Class of 2019 Oral Defense Schedule!
April 29, 2019
MFA Applied Craft + Design Oral Defense Schedule
Monday, May 6, 9:00AM
A joyful sacred site offering blessings, joy, and hope. The project celebrates the work of artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities from the Portland Art and Learning Studio (P.A.L.S.)
Ronna Fujisawa Monday, May 6, 12:00PM
Provisional articulates my voice as a woman, mother, and artist through the gesture of knitting, painting, and shadow. The transformation of materials from soft to hard and light to dark, speak of the provisional qualities of knitting, painting, fluctuating emotions, and human nature.
Brittany Rudolf Tuesday, May 7, 9:00AM
How do we return to a place [of comfort] we can’t recall ever inhabiting? COLLAPSE traverses through the everyday territory to collect moments of relief, to rediscover the self in spite of, as a condition of, and along side the periphery of stress. It is a temporary rest-stop - an alternative reality room of one’s own.
Tuesday, May 7, 12:00PM
Mourning Ritual is an exploration of grief and the use of ritual as a tacit gesture of honoring our past and present. These topics are explored through engaging in a meditative-like studio process combined with the intentional manipulation of modest materials to evoke the durational experience of loss.
Tuesday, May 7, 3:00PM
East Creek is a historic, 20-acre forest art studio and retreat in Oregon’s coastal mountains. As the current owner and steward of the East Creek property, Joe Robinson furthers ceramic education through the continuation of the traditional craft practice of anagama wood-fired ceramics. Firing in a kiln designed in the 9th century and build before his birth, Joe builds connection through tradition.
Lilia Hernandez Galusha Thursday, May 9, 3:00PM
Cuentos Viajantes is an archive that documents stories focused around the immigrant experience. Through mixed media and storytelling, Lilia Hernandez, a 1.5 generation Latina, narrates stories of growing up and existing in the U.S.
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.