Department of Art News

Digital Arts Program Winter Reviews 2016 with Professor Craig Hickman

Students in the fifth year BFA program of the Portland Digital Arts Program showcased their work during the winter term 2016 final reviews.  Students learn to discuss their work and their practice and to gain and accept feedback from their peers and the arts community.

MacArthur Genius Fellow Rick Lowe to discuss art and social engagement in underserved communities

MacArthur Fellow and Houston-based artist Rick Lowe will be in Eugene to offer a talk on “Art and The Social Context” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, in Lawrence Hall 177 (1190 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene).

Visiting artists Mollie Favour and Brad Miller in Eugene April 28 to review global careers

Mollie Favour and Brad Miller — who met under slightly contentious circumstances in a UO classroom in the mid-1970s — return to Lawrence Hall on Thursday, April 28, to talk about their art, their lives, and their pivotal days in Eugene.
 

MFA thesis exhibition opens May 6 in Portland, showcases work by UO Department of Art graduate students

The 2016 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition opens Friday, May 6, at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, 8371 North Interstate Avenue in Portland, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition runs through May 29.

Artist Michael Salter grinds culture into ‘Gristle Sausage’

In his newest exhibit, Gristle Sausage, associate professor of digital arts Michael A. Salter plays the role of a meat grinder: He grinds graphics and memes and shapes them into a “all- you-can-eat visual buffet.”

A&AA partners with two Portland colleges to give Oregon artists more access to curators, critics

The UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the Ford Family foundation have added two new partners to a pro

Artists join volunteers at ‘edit-a-thon’ to change how women are represented in Wikipedia

Wikipedia is one of the most popular go-to sites for research and fact-checking, but the site suffers from some serious male bias.

A 2011 study from the Wikimedia Foundation found that only 9 percent of Wikipedia’s editors, and fewer than 13 percent of its writers, are female.

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.

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.

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