Mia Nolting's First Book!
October 23, 2018
Congratulations to Mia Nolting on the publication of her first book, Instant Journal by Penguin Random House! She calls it "a guided fill-in-yourself journal inspired by many years of making checklists and surveys documenting feelings. It is the length of one year and includes checklists, charts to fill in, and short open-ended questions."
Mia is a talented and prolific illustrator whose work spans across book cover design, editorial, and commercial work for clients including Airbnb, Algonquin, Field Scout, Glamour Magazine, HarperCollins, Lucky Peach, Medium, Nike Women, NORTH, Penguin Random House, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Studio Jelly, Umpqua Bank, Wieden+Kennedy, and many others.
Farewell to Lee Kelly
Oregon’s Sculptor, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.
PNCA offers generous scholarships to transfer students
Pacific Northwest College of Art is offering an affordable and accessible option for transfer students who want to earn a BFA degree.
Welcome PNCA's New Dean
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 celebrates completion of merger with Pacific Northwest College of Art
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.