PNCA to host the 2018 Portland National Portfolio Day

News || Nov 27, 2017

Pacific Northwest College of Art is honored to be hosting the 2018 Portland National Portfolio Day on Sunday, January 7, 2018. 

This event is an excellent opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from over 60 of the nation’s top art and design institutions, get direct feedback on your portfolio, and receive personal guidance on how to polish yours before applying.

All Portfolio Days are free and open to the public, with a first-come, first-served format. Registration is not required but encouraged. Sign Up Online ⟶ 


What to Bring

Representatives want to see 10 to 15 examples of your best recent work (bring original pieces when possible). Include a variety of pieces that showcase your ideas, imagination, and talent. No need to spend extra time and recourses in framing or matting your work. Keep it simple.


Event Schedule

— Location: PNCA, Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, OR 97209

— Tours of PNCA and Information Workshops: 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

— Portfolio Reviews: 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM

Feel free to contact our Office of Admissions for more information at or 503-821-8972, or visit the National Portfolio Day website.