Low Residency Visual Studies
Tanja Geis Artist Talk with LRVS and Art + Ecology
PNCA’s Art + Ecology and Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies programs are pleased to invite you to a remote lecture with multidisciplinary artist Tanja Geis. Using found and forged materials, working in sculpture, drawing, video, and walking, Geis pulls poetry from ecosystems hanging in the balance.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 5:30pm PST
2022 Glean Exhibition Recap featuring LRVS '22 alumni ahuva s. zaslavsky
Celebrating Glean 2022 Artist Residency recipient and Low-Residency Visual Studies alumni '22 ahuva s. zaslavsky
Winter Session Artist Lecture with Ranu Mukherjee
Our Winter Session concludes with a visit from multidisciplinary artist Ranu Mukherjee on Friday, Jan 13th at 5:30pm PST. Live via Zoom, RSVP for a link.
Winter Session Artist Lecture with Heather Hart
Join LRVS on Thursday, Jan 12th at 5:30pm PST for a visiting artist talk with luminary Heather Hart.
Elevate Your Career: Willamette University Graduate Recruitment Fair
Thinking of going back to school in 2023? Get a jump on your resolutions by learning about Willamette University’s graduate school opportunities.
Not Hibernating Lecture Series: Hannah Chalew December 5
Join PNCA’s Low-Residency Visual Studies MFA program on Monday, December 5th at 6pm PST for an artist talk with 2022 South Arts’ Southern Prize winner Hannah Chalew!
Not Hibernating Lecture Series with Cristina Victor November 21st
PNCA’s Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies cordially invites you to join us for our quiet season “not hibernating” artist lectures, kicking off at 6pm on November 21st with Cristina Victor. Remote (via Zoom) and open to the public.
LRVS Visiting Faculty 2022
The Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies Program is pleased to announce the list of visiting artists and scholars who will be teaching during the Summer 2022 intensive June-August.
Ryan Pierce, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2022-2023
Ryan Pierce who has been affiliated with PNCA for many years and is respected for his high quality mentorship, exceptional teaching, and support for professional practices will be the Visiting Assistant Professor leading the Low Residency Visual Studies program for the 2022-2023 academic year.
Aeron Bergman, faculty of the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at PNCA, and Alejandra Salinas, PNCA faculty, are interviewed by BOMB Magazine about their recent work.
Curator Laurel V. McLaughlin talks with the artists about their ongoing projects Consuming Nature and Seed as Idea where hybrid media overlap, drawing from Indigenous and Western academic methodologies, sound and image sampling, and the legal and ethical logic of the public domain.
LRVS Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
Join the Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies on January 13 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm for a Visiting Faculty Lecture with Am Johal
Film screening and conversation with Emmanuela Soria Ruiz
Spatial Power: A Screening on the Queer Modernist Legacy of Eileen Gray and conversation with Emmanuela Soria Ruiz
Sunday, January 9
Interview with PNCA Faculty Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas: Podcast and Broadcast Friday December 3 at 4pm PST on KAOS 89.3, Olympia, WA.
One hour interview with Low Residency MFA in Visual Studies Chair Aeron Bergman and PNCA Assistant Professor Alejandra Salinas about their early sound works available as an online podcast and also to be aired on Friday December 3 at 4pm PST on KAOS 89.3, Olympia, WA. Listen here to the interview and sound works.
"The Longest Leg" a solo exhibition by Emmanuela Soria Ruiz
Fuller Rosen Gallery and guest curator Laurel V. McLaughlin are pleased to present The Longest Leg, a solo exhibition of new and recent work by Emmanuela Soria Ruiz on view November 11, 2021 - January 09, 2022. Opening reception November 13 from 6-8pm.
PNCA Faculty Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas publish a text in MARCH
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
some rites from a spring reckoning
The Low-Residency Visual Studies MFA program is pleased to announce some rites from a spring reckoning, the thesis series featuring solo exhibitions by Kelsey Hamilton Davis, Ryan Kitson, Madison Queen, Wade Schuster, and Douglas Wiltshire at the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture (CCAC) galleries housed within Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) from July 20–August 22, 2021.
Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas , The Luminary artists in residence
The Luminary is excited to announce the seven artists, collectives, and practitioners to be in-residence this summer and fall: Anaïs Duplan, Abigail Lucien, Related Tactics, Andrea Yarbrough, Alden Burke, Emily Gastineau, Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas. After deferring most in-person residencies due to COVID-19 restrictions over the last year, The Luminary will resume its residency program this month with on-site and virtual engagements.
Announcing the LRVS Summer Lecture Series
The Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is pleased to announce our 2021 visiting artists and scholars. Our guests conduct seminars, workshops and have individuale studio visits with the MFA candidates providing a unique and individualized learning experience.
Natalie Ball Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome Artist Natalie Ball for a lecture on her work and practice
Tuesday, June 22, 1:30pm PST
Minerva Cuevas Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome artist Minerva Cuevas for a lecture on their work and practice Tuesday, July 27, 1:30pm PST
Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome writer, curator and philosopher Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz for a lecture on his research and practice Tuesday, July 20, 1:30pm PST
Keyna Eleison Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome curator, writer, researcher Keyna Eleison for a lecture on their work and practice Tuesday, July 6, 1:30pm PST
Roundtable Discussion on Art and Economics
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to present a Roundtable Discussion on Art and Economics Friday July 2, 4pm
Chloë Bass Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome artist Chloë Bass for a lecture on her work and practice Tuesday, July 13, 1:30pm PST
Ruth Noack Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome author, art critic, and curator Ruth Noack for a lecture on her work and practice Tuesday, June 29, 1:30pm PST
Young Chung Lecture
The PNCA Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome
Young Chung Founder and Space Operator of Commonwealth and Council for a lecture on our work and practice Tuesday, June 15 1:30pm