PNCA|PENSOLE Faculty Featured
April 29, 2018
PNCA|PENSOLE faculty member, Angela Medlin, is profiled in the new the Schoolhouse Electric spring catalog. Schoolhouse interviews Medlin about her creative life alongside photos of her home in Portland.
She says, "I am a 'creativepreneur.' I never put limitations on my imagination or on what’s possible to accomplish. Anything I’m truly passionate about flows through other parts of my life. My imagination is my superpower!"
Medlin is an artist as well as a designer. She talks about being a "whole creative," and this is a window into what her creative life looks like. She has a long career designing performance apparel for global companies and last year started Functional Apparel & Accessories (FAAS ).
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.