October 15, 2018 Internationally-Recognized Design Firm Exhibits at UT, Oct. 12-31

The College of Architecture and Design is hosting an exhibit by Oyler Wu Collaborative in Ewing Gallery of Art + Architecture through Oct. 31.  The exhibition is part of the college’s lecture and exhibits series.

Oyler Wu Exhibit jewelry

Oyler Wu Collaborative is an experimental architecture and design firm. This show is Oyler Wu Collaborative’s first comprehensive exhibit of their work, including original sketchbooks and hand drawings by Dwanye Oyler and jewelry from Jenny Wu. The exhibit will close with a public reception on Oct. 31 at 5:30 p.m.

Ewing Gallery is open to all and available for viewing six days a week. The gallery is located in the Art + Architecture Building, 1715 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville.

A private opening was held on Oct. 12, when Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu led pedagogy talks with students and faculty of the College of Architecture and Design. Oyler and Wu walked students through the gallery, discussing early stages and recent work of the firm. Students learned about the design process of the firm’s large-scale projects while the designers shared techniques and tools used to build these designs.

Established in 2004, Oyler Wu Collaborative is a globally-recognized firm for its excellence in architectural design, research and fabrication located in Los Angeles. Led by Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu, the firm works on a variety of scales on products and installations to residential and institutional buildings. Oyler and Wu have received numerous awards, authored books and lectured at universities around the world.