Department of Art News

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.

White Box exhibiting MFA students’ work

The 2016 UO Art MFA 2nd Year Exhibition, featuring the work of second-year MFA students in the UO Department of Art, will continue at White Box, 24 NW First Avenue in Portland, through January 30.

Acclaimed artist Martha Rosler to lead Fowler Lecture

An artist whose work has ranged from provocative, avant-garde statements of the feminist struggle and public forums on homelessness to photomontages that juxtapose the carnage of war with the luxury of American homes will visit the University of Oregon for a talk this month.

Search for new A&AA dean under way

Nominations and applications are being sought for dean of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, with the goal of recruiting a new leader by fall 2016.

TIME selects UO art professor’s book as one of year’s best

The photo editors at TIME magazine have selected a new book by Associate Professor Ron Jude, of the UO Department of Art, as one of the best photo books of the year. Lago, the culmination o

Ucci honored with retrospective exhibit

Artist and educator Kartz Ucci is being honored with a retrospective exhibition, kartz ucci-an opera for one, at The Art Gym at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon.

Book project presents 70 Oregon artists in their studios

A book featuring images and the stories of seventy Oregon artists and their studio spaces is now available for purchase at Portland's Monograph Bookwerks and the Hallie Ford Museum of A

Postwar Japanese prints on display at JSMA Oct. 3-Jan. 3

More than 110 modern and contemporary Japanese prints will be on display as part of the exhibit "Expanding Frontiers: The Jack and Susy Wadsworth Collection of Postwar Japanese Prints," on view beginning Oct. 3 at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. The exhibit, co-curated by Maude I.

A&AA welcomes new faculty members

The 2015-16 academic year introduces new faculty members to several A&AA departments and programs. The professors new to the school bring a wide spectrum of expertise and creativity in architecture, the history of art and architecture, arts and administration, and product design.

Portland murals aim to break daily routine

Images both whimsical and provocative— a flower with a lightning-bolt stem, a kitty sporting an eye patch, a baby floating in a beaker, a rhinoceros curling its lip like a pirate growling “Aargh!”—inhabit an outer wall of Miller Paint in Southeast Portland thanks to Michael Salter, director of t

Jan Zach sculpture is newest public art on UO campus

The UO campus recently debuted its newest work of public art, on the lawn between Prince Lucien Campbell and Condon Halls.  Former Department of Art faculty member Jan Zach’s 14-foot-tall, painted steel sculpture “Lady” was donated to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in 2014.

Jack Ryan named 2015 Hallie Ford Fellow in the Visual Arts

Jack Ryan, associate professor in the UO Department of Art and founding director of the CoreSTUDIO program, has been named a 2015 Hallie Ford Fellow in the Visual Arts.

Gilman Scholars: 5 of 11 are A&AA students

Five of the 11 University of Oregon students awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to fund their summer 2015 study abroad programs are students in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.

Park nets Excellence in Pedagogy award

John Park, career instructor in the UO Department of Art’s Digital Arts Program, has been awarded the Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellence in Pedagogy.

Centennial: 2010s look forward to new A&AA home

A&AA is wrapping up its 100th anniversary this month after a full year of events, exhibitions, and celebrations. The school is now embarking on a capital campaign to imagine the future of art and design education and facilities for the next 100 years.

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