PNCA is greatly saddened at the passing of civic leader, philanthropist and friend of the College Harold Schnitzer. Just last week, PNCA’s faculty voted unanimously to award Doctor of Arts Causa degrees to Harold and Arlene Schnitzer at this year’s Commencement ceremony on May 22.
MoCC artist-in-resident Mackenzie Frère leads a workshop for PNCA Continuing Education about using locally harvested plants for fiber dyeing. This introductory course runs April 30–May 1, and registration is still open.
Longtime PNCA faculty member Nan Curtis is the recipient of the 20th Bonnie Bronson Fellowship Award.
PNCA’s writer-in-residence Barry Sanders was recently profiled in The Oregonian. The articles details his upbringing, journey through life and longtime desire to be a stand-up comic.
Join weavers and family members of Laurie Herrick and the exhibition’s curator for a guided tour of Laurie Herrick: Weaving Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow this Saturday, April 23 at 2 pm at Museum of Contemporary Craft.
On Sunday, April 3, Ai Weiwei was detained by Chinese authorities prior to boarding a flight to Hong Kong. PNCA and Museum of Contemporary Craft invite you to sign a petition for his release. Ai Weiwei’s work was the subject of Dropping the Urn at Museum of Contemporary Craft in 2010.
A good brand isn’t just important for large corporations and institutions. Learn how branding can help you better represent yourself as an artist at an I Heart Art: Portland workshop on April 16.
The PNCA Campus is replete with exhibitions this month, including shows in the Feldman Gallery, Swigert Commons, Corner Gallery, Manuel Izquierdo Sculpture Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Craft and many student and departmental galleries. Visit them all on First Thursday, April 7.
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STORE Gallery at Pioneer Place presents an exhibition of student work that was otherwise rejected from other exhibitions. The Refusalon is on view through April 10.
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