University of Oregon

Arts and Administration Program


Digital art festival to transform downtown

(sub)Urban Projections is a project by UO students in partnership with the City of Eugene.-- A digital art festival will project artists’ work from around the world onto the walls of downtown Eugene in November, with streets and alleyways featuring contemporary digital art projections in a new concept that expands the possibilities of public art.

ChinaVine field school compares cultures, artistic practices

Sam Gerke came away from his field school experience in China this summer with this wisdom: “I believe that there is no better way to understand our own culture or creations than by learning how others in foreign countries understand them.”

ChinaVine student group

Front porch project opens door to intern’s career goal of restoration carpentry

Being surrounded by four walls in front of a desk isn’t Holly Borth’s idea of a fabulous day. But watch her chisel a mortise or chamfer a post, and she’s in her element.

Teen’s connection to cultural traditions benefits Oregon Folklife Network

Kati Dawalt was born in Bend, attended a Japanese immersion elementary school and graduated from North Eugene High School. Yet when asked where she considers home, she immediately says “Warm Springs.”

Kati Dawalt

Helen De Michiel Teaches Course in Participatory Media & Social Practice in the Arts Administration Program

When Helen De Michiel first visited the University of Oregon in 2010 as a visiting scholar associated with the Arts and Administration Program (AAD) and the Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy (CCACP), she was energized by students’ engagement with ideas and problems that the digital frontier is opening up for the next generation of artists and arts leaders. 

Helen De Michiel