The Art Department faculty at EOU are dedicated to bring 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.
Art alumni return to share their creative work with campus and community
The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University opens its 2015-16 exhibition season by welcoming back several talented alumni of the EOU art program. “Homecoming” presents a selection of work by 10 EOU graduates who have gone on to pursue advanced degrees in the visual arts. The exhibit opens Friday, Oct. 2 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery in Loso Hall.
Sponsored in part by the EOU Alumni Association, the exhibition will also be open from 10...
The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University is concluding its season with the annual “All-Campus Juried Student Exhibition” May 15 through June 12.
An opening reception is planned from 6-8 p.m., Friday, May 15, with presentation of awards at 6:30 in the gallery in Loso Hall.
The exhibit features work by EOU students from a variety of disciplines and is juried by Karl Davis, executive director of Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts in Pendleton. He holds a bachelor of arts from Portland State University and a master of arts...
The spring capstone exhibition by graduating art majors is opening in Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University Friday, April 10.
“Disclosure” features the work of seniors Alexandra Fuller, Genevieve Gaudreau, Jessie Orduno and Tanner Yarbrough. A public reception for the artists is from 6-8 on opening night in the gallery in Loso Hall.
Alexandra Fuller’s work examines the social stigma attached to nontraditional methods of child rearing. Her charcoal drawings modernize Renaissance Madonnas in a quest to turn single mothers into...
The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University presents the “Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition” opening March 6. A reception is from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery in Loso Hall. Awards will be presented at 6:30.
The annual exhibition gives audiences the occasion to encounter creations of students from high schools throughout eastern Oregon. Students working in a variety of media in grades nine through 12 will have up to two works on view. High schools with students scheduled to exhibit include: La Grande, Baker City,...
Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery presents “Constructed,” an invitational exhibition opening Friday, Feb. 6 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery in Loso Hall.
“Constructed” presents the work of 11 artists whose methods of construction underscore the varied properties of clay to imbue their work with meaning.
Peter C. Johnson, EOU professor of ceramics, and Cory Peeke, Nightingale Gallery director, are curators for the exhibition.
The sculptors, all with a background in ceramics, embrace an aesthetic that...
The Nightingale Gallery marks the New Year with an exhibition of works by EOU’s accomplished and internationally recognized visual arts faculty.
The exhibit gives an in-depth look at the recent studio practices of professors Peter C. Johnson, Susan Murrell, Cory Peeke and Michael Sell. These four dedicated artists and educators have worked together to create a dynamic exhibition that serves as an example of the excellence and cooperation that defines the university’s art program.
An opening reception is planned from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9...
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 of Nightingale Gallery.
A rich assortment of prints will be on display by some of the biggest names...
The Nightingale Gallery of Eastern Oregon University is excited to kick off the new academic year with the exhibition Elusive Bodies. The exhibit features the work of Portland artists, Christine Clark and Patrick Kelly.
The exhibition opens Friday, October 3 with a reception from 6-8pm in the gallery located in Loso Hall. The show will run through Friday, November 14. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday Noon to 4pm.
Christine Clark’s abstract forms create volume utilizing the singular linear element of fine steel wire. Her unique hanging...
Three of Eastern Oregon University’s graduating art majors are exhibiting their capstone work in Nightingale Gallery beginning Friday, April 25.
A reception for “Visceral Reflections” is from 6 to 8 opening night at the gallery in Loso Hall.
As a group, senior artists Tina Miller, Carrie Nelson and Danielle Stansberry explore the natural versus unnatural and the collaboration of the two with their works in ceramic, mixed media sculptures and digital prints.
Their pieces are personal and exploratory, diving into childhood memories,...
LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – The first art capstone exhibit of 2014 is opening in Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery April 4. A reception is from 6-8 p.m.
A collection of paintings, drawings and sculptures, “45-118: Estuaries” features artists Fernando Hernandez, Joshua McDonald, Zaq Mendenhall and Addie O’Neal.
Born and raised in the predominately Hispanic city of Van Nuys, Calif., Hernandez was influenced by the street art, which covered alleys and billboards in his neighborhood. At age 12, his family moved to Simi...