Sculptor Devin Laurence Field, whose public art has been installed in Sweden, China, and South Korea, recently completed his seventh installation in the City of Springfield.
Two UO professors are helping to organize an inaugural gathering to develop a healthy-building certification process similar to LEED, which advocates for green-building programs. Architecture Associate Professor Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg and biology Professor Jessica Green are working on the 2017 Health and Energy Consortium, which hopes to strike a balance between the greenest and healthiest technologies.
Eden Powell won’t forget seeing “real spaces where people create in the New York art world,” which she experienced last March on a field trip with her “Spring Break in New York” ART 408 class. The visit included a stop at SculptureCenter, which exposed the students to “a really current, cutting edge art scene [in] a multidimensional and dynamic space,” said Powell, an undergraduate art student.
Nominations are due Monday, November 14, to nominate an individual, organization, company, or agency for the 2017 George McMath Historic Preservation Award. The honor is presented annually by the University of Oregon for exceptional work in historic preservation, in particular for innovations, impact, quality, and high standards of practice.
The first of three UO art faculty exhibitions at White Box in Portland offers collages, paper wall-relief works, cardboard sculptures, silkscreen prints, and a three-minute film by UO Assistant Professor Christopher Michlig. The show runs November 3–December 10.