A+D Students in the News

Katie Asher and Ariana Jacob, PSU MFA Alumni
2013 Precipice Grants (from the Warhol Foundation via PICA)
2013 Precipice Grant

Katherine Ball, PSU Art & Social Practice MFA 2012, was recently awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Denmark.

J. Sadie Burchett, Graphic Design sophomore
Developed "Discover Your Neighborhood, Create Your Neighborhood" campaign for SE Uplift (under the direction of adjunct faculty Juliana Johnson and Kate Giambrone).

Margaret Carol Carter, Student
First Place Oregon State Fair 2013

Erin Charpentier, Social Practice MFA student
2014 Precipice Grant

Reed Clarke, Student
RiverSea Gallery Astoria, juried by Nicole Rawlings

Perry Doane, Studio MFA student, and Evan LaLonde, MFA alum (2011)
Group exhibition, "Untitled (Collage with Squares Arranged According to the Laws of Chance)," Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland, Oregon, February 14-March 30, 2014
Fourteen30 Contemporary

Kaila Farrell-Smith, Studio MFA 2014, was positively reviewed in Willamette Week for her painting, It's an Old NDN Trick, part of the Recent Graduates exhibition at Blackfish Gallery.
Blackfish Gallery
2014 Precipice Grant

Neil Fitzgerald, Art History alum (2010), has been accepted into the M.P.S. in Design Management Program at Pratt Institute in New York.

FRESH graduate showcase
PSU Graphic Design's  FRESH graduate showcase was recently reviewed in The Portland Egotist.
PSU Turns Out a FRESH Set of Graduates

Zachary Gough, Art + Social Practice MFA (second-year student)
BOURDIEUX, Melbourne, Australia, February 2014
Spectres of Evaluation Conference
2014 Precipice Grant

Eliza Gregory, Art + Social Practice MFA (third-year student)
Selected participant, Creative Capital Strategic Planning Workshop, Southern Exposure
Creative Capital

Sam Guerrero, Studio MFA alum
Exhibition "Objects May be Whiter than they Appear," Stevenson Union Gallery, Southern Oregon State University, Ashland, Oregon,  January 27-February 28, 2014

Grace Hwang, Art + Social Practice MFA
Artist in Residence, Alembic Resident, Performance Works NW, Portland, OR,  February-September 2014
Performance Works NW
2014 Precipice Grant

Maggie Heath, BFA student
2014 Precipice Grant

Morgan Kelly, Art History student, was awarded the 2014 Kamelia Massih Outstanding Student Prize in the Arts.
Art history student and professor win Portland State's Kamelia Massih arts prize

Evan LaLonde, PSU MFA alum, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2015 Brink Award.

Julie Lesseg, Graphic Design senior, received top honors at the National AIGA Educator's Conference for her Senior Thesis project: SHOUT, and won a free trip to the national AIGA conference, September 2014.

Lea Loo, PSU Graphic Design graduate and head of Friends of Graphic Design, was interviewed for a video on the PSU homepage.

Kelli MacConnell, Art Practices student
Group Exhibition, Rhythm in Brush, Rhythm in Line, Rhythm in Stone
Jacobs Gallery, Hult Center, Eugene OR, March 21-May 3, 2014
Group Exhibition, 88 Strong
The Goodfoot, 2845 SE Stark, Portland OR, April 24-May 27, 2014

Betty Marin, Social Practice MFA
Artist Marin Offers Tribute to Pineros

Jillian Martin, Art History Major
PSU McNair Scholar

Heather McCambly, Alumna
Becoming a Scholar

Mark Menjivar, Social Practice MFA Alumnus, publication
What Does the Inside of Your Fridge Say About You?
Mark Menjivar
is introducing Social Practice to the Foundations Program at Texas State University as a full-time tenure track professor.

Pam Minty, Studio MFA student
Princess Grace Foundation honorarium, 2014
Princess Grace Foundation Awards Winners
More about the Princess Grace Foundation

Carrie Ann Miyamato, Student 
Cascade Print Exchange 2014

Travis Neel, Social Practice MFA student
2014 Precipice Grant

Kayleigh Nelson, BFA 2014

2014 Precipice Grant

Tim Nickodenus, Art Practices graduate
Exhibition "I Walked in Particular Weather," FRISE Kunstlerhaus, Hamburg, Germany, January 2014.

Nick Norman, 2013 Art Practices graduate
Artist in Residence at Caldera, 2014
CALDERA 2014 Artists in Residence

Mary Pacios
Featured in videos by George Kuchar at Yale Union (YU), Portland, Oregon

Carmen Papalia, Social Practice MFA graduate
Artist-in-Residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Gallery Talk, Free Walks & Tours
Wynn Newhouse Award, January, 2014
Wynn Newhouse Award
Visual Activism Symposium, March 2014
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Grand Central Art Center Creative Residency, Fall 2014
Grand Central Art Center
The Touchy Subject, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, November 2013
For Your Ears Only, Museum of Modern Art, November 2013
Museum of Modern Art
Nothing About Us Without Us, Gallery Gachet, December 2013
Gallery Gachet
Artifacts of a Life Lived for the Living (to live) exhibition, Craft and Folk Art Museum, LA, December 2013
KCRW - Carmen Papalia and the Art of Walking Blind
Long Time No See (solo exhibition), CUE Foundation, September 2013
Blind Field Shuttle performance, High Line, September of 2013.
Blind Field Shuffle Walking Tour
Mobility Device performance, Grand Central Art Center, June 2013.
Mobility Device
See for Yourself, Whitney Museum of American Art, June 2013
Whitney Museum of American Art
On Walking Conference, University of Sunderland (UK), July 2013.
On Walking Conference
A New Model for Access in the Museum, Disability Studies Quarterly, June 2013.
Disability Studies Quarterly
Stay Solid: a Radical Handbook for Youth, February 2013.
AK Press

Ralph Pugay, MFA 2007, awarded Seattle Art Museum's prestigious Betty Bowen award, September 2014.
Seattle Art Museum awards $15,000 to Portland artist Ralph Pugay

Beate Scheller, Alumnus 
Lessedra Artist in Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria

Olivia Serrill, Graphic Design senior, received top honors and a Liquid Agency scholarship at the National AIGA Eductor's Conference, September 2014.

Shine a Light 2013, featured on OPB in March 2014:
Shine a Light on OPB

Travis Souza, Art + Social Practice MFA (third-year student)
Artist in Residence (AIR), Southern Arizona, March 2014
Signal Fire

Sharita Towne, MFA Social Practice candidate, was recently awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Brazil
2014 Precipice Grant

Patricia Vazquez, Art + Social Practice MFA (third-year student)
Artist in Residence (AIR), Southern Arizona, March 2014
Signal Fire
2014 Precipice Grant

Lexa Walsh, MFA Alumna
Fever Songs, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2014
Walker Art Center
Artist Fellow, deYoung Museum, San Francisco, CA 2014
deYoung Museum
Community Artist in Residence, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL, 2013
Atlantic Center for the Arts