Portland Community College and Pacific Northwest College of Art Sign Transfer Agreement
Students from the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon will now have easier access to a BFA from the Pacific Northwest College of Art.
Expressing tales of the incarcerated through art
Martin French, department head of illustration at PNCA, created three images for "The Inside Stories Project."
Versatility, freedom define low residency writing program
In PNCA's creative writing MFA, working adults balance life with art.
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l'appel du vide
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies presents l'appel du vide, first year exhibition. Presenting works from Applied Craft + Design, Collaborative Design, Print Media, Visual Studies, and Post-Baccalaureate.View Gallery
Unlimited 2022, PNCA’s fifth annual alumni salon show, includes work by PNCA alumni artists and designers across a range of media and film.View Gallery
2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition
Pacific Northwest College of Art proudly presents the 2022 MFA Thesis Exhibition.View Gallery
2022 BFA Thesis Exhibition
Pacific Northwest College of Art proudly presents the 2022 BFA Thesis Exhibition.View Gallery
Eleven undergraduate programs, endless possibilities.
View our undergraduate viewbook online and learn all about PNCA and our programs.Online Viewbook
Experimental. Interdisciplinary. Collaborative.
View the graduate viewbook online and learn about the MFA/MA programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies.Online Viewbook
These FAQs provide answers for questions students, faculty, and staff might have regarding accessing services during the merger transition period and beyond.
A Creative Mind
Currently accepting applications for Fall 2023
Our Scholarship Promise
PNCA Now Guarantees First-time Freshmen Scholarships for up to five yearsLearn More about Scholarships
Special Programs offer a range of expanded learning opportunities for students and the community.
These include projects, workshops, and intensives in applied art and design in the realms of environmental science, technology, science and tech pedagogy, and industrial design. Programs also include a variety of international studies opportunities, an artist residency, and a professional print publishing studio.