MFA AC+D Class of 2020 Artist Talks
April 27, 2020
We're excited to announce the MFA AC+D's class of 2020's Artist Talks! We couldn't be prouder of the work and research these students are presenting!!
AC+D THESIS TALKS
GEORGY AVAKOV IN-FLUX
Indeterminate by Design + Aesthetics as Utility + Anti-Product + Discovery by Chance + Room for Error + Play over Work + Designer or Designed? + Participation beyond Consumption + Intellectual Property is Petty Theft
JANESSA BAUTISTA FORTES THE LIGHT HOUSE VIBRATION
Creating a healing offering using ritual, handmade vessels and a beautiful altar to honor the five senses, fire/earth/air/water and the four directions.
KEI BRYSON FRANCISCO FLORES FANTASMAS DE PERÚ: MI FAMILIA Y LAS PERSONAS ANÓNIMA
56 years ago in Lima, over 300 people died trying to escape a soccer game gone wrong. I explore the treatment of history, oral history, and its consequences.
CASEY HAYES MEONYOU
I make queer domestic objects that inspire moments of delight in everyday life. Using my own authenticity, I present a world of absurdity and possibility to set you free.
LINDA HEIDVOGEL INTERRUPTION
I excavate and amplify liminal spaces in the built environment galvanizing an inspired design practice.
ANDREW NEWELL A RELIQUARY FOR CAPITALISM
With hypervigilant evaluations of the threat potential from seemingly innocuous sources, my work aims to expose hyper-objectivity, breed contempt, and incite internal revolution.
CRISTINA NICULESCU A NICE-ISH BASEMENT HAPPENING: HOW MACGYVERED CHANDELIERS, EGGSHELLS AND A DEAD MOUSE CAN ENAMOR STRANGERS.
I cultivate imagination, attention and improvisation to design joyfully empowering experiences amid scarcity.
SOFYA RADELET THE TACTILITY OF THOUGHT
Balancing the material and atmospheric, I explore forms that embody a unity between human perception and living forms of the natural world.
CYNTHIA STAR SHARING THE SHUTTLE: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER WE SAY #METOO ?
Sitting side by side at the loom, we share the shuttle to rebuild trust, joy and friendship through the rhythm of weaving together.
STEPHANIE SUN DEEPENING SURFACES: A PROPOSAL FOR THE INTIMATE AND CONNECTIVE POTENTIAL
I wield surface design to challenge internalized systems of self-curation, subversively patterning textiles to share my personal narratives and offer connection.
Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series: Ronny Quevedo
Presented by PNCA’s MFA in Print Media, as part of PNCA’s Edelman Lecture Series
Apr 26th, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
2023 MFA Thesis Exhibition Announcement
We are thrilled to announce Pacific Northwest College of Art's 2023 MFA Thesis Exhibition!
On view across three locations in downtown Portland, Oregon May 4 ~ May 21, 2023
Please join us for a First Thursday Opening Reception on May 4 from 5pm - 8pm!
Hito Steyerl "This is the Future" Exhibition Art Walk Recap at the Portland Art Museum
PNCA Graduate students viewed Hito Steyerl's latest exhibition This is the Future at the Portland Art Museum with contemporary curator Sara Krajewski.
Spring Deadline *April 7th* Approaches!
Apply to an MFA/MA program by April 7th for $1,000 off your first year of tuition!
April 6th First Thursday Exhibition Openings!
Join us next week for First Thursday openings at PNCA and the greater Portland area!