Olivia Hardwood Wins Oconomowoc Festival John Rawlins Memorial Scholarship
August 28, 2017
Congratulations to Olivia Harwood, incoming freshman class of 2021, who has been selected as the first recipient of the Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts John Rawlins Memorial Scholarship.
Olivia has been involved with the arts throughout her education and enrolled here at PNCA to pursue her interests in illustration beginning this fall semester.
The Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts (OFA) is a nonprofit, all volunteer community organization that has awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships to local Oconomowoc, WI students pursuing a postsecondary degree that uses their talent in the arts.
Again, congratulations, Olivia, and our warm thanks to the Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts and their continued support of students interested in pursuing a future in the creative arts.
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.