About Us


Collegiate Art Designs, LLC Established in Hillsboro, Oregon in 2015.
Collegiate Art Designs, LLC (CAD) offers handmade collegiate and custom artwork. The cornerstone of Collegiate Art Designs’ business is high-quality collegiate artwork. The company is unique in its field in that it offers quality collegiate artwork that is 100% made in the USA, in contrast to the industry standard. Collegiate Art Designs. LLC is founded on a dedication to offer the United States the most innovative, trend-setting designs and a finished product of impeccable quality at competitive prices.
Collegiate Art Designs, LLC has been in business for 4 years manufacturing licensed collegiate products. CAD manufactures hard goods from metal. CAD produces wall plaques, refrigerator magnets, necklaces, and LED wall pieces. CAD sells its product online via our website (www.collegiateartdesigns.com), eBay, and Amazon marketplaces. CAD also sells its products at wholesale to retailers such as The Duck Store, Market of Choice, and Made In Oregon. CAD currently maintains Trademark Agreements with The University of Oregon via Fermata Partners and with The City of Portland Oregon.
Meet the Team
       Founder of CAD, Clancy Callaghan with one of the original pieces of University of Oregon Artwork
The founder, Clancy Callaghan, has been creating artistic elements from metal since he was a child. Clancy graduated with honors and received The Outstanding Scholar Award from the Oregon Institute of Technology in 2007 while pursuing his passion in Mechanical Engineering. Having about a decade worth of experience in Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machine Operation and Graphic Design which compliment his abilities in metal fabrication. Clancy’s wife is an alumni of the University of Oregon as well as an ex-intern for the football team. Both Oregon natives and both lived in Eugene Oregon for 10 years as students, fans, and supporters of the University.
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Owner/ Director of Marketing and Operations, Brian Jones at Autzen Stadium
Collegiate Art Designs, LLC Owner/ Sales and Marketing Director Brian Jones partnered with Collegiate Art Designs in January of 2016. Graduate from the University of Oregon in 2003 with a Major in Sociology and a Minor in Business Administration from the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business. Brian has extensive experience in education as an Educational Consultant, Student Manager, and Director of Admissions providing on-going training to admissions advisors, admissions staff and new hires at various College Institutions. As an Advertising Consultant, he consulted with major accounts to grow advertising programs and maximize their exposure across multiple platforms including print, digital and mobile. Upon joining with Collegiate Art Designs, As a Business Operations Manager Brian increased the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services, HR, IT and Finance. He excels at analyzing market trends and recommends changes to marketing and business development strategies based on market analysis and feedback. Brian’s experience has accelerated Collegiate Art Designs' growth to 22 retail locations and counting, including multiple locations with The Duck Store, Made in Oregon and Market of Choice. He also manages and maintains all social media platforms and community fundraising events.
About Our Products
We maintain our Trademark License Agreement with Fermata Partners, LLC and the University of Oregon. Collegiate Art Designs is proud to support the University of Oregon and its associated sports.
CNC Plasma Cutting - University of Oregon - Officially Licensed Products
Collegiate Art Designs, LLC (CAD) offers handmade collegiate artwork that is always made right here in the USA. We offer a growing catalog of custom handmade metal artwork with superior detail and we confidently stand behind our products. Our marketplace research indicates a need for unique hard goods that are quality made in the USA.
CAD is different because we offer locally handmade artwork. When customers purchase our products, they are buying a piece of Oregon. We believe that each customer will be proud of their purchase knowing that it is a one-of-a-kind piece from a local artist.
CAD’s products are the culmination of over 9 years of professional CAD (Computer Aided Design) experience, the amazing cutting detail of CNC laser and plasma cutters, artistic grinding and custom iridescent polyurethane and powder paints.
Collegiate Art Designs uses aluminum for the majority of its products; however, it is fully capable to cut, mill, and bend steel, stainless steel, copper, and wood. Collegiate Art Designs’ artwork comes in a variety of styles, such as natural brushed metal, hand ground 3D patterns, gold plated, powder coated, or painted with automotive grade iridescent candy urethane based paints. Collegiate Art Designs’ metal art is created in one of many ways, including laser cutting, laser etching, plasma cutting, welding, forming, anodizing, and others.
CAD is a proud supporter of colleges, universities and their programs. We believe in giving back to our community by supporting local school programs and charities as we build our business from the ground up. CAD protects and preserves trademarked logos and insignia. We ensure that all College’s and University's outstanding reputations and images are protected and all rights pertaining to their names preserved.
University of Oregon Metal Products that will last a lifetime and beyond...

 

Genuine College Product

Our products are the culmination of over 10 years of professional CAD (Computer Aided Design) experience, the amazing cutting detail of our CNC machines, artistic imagination, and our custom iridescent automotive grade paints and powder coatings that stand the test of time.