School of Art + Design Career Futures

School of Art + Design Career Futures

Friday, April 19
Lawrence Hall, Eugene
11:00 a.m.–3:15 p.m.

This first-annual Career Futures event is an opportunity for Art + Design students to learn from and network with professionals through interactive, panelist-led discussions in first- and second-floor Lawrence Hall classrooms and at information tables in the Hayden Gallery.

This event does not require registration or sign-up. Just attend!

Event Schedule:

11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Information Tables in the Hayden Gallery

Talk with professionals from these organizations:

Mudshark Studios
Sigma Design

Choose the interactive, panelist-led discussion sessions you would like to attend—no sign-up is required!

11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.
Artist-Run Spaces and Artist Collectives, 110 Lawrence Hall
Art and Creative Industry Transitions, 249 Lawrence Hall
Unexpected Careers, 261 Lawrence Hall

1:30–2:15 p.m.
Arts Organizations: Nonprofits, 110 Lawrence Hall
Freelance, 249 Lawrence Hall
Artist-Run Spaces: Exhibiting Opportunities, 261 Lawrence Hall

2:30–3:15 p.m.
Art and Creative Industry Transitions, 110 Lawrence Hall
Arts Organizations: Opportunities, 249 Lawrence Hall
Design Start-ups, 261 Lawrence Hall

Career Futures Participating Professionals:

Amy Baker, Head of Operations/Art Director, Threadbare Print House
Andrew Douglas Campbell, Artist, Tropical Contemporary
Jonathan Bagby, Artist, Tropical Contemporary
Carly Hagen, Jr. Developer, Upswell
Kieran Lynn, Co-Founder, Upswell
Courtney Stubbert, Artist, Eugene Contemporary Art
Craig Richey, Mudshark Studios
Farhad Bahram, Board Member, ArtCity Eugene
Heather Halpern, Artist, Heather L. Halpern
Jeff Heil, Co-Founder, Woolly
Jenna Lechner, Freelance Illustrator
John Whitten, Co-Founder, Carnation Contemporary
Katherine Spinella, Co-Founder, Carnation Contemporary
Ken Tomita, Founder, Grovemade
Sean Kelly, Lead Designer, Grovemade
Laura Butler Hughes, Artist, Ditch Projects
Liz Zarro, Product Designer, Ruffwear
Mark Schoening, Director, Industrial Design, Sigma Design
Michael Fisher, Executive Director, Maude Kerns Art Center
Natalie Waldref, Sr. Designer, Nemo
Sean Stackhouse, Lead Designer, Nemo
Neal Williams, Illustrator/Screenprinter, Epic Problems
Rebecca (Becky) Chierichetti, Intel
Sandee McGee, Founding Artist/Gallery Director, Gray Space/Umpqua Valley Arts Association
Scott Malbaurn, Director, Schneider Museum of Art, Southern Oregon University
Stacey Ray, Programs and Communications Manager, Lane Arts Council
Thomas Sprott, Co-Founder, Peaches
Julia Sherman, Co-Founder, Peaches

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