Department of Art News

'WIRED' features Rick Silva’s futuristic birds

WIRED has featured Assistant Professor Rick Silva’s futuristic bird project in a recent

Monograph combines typography, photography in whimsical imagery

Oxide, a new book by Craig Hickman, a professor in the UO Digital Arts Program, was featured in a recent issue of

Master paintmaker is ’14 Lawrence Medalist

Robert Gamblin, ’70, received the school’s highest honor, the Ellis F. Lawrence Medal, at commencement June 16. Artist and owner of Gamblin Artist Colors and Gamblin Conservation Colors, his paint has been used to restore van Goghs and other masterpieces.

Carla Bengtson named head of Department of Art

Associate Professor Carla Bengtson has accepted a three-year term as head of the Department of Art effective July 16, Dean Frances Bronet announced Monday, June 16. 

Best of Spring Storm on exhibit through June 16

A selection of work by graduating senior art students will be shown June 9-16 in the Best of 2014 Spring Storm exhibition in the LaVerne Krause Gallery in Lawrence Hall.

Farsi named 2014 Hallie Ford Fellow

Assistant Professor Tannaz Farsi of the UO Department of Art is among three visual artists named 2014 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts by The Ford Family Foundation.

Art faculty participating in ‘culture conversations’ May 28-30

Three UO art professors and a recent UO MFA graduate are joining artists from around the country May 28-30 in the Third Culture Conversations at the Lewis Integrative Science Building (LISB) on the UO campus.

2014 Spring Storm takes over Lawrence Hall

For only three hours in May, two floors of a UO campus building will showcase creative explorations by dozens of emerging artists working in media ranging from ceramics to digital arts and more.

MFA thesis show May 3-25 in Portland

In Medias Res, the 2014 University of Oregon MFA Thesis Exhibition featuring work by five Department of Art master of fine arts students, will be on view May 3-25 at Disjecta Interdisciplinary Art Center, 8371 N. Interstate Avenue in Portland.

Michlig, Zerzan team up for Portland 2014

"Look up from your screens. The only adventure is resistance."  

Kivarkis solo work in Art Jewelry Forum, at Galerie Rob Koudijs

The March 25 issue of Art Jewelry Forum spotlights a recent series by Associate Professor Anya Kivarkis.

Warpinski portfolio featured in Exposure

A cover story in the spring 2014 (47:1) issue of Exposure explores UO art Professor Terri Warpinski’s unfolding series of photographs about borders, Surface Tension.

Exploring tension with A&AA collaboration

Experimentation in teaching is not new in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts.  From the noncompetitive, nongraded studio courses in architecture initiated at the school’s founding to experiments with new media and motion graphics leading to national leadership in digital arts, to pioneer

Students refine cup design for campus

A student-designed and created drinking cup from the ARTC 410 “Prototyping and Manufacturing” course may end up on a table in Carson Dining Hall or the A&AA Willcox Hearth in the future.

India excursion inspires art series

Michael E. Walsh was on track to teach English as a second language in Kenya on a Peace Corps mission when the Vietnam War took his career on an unexpected detour in 1966.

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