University of Oregon

Arts and Administration Program


Alumna Emily Saunders Awarded AFTA Scholarship

Emily Saunders, [AAD 2012] was recently recognized by Americans for the Arts, for her work with Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines. Emily was awarded the, “Serving Underserved Communities Full-Ride Scholarship, ” which covers the cost of attending the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention, happening in Nashville, TN in mid-June.

Alumni Profile - Jaime Galli

As the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager for the oldest running film festival in the United States, Jaime Galli (AAD 2011), applies the skills she learned in Eric Schiff's arts administration focused design courses on a daily basis.

Blandy wins lifetime achievement award

The National Art Education Association has awarded Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Doug Blandy the 2014 Beverly Levett Gerber Special Needs Lifetime Achievement Award. Blandy also serves as a professor and adviser in the Arts and Administration Program. The award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes an NAEA member whose exemplary lifetime career has made a unique and lasting impact on art education’s important role in the lives of people with special needs.

Doug Blandy

Adrenaline Film Project spurs creativity

When the timer starts at 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, participants in the Adrenaline Film Project (AFP) will have already missed their chance to rest for the next three days. The project is a competition for the Cinema Pacific Film Festival, April 23-27, based at the University of Oregon. March 7 was the deadline for AFP applicants to have submitted a short reel of their previous work. Participants selected for the competition will have exactly 72 hours to pitch, write, film, produce, and edit a five-minute short film.

film project

Alumni Profile - Saly Lee

Saly Lee, AAD Alumna, Museum Studies 2005