School of Art + Design News

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
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 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.