Art, Design & Literature

Winter 2023

Eye for Architecture

Prize-winning photography became a second calling for Michael Wilkes, a College of Design alumnus and devoted Duck

Mat Johnson illustration
Winter 2023

Mat Johnson Gains Visibility with Invisible Things

With his latest novel, the UO faculty member is getting critical notice while inspiring his creative writing students

Ben Saunders gestures at a a life-sized Spider-Man figure at a museum exhibit
Autumn 2022

Beyond Amazing: Learning from 60 Years of Spider-Man

Professor of English Ben Saunders curates a 2022 exhibition at San Diego's Comic-Con Museum

Spring 2022

Mystery Canvas Ties Famed Painter to UO Days

Physics professor and art expert Richard Taylor recounts the story of "a true great of American art" who taught briefly at the UO

Spring 2022

Hannah Thomas Steps Up to Lead New Dance Degree

New dance faculty member says program will emphasize both Eurocentric and African dance forms

Winter 2022

Nathan Harris and “The Sweetness of Water”

With a nudge from his creative writing professor, Nathan Harris authors a first novel of critical acclaim before turning 30