Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies
Visual Studies MFA alum Mo Murshed’s show, “Patterns Do Furnish a Life,” at SATOR Projects, co-curated by Critical Studies MA alumna Kyle Cohlmia, on view through Nov. 21st
SpeculativeFutures // Public Spaces for Mental Health : Collaboratively re-imagining communal urban spaces
On Nov. 18, this workshop, we will take time to collectively imagine communal urban spaces that support us in our mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. Led by Maddy Silberger-Franek, MFA Candidate in Collaborative Design.
Student-led discussion in conjunction with the 2021 Graduate Symposium, Speculative Futures: Art, AI and Digital Worldmaking. Science Fiction is a realm of possibility where we playtest our hopes, fears, and aspirations against an epic backdrop.
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Student-led discussion in conjunction with the 2021 Graduate Symposium, Speculative Futures: Art, AI and Digital Worldmaking. Discussion led by michelle brehmer & vasilios niphoratos. Join them on Nov. 9 from 12:30 -1:30pm, as they discuss the emancipatory potentials of caregiving - one that is relationship-based, emotionally attuned, and institutionally critical.
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies and Make+Think+Code are thrilled to present a screening of the documentary Coded Bias, followed by a discussion led by Megan McKissack, Assistant Director of Make+Think+Code, on November 4th, from 6:00pm - 7:30pm.
This event is part of programming for the 2021 Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Symposium, Speculative Futures: Art, AI and Digital Worldmaking.
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is thrilled to welcome humanitarian designer, architect, theorist, activist and artist Nashin Mahtani!
December 1, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at PNCA is thrilled to welcome Christian Viveros-Fauné to present a public talk, as part of The Ford Family Foundation Visual Arts Program’s Critical Conversations series, hosted by Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) at Willamette University.
November 8, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This Nov.19-20, the symposium will consider how contemporary artists render algorithmic harms visible, and imagine speculative futures optimized for just outcomes. The two-day event will facilitate conversations with the featuring work of Amelia Winger-Bearskin, and Mashinka Firunts Hakopian, on the ethical, environmental, political, social, and economic impacts of artificial intelligence and machine learning for artists, designers, makers, writers, researchers, and cultural workers.
PNCA Faculty Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas exhibit public art, publish an essay and documentary audio.
(Public Domain Photos of Public Domain Seeds)
Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas
The Luminary, St Louis, MO
October 7 - November 1
Curated by Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz
“New Ownership” Portland’s first exhibition of physical artwork verified by NFTs, curated by alumna Hannah Bakken, was written up in Oregon Arts Watch and Ceramics Now.
On Nov. 20, from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies presents a lecture with keynote speaker, Mashinka Firunts Hakopian, the annual Graduate Symposium SPECULATIVE FUTURES November 19 + 20.
On Nov. 19, from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies presents a lecture with keynote speaker, Amelia Winger-Bearskin, the annual Graduate Symposium SPECULATIVE FUTURES November 19 + 20.
On Nov. 3, from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is thrilled to welcome novelist Janice Lee. The author will read from her most recent novel, Imagine a Death, as part of the Graduate Lecture Series. Presented by the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing and the MA in Critical Studies.
On Oct. 27, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies presents a Conversation between artists Jovencio de la Paz and Sonya Dahl. Presented by the MFA in Applied Craft + Design, in collaboration with Portland Textile Month.
On Oct. 6, from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is thrilled to welcome artist and printmaker, Oliver Jackson. Oliver will discuss his work and practice in conversation with Paul Mullowney, founder of Mullowney Printing and Matthew Letzelter, Chair of the MFA in Print Media at PNCA.
Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies’ 2020 Symposium Showcases Portland’s Creativity and Resilience
The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at PNCA will host a two-day online symposium on November 20-21, 2020, that explores the intersections of art, design, technology, critical race theory, disability studies, and activism through collaboration and creative practice.
Leading up to the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies annual two-day symposium on November 20-21, graduate students from the MA in Critical Studies program will host a series of conversations that are open to all who want to participate. This year discussions on November 12, 16, and 18 will focus on the symposium theme, “Forms of Care: Building the Worlds We Need.”
An update from the Director of Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies, MK Guth, on how PNCA is moving forward for Fall 2020!
Join this exceptional group of artists and printmakers as they present their thesis projects and research, as well as ongoing and future projects.
Congratulations to all the Critical Studies 2020 Dual Degree Graduates!
Join the MFA in Collaborative Design and MA in Design Systems Class of 2020 for Thesis Talks via Zoom May 4-11
We're excited to announce the MFA AC+D's class of 2020's Artist Talks!!
As the nation and the world have spent the last month transitioning to a new way of living, PNCA Graduate Studies students and alumni have responded to the COVID-19 crisis in profound and dynamic ways.
The Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is pleased to announce our Summer Lecture series will run as scheduled either in person or online!
Join us for conversations on art and ideas. Visiting Faculty give a public talk Wednesdays, at 6pm from June 17 to July 29, 2020 as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Summer Lecture Series. These events are free and open to the public.
Off The Cost PDX is an online platform that was founded and is run by VS ‘19 Alumni Jen Bacon and Brittany Vega. This resource is an ever evolving collection of free opportunities for artists in the Portland area and beyond.
Shelter-in-Place: The Body As Refuge, Faculty + Mentor Alison C Rollins Offers Online Generative Writing Session
PNCA Low-Res Creative Writing Faculty Mentor and poet Alison C Rollins Offers generative writing session on Monday, April 27, 7 pm EST. The class is titled "Shelter-in-Place: The Body As Refuge."