Artist Gage Hamilton has been painting the town, literally, since his graduation from the Digital Arts Program at the UO in Portland in 2012. Hamilton is the organizer of a public art project, Forest For The Trees (FFTT), a nonprofit public mural project to promote public visual expression, collaboration, and community engagement with contemporary art and the creative process.
Marcus Harvey, digital arts ’12, has developed a new “vintage athletic inspired” product line called Portland Gear. With the aim of representing “the new creative culture of Portland,” Portland Gear is already being sold in forty states and nine countries.
Colin Ives, associate professor of digital arts, has been awarded a 2015 Faculty Research Award from the UO Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation for his creative work, research, and contribution to the field of digital arts. The peer-reviewed award, which honors past excellence and funds future projects, is given to a select group of professors working at the top of their fields.
The Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) will hold a three-day conference April 12-14 for university representatives, city officials, and organizational partners who are interested in adopting and adapting the Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) model to their home institutions and community contexts.
Associate Professor Mark L. Gillem, PhD, FAIA, AICP, recently received national-level design awards for the Sustainability Component Plan at the U.S. Army's Schofield Barracks in Hawaii from the National Association of Environmental Professionals and from the American Planning Association's Federal Planning Division (Outstanding Sustainable Planning Initiative category).