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.
The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University presents the “Eastern Oregon Regional High School Art Exhibition” opening Friday, Feb. 19. 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 opportunity to encounter the work of students from high schools throughout the area including La Grande, Baker City, Grant Union, Joseph, North Powder, Vale and Union.
Students working in a variety of media in grades nine through 12 will have up to two works on view....
The Nightingale Gallery at Eastern Oregon University rings in 2016 with a solo exhibition of paintings by Pendleton artist Nika Blasser.
“Shadows of the Floating World” opens with a reception for the artist from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8 in the gallery in Loso Hall. The exhibit will run through Wednesday, Feb. 10.
Blasser’s paintings explore the idea of landscape through layering and materials that are visibly impacted by time. Her most recent paintings developed out of an earlier series of “saltscapes,” which were made only with salt...
The Visual Art League at Eastern Oregon University will present its Abandoned and Begged-For Art Auction on November 17th at 7:00 PM in the Loso Hall lobby on the Eastern Oregon University campus. There will be a live auction at 8 PM, and a silent auction will take place throughout the evening.
The Abandoned and Begged-For Auction is open to the public and the EOU community. There is no admission charge, and many items will feature bids starting at $2. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be available for attendees.
A great way to stock up on...
Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery presents “Drawn Together: Contemporary Drawing in the Pacific Northwest,” opening Friday, Nov. 13 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery in Loso Hall.
“Drawn Together” presents the work of 13 artists whose work gives a glimpse into the diversity of drawing produced in the Pacific Northwest. Drawing has been a fundamental form of art making for thousands of years, yet the definition of what constitutes a work of art as drawing has become increasingly more fluid within...
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...