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

Current Courses

Spring 2021

Fall 2020

Summer 2020

Courses I Teach

  • ART 3130 - Drawing 1
    Sophomore-level drawing for studio majors exploring various wet and dry media, collage etc
  • ART 4980 - Senior Studio Seminar
    Course considers a range of professional issues facing the studio artist after graduation from college.
  • Art 2400 - lst Year Studio Visual Language
    Lecture course uses work of the last 30 years to introduce pre-art studio majors to basic terms and concepts in the visual arts
  • Honors 4473 - Creative Process Seminar, Contemporary Visual Art
    Course uses contemporary visual art as the focus for discussions on Creative Process. Readings from artists and other thinkers.

Teaching Projects

  • UROP Project. Project Lead: Bea Hurd. UROP 08/26/2019 - 12/16/2019. Total Budget: $1,200.00.
  • UROP Project, A Study in Self Portraiture. Project Lead: Mitchell Lee. UROP 08/21/2017 - 12/21/2017. Total Budget: $1,200.00.
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program "Visual Records: Re-imagining Individuals of the Past". Project Lead: Christian Clarke. UROP 08/2015 - 05/01/2016. Total Budget: $2,400.00.
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program, "Suburban Narratives, A Painting Series". Project Lead: Jared Walker. UROP 08/2014 - 05/2015. Total Budget: $2,400.00.
  • Independent Study. Project Lead: Tyler Bloomquist. 08/2012 - 12/2012.

Student Projects

  • UROP Project, "Visual Records: Re-imagining Individuals of the Past". Christian Clarke. 08/2015 - 05/2016
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity project, "A Series of Images: Experiments Merging Historical & Contemporary Methods", Chance Clouse, awarded Francis Family Foundation Scholarship. Chance Clouse. 08/2013 - 05/2014
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program project, "Autobiographical Comic Book Prints". Trishelle Jeffery. 01/2013 - 05/2013
  • UROP project, "Interactive Reading Experiences", 20-page artist's book of images in response to Camus's essay on the myth of Sisyphus. Student also designed and executed text elements for "Here Be Monsters" under my supervision. Tyler Bloomquist. 01/01/2012 - 12/16/2012
  • Recruiting/advising/ student, and helping edit drafts of proposal to Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program. Tyler Bloomquist. 01/2011 - 12/2011
  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program project, Andrew Roth . Andrew Roth. 01/01/2011 - 12/2011

Small Group Teaching

  • Grad independent study with Justin Watson.  08/2015  -  12/2015

Former Students

  • Annette Mehr, Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Project Type: Other.
  • David Habben, Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Project Type: Project. Role: Member.
  • Holly Cobb, Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Member.
  • Mary Sauer, Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Project Type: Thesis. Role: Member.