2023 MFA Thesis Exhibition Announcement
April 18, 2023
The annual MFA Thesis Exhibition is the culmination of 2+ years of intensive research and practice by PNCA’s MFA candidates and will showcase thesis projects from 30 artists and designers
Please join us for a First Thursday Opening Reception on May 4 from 5pm - 8pm!
412 NW 8th Ave, Portland
The Gallery at Bank of Expensify
401 SW 5th Ave, Portland
730 SW 10th #110, Portland (entrance on SW 9th side of the block)
Saturday May 6, 12pm - 4pm
Sunday May 7, 12pm - 4pm
Saturday May 13, 12pm - 4pm
Sunday May 14, 12pm - 4pm
Friday May 19, 12pm - 4pm
Saturday May 20, 12pm - 4pm
Sunday May 21, 2pm - 4pm
MFA Applied Craft + Design:
Caitlin Taber, Evve, Mai Wierenga, Joyce Campbell, Sean Briggs
MFA Collaborative Design:
Hafsa Aden, Brendy Hale, Miguel Rodriguez, Katie Vellman
MFA Visual Studies:
Stacia Aguilar, Noah Beckham, Mei Bose, Paola Coimbra Sanabria, Ari Dinero, Molly Herro, Sam Kegg, daelyn lambi, tom manzanarez, Lee Maskarinec, Shannon O'Brien, Tristan Perrotti, Sarah Rushford, buq emmalena Schulte, Ash Stone, Chloe Tucker
MFA Print Media:
Will Mairs, Olive Ritson, marvin parra orozco, Indo Fulcher, Maritza Galvan
Presented by Pacific Northwest College of Art at Willamette University.
A huge thank you to our partners! Stelo Arts, Bank of Expensify and after/time collective
The MFA Exhibition includes art and design thesis projects from MFA candidates across five programs at PNCA!
Poster design + risograph printing by MFA Print Media alum Christina Martin
Free + Open to the public
Launch your future in art and design! Visit with counselors, admissions team members, and faculty from art and design schools for a portfolio review before applying to colleges or universities.
Join PNCA's MFA Applied Craft + Design Chair Sara Huston, faculty member and mentor Abbie Miller and artist and craftswoman Annica Cuppetelli in conversation as they delve into their individual use of both hand work and machine techniques, and share their research on the various layers of production and information that are intertwined with objects, processes, and materials, as well as their need to evolve, adapt, and establish craft in relationship to making and industry. The event will take place with Miller’s ongoing exhibition as a backdrop for the talk.
October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PDT
At GMA Architects - 240 N Broadway, Unit 203 Portland, OR 97227
PNCA welcomes the Portland community to participate in this year’s Graduate Symposium with keynote speakers featuring: Nina Elder + vanessa german!
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies, in collaboration with ILY2, is pleased to announce a conversation between artist Amanda Ross-Ho and writer and curator Catherine Taft.