The 2009 Centennial Year Commencement Address
June 04, 2009
The 2009 Centennial Year Commencement service on May 24, 2009 opened with the peaceful ring of a Tibetan singing bowl by Director of Student Services Michael Hall. PNCA President Tom Manley followed with, “Creativity and Collaboration in the City of Art,” a meaningful address that centered on collaboration and creative practice.
* Read the full “Commencement address”:http://www.pnca.willamette.edu/about/president/.
Photo by Barrett Rudich
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.
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.