School of Art + Design News
Two Sports Product Design students were chosen to attend a prestigious masterclass in Germany.
For this art student and alpine skier, life is looking up as she competes in her second Olympics!
School of Art + Design faculty members David Rueter and Marissa Benedict have film featured at 2018 Biennale Architettura, the prestigious cultural exhibition in Venice.
Kodi Whitfield, a graduate student in the School of Art + Design’s Sports Product Design program, was one of five student, faculty, and alumni presenters at the University of Oregon’s inaugural “Wings Presidential Speaker Series” at the University of Oregon in Portland.
Former Stanford football player Kodi Whitfield now tackles innovation in the School of Art + Design's sports product design program.
Product Design students work with TriMet’s lead architect, project planners, and marketing department to make traveling along the Southwest Corridor in Portland more user-friendly.
College of Design students joined professionals from a wide range of creative practices to learn about careers in design and how to navigate from academics to professional practice.
UO product design professors and alumni are mentoring middle- and high-school students in a hands-on after school design program at the UO’s Innovation Hub in downtown Eugene.
Jan Verwoert will offer public presentations in November and visit 15-20 Oregon artists in their studios. Based in Europe, he’s the first international visitor to join in Connective Conversations. The program is a partnership between The Ford Family Foundation, the University of Oregon, and four other academic institutions that brings professional critics and curators to the Northwest for one-on-one studio visits and community conversations.
Thanks to two instructors in the School of Art + Design and the School of Music and Dance, you can see and hear the carbon footprint of a tweet or a Google post in real time—and visualize how much energy it takes. John Park and Jon Bellona’s #CarbonFeed sound and art installation was featured recently at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Help celebrate the new College of Design and kick off the academic year at a launch party in the Lawrence Hall Courtyard and the Hayden and Krause galleries on October 6, 1-3 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and free College of Design T-shirts will be available to the first 100 students.
In 2018, Art and Product Design faculty are getting new research studios—in downtown Eugene. The move will create “a kind of think tank for art and design,” said Laura Vandenburgh, head of the School of Art + Design.
Incoming College of Design students will each receive an individually designed drinking vessel made by fellow students and presented at orientation.
Two temporary pop-up retail shops in downtown Eugene are showcasing designs by UO Department of Product Design students. "People will see what the students have been working on and the kinds of ideas that we work with," instructor Tom Bonamici told KVAL news.
Two designs by UO teams were among the Top Ten products and installations at WantedDesign 2017 in New York as selected by Dezeen.