MK Guth Interviewed on Art Focus
July 29, 2019
Artist and Director of PNCA's Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies, MK Guth, was featured on KBOO's art interview program Art Focus. Host Joseph Gallivan interviewed Guth, asking her about her upcoming exhibition at Cristin Tierney Gallery in New York and performance at UCLA Performance as well as taking the temperature of the state of the visual arts ecosystem in Portland. She talks about the vitality of Portland galleries and artist-run spaces, affordable studio rent for artists, the importance of financial support for artists such as RACC, PICA's Precipice Fund, and the Hallie Ford Fellowships, and the necessity for all of us to support the institutions and projects that make Portland culture dynamic.
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.