PNCA’s Art and Science Initiative Awardees
May 02, 2017
Congratulations to PNCA’s Art and Science Initiative Awardees for their work with various partner organizations this semester. All of these students were selected to collaborate and make work to highlight various social and ecological themes. Through these projects, they are applying their studio and theory curriculum to creative professional practice experiences.
Sarah Birch, BFA Animated Arts '17 and Cai Veronda, BFA Animated Arts' 17 were awarded the Invasion Tactics Award in partnership with Oregon Department of Agriculture to research and develop animated work to help raise public awareness to address the critical problems posed by the invasive Japanese Beetle in Portland.
Anke Gladnick, BFA Illustration ’17 received the 2016-17 Science in Studio Award. Anke is examining the hidden culture of salmon in California and is in the process of creating an illustrated children's book after a research trip to Californian where she met with scientists and examined the watershed from Sacramento to Arcata.
E. D. Dahl, BFA Intermedia ’18 is working with the West Willamette Restoration Partnership as the Artist-in-Residence for the Connecting Portland Urban Forests Project, pulling ivy and connecting community around urban ecological restoration. Look out for her signage on your urban hikes this summer.
Stephanie Fogel, BFA ’15 is collaborating with the Oregon Department of Agriculture to create the Bee Project logo to celebrate best practices when it comes to pollinator landscapes.
Molly Alloy, MFA Visual Studies ’18 will begin the Bee Project Artist-in-Residence this summer, traveling throughout the State of Oregon to connect community around Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Bee Project and celebrate Oregon’s diverse native pollinators.
Lynsee Sardell, MFA Visual Studies ’18 will spend the summer in the research lab as the Artist-in-Residence working alongside National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration scientist Vera Trainer as part of PNCA’s year long Art + Science Fellowship.
Kimber Tidd, BFA, Animated Arts ’18; Megan Kuttler BFA Communication Design ’18; Michelle Vorce, MFA Collaborative Design ’18; and Tippi Calson, BFA ’15 will develop and co-teach art and science integrated curriculum for OMSI’s summer middle and high school programming on location at the Coastal Discovery Center in Newport, Oregon. Go STEAM.
The Art + Science Initiative at PNCA is a platform for students to make, think, experience, and research ideas and concepts at the intersection of science, culture and art practice. Through lectures, workshops, exhibition, residences, and grant awards students investigate and consider the relationships between ourselves and the natural world.
The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art is excited to invite the public to the October First Thursday Art Walk in the North Park Blocks for a series of exhibition openings, performances, live music, drop-in activities and refreshments!
We are thrilled to announce PNCA’s 2023-24 Visiting Artist Lecture Series!
PNCA’s Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies and Center for Contemporary Art & Culture welcomes prominent artists, scholars, designers, curators, and critics from around the country and beyond, to engage with the Portland arts community.
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.