William Gilbert Explores “Land Arts of the American West”
March 07, 2010
Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with Pacific Northwest College of Art presents William Gilbert, delivering the CraftPerspectives Lecture “Land Arts of the American West,” 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 10 at PNCA.
Gilbert will discuss shifts in contemporary understanding of the genre of Land Art, tracing connections from his own study of ceramics in Montana with Rudy Autio to the innovative “Land Arts of the American West” program he co-founded with Chris Taylor. He is the Lannan Chair in Land Arts of the American West, Department of Art and Art History, University of New Mexico.
CraftPerspectives Lecture: William Gilbert
“Land Arts of the American West”
Wednesday, March 10, 6:30 pm
PNCA Swigert Commons, 1241 NW Johnson St.
Free and open to the public
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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.