MAUREEN O'HARA URE portrait
  • Professor (Lecturer), Art/Art History Department

Professional Service

  • Red Butte Press. Role: Presenter. Red Butte Press Book Launch of "Stranger and Stranger". Public event/ artist's talk, Conversation with Katharine Coles, Phillips Gallery. 02/27/2019 - 02/27/2019
  • Taft Nicholson Center Arts Colony. Role: Member. Board . 06/01/2017 - present

Internal Service

  • Phd Committee, Dept of English (Zack Medlin). Outside member, 08/26/2019 - present. University service.
  • Graduate committee . Member, 08/23/2019 - 12/2019. Department service.
  • Mentor/ supervisor 2 Art 2400 TAs. supervisor, 08/23/2019 - 12/19/2019. Department service.
  • Guest professor, Art Teaching . Presenter/ instructor of new techniques, 04/20/2019 - 04/20/2019. Department service.
  • Painting and Drawing Area Committee. member, 01/01/2019 - 12/2019. Department service.
  • Gallery talk, UMFA Faculty Show, Sitelines. Meet with public to discuss artwork in show, 11/07/2018 - 11/07/2018. University service.
  • Grad committee, Nolan Flynn. Editorial advice on project paper; job search. Member, 11/01/2017 - 05/03/2019. Department service.
  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Guest presenter, 09/18/2017 - 09/18/2017. University service.
  • Mentor/ supervisor 2 TAs, Art 2400. Supervisor, 08/14/2017 - 12/20/2017. Department service.
  • Taft Nicholson Arts Colony Advisory Board. Member, 06/2017 - present. University service.
  • Hinckley Institute of Politics. Invited participant in discussion with visiting scholars and undergrads, 02/2015 - 04/2015. University service.
  • UROP mentor and occasional reviewer. Recruit art students to mentor, taking them through drafts of proposals, supervising accepted projects. Attend Spring presentation of University's UROP projects and luncheon honoring my UROP student Chance Clouse as outstanding researcher from College. Faculty sponsor, 01/2015 - 12/2015 University and Dept service. Hours Served: . 01/2015 - 12/2019. University service.
  • Mentor to Studio TAs, with emphasis on Fall semester orientation and oversight during year. Presenter at Fall Orientation. Greatest responsibility for 2d TAs' teaching own courses, including observing teaching, troubleshooting during term, reviewing grading etc. Mentor, 01/2015 - 12/2015. Department service. Hours Served: 24. 01/2015 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • Distinguished Scholarship Committee, Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships. Founding member helped design process c. '96. member, 01/2015 - 12/2016. University service.
  • Gallery Talk, UMFA Faculty Show. Presenter, 11/13/2014 - 11/13/2014. University service.
  • Temporary grad committee, Holly Cobb. member, 08/2014 - 01/2015. Department service.
  • Rhodes Marshall Endorsement Committee. Member, attending interviews and prep events, 01/2014 - 12/2014. University service.
  • Mentor to Studio TAs, with emphasis on Fall semester orientation and oversight. Presenter at Fall Orientation. Greatest responsibility for 2d TAs' teaching own courses. Mentor, 01/2014 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • UROP mentor and occasional reviewer. Recruit art students to mentor, taking them through drafts of proposals, supervising accepted projects. Attend Spring presentation of University's UROP projects. Faculty sponsor, 01/2014 - 12/2014. University service.
  • 2d Area Committee. member, 01/2014 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • Painting and Drawing Search Committee. Non-tenure-track advisory member of committee , 01/2014 - 11/2014. Department service.
  • Symposium presenter, English Dept, Creative Writing Grad Students. Conversation with guest poet Brigit Pegeen Kelly. Speaker, 12/05/2013 - 12/06/2013. University service.
  • Art 4590, Sandy Brunvand. Presenter with Lauren Gallaspy on how to integrate teaching and studio practice, 10/03/2013 - 10/03/2013. Department service.
  • College of Law, O'Hara Honors Program in Natural Resource Law Scholarship, Committee. Committee member, interviewer of law students for summer clerkship and position after graduation, Utah Attorney General's office, 10/2013 - 10/2013. University service.
  • Rhodes Marshall Endorsement Committee. member, vetting applicants. (Not sure still on cmte), 08/26/2013 - 03/2016. University service.
  • Grad committee, Mary Sauer. member, 08/2013 - 07/2014. Department service.
  • Presenter, Monster Workshop: "On the Nature of the Monstrous in Academe", College of Humanities Faculty colloquium. Speaker, respondent, 04/12/2013 - 04/12/2013. College service.
  • Rhodes Marshall Pre-endorsement Committee. Member, advising and mock-interviewing 10 potential applicants for Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships, 04/2013 - present. University service.
  • Rolapp Committee . member, selecting awardees, 04/2013 - 04/2013. Department service.
  • Panel member, guest presenter. Representing professional writing needs of arts students to Writing Program, 02/2012 - 02/2012. University service.
  • Mentor to studio TAs. Orientation and midterm workshops presenter. Greatest responsibility for 2d TAs' teaching fall term. Observe teaching, help w/ problems in classroom, 08/2011 - present. Department service.
  • lst Year Studio Advisory Committee. member, 01/2010 - present. Department service.
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program proposals. occasional reviewer & frequent faculty sponsor, 01/2010 - 02/2012. University service.

Outreach

  • Talk to Friends of Contemporary Art and Friends of Western Art at Phillips Gallery. 10/22/2016 - 10/22/2016

Honors & Awards

  • Honoree, Creative Works Category, Celebrate U Event Highlight project with Red Butte Press. Vice President for Research/ J. Willard Marriott Library, 04/04/2018
  • Creative Research Grant, response to medieval sites in Burgundy. College of Fine Arts, 01/06/2014

In the Media

  • "New Red Butte Press Release: Stranger and Stranger", Newsletter, J Willard Marriott Library. 03/29/2019.
  • "Mythical Beasts, Lyrical Words" At the U, University of Utah on line feature, publicity for launch of book "Stranger and Stranger". 02/2019.
  • Wordpress (newsletter, Marriott Library's Book Arts Program.) Described the upcoming book, "Stranger and Stranger", letterpress bestiary featuring my images with Katharine Coles's poems. Images. 11/2016.
  • 15 Bytes, Ann Poore, extended interview, review of Phillips Gallery show, images. 11/2016.
  • 15 Bytes, Profile of work-in-progress, the CFA-funded Burgundy project. 01/2015.