Department of Art News

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.

Recruitment Fair brings together 23 firms, 250 students

Twenty-three firms looking to hire A&AA graduates participated in the three-day 2015 Recruitment Fair sponsored by the Office of Professional Outreach and Development for Students (PODS) in Lawrence Hall recently.

Art alumni work on display at White Box

The White Box at the University of Oregon in Portland presents Unfiltered Kilter, an exhibition of work by UO Department of Art alumni Carl Diel, Heidi Schwegler, and Cara Tomlinson, from March 5 through April 25.

Digital arts alumnus creates public murals project in Portland

Artist Gage Hamilton has been painting the town, literally, since his graduation from the Digital Arts Program at the UO in Portland in 2012.

‘Portland Gear’ products take digital arts grad to professional level

Marcus Harvey, digital arts ’12, has developed a new “vintage athletic inspired” product line called Portland Gear.

Colin Ives wins 2015 Faculty Research Award for digital art project

Colin Ives, associate professor of digital arts, has been awarded a 2015 Faculty Research Award from the UO Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation for his creative work, research, and contribution to the field of digital arts.

Lecture marks centennial of art program

Professor Emeritus Kenneth O’Connell will present an informative and entertaining slide lecture on a brief history of the University of Oregon Department of Art at 5:30 p.m.

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