Rose Bond Awarded Ford Family Foundation Artist in Residence Prize
April 02, 2012
PNCA’s own Rose Bond, the chair of the Animated Arts department in the BFA program, has been awarded one of the five 2012 Ford Family Foundation Caldera Artist in Residence (AiR) Prize.
The Ford Family Foundation Caldera AiR Prizes are given to full-time Oregon artists over the age of 30 who are currently active and have been active in their art form for the last seven years. Along with a residency at Caldera, these awardees have been granted a financial stipend. The awards given are a result of a generous donation from the Ford Family Foundation.
Rose Bond is a Canadian born media artist who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Her short films have been screened in international competitions including Sundance, New York Film Festival, Ann Arbor Experimental Film Fest, and the Ottawa, Annecy, Hiroshima and Stuttgart Animation Festivals. She has created large-scale, site-specific public installations for a number of locations, including Intra Muros which was projected by Director’s Invitation at the 2007 Platform International Animation Festival and restaged for the Holland Animation Film Festival in 2008 and Gates of Light sponsored by Bloomberg LP at the landmark Museum at Eldridge Street in New York’s Lower East Side. Illumination No.1 her groundbreaking public media installation premiered in the windows of Portland’s Seamen’s Bethel Building in 2003. Bond is a Princess Grace Statue Award winner and a NEA and AFI film grant recipient. Bond is the chair of the Animated Arts department at PNCA. Her direct animation films are held in the Film Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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.