School of Art + Design News

December 15, 2014
Art History Professor Jesse Locker's new book, Artenisia Gentileschi, The Language of Painting, will be available in February 2015! Check it out: Yale University PressFacebookTwitter
December 11, 2014
Public debate on the relationship between social practice and art institutions
November 27, 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 31, 2014
A+D Scholarships 2015–16Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2015A + D Scholarships Facebook Page Eligibility
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 22, 2014
Portland State University Art and Social Practice MFA  Program announces the Art and Social Practice Reference Points book series December 1, 2014 http://www.psusocialpractice.org/reference-points/
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.
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 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.