Congratulations to PNCA artists selected for Portland 2019 Biennial

April 23, 2019

Once again, PNCA alumni and faculty are heavily represented in the list of artists for the Portland2019 Biennial. These incredible artists have wide-ranging, critically sharp practices that exemplify the best of PNCA. We're so happy to congratulate these artists on being selected by this year's curators. The exhibition runs from August 24 – November 3, 2019.

Demian DinéYazhi with R.I.S.E (Portland, OR)

Ka'ila Farrell-Smith (Modoc Point, OR)

Anthony Hudson (Portland, OR)

Garrick Imatani (Portland, OR)

Rubén Marrufo (Portland, OR)

Sara Siestreem (Portland, OR)

Sharita Towne with Black Life Experimental Research Group (Portland, OR)

Lou Watson (Portland, OR)

The Portland2019 Biennial of Contemporary Art is a major survey of Oregon visual artists who have a rigorous approach to art-making in the Pacific Northwest. Portland2019 will focus on the nuanced thematics of site, cultural evolution, and the multifaceted histories of the region as told in eighteen projects. The selected artists were chosen as those whose current studio practices have been influenced by their relationships to community, landscape, and local politics.