Alumni Profiles

The College of Design is proud of the many achievements and contributions of our alumni worldwide. To commemorate our 2014 centennial, we collected 100 stories about alumni from all the decades. These are a few of our alumni from the School of Art + Design. 

Collin Lafayette

Collin Lafayette 2015

Product Design alumnus hits ground rolling at Arcimoto
bachelor of science '15

Product Design

Ryan Lynch

Ryan Lynch 2012

Product design graduate crafting car of the future at Tesla
bachelor of science ’12

PD

Aleks Magi

Aleks Magi 2012

UO alumni travels world for Intel design research
bachelor of fine arts ’12

Product Design

Robin Hubbard

Robin Hubbard 2011

UO alumnus works for top design consultancy
bachelor of fine arts ’11

PD

Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly 2011

Early Product Design Program alumnus credits serendipity
bachelor of fine arts '11

PD

Annah Kessler

Annah Kessler 2011

Animation, illustration, storytelling just part of artist’s repertoire
master of fine arts ’10

Art

Jenny Kroik

Jenny Kroik 2010

Animation, illustration, storytelling just part of artist’s repertoire
master of fine arts ’10

Art

Erin Gardner jewelry

Erin Gardner and Meg Drinkwater 2007

The Opulent Project redefines luxury with discarded materials
Erin Gardner, bachelor of fine arts '07
Meg Drinkwater, bachelor of fine arts ’07

Art

Maki Hajikano artwork

Maki Hajikano 1997

UO sculpture alumnae recipient of Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant
master of fine arts '97

Art

David J. Taylor

David J. Taylor 1994

Photographs issues behind U.S.-Mexico border
master of fine arts '94

Art

Stephani Stephenson

Stephani Stephenson 1989

Clay, architecture, and sculpture meld at Revival Tileworks
master of fine arts '89

Art

James Pepper Henry

James Pepper Henry 1988

CEO of Heard Museum shares his experience in museum curation, administration
bachelor of arts, 1988

Art

Thomas Jayne

Thomas Jayne 1982

Art history degree serves well for design career with focus on American Decoration
bachelor of art  ’82

Art

Lin Cook

Lin Cook 1980

Advocate for public art, supporting local artists
bachelor of fine arts '80

Art

Joe Hutshing

Joe Hutshing 1980

Oscar-winning film editor began with ‘zero experience’
Lawrence Medal '09
bachelor of science '80

Art

Steve Sandstrom

Steve Sandstrom 1978

‘Duck Soup’ was debut for award-winning design career
bachelor of fine arts ’78

Art

Brad Miller and Mollie Favour

Brad Miller and Mollie Favour 1977 & '79

Miller and Favour shape a life of art, meaning
Brad Miller, master of fine arts ’77
Mollie Favour, master of fine arts ’79

Art

Bill Mueller sculpture

Bill Mueller 1974

Sculptor creates public art
bachelor of fine arts '74

Art

Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh 1972

Vietnam tour, travel in Asia influenced Walsh’s socially conscious art
bachelor of fine arts ‘72

Art

Kaz Aizawa

Kaz Aizawa 1970s

Emmy winner lauds UO for ‘wondrous’ time

Art

Robert Gamblin

Robert Gamblin 1970

Need to repair a van Gogh? Gamblin makes the paint
Lawrence Medal ‘14, bachelor of science ’70

Art

(Melvin) Jay Lindsay

(Melvin) Jay Lindsay 1966

Jay Lindsay helped complete da Vinci’s 500-year-old dream
bachelor of science ’66

Art

George D. Green

George D. Green 1965

Master of illusion George Green 
bachelor of science ’65

Art

Nelson Sandgren

Nelson Sandgren 1942 and '48

Nature, stone lithography, elemental to Nelson Sandgren’s art
bachelor of arts ’42, master of fine arts ‘48

Art

Constance Fowler

Constance Fowler 1940

A champion of Northwest Regionalism in painting, printmaking
master of fine arts ’40

Art

Gordon Gilkey

Gordon Gilkey 1936

Master printmaker, Gilkey’s legacy had international reach
Lawrence Medal '00, master of fine arts '36

Art