Graduate Symposium: Visualizing Resistance: Examining the Social Function of Art and Design

The six programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art present the fall 2017 Graduate Symposium, "Visualizing Resistance: Examining the Social Functions of Art and Design," October 5 to 7, 2017. 

"Indigo Blue (Sea Island Pure)" (2016), intaglio on hand-dyed indigo sugar sacks, courtesy of Jordan D. Schnitzer and the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation

Unnervingly Timely, Alison Saar’s Crepuscular Blue at CCA&C

The Oregonian reviews Alison Saar's new exhibition Crepuscular Blue at PNCA's Center for Contemporary Art & Culture, calling Muddy Water one of three new prints for the show, "unnervingly timely." 

Make+Think+Code Workshops

Make+Think+Code, PNCA's center for art and technology, presents a new series of workshops that are open to the public.

Spring ‘17 Advanced Graphic Novel Class Celebrates the Release of Their Comic Anthology

PNCA's Advanced Graphic Novel class of spring 2017 and instructor, Jonathan Hill, celebrate the release of their 180 page graphic novel anthology after 4 months of production, and a successful Kickstarter campaign that fully funded its production.

Observing Design Through Its Decay with Heidi Schwegler at Design Museum Mornings

Renowned artist and Chair of PNCA's MFA Applied Craft + Design program, offered joined with OCAC, Professor Heidi Schwegler recently spoke at Design Museum Mornings about her process professionally and how she inspires her students to do the same.

Olivia Hardwood Wins Oconomowoc Festival John Rawlins Memorial Scholarship

Student Olivia Harwood '21 is the first recipient of the Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts John Rawlins Memorial Scholarship.

The Poetry of Process With PNCA Alumni and Lead Creative Matthew Korbel-Bowers

Society6's recent artist feature spotlights PNCA alumni and Lead Creative, Matthew Korbel-Bowers.

Congratulations to PNCA alumni and 3D Studio Manager, Nick Patton

Nick's illustrations were comissioned for a book that recently won second place in the Colorado Independent Publishers Association International Award competition.

Kim-Ja Lee (Visual Studies '17), At the intersection of time and space, 2017. Photo: Mario Gallucci '14. Courtesy of PNCA.

2017-18 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) brings provocative and pivotal thinkers, designers, and artists from all over the country to Portland for the 2017–18 PNCA Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series.