MFA Studio Open House
September 08, 2009
Join Oregon College of Art and Craft and PNCA for a public studio open house and a performance by Grammy-nominated alt-country singer Tift Merritt, celebrating the launch of the joint MFA degree program.
Merritt creates “a uniquely satisfying stew of rock and roll, soul, folk and country,” according to her fan site. Her 2008 album Another Country garnered four stars by the British music magazine MOJO.
The MFA in Applied Craft and Design is a unique graduate program designed for students eager to explore the fusion of tradition, innovation, and practice, with design theory and hands-on making. The event will showcase the collaborative efforts of its students, who built their own studio space with renowned design/build specialist Steve Badanes, founding member of Jersey Devil.
Learn more about the program through the eyes of its students—visit the “MFA in Applied Craft and Design blogs”:http://www.pnca.edu/i/blog.php?id=25.
MFA Studio Open House and Celebration
8 p.m. Saturday, September 12
MFA in Applied Craft and Design Studios @ The Bison Building
421 N.E. 10th Ave. and Glisan St.
Oregon’s Sculptor, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.
Pacific Northwest College of Art is offering an affordable and accessible option for transfer students who want to earn a BFA degree.
We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Cole has accepted our offer to become the next dean of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), effective March 2022, and delighted that she will hold Willamette’s first named deanship, recognizing a generous new gift from Jordan D. Schnitzer.
Willamette University and the Pacific Northwest College of Art today finalized their merger, officially making the Northwest’s oldest school of art and design an integral part of the region’s leading liberal arts university.
Schnitzer family's $2M gift to support Willamette University/Pacific Northwest College of Art merger
Willamette will launch a search soon to retain a nationally recognized educator and leader in art and design to serve as PNCA’s new dean. This $2 million gift from the late Arlene Schnitzer will create the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer PNCA Dean’s Initiative Fund, and provide the new PNCA Dean with resources to test new initiatives, facilitate collaboration between the PNCA and Willamette faculties, and more. Please enjoy this video to learn more about this generous gift.