Victor Maldonado featured in 1859
Assistant Professor Victor Maldonado is currently featured in 1859 magazine. He talks about his long-term performance project as Blue Demon, a Mexican lucha libre or freedom fighter.
Congratulations to RACC Project Grant Awardees
Congratulations are in order for the many alumni and members of our faculty who were awarded RACC Project Grants!
Congratulations Precipice Fund Grant Winners!
Big congratulations to all of the PNCA faculty, alumni, and students who were awarded Precipice Fund Grants at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. One of the things that makes PNCA special is the amount of work that students and faculty do outside of the classroom, going above and beyond, and making space and opportunity for other artists in the community. These projects are exemplary of the hard work and generosity of the PNCA community.
Rose Bond’s Vision for Turangalîla
Rose Bond, lead faculty of our Animated Arts program, has worked for a year with a team of student and alumni animators to create immersive projected animations in the Schnitzer concert hall for the Oregon Symphony's December 2016 performance of Messiaen’s Turangalîla.
Israel Lund ‘11 at Lumber Room
Portland's Lumber Room is presenting an exhibition by alumnus Israel Lund '11.
This Is Not For You//Esto no es para ti,
This weekend at S1, an artist-run project space co-founded by alumnus Alex Ian Smith, Pochas Radicales presents This Is Not For You//Esto no es para ti, with installation, music, lecture, poetry, and performance.
Nat Turner Project
Interview with Melanie Stevens and maximiliano about Nat Turner Project (NTP), they're a rogue, student-run, defiantly un-official space that exclusively shows work by artists of color.
Trung Bao Places Second in American Beatbox Championship 2016
Big congratulations to Trung Bao '19 for placing second in the American Beatbox Championship 2016!
John Knight MFA ‘13 at Muscle Beach
John Knight's solo exhibition No Half Measures, opens this Friday, September 30 at Muscle Beach with a reception from 6-9pm.
Artforum Critic’s Pick: Kristin Smallwood’s IUD
Kristin Smallwood's first solo exhibition in New York at American Medium is featured in Artforum.
when we dead awaken II
MFA in Visual Studies alum opens critically praised show of new paintings.
Women’s Autobiographical Artist Books
Artist and publisher Antonia Pinter launches her new publication, Women's Autobiographical Artists' Books this evening at 6:30pm at Publication Studio.
Students Awarded Scholarships from Argyle Winery
Three students received $5000 scholarships because the jury liked all three finalists' designs so much, they gave each a scholarship and printed all three labels for a special box set of sparkling wine.
TBA at PNCA
PNCA partners with the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art for PICA's Time-Based Art Festival hosting the exhibition Bunnybrains which includes installation and performance and hosting a series of Artist Dialogues, dynamic and generative discussions with festival artists, curators, scholars, and community leaders that illuminate TBA projects and put artists and audiences in direct dialogue.
Roy Tomlinson: Re-Mapping
On the occasion of his solo exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture. Roy discusses the genesis of his installation ReMap and the issues it addresses: 'I have been thinking about this piece for over 25 years.' Because it goes deep, we learn about his background as an artist, student, and educator in the Bay Area and the influential artists he worked with there. And we learn about his intuitive and responsive drawing process.
Heidi Schwegler work acquired by Portland Art Museum
Portland Art Museum acquires work by the MFA in Applied Craft + Design chair.
Great Profile of Victor Maldonado
Illuminating profile in Visual Art Source on the work of Victor Maldonado, Assistant Professor and Inclusion Specialist at PNCA, in which Maldonado discusses his childhood and heritage and how it has shaped the work he makes today and the work he does today at the College.
Traditional Printmaking Meets 21st Century Tech
Matthew Letzelter, Chair of the MFA in Print Media, talks about the intersection of traditional craft and new technologies in the field of print media.
Beryl Allee ‘16 Wins Princess Grace Foundation Scholarship
Animated Arts student Beryl Allee '16 has been selected for the Cary Grant Film Scholarship by the Princess Grace Foundation.
GOODS Mid-Summer Edition
Here’s another quick round-up of some of the good things members of our PNCA community are doing. Highlights include PNCA alumni and faculty in the Portland Biennial,
GOODS | Early summer edition
Day-after-Solstice, early summer edition of GOODS wherein we round up just some of the many good things members of our PNCA community are doing out in the world. Highlights this time include community projects with our downtown neighbors, a list of alum artist-run spaces and projects, and a new partnership with Portland Community Media.
If you’ve an upcoming exhibition or residency; if you’ve received an award or been awarded a commission, please email me.
Congratulations to Scholarship Award Winners
Congratulations to all of our students who have been selected to receive Merit Scholarships. These students are selected by faculty and department chairs for their exceptional promise.
BLIGHT Issue 05 Launches
Issue 05 of BLIGHT, an annual magazine published by PNCA's MFA in Collaborative Design program is now available.
Rose Bond Awarded Oregon Media Arts Fellowship
Congratulations to Rose Bond, Lead Faculty in Animated Arts on her 2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship in support of her upcoming collaboration with the Oregon Symphony on the December 2016 performance of the Turangalîla-Symphonie by French composer Olivier Messiaen.
Students Create Transitions Projects Murals
PNCA students in Professor Linda Kliewer’s Off Site Projects class have worked with clients at Transition Projects in the Bud Clark Commons Day Center to create bright murals on some of the doors in the Day Center, across NW Broadway from PNCA.
Scholarships and Awards 2016
PNCA today announced the recipients of the array of scholarships and awards the College offers to exceptional students. Congratulations to all.
Faculty Emeriti Win SCGI Awards
The biggest congratulations to faculty emeriti Tom Prochaska and Christy Wyckoff who each received the SGCI Excellence in Teaching Award when the annual conference was held in Portland.