2014 OSU

Installation detail from 2014 Graduating Art Seniors’ exhibit

Join us and see the work of one of the most diverse and creative shows of the year. Our graduating student artists display their finest work for this exhibition.

During the reception, numerous awards will be presented, including the $500 President’s Award for Excellence in Art, the $1,000 Provost’s Purchase Award, the $750 CLA Dean’s Purchase Award and several community awards.


Senior of Distinction certificates are to be presented to outstanding seniors in the fields of Fine Art, Photography and Art History. Community sponsored awards acknowledging outstanding artwork in the exhibit will also be presented.

Scholarship awards will also be announced for new and returning students. These awards are selected through a competitive portfolio review and will include the Stone/Sponenburgh Scholarship, the Joyce Dickerson Printmaking Award, the Norma Seibert Print Scholarship, the Yaquina Art Association Scholarship, the Freshman Foundation Award, the Matsen-Davidson Art Scholarship, the Wayne Takami Memorial Scholarship, the Paul James Gunn Memorial Scholarship in Fine Art, the American Dream Nancy Semas Award, the Fine Arts Award in Painting, the Ida M. Matsen Memorial Award, the Hollands Memorial Scholarship, the Art Department Faculty Award, the Art Department Excellence in Drawing Awards, the Kelsi Rae Force Memorial Scholarship, and the Helen E. Plinkiewisch Scholarships.

Fairbanks Gallery is open to the public Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and 8am–Noon on Friday. The exhibition runs from May 31–June 10.  The public is welcome to the reception.

Installation detail from 2012 Graduating Art Seniors’ exhibit

Installation detail from 2014 Graduating Art Seniors’ exhib