School of Art + Design News
Director and Associate Professor of Sports Product Design Susan Sokolowski spent nearly 20 years working for a major sports manufacturer on innovative products, for events like the World Cup and the Champions League Final.
Jeff Reingold and his wife Francine gave a gift and helped to launch an initiative to give aspiring artists the business tools and skills they need to be successful artists.
Dean of the College of Design, Christoph Lindner announced the College’s new Dean’s Fellow for Diversity.
The College of Design celebrates its more than 600 graduates and first commencement ceremony under its new name.
For the past 10 weeks, 14 senior undergraduate product design students have been busy at various studios on campus and around town, sawing, designing, building, hammering, constructing, molding, and sewing in preparation for this one special event where at the end of the night, patrons get to take home their individual place settings as mementos of the occasion.
The School of Art + Design’s annual senior art show, featuring the work of nearly 80 students, takes place in Lawrence Hall on the UO campus beginning June 11 with an opening reception from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., continuing through Commencement Day, June 18.
As sports product designers, UO students Natasha Anand, Drew McGrath, and Nick Cantrell jumped at the opportunity to work with Paralympian Ann Yoshida and to help others gain access to the amazing physical and emotional benefits of surfing.
Wilson W. Smith III is being recognized with the Lawrence Medal and will be the speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony in June.
The University of Oregon has promoted six College of Design faculty members for 2017–18. The promotion and tenure process involves rigorous review, so receiving them reflects significant achievements.
In what could be called an art exhibit triptych, Amanda Wojick, associate professor and coordinator of the sculpture program at the School of Art + Design at the University of Oregon, has pieces on display in three states this month—New York, Illinois, and Oregon.
Kiersten Muenchinger, associate professor and head of the Department of Product Design in the School of Art + Design, and her cross-campus UO team have been awarded VentureWell’s 2018 Sustainable Practice Impact Award for achievements in sustainability education.
This week, 17 seniors in the School of Art + Design’s Product Design program are displaying their work at Salone del Mobile Milano in Italy.
Come join the party to recognize this milestone and experience first-hand what UO students in Portland are working on.
When Raevyn Rogers graduates in June, she will be an emerging track superstar with degrees in Art and Spanish. She says that art’s appeal to her isn’t just in the creativity and peace it offers her but that art critics and track fans have a lot in common.