Alumna Malia Jensen featured in Sculpture
July 09, 2019
Congratulations to alumna Malia Jensen! "Observant By Nature: A Conversation with Malia Jensen," a feature in the July/August issue of Sculpture magazine, digs into her life and practice, the way she thinks about the world and the work she makes. Jensen recently received a Creative Heights grant from the Oregon Community Foundation for her project Nearer Nature, a series of four temporary sculptures installed throughout the state over the next year. The magazine is the publication of the International Sculpture Center.
Jensen is represented by Elizabeth Leach Gallery in Portland and Cristin Tierney in New York.
Farewell to Lee Kelly
Oregon’s Sculptor, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.
PNCA offers generous scholarships to transfer students
Pacific Northwest College of Art is offering an affordable and accessible option for transfer students who want to earn a BFA degree.
Welcome PNCA's New Dean
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Cole has accepted our offer to become the next dean of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), effective March 2022, and delighted that she will hold Willamette’s first named deanship, recognizing a generous new gift from Jordan D. Schnitzer.
Willamette University celebrates completion of merger with Pacific Northwest College of Art
Willamette University and the Pacific Northwest College of Art today finalized their merger, officially making the Northwest’s oldest school of art and design an integral part of the region’s leading liberal arts university.
Schnitzer family's $2M gift to support Willamette University/Pacific Northwest College of Art merger
Willamette will launch a search soon to retain a nationally recognized educator and leader in art and design to serve as PNCA’s new dean. This $2 million gift from the late Arlene Schnitzer will create the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer PNCA Dean’s Initiative Fund, and provide the new PNCA Dean with resources to test new initiatives, facilitate collaboration between the PNCA and Willamette faculties, and more. Please enjoy this video to learn more about this generous gift.