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Make art. Make a difference.


At EOU we cultivate global citizens and creative problem solvers through immersive study of the diverse histories and practices of art.

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“This is not death, it is something safer. The wingy myths won’t tug at us anymore”
Charcoal on paper, 2018
Winner of Best in Show at the 2018 All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition

Juried Exhibition final show of 2018-19

The Nightingale Gallery opens its last exhibition of the year on May 24.

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The Nightingale Gallery is eastern Oregon’s premier exhibition venue for contemporary art and advanced curatorial practice. Situated in the heart of the EOU campus, the Nightingale showcases provocative, academically rigorous exhibitions celebrating the diverse cultural landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Now Open Saturdays 12-4pm Land Acknowledgment: We humbly acknowledge the original inhabitants of the land Eastern Oregon […]

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The Art Department faculty at EOU are dedicated to bringing their diverse experience and artistic explorations to bare in teaching challenging studio and art history courses.  We are dedicated working artists with active studio practices and expertise in a variety of media and conceptual approaches to making art.   Susan Murrell smurrell@eou.edu Printmaking, Drawing, Graphics     […]

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Students studying art at Eastern Oregon University are exposed to a wide range of aesthetic, critical, historical, multi-cultural, and technical art experiences. The art faculty challenge and aid all students to develop a personal aesthetic and conceptual foundation intended to drive and define their personal vision and artwork. The depth and breadth of the Art […]

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“Going through the art program at EOU challenged me as an artist, making me stronger and more well-rounded. The best part was the Senior Studio, where I worked closely with peers and had the much-needed space to create for our Senior Exhibition.”

Sheyenne Johnson, '16
Art, Psychology
La Grande, Ore.

Scholarships

Apply online or by mail be considered for one of our merit-based art scholarships.


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Art Club

Join the EOU Art Club to make new friends, get creative and hang out in the Art Lounge.


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Visiting Artists

Explore our growing archive of digital content for visiting artists and scholars.


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Our mission is to actively contribute to aesthetic and conceptual dialogue that is visual art, both on campus and throughout the region. Our students are offered a broad and diverse selection of artistic experiences designed to help them develop as critical thinkers and producing/participating artists, with a firm awareness of both historic and contemporary issues within the field.


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