College of Design News

Pacific Northwest Painter Morris Graves is celebrated with a new book, exhibitions and events

A weekend of Morris Graves programming in conjunction with the publication of “Morris Graves: Selected Letters” takes place April 5 – 6, 2013.

Michlig curates Colby poster show

Artist and UO Assistant Professor Christopher Michlig co-curated the exhibition "In the Good Name of the Company", at For Your Art in Los Angeles through March 23.

HOPES conference April 4-6

Speakers at this year’s annual Holistic Options for Planet Earth Sustainability (HOPES) conference April 4-6 include TED speaker and author Carolyn Steel, Nike, Inc.’s

BPA chief credits UO training

Stephen Wright, MS '81 Public Affairs, never expected while a graduate student in the School for Community Service and Public Affairs (later PPPM) that he would become CEO of a $3 billion annual revenue organization.

Students, museum collaborate on exhibition, symposium

An exhibition at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and a May symposium on German Expressionist works are helping to support art history courses this winter and spring taught by professors Sherwin Simmons and Joyce Cheng, as well as a May symposium.

Preservation award honors Hawkins

For Portland architect William (Bill) Hawkins III, preservation has been a career-long pursuit reaching back to when his great uncle met John Muir on a hike at Yosemite National Park.

Wells Fargo and UO: Eleven years of giving back

This is the 11th year that Wells Fargo has teamed up with University of Oregon students to provide funding to one or more Lane County community organizations – a collaboration that has resulted in a total of $55,000 in grants to local nonprofits.

A&AA Career Symposium set for April 11 in Portland

The 10th annual University of Oregon School of Architecture and Allied Arts Career Symposium will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 11 at the Left Bank Annex, 101 N. Weidler Street, in Portland. The deadline to register as a professional mentor is March 15.

Faste receives Opportunity Grant for solo exhibitions

Product Design Program Assistant Professor Trygve Faste is recipient of a 2013 Oregon Arts Commission (OAC) Opportunity Grant to help support travel to and shipping costs for two solo exhibitions.

Mondloch co-convener of Clark Colloquium on art history

Kate Mondloch, associate professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at UO, is co-convener of the Clark Colloquium: “Art History and Materiality” March 15-16 at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Interdisciplinary teams benefit from intense design competition

Five student teams from the University of Oregon competed in the 2013 Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Gerald D.

Salter creates huge robots for exhibit in Colorado gallery

A gigantic Styrofoam robot has commandeered a Colorado art gallery through March, thanks to Oregon artist and educator Michael Salter.

Wojick work to show at Portland gallery

Amanda Wojick usually creates art that is “intentionally fragile” using ordinary materials such as paint chips, linoleum flooring, Band-Aids, polystyrene, and different kinds of paper to create small and large abstract sculptures and drawings.

Croatia Field School accepting applications through March 1

Applications to the University of Oregon’s 2013 Croatia Conservation Field School are being accepted through March 1 for the program on Croatia's central Dalmatian Coast June 21-July 19.