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PNCA Remembers Beloved Community Member and Philanthropist Dorothy Lemelson

It is with deep admiration and respect that Pacific Northwest College of Art remembers Dorothy Lemelson who passed away on March 10, 2021.

Portland Art Museum Acquires Painting by Nationale Artist and PNCA Alumna Anya Roberts-Toney ‘14

March 8, 2021

The museum obtained the painting through a generous gift on behalf of PNCA Board Chair Scott. D. Musch.

Black History Month: PNCA Recognizes Adrian Piper

In recognition of Black History Month, PNCA recognizes Adrian Piper and her critically acclaimed video installation titled Cornered (1998), where viewers are encouraged to acknowledge miscegenation in America and challenge themselves to honestly address Black ancestry.

PNCA Alumni’s Transformative Work for Five Oaks Museum Featured in ARTnews

PNCA alumni create a replicable model that other museums and institutions can utilize in response to calls for systemic change.

Q&A: Focus Week at PNCA

We sat down with Linda Kliewer, Director of BFA Thesis, to gain a better understanding of what Focus Week is and why it’s such a key part of PNCA’s culture.

Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies’ 2020 Symposium Showcases Portland’s Creativity and Resilience

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at PNCA will host a two-day online symposium on November 20-21, 2020, that explores the intersections of art, design, technology, critical race theory, disability studies, and activism through collaboration and creative practice.

PNCA students receive $15,000 in scholarship support in our Annual Collaboration with Argyle Winery: The Art of Sparkling

November 10, 2020

For the fifth year, three PNCA students received $5,000 scholarships for their individual designs of labels featured on a set of limited edition bottles of bubbly.

PNCA Animated Arts Students’ Short Film Premieres on World Fish Migration Day

The film is part of an effort to raise awareness of the importance of free flowing rivers and migratory fish

Sharita Towne Appointed Program Head of PNCA MFA in Visual Studies

We are excited to announce that Sharita Towne, who has taught and mentored in PNCA’s BFA, MA and MFA programs since 2016, has been appointed Program Head of PNCA’s MFA in Visual Studies in the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies.