Portland’s only professional art auction takes place February 22. Visit the auction page for ticket information and a complete catalog of auction items, including James Lavadour, Donald Sultan, Judy Pfaff, Lee Kelly ’59 and Malia Jensen ’89.
Emily Pilloton is the founder and executive director of Project H Design and runs the Studio H project, a high school design/build curriculum for rural community benefit. She lectures January 27 for the MFA in Applied Craft and Design.
PNCA students Zachary Combs ’12 and Nico Sea ’11 exhibit a selection of new collaborative works at STORE, a new student-run gallery in the Pioneer Place mall. VERSES: fold/open, cool/warm runs through March 6.
Visiting artist Alejandro Cesarco utilizes conceptual processes in a self-conscious exploration of narrative, influence, translation and reception. He gives an MFA in Visual Studies lecture at 6:30 pm on January 20 in the Swigert Commons.
The MFA in Applied Craft and Design program has named the design-build team leaders for 2011-12. Jack Sanders of Rural Studios and Alabama artist Butch Anthony will lead the MFA students as they shape their Applied Craft and Design Bison Studios workspace in NE Portland.
New students are welcomed to PNCA with a day of introduction to the multifaceted culture at PNCA on January 14. Students will be introduced to key people and resources to help navigate their way through PNCA’s educational experience.
Rowdy and unconventional blogger Garth Johnson comes to town to open Era Messages, which he curated, and lead a one-day workshop that breathes new life into second-hand and neglected coffee cups, bowls and household ceramics.
Today, Dr. Thomas Manley, the CEO of the Museum of Contemporary Craft and President of Pacific Northwest College of Art, announced the appointment of Jeffrey Thomas to the position of Acting Director of the Museum.
Have your portfolio reviewed by PNCA and thirty other art and design schools at Portland’s National Portfolio Day this Sunday, January 9 at Oregon College of Art and Craft, 12-4 pm.
PNCA is saddened to learn of the death of the College’s friend and supporter Ed Cauduro, local arts advocate and well known collector of contemporary art. He gave back to the community, and specifically to young artists, in many ways that will benefit artists and the larger community for years to come.
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