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November 20, 2014
Social Practice MFA students recently took a trip to LA, San Diego and Joshua Tree. Here they are at Joshua Tree, doing an exercise in the desert at Andrea Zittel's A-Z West Wagon Station Encampment.
October 23, 2014
PSU art history alum Karl Davis (BA 2003), who went on to complete his MA at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, has been appointed director of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Reservation in Eastern Oregon.
October 9, 2014
Studio MFA Holly Andres was thrilled to be invited to shoot the cover story for the recent premiere issue of The California Sunday Magazine, 'The Last Medium,' a riveting story about the new virtual reality in Hollywood by Carina Cocano. California Sunday is a new and exciting publication delivered with select Sunday copies of the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Sacramento Bee. Check out her work!
October 8, 2014
BFA student Maggie Heath receives Honorable Mention in International Sculpture Center's 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Program. Nominated by Professor Erik Geschke. Image: Maggie Heath, Systems of String and Wire at Rest, 2014   Chicken wire, fabric and plywood, 25" H x 48" W x 48" D
October 8, 2014
Congratulations to Art & Social Practice MFA Carmen Papalia, winner of the 2014 Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary! Set up in memory of sculptor Adam Reynolds, this award provides Carmen with an opportunity to engage in a three month residency at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
October 6, 2014
Ralph Pugay, A+D Studio MFA 2010, has been awarded Seattle Art Museum's prestigous Betty Bowen Award! Seattle Art Museum awards $15,000 to Portland artist Ralph Pugay Seattle Art Museum Announces Winner of Betty Bowen Award Ralph Pugay Artist Website
October 6, 2014
The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize has been awarded to three Studio MFA students in the School of Art + Design! Congratulations to Jea Alford (1st place), Katie Holden (2nd place), and Pam Minty (3rd place) for their outstanding submissions.
September 26, 2014
Pictured: Margarette Leite (Photo by Sam Tenney/Courtesy of Daily Journal of Commerce) From produce box to insulation Author: Inka Bajandas, Daily Journal of Commerce Published: September 24, 2014 3:14 pm
September 8, 2014
Above: Parque Guell, Barcelona (Antoni Gaudi) Seven undergraduates and eight graduate students in the Portland State University School of Architecture are currently  sketching their way through Barcelona and Girona on a three-week architectural adventure. Professor Rudy Barton has sent us a few photographic updates, below. "We've covered architectural ground from Roman ruins to Gothic Cathedrals to Gaudi masterpieces to the avant-garde," reported Rudy, as the group was preparing to depart from Barcelona and head to their next destination, Girona.
September 5, 2014
Professor Amy Borden to discuss trash cinema aesthetics, silent film posters, and art nouveau.
September 2, 2014
New classes added to the fall schedule for film.
August 27, 2014
USA Today: 'Parklets' popping up in cities nationwide thanks to student creativity, innovation Author: Kyle Plantz, USA Today College Edition Published August 25, 2014 Read the original story here.  About 20 food carts parked on the sidewalk of Fourth Avenue near Portland State University in Oregon attracts hundreds of hungry people from campus and downtown each day during lunch time.
August 25, 2014
The following article appeared in SeattlePi.com on August 20, 2014. Read the original article here.  New portable classrooms aim to be good places to learn By Aubrey Cohen, Seattlepi.com staff. Published 11:07 pm, Wednesday, August 20, 2014
August 20, 2014
In this interview for Pencil Vs. Pixel, graphic design faculty Kate Bingaman-Burt gives us career advice, examples of times when she experienced failure, and why it’s okay to say no. She shows us the power of repetition and tells us why it is important to be sincere. Kate is an educator, designer, and illustrator living and working in Portland Oregon.
July 30, 2014
This year’s Pickathon music festival, August 1-3 at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Ore., will feature a brand-new performance venue, designed and built by students and faculty in Portland State University’s School of Architecture. Pickathon draws 3,500 campers each year for a weekend of music by both well-known and emerging performers in a pastoral setting.
July 23, 2014
Congratulations to art history professor Sue Taylor and art history senior Morgan Kelly, recipients of the 2014 Kamelia Massih Outstanding Faculty and Student Prizes in the Arts. The Kamelia Massih Endowment for the Arts was established upon the passing of former PSU student Kamelia Massih on May 19, 2010 with memorial gifts from friends, family and colleagues, as well as by a donation from Massih’s brother, PSU alumnus Fariborz Maseeh through his Massiah Foundation.
July 21, 2014
An architectural study abroad experience in Barcelona, Madrid & Girona
July 2, 2014
Objects Made is a traveling exhibition of works created by designers, from colorful and screenprinted ceramic tile and gorgeously textured ceramic bowls to walnut stacking chairs and woven textiles, making its way across the country with a planned stop in Portland in fall 2014.
July 2, 2014
We are proud to announce that PSU’s Center for Public Interest Design received the Campus Innovation award at the Elevating Impact Summit. Held this year at the Gerding Theater on June 20, 2014, this annual event focuses on leadership and entrepreneurship in the area of social innovation, and the Impact Awards highlight the achievements of the creative individuals and organizations who are making social and environmental change in the region and the world.

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