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Demian DinéYazhi’ ‘13 Receives 2017 Brink Award

Big congratulations to almnus Demian DinéYazhi´ who was selected to receive the 2017 Brink Award, the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle announced today. 

Andrew Newell, Vertical Swamp Shack, 2017. mixed media

Congratulations Andrew Newell ‘17!

Andrew Newell has been awarded one of International Sculpture Center's 2017 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards.

WW Reviews MFA Exhibitions

Shannon Gormley reviews our MFA Exhibitions for the Willamette Week in a piece entitled, "PNCA’s MFA Exhibits Have A Lot To Say." 

Art and Science Initiative Students Co-Design Curriculum for OMSI Camp

Through PNCA's Art and Science Initiative, four Art + Science STEAM Student Educators have collaborated with PNCA faculty and OMSI staff to develop a weeklong summer camp for grades 8-12. 

Justine Highsmith '17, Intermedia Major, during her BFA address. Image courtesy of Mack McFarland.

Congratulations to our Classes of 2017!

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, commencement ceremonies were held for our 2017 undergraduate and graduate classes. Join us in congratulating and welcoming PNCA new alumni! 

Announcing PNCA Merit Scholarship Winners for 2017-2018 Academic Year

Every year, each department awards outstanding students merit scholarships based on their performance during the academic year.

Announcing 2017 Summer/Fall Leland Iron Works Artists in Residence

Congratulations to this selection of great artists from both within and outside of the PNCA community!

Images of the winning student art submissions. The left is Emma Mcmillin and right is Ann-Marie Engelberth.

Congratulations Wacom Contest Winners!

In early spring, PNCA's Technology Department launched a contest for student art submissions. The submissions would be judged and winners would receive a Wacom Pro Pen!

PNCA’s Art and Science Initiative Awardees

Congratulations to PNCA’s Art and Science Initiative Awardees for their work with various partner organizations this semester.