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A Maker of Things

The Oregonian profiles MFA in Applied Craft and Design candidate Eric Trine ’13 and his entrepreneurial ambitions to start his own one-man handcrafted furniture design business. Read more…

Posted on 08/14 at 03:48 PM

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A Focal Point for the Arts

Sactown Magazine points to the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design as a catalyst for the North Park Blocks. Read more…

Posted on 07/27 at 03:31 PM

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Brenna Murphy ‘09 awarded Rhizome Commission

Rhizome has awarded Brenna Murphy ‘09 a grant through their annual Commissions Program to support her project Expanding Labyrinth. She will receive $4800 to support a daily meditative practice of creating net art. Read more…

Posted on 07/23 at 01:09 PM

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PNCA Faculty and Alumna Selected for Prestigious Printmaking Residency

Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts honors MFA in Visual Studies Chair Arnold J. Kemp and PNCA alumna Pat Boas with a “Golden Spot” residency. The residency supports Oregon mid-career visual artists. Read more…

Posted on 07/23 at 11:10 AM

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Graduate Student Wins Honorable Mention in Sculpture Contest

Andy Lonnquist MFA ‘12 was awarded honorable mention from the International Sculpture Center. Read more…

Posted on 06/28 at 06:13 PM

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Thanks to a $5 million gift from The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation, PNCA launches CREATIVITY WORKS HERE, to support its strategic move to the North Park Blocks. Read more…

Posted on 06/11 at 10:57 AM

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PNCA Receives Gift of Memory 99 for its Permanent Collection

Lee Kelly’s large-scale sculpture to be a gateway to Emerging Cultural Corridor in North Park Blocks. Read more…

Posted on 06/11 at 10:24 AM

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PNCA Spring Gala Raises More Than $465,000

The 10th annual spring Gala reached a new record in funds raised, surpassing last year’s Gala total by more than $25,000. Read more…

Posted on 06/03 at 10:50 AM

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PNCA Faculty and Alumna Chosen as 2012 Hallie Ford Fellows

PNCA is proud to announce that Faculty member Ellen Lesperance and alumna Michelle Ross ‘87 are two of three Oregon visual artists named 2012 Hallie Ford Fellows. Read more…

Posted on 05/29 at 02:09 PM

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Namita Gupta Wiggers Appointed as Museum Director and Chief Curator

The Museum of Contemporary Craft in partnership with Pacific Northwest College of Art is pleased to announce that Namita Gupta Wiggers has been appointed director and chief curator of the Museum. Read more…

Posted on 05/24 at 04:16 PM

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Summer Hours

PNCA will be open the following hours until Fall Semester
Monday-Saturday: 8am-10pm
Sunday: 9am-6pm
See for details…

Posted on 05/23 at 05:55 PM

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Wall Street Journal: PDX Next Art Capital? (And PNCA!)

In the latest Wall Street Journal, Peter Plagens asks whether Portland may be the nation’s next “art capital.” If the answer is yes, it puts PNCA in a good position, as Plagens’ piece points to the important role that PNCA, its faculty, and alumni play in the region. Read more…

Posted on 05/03 at 11:15 AM

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Congressman Earl Blumenauer Selected as Commencement Speaker

PNCA is pleased to announce Congressman Earl Blumenauer has been selected to deliver the 2012 Commencement Address. Read more…

Posted on 05/02 at 06:09 PM

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Joe Sacco wins Pacific Northwest College of Art Graphic Literature Award

Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza wins the first Oregon Book Award given to a work of graphic literature. Read more…

Posted on 05/01 at 02:49 PM

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Arthouse Announced for North Park Blocks

The Powell family in collaboration with PNCA is set to build ArtHouse, a new PNCA student community project on the Powell-owned property adjacent to the North Park Blocks. Read more…

Posted on 04/26 at 12:04 PM

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Samantha Mash ‘13 Wins Prestigious Society of Illustrators Prize

Mash’s illustration Sculpture places in the top 10 out of over 7,000 entires in a prestigious national competition. Read more…

Posted on 04/19 at 05:31 PM

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Daniel Duford featured on Artforum’s 500 Words

Read how this PNCA professor finds his work intersecting the varying histories of ceramics and comics. Read more…

Posted on 04/17 at 04:59 PM

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MFA in Visual Studies Chair Arnold J. Kemp Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded a Fellowship in the Fine Arts to PNCA’s MFA in Visual Studies Chair, Arnold J. Kemp. Read more…

Posted on 04/12 at 04:25 PM

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April is Bursting with Student Exhibitions

There are numerous students and alumni exhibiting on campus at PNCA and at other venues throughout Portland for the month of April. Read more…

Posted on 04/05 at 05:18 PM

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Delaney Allen MFA ‘10 Premieres New Photo Work at Nationale

Painting a Portrait, Allen’s second solo show at Nationale, open April 6 and runs until April 26. Read more…

Posted on 04/05 at 05:05 PM

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