Juneteenth Camp with Don't Shoot PDX, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and Portland Art Museum

Juneteenth Camp with Don't Shoot PDX

June 14, 2018

To celebrate Juneteenth, PNCA will be partnering with Teressa Raiford and Don't Shoot Portland with the support of Portland Art Museum to run a week-long art and activism summer camp for kids, primarily kids from underserved communities as well as kids with disabilities.

PNCA Alumus Demian DinéYazhi´ Named 2018 Hallie Ford Fellow


Congratulations to PNCA Alumnus Demian DinéYazhi´'13, one of five Oregon artists named a 2018 Hallie Ford Fellow in the Visual Arts.

Congratulations to All Our New Graduates!

May 20, 2018

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, commencement ceremonies were held for our undergraduate and graduate candidates for the spring 2018. Join us in congratulating this new class of PNCA alumni!

Congratulations to the PNCA|PENSOLE Design Intensive Class of Spring 2018!

PNCA is excited to congratulate the Spring 2018 graduating class of our PNCA | PENSOLE Design Intensive!

Profile image of Arvie Smith

Arvie Smith ‘84 to Deliver 2018 PNCA Commencement Address

PNCA is pleased to announce that renowned artist, alumnus, and Professor Emeritus Arvie Smith '84 will deliver the 2018 Commencement Address at Pacific Northwest College of Art's 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 20, 2018.

Mary Mattingly, “Between Bears Ears and Daneros Mine” 2018, chromogenic dye coupler print, 30 x 30 inches, © Mary Mattingly.


What's PNCA alumni been up to? Here are a few updates on folks making moves in their art communities: from Hyperallergic and ARTFORUM publishings, to notable exhibitions in New York, to TEDx talks and fellowships. PNCA alumni is always proud of its legacy!

Sheida and Iris in front of a large exhibition


Read about alumni updates!

Kristin Bradshaw Featured on Textsound

Creative Writing Program Director, Kristin Bradshaw, has four works featured on the current issue of

Angela Medlin, PNCA|PENSOLE faculty member

PNCA|PENSOLE Faculty Featured

PNCA|PENSOLE faculty member, Angela Medlin, is profiled in the new the Schoolhouse Electric spring catalog.