Alumni Featured at Spaceness
February 26, 2019
Alumni are both participating and helping to organize this year's SPACENESS art festival this weekend, March 1-3, 2019.
SPACENESS is a celebration of time, space and the unknown through experimental art, media and performance. Each year SPACENESS takes over the Sou'Wester Lodge in Seaview, WA, as well as the adjacent forest, seashore and wild spaces.
Midori Hirose and Gabi Villasenor are part of the Plastic Vision Art Collective collaborating with Jesse Mejia on Line of Karman, interactive electronic kinetic planetary mobile sculptures. PVAC will also host a recycled materials mobile making gathering.
kalaija mallery x maximiliano present out of nothing comes, video performance piece, "drawing influence from bell hooks ALL ABOUT LOVE, the performance explores the limitations of physical and metaphysical love, space."
Daniel Glendening is presenting "Spaceness V Program Guide/The Voyage," a booklet housing a fragmented cosmic utopian narrative told through image and text, plus festival information.
And Jodie Cavalier hosts a UFO Breakfast: breakfast plus an experimental sound piece re-telling the alleged 1947 UFO crash in Roswell, New Mexico.
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.