Digital Arts Program Winter Reviews 2016 with Professor Craig Hickman
Students in the fifth year BFA program of the Portland Digital Arts Program showcased their work during the winter term 2016 final reviews. Students learn to discuss their work and their practice and to gain and accept feedback from their peers and the arts community. Final reviews are an opportunity to connect with the professional community and to converse about their work before the students complete their projects and install their final work in the year-end exhibition at the UO White Box in June.
MFA thesis exhibition opens May 6 in Portland, showcases work by UO Department of Art graduate students
The 2016 UO Art MFA Thesis Exhibition opens Friday, May 6, at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, with a reception from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition, which runs through May 29, showcases work by eight MFA candidates in the Department of Art at UO.
Visiting artists Mollie Favour and Brad Miller in Eugene April 28 to review global careers
A free public lecture by artists Mollie Favour and Brad Miller, graduates of the UO Department of Art who’ve gone on to international careers, will take place at noon, April 28, in Lawrence Hall Room 177. Favour designed the curtain in the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall.
MacArthur Genius Fellow Rick Lowe to discuss art and social engagement in underserved communities
Rick Lowe, a 2014 MacArthur Foundation Genius, will speak on “Art and the Social Context” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 2, in Lawrence Hall 177. Lowe is known for Project Row Houses, which provide low-income neighborhoods with a vibrant, cultural hub.
A&AA partners with two Portland colleges to give Oregon artists more access to curators, critics
The UO School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the Ford Family foundation have added two new partners to a program that gives more Oregon artists access to visiting curators and art critics. The Oregon College of Art and Craft and the Douglas F.
Artists join volunteers at ‘edit-a-thon’ to change how women are represented in Wikipedia
Students, faculty members, and others join A&AA librarians and professors during the Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon on campus recently. The goal was to create and expand the visibility of women artists on Wikipedia, where 90 percent of editors are male.
UO art faculty in Portland Biennial
Eight UO Department of Art faculty members are among thirty-four artists and artist teams selected from more than 400 submissions around the state for Disjecta Contemporary Art Center’s prestigious Portland2016 Biennial exhibition.
White Box exhibiting MFA students’ work
The 2016 UO Art MFA 2nd Year Exhibition, featuring the work of second-year MFA students in the UO Department of Art, will continue at White Box gallery in downtown Portland through January 30. The exhibition shows the wide range of offerings in the UO’s art program, including collage, video, ceramics, drawing, sculptural bricolage, puppetry, and painting.
Professors’ project in designboom Top 10
A ceramic product line designed by Product Design Program Assistant Professor Trygve Faste and Department of Art Instructor Jessica Swanson is featured in designboom’s Top 10 Reader Submissions of 2015 in the product design category. Their project, Intertidal Deployment Object Series 2, is a collection of ceramic products adorned with barnacles.
Acclaimed artist Martha Rosler to lead Fowler Lecture
Acclaimed performance artist, theorist and educator Martha Rosler will visit the University of Oregon to offer a lecture ‘In the Place of the Public: Where Art Resides in Contemporary Society’ for this year’s George and Matilda Fowler Lecture on Jan. 21. Rosler’s work has spanned photomontage, photography, video, art installation, as well as art criticisms.