March 16, 2022 to May 22, 2022
This year marks the 14th annual NewArt Northwest Kids exhibition. This year’s theme, Brave Spaces, encouraged students to share their personal stories of bravery that help define who they are, and stories of bravery they saw or imagined. The works of art reveal the resilience of each student and the bravery they witness every day.
December 11, 2021 to March 13, 2022
The title of Ron Jude’s most recent project references the limits of human perception—12 Hz marks the lowest threshold of human hearing, suggesting the powerful yet frequently imperceptible forces that shape the physical world, from plate tectonics to glacial erosion to the incomprehensibility of geological time.
December 04, 2021 to February 27, 2022
The work on display is a sample of art created as part of the JSMA’s Art Heals program. The Art Heals program is a collaboration between the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon, Good Samaritan Health Services, and Stahlbush Island Farms; the artwork on display is the result of our dynamic partnership working with patients and healthcare providers across the region.
December 04, 2021 to February 27, 2022
The summer 2021 program was conducted almost completely virtually due COVID-19. As a result, the interns had the opportunity to design their own exhibition about their experience. In this show, you will see what the students curated as part of their internship, including artifacts created during the program and descriptions of their process written in their own words.
November 20, 2021 to April 10, 2022
Painter and printmaker Max Pollak (American, born Czechoslovakia, 1886-1970) was raised in Vienna and appointed official artist of the Austrian Army during World War I. his exhibition was made possible through the generosity of Michael C. Powanda and Elizabeth D. Moyer.
November 17, 2021 to February 20, 2022
Aleph Earth is a groundbreaking collaboration between the UO’s Artificial Intelligence Creative Practice Research Group (AICP) and Grammy Award-nominated vocal quartet New York Polyphony that merges art, music, and technology.
October 14, 2021 to April 10, 2022
Every year, the University of Oregon’s Common Reading program encourages campus-wide engagement with a shared book and related resources. JSMA’s corresponding Common Seeing expands this conversation through the visual. This year’s Common Seeing brings works by nine contemporary Native artists that speak to these issues and each’s experiences as individuals and members of their communities.
September 24, 2021 to January 16, 2022
The Art of the News: Comics Journalism brings together a number of contemporary works for the first major retrospective of the genre. Comics journalism is a humanistic practice with special relevance to the University of Oregon. It was at UO that the founder of contemporary comics journalism, Joe Sacco, obtained his degree in journalism.
August 28, 2021 to February 27, 2022
Salvador Dalí remains a fabled central figure of the Surrealist movement, which blossomed in Paris in the early 1930s as a collaborative vision amongst painters and poets. 2019-21 curatorial extern Emily Shinn curated this selection of works from Dalí’s series The Divine Comedy (1963) and The Twelve Tribes of Israel (1972-73).
August 14, 2021 to December 19, 2021
The work of Myrna Báez (Puerto Rican, 1931-2018) and Norma Vila Rivero (Puerto Rican, born 1982) is a poetic meditation on the relationship between figure and landscape in Puerto Rico, a place where identity and nature are closely connected. Silkscreen and woodcut prints by Báez and new photographs by Vila Rivero present dramatic vistas charged with presence, absence, and memory.
July 24, 2021 to November 07, 2021
Libby Wadsworth's practice spans multiple media, including letterpress printmaking, painting, and photography, she teases open written language with her thoughtfully composed visual arrangements. Always InFormation presents new work created almost entirely during the COVID-19 pandemic that demonstrates Wadsworth’s evolving interest in blurring the distinctions between text and images.
July 03, 2021 to November 21, 2021
In July the museum will open a major group exhibition in the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery featuring works by artists who received the JSMA Black Lives Matter Artist Grant Program awards. Encompassing drawing, painting, video, performance, photography, installations, sculpture, and digital works.
June 30, 2021 to November 21, 2021
The exhibition consists of a selection of photographs which are part of an international campaign, 56 Black Men, based out of the UK and conceived and curated by speaker, entrepreneur, and photographer Cephas Williams. He launched the 56 Black Men campaign in the UK to change the narrative regarding the representation of Black men in the media.
June 30, 2021 to November 21, 2021
I Am More Than Who You See was created by Lisa Abia-Smith, director of education and senior faculty Instructor for PPPM, and is inspired Cephas Williams's 56 Black Men campaign. These museum education programs and exhibitions center around a series of annual workshops held for UO students focusing on identity and misrepresentation.
June 26, 2021 to August 18, 2021
Frank Okada described his paintings as “dedicatory objects,” which expressed gesture, memory, and sensation. In Northwest Ambience, a selection of paintings by Okada from the JSMA’s collection will be exhibited with two portraits of the artist by Seattle photographer Mary Randlett (American, 1924-2019).