Observing Design Through Its Decay with Heidi Schwegler at Design Museum Mornings
August 30, 2017
“To see things again for the first time, that’s the point of art.” - Heidi Schwegler
This past August, Chair of PNCA's MFA Applied Craft + Design program (offered joined with OCAC), Professor Heidi Schwegler was invited to speak at Design Museum Mornings monthly event about professional processes and how to inspire students to do the same.
Image: Heidi Schwegler, "Separation anxiety_05", 2014, glass, 8 x 17 x 10"
A fantastic exposé of Heidi's creative process and methodology, this online recap of August's Design Museum Mornings event is an intimate look into the mind of a working, professional artist, how they approach creative problem-solving, and the constant search for inspiration.
Design Museum Mornings is a monthly event series meant to inspire you before your day begins. Conducted by Design Museum Portland, each event will include a short presentation by a local thought-leader, free breakfast, and great people to wake up with. Design Museum Mornings purpose is to inspire and bring people of the the Design Museum Portland community closer together. These events are hosted and sponsored by various generous businesses of the Greater Portland area.
Images courtesy of Heidi Schwegler and Victor Dallons at the Portland Photographic Society.
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.