WORKS from the Permanent Collection

WORKS from the Permanent Collection

The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University is pleased to present a diverse collection that is rarely exhibited together. The exhibit opens at 12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 in the gallery in Loso Hall. There will be no reception. “The EOU collection represents decades of eclectic acquisition and will present gallery goers an array of works in a variety of media by a broad selection of highly skilled artists,” said Cory Peeke, director...

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News from Alumni Aaron McNamee

News from Alumni Aaron McNamee

Aaron McNamee  (B.A. 2004) is having great success as an artist in his new home of New Orleans. His work has recently been acquired by the New Orleans Museum of Art and by the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation in Los Angeles. Below are the press release for his solo exhibit at the prestigious Heriard-Cimino Gallery as well as links to some articles and interviews with the artist as well as website. Congratulations Aaron!! NEW ORLEANS –...

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Stone, A solo exhibition by Don Gray

Stone, A solo exhibition by Don Gray

The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University is pleased to present Stone, a solo exhibition of work by EOU alumnus and local artist, Don Gray. The exhibition opens Friday, October 5 with a reception for the artist from 6-8pm in the gallery located in Loso Hall.  The show will run through Friday, October 26. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 11am to 4pm. Stone features a collection of Don Gray’s works in both painting and...

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Andrea Eskelin

Andrea Eskelin

This work represents an artistic interpretation of university life and the social construct surrounding higher education.  It summarizes the perception of one individual visually portraying emotions involved in being torn between life altering choices.  What major do I choose?  Can I make art and pursue music?  Students continuously live with parents’, teachers’, peers’, and others’ ideas and persuasions about what is best for...

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Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers is a visual artist who received his undergraduate art degree from Eastern Oregon University in 1995 and an MFA from Portland State University in 2003. He currently teaches drawing at Oregon State University. Myers’ work has been showcased in Art in America, the Portland Modern, Portlandart.net, Creative Quarterly and the Eugene Weekly. He has participated in exhibitions at the Art Center (Corvallis, OR) Eastern Oregon University...

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Jo Topholm

Jo Topholm

To understand is to question. Question all that should be explored. In life there are things that separate and things that connect us.  As I began art I drew mostly from my mathematical influences to help define my work and as I began to see myself as an artist I started exploring other possibilities for my art. This exploration has taken me down a path of discovering who I am as a person and an artist. In my most current body of work I am...

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