Chair of PNCA's Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies opens new exhibition at Linfield College Gallery
This January, the Hallie Ford Museum will mount an exhibition of work by one of the lions of the PNCA/Museum Art School community, Louis Bunce. Louis Bunce: Dialogue with Modernism opens January 21 and features 49 paintings drawn from collections all over the United States.
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 are in order for the many alumni and members of our faculty who were awarded RACC Project Grants!
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, 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.
Portland's Lumber Room is presenting an exhibition by alumnus Israel Lund '11.
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.
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.
Big congratulations to Trung Bao '19 for placing second in the American Beatbox Championship 2016!
John Knight's solo exhibition No Half Measures, opens this Friday, September 30 at Muscle Beach with a reception from 6-9pm.
Kristin Smallwood's first solo exhibition in New York at American Medium is featured in Artforum.
Artist and publisher Antonia Pinter launches her new publication, Women's Autobiographical Artists' Books this evening at 6:30pm at Publication Studio.
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.
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.
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.
Portland Art Museum acquires work by the MFA in Applied Craft + Design chair.
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.
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.
Animated Arts student Beryl Allee '16 has been selected for the Cary Grant Film Scholarship by the Princess Grace Foundation.
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,
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 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.
Issue 05 of BLIGHT, an annual magazine published by PNCA's MFA in Collaborative Design program is now available.
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.
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.