Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies
Join the MFA in Collaborative Design/MA in Design Systems programs for their spring lecture series!!!
We’re so excited for the release of alumni LK James’ recent book, The Full House and the Empty House!!!
PNCA's MA in Critical Studies Chair, Shawna Lipton was recently featured on Oregon Arts Watch for her write-up of Chris Kraus' visit to the Critical Studies Program!!
This Fall, faculty members Herman D'Hooge and Laura O'Quin led students in an innovative course called "Design for the Long Now". This course is about designing solutions to complex societal or environment problems such as social injustice, climate change, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity, poverty, intra- or inter-generational inequity requires taking the long view.
MFA AC+D is excited to host world-renowned designer Tom Dixon with special guests Teenage Engineering as part of the Fat America Tour!
MFA VS Alum '09 Sean J Patrick Carney is featured in the current issue of Art in America for his piece where he writes a letter to Bruce Nauman.
Join the MFA in Collaborative Design and the MA in Design Systems for a conversation with design researcher Lisa Boumstein-Smalley.
Join the MA in Critical Studies program on Thursday, January 24, 6:30pm in PNCA's Mediatheque to hear author, publisher, and critic Chris Kraus talk about her new collection, Social Practices, which is described as “essays on and around art and art practices” published by Semiotext(e), the legendary radical imprint where Chris has been a driving force since the 1990s.
WinterxWinter exhibition includes Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies Students and Alumni at the Bend Art Center! The exhibition will be on display from January 4-27, 2019.
Four MFA AC+D Candidates will be headed to Joshua Tree, CA over the winter break to complete a Design Build project in collaboration with Yucca Valley Material Lab!
MFA in Collaborative Design and MA in Design Systems students from the Cultural Entrepreneurship course will be presenting their final projects at HatchLab PDX on Tuesday, December 18th from 7-9pm!
For the first Collaborative Design/Design Systems workshop of the year, faculty member Roel Uleners led our cohort of first year students through a rigorous Design Sprint around a central topic, selected by the group on the first day.
The second year Critical Studies cohort visits Caldera in Sisters, Oregon.
MFA Visual Studies Alumni, EM Fuller (VS '16) and BriAnna Rosen (VS '16) recently opened their inaugural exhibition at Fuller Rosen Gallery featuring MFA '17 Alumna Angélica Maria Millán Lozano.
Skye Moret, faculty member of the MFA in Collaborative Design/MA in Design Systems, recently spent time at the SIM Residency in Iceland! During his residency he spent time exploring the intersections of design, science and ecology!
Visiting artist Joe Feddersen spent a week working alongside MFA Print Media students and program Chair Matthew Letzelter in the Watershed Center for Fine Art Publishing & Research to produce a beautiful series of prints.
Chair of the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies, Aeron Bergman, had work in A Sweet Taste of Conspiracy at FUEGO, Mexico City September 22 and 23.
Print Media Visiting Artist Lecture with Peter Chamberlain//November 1 from 12:30-1:30pm//PNCA Mediatheque
The MFA in Print Media program is thrilled to announce the Fall 2018 Watershed Artist-in-Residence Pat Boas
Low-Residency MFA candidate Vanessa Briones-Englund co-curated the exhibition AND/OR happening October 7 at Junior High in Los Angeles.
MFA in Visual Studies Alumni Angélica Maria Millán Lozano and maximiliano featured in Willamette Week!
Big congratulations to MFA in Visual Studies alumni Angélica Maria Millán Lozano and maximiliano whose conceptual fashion project Cvllejerx is profiled in the Willamette Week.
Z. Nicolazzo holds a workshop sponsored by Critical Studies
Saturday, October 13, 11:45am-1:15pm
PNCA, 511 NW Broadway Ave, Portland OR,
Join us on October 12th + 13th for the 2018 Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Symposium.
Critical Studies MA Program Chair, Shawna Lipton will be featured as a Guest Scholar at the 2018 TBA Festival September 6-16, presented by PICA.
We kicked off the MFA Visual Studies Lecture Series this year with a sparkly bang. Visiting Artist, Vaginal Davis, spent a whirlwind couple of days in Portland for the TBA Festival, to open an exhibition at Adams and Ollman Gallery and to spend time in the classroom as well as the studios with the Visual Studies students.
PNCA Critical Studies students have the opportunity to join scholars and artists from throughout the institution each summer in creative inquiry by participating in Global Studios, Berlin.