RAW! Reed Arts Week features PNCA faculty and alumni
October 30, 2019
An annual event at Portland's Reed College, Reed Arts Week is a student-curated series of exhibitions and events that regularly includes work and performances by PNCA alumni, students, and faculty as well as work by Reed students and visiting artists. This year there are exhibitions on view by V Maldonado, Laura Camila Medina, and Samantha Wall and a workshop by Demian DinéYazhi' among the scheduled events.
This year, Reed Arts Week runs October 29 to November 3, 2019. RAW 2019: OUR REALITY? reflects, "the curators’ interest in the political nature of art and its potential to catalyze action. OUR REALITY? questions where we are, how we got here, and where we want to go." OUR REALITY? is curated and organized by 2019 Artistic Directors: Ruby Carmel; Gerry Peña-Martinez; Grey Saquee; and Tatiana Zancajo-Lugo.
Farewell to Lee Kelly
Oregon’s Sculptor, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.
PNCA offers generous scholarships to transfer students
Pacific Northwest College of Art is offering an affordable and accessible option for transfer students who want to earn a BFA degree.
Welcome PNCA's New Dean
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 celebrates completion of merger with Pacific Northwest College of Art
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.