Department of Art News

UO Trustees learn about A&AA

The UO Trustees, the governing board for the University of Oregon, spent time during their June board meeting in Lawrence Hall to learn about the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, with visits to student reviews, a gallery

John Park awarded Herman Award for Excellence in Pedagogy

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: 2000s expand to White Stag Block

In fall 2008, the University of Oregon completed its move into the White Stag Block (WSB), a refurbished facility that merges parts of three historic buildings in downtown Portland.

The Watershed to host BFA photography exhibition May 1

The Gallery at the Watershed is hosting an exhibit showcasing works by the graduating BFAs in photography.

MFA exhibition May 8-31 in Portland

The 2015 University of Oregon MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring work by ten Departme

Centennial: 1990s consolidates spaces

In the fall of 1987, the Oregon Legislature approved $8.03 million for a long-awaited “Architecture and Allied Arts Addition and Alteration” project at UO.

Faste, Swanson collaboration opens April 16 at Bellevue Arts Museum

Collaborative works by Assistant Professor Trygve Faste, in the UO Product Design Program, and Instructor Jessica Swanson, in the Department of Art, are featured in an upcoming exhibit at the

Warpinski exhibits in Evanston, Illinois, and Portland, Oregon

Professor Terri Warpinski opened a show, “Liminal Matter: Fences,” in Portland at the gallery at Passages Bookshop on Saturday, April 4.

Collaborative exhibition opens April 11 at Pacific Sky Exhibitions

Artist, filmmaker, and designer Vincent Angel and writer Sommer Browning have collaborated on the upcoming exhibition Parker Venus Daylight, which opens April 11 at Pacific Sky Exhibitions, 180 West 12th Avenue, in Eugene.

Vandenburgh work provides ‘bravura moment,’ critic says

Artist-educator Laura Vandenburgh “delivers [a group] show’s one true bravura moment,” writes art critic Richard Speer in art ltd. about “Constructs,” a recent exhibition at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, Oregon.

Work by UO art faculty receives wide exposure internationally

From coast to coast and beyond, UO Department of Art faculty members have a number of major openings in March. All exhibiting brand new work, these shows display the rigor that UO faculty members bring to the art world.

1980s: Millrace and Northsite complex is active hub

The art and design village across from Franklin Boulevard has been the home to many programs of the School of Architecture and Allied Arts since the 1960s and is still an active hub for creative practice.

Revolution inspires alumna’s art shows

At the time of the Iranian revolution, Taraneh Hemami was a Tehran-born college freshman who had moved to the United States after graduating high school. She studied art at the University of Oregon.

New A&AA building news available on blog

The A&AA community continues to take steps toward creating its future home on University Street. The location of the Phase I A&AA building is on the site of the current McArthur Court.

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