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Mary Yoxen Named Competition Winner

Mary Yoxen was named the winner in the large commercial project category at the 2012 International Interior Design Association / American Society of Interior Designers student competition.

Shirley Leonneker

Graduates Make Their Mark

Shirley created a vertical neighborhood. Mary's experimental music hub utilized the latest technology. Other graduates created spaces for foster children, entrepreneurs, and victims of domestic violence and natural disasters.

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Andee Hess Featured in Metropolis Magazine

Interior design alum Andee Hess was written up in the July 2012 issue of Metropolis Magazine, as one of a handful of designers who found creative ways to survive the recession.

Audrey Alverson

Audrey Alverson Hired by THA Architecture

Interior design alum Audrey Alverson has been hired by THA Architecture as a writer. THA's work is inspirational, beautifully crafted and clear. Their portfolio includes public libraries, theaters, housing and museums.

Melissa Farmer

Melissa Farmer Lands Job at Fieldwork

Melissa Farmer, 2011 graduate, is working with Fieldwork Design as a designer/fabricator.

Eileen Marr

Eileen Marr Receives IIDA Design Award

Eileen Marr took first place in the large commercial category at the 2011 International Interior Design Association student design awards, with her design for Urbavino: A Wine Institute and Learning Center of Oregon. She  is currently working as an interior designer with GBD Architects.


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The Art Gym Celebrates 35 Years

This fall marks the 35th year of Marylhurst University's The Art Gym as a venue exhibiting some of the most significant and timely art of the region, reports the Lake Oswego Review.

Frances Kaplan Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Frances Kaplan, art therapy counseling faculty, received the Myra Levick Lifetime Award for Excellence in Art Therapy in June 2015.


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October 03, 2015 – October 31, 2015

Inkworks V: All About Love in Streff Gallery

View Inkworks V: All About Love featuring the artwork of Marylhurst alumna Diane Flack '05. Diane's principal medium is block print. However, s...


October 04, 2015 – December 05, 2015

Kartz Ucci Retrospective at The Art Gym

The Art Gym will present a retrospective exhibition of the work of Kartz Ucci, a talented and prolific artist who passed away in 2013 at 52 years o...


October 07, 2015 – December 16, 2015

The Planets: Paintings by Sarah Anne Burns

Sarah Anne Burns, BFA ’07 will present hundreds of watercolors in her series: The Planets. The paintings are a departure from Burns' other bodies...


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