the movement.

'ArtForum' on the Deceptive Complexities in Jovencio de la Paz’s ‘Glitchy’ Textiles

The magazine reviews the assistant professor of art’s digitally processed weavings on view at Holding Contemporary.

College of Design Congratulates Faculty on Tenure and Promotion

The UO has promoted 10 College of Design faculty members—a process that involves rigorous review and recognizes tireless commitment.

Welcome to the Mini-Museum: School of Art + Design 2021 Exhibitions

A showcase of the accomplishments and discoveries of a new generation of artists and designers.

Remembering George Kokis—‘A Giant in the Field of Ceramics’

The professor emeritus of art, who taught at the UO for decades, passed away in April 2021.

College of Design Faculty Named Presidential Fellows in Humanistic Studies

Associate Professor Anya Kivarkis, Assistant Professor Nina Amstutz, and Assistant Professor Sylvan Lionni won the UO awards.

Waterfall Sculpture by Alumna Installed at Price Science Commons

Lee Imonen, MFA ’96, created “1116 Pages” to celebrate “our pool of knowledge.”

'Inside Oregon' Highlights Civil Rights Leaders Painting by Art Alumna

Maya Agapito says of her portrayal of Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Frederick Douglass: “I want to make them monumental.”

Exploring Past and Future through Neolithic Arches, Photography, Video, and Sound

Graduate Singer Fellows Caroline Turner and Ian Molloy Prepare for the Portland MFA Show.

Center for Art Research and Knight Campus Launch Artist Residency Program

The CFAR Project Incubator will encourage Oregon artists, designers, and craft-based practitioners to take creative risks and embed in the UO community.

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.

Sports Product Design Student Carly Conduff Wins Woolmark Performance Challenge

The graduate student was recognized for her three-tiered apparel system for elite female athletes competing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

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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