Faculty & Facilities

Our faculty and staff of professional artists plus state-of-the-art tools and labs give you everything you need to make the multimedia projects you dream of. All of the studios and labs across departments are open and available to you for producing your work. And our home base on the sixth floor is a dedicated space for realizing your potential.

Department Head

Seth Nehil

Interim Dept. Head, Video + Sound


Seth Nehil is an artist working with sound and video. He has collaborated with numerous dance and theater companies, creating original sound scores and multimedia performances. He has released over 15 albums of experimental music and has presented concerts internationally. He heads the sound and video production company Paradise Meow.

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We use a combination of digital and analog tools to realize projects

Students dancing in neon-lit theater with live band playing for end-of-year party at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA).

Shipley/Collins Mediatheque for Projection and Performance

This 170-seat theater, with its flexible seating and capacity for high-end lighting, sound, and technology, is perfect for performance, projection, installation, and screenings. The space includes a green room and sound booth.

Video Lab

Our Video Lab on the sixth floor features a range of tools to support analog and emerging means of making, manipulating, and editing film and video. You'll find two 4K video cameras, a gimbal, specialized projectors for installation pieces, Mac Pro editing station, access to unique equipment like 8mm, 16mm projectors, mixers, microphones, amplifiers, monitors, and vintage film reels.

Sound Lab

The Sound Lab features a professional vocal/isolation audio recording booth, Ableton Live production/mixing station.


Our sound design courses are supported with free access to the professional sound library soundsnap.com.

Everything you need for your practice

Every door is open to you. All of the tools in all of the labs across campus are available for your making.

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