Welcome Kristin Rogers Brown
July 03, 2018
We're excited to welcome Kristin Rogers Brown as new Department Head of our undergraduate Graphic Design program. Kristin has been teaching at PNCA for many years as assistant professor in charge of PNCA's Illustration Advanced Studio in addition to teaching communication and collaborative design courses. At the same time, she's had an incredible career as creative director, designer, and organizer. For eight years, she's been Art Director of Bitch Media, an independent media organization whose mission is to provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful, feminist response to mainstream media and pop culture. She's worked with AIGA and Design Week Portland to connect and amplify Portland's vibrant creative community and their works. Read more about Kristin in our press release, and follow her on twitter and Instagram.
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.