University of Oregon

School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Special Events

A&AA 100th Anniversary

 

 

Events


January 21, 2015

100 Years of Art Faculty and Art Students in A&AA

Ken O'Connell 

5:30 p.m.
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
1430 Johnson Lane
Eugene

Ken O'Connell, professor emeritus of art, will present some of the highlights from 100 years with examples of art by the teachers as well as students that studied closely with them. These teachers at Oregon changed people's lives. Students went on to become artists, designers, filmmakers, and teachers themselves. Most felt their time at UO was a Golden Era. They also experienced such visiting artists and designers as Robert Motherwell, Joseph Albers, R. Buckminster Fuller, Judy Chicago, Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Bock (Frank Lloyd Wright's sculptor), Kazutaki Uchida, Harry Davis, Toshiko Takeazu, and many more. O'Connell will have several books on hand about a number of the UO faculty and students for purchase and further study. People are invited to bring references to their time as students at the UO to share. For more information contact, 541-346-3027.

Presented by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon


February 6, 2015

Mapping Rome: Portraits of a City

James Tice
University of Oregon Presidential Research Lecture

5:00 p.m.
177 Lawrence Hall
1190 Franklin Blvd.
Eugene, OR

Watch a video of the lecture at:
media.uoregon.edu/channel/2015/01/15/presidential-research-lecture-by-james-tice-mapping-rome/

Reception follows

James Tice - Map of RomeJames Tice - Map of Rome

James Tice co-created the Interactive Nolli Map of Rome more than ten years ago as a resource for students and scholars. The website and related research has since mushroomed into an international phenomenon that now features the city’s cartography from antiquity to the present. Tice will share his passion for one of the world’s great cities through a series of magnificent cartographic portraits.

He received the university’s highest research honor, the Presidential Research Award in 2013. Tice is a professor of architecture at the University of Oregon.

An accompanying exhibition will be held in the Wallace and Grace Hayden Gallery, 120 Lawrence Hall, from February 3 to 20, 2015.

Presented by the UO Vice President for Research and Innovation.


Saturday, March 7, 2015

100 Years of UO Art Faculty

Lecture by Ken O'Connell, professor emeritus

100 Years of AAA Faculty4:00 p.m.
White Stag Block event room
University of Oregon in Portland
70 NW Couch Street

Kenneth O'Connell, professor emeritus of art, will present some of the highlights from 100 years with examples of art by the teachers as well as students that studied closely with them. People are invited to bring references to their time as students at the UO to share.

For more information contact, 541-346-3610 or 503-412-3718 or check out the calendar event page.

Presented by the Department of Art, University of Oregon


Saturday, March 7, 2015

With an exhibit at the White Box from March 5 through April 25:

Unfiltered Kilter: Carl Diehl, Heidi Schwegler, Cara Tomlinson - UO Department of Art MFA Alumni Exhibition

Unfiltered Kilter5:00 p.m.
Artist Talk and Conversation with Carla Bengtson, department head
Carl Diehl, MFA ’07, Heidi Schwegler, MFA ’98, and Cara Tomlinson, MFA ‘93

5:30-7:00 p.m.
Reception follows in White Box

White Stag Block event room
University of Oregon in Portland
70 NW Couch Street

For more information contact, 503-412-3718.

Presented by the Department of Art, University of Oregon and White Box, University of Oregon in Portland

 

 

Exhibitions


On exhibit at the White Box from March 5 through April 25:

Unfiltered Kilter: Carl Diehl, Heidi Schwegler, Cara Tomlinson - UO Department of Art MFA Alumni Exhibition

In Unfiltered Kilter, a cohort of University of Oregon alumni seek to trouble their habitual practice as artists, jostling firm solutions in hopes of uncovering overlooked possibilities. This endeavor is signaled with the use of the fossilized term, “kilter,” which, by definition, conveys a state of order, alignment, and proper functioning. Most commonly, however, the word is used in idiomatic reference to its own “offness;” it is this implied interval of wayward movement which the artists have embraced.

Carl Diehl, Heidi Schwegler, and Cara Tomlinson have unsettled their own established terms of production in an effort to revitalize the interim between balance and its undoing. “Unfiltered” not only connotes a particular cigarette and cloudy pint, but those generative moments in the studio free from constraint, when material is pushed beyond intention. In the production of the works for this exhibit the artists and their materials collude and collide, assured that any unexpected aesthetics will be a sign of good working order.

White Box
24 NW 1st Ave, Portland, Oregon 97209 
503-412-3689 
whitebox.uoregon.edu
Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00- 6:00 p.m. 


October 28, 2014 to January 25, 2015

From the Ground Up: Gordon Gilkey’s University of Oregon Library Construction Series

Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery

From the Ground Up honors the Department of Art’s first Master of Fine Arts recipient, Gordon Gilkey ’36. For his thesis project, Gilkey secured funding from the Works Progress Administration to document the construction of the University of Oregon’s new library, designed by campus architect and Dean of AAA Ellis Lawrence (American, 1879-1946), who also designed this museum.

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October 28, 2014 to January 25, 2015

David McCosh’s Eugene

Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery

David McCosh arrived in Eugene in 1934 as a new faculty member in the Department of Art. Inspired by the rugged environment of his new home, he began to pursue a method of painting based purely on direct observation of nature.

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October 28, 2014 to February 01, 2015

McCosh In Europe

Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery

McCosh in Europe features works he made in the late 1920s, while traveling in England, France, Ireland, and Italy on a scholarship from the Art Institute of Chicago. The exhibition also features works created during his sabbatical from the UO in the late 1950s, when he returned to many of these places as well as Spain.

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