School of Art + Design News

March 11, 2015
Artist-in-Residence, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver BC
March 1, 2015
Carmen Papalia calls himself a non-visual learner, and recently chose to ditch his white cane in favor of a marching band. Read about it here
February 26, 2015
The A+D printmaking studio in Neuberger Hall recently opened their doors to the public for a viewing of beautiful original prints by printmaking students and faculty. After the event, the multiple prints were assembled into individual print collections, one for each printmaker and several to be used by the College of the Arts for rewards and promotion.
February 24, 2015
Congratulations to Art History Professor Anne McClanan, winner of the Artstor Digital Humanities Award for her project Medieval Portland. More Information
December 15, 2014
The School of Art + Design is proud to announce that Art History Professor Jesse Locker's brand new book, Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting, is now available for purchase.
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 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
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
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 Massih Foundation.