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PNCA x Design Week Portland

It's Design Week Portland, April 21-29, and PNCA is hositng events including exhibitions, lectures, and workshops while faculty and students are doing projects throughout the city. Here are some higlights. And here is some student work from students working in our Center for Design and more information on the DWP website. 

A White Canvas
Tuesday, April 25 | 4:30 to 6:30pm
KOIN Tower
222 SW Columbia

BFA Design Arts and Illustration Chair, Martin French, has art directed an interactive animated art installation at the city's largest media wall (3840x4320 pixels of interactive space) in KOIN Tower. The installation explores how design integrates into the everyday aspect of the human experience. The audience will be invited to participate via a special hashtag, released during the event, which will allow those  in the lobby of KOIN Tower to push content to the wall for immediate display.

PNCA Design Arts Exhibition Open House

PNCA Design Arts Exhibition
Design Week Portland | Open House
Tuesday, April 25 | 4pm to 7pm
PNCA Atrium, 511 NW Broadway

​Above designed by Jourdan Simmonds, Communication Design senior.

PNCA Communication Design | Motion Graphics Installation
Pollinator @ The Crane
710 NW 14th Ave

Monday, April 24 | 5pm to 8pm 
Design Week Portland Pecha-kucha event

Tuesday, April 25 | 4pm to 7pm
Design Week Portland Open House 

Students from PNCA’s Motion Graphics class taught by Marilyn Zornado in the Communication Design department are contributing to the environment created by WE PDX // Pollinator through music videos.     

Workshop: Designing Our Digital Privacy Ecosystem
Tuesday, April 25 | 6pm to 9pm
PNCA, 511 NW Broadway

Organizer: PNCA, MFA Collaborative Design

Most of us benefit from sharing our identities with selected friends, businesses and service providers. In return for sharing our identities, we access “free” services, like email, news, consumer, financial and government services, and various web apps. Most of us don’t bother to read the fine print. Decisions about the use of our personal data are made by people we don’t know, in places where we have little access. Privacy policy is driven by a few well connected corporate, community and government players. What if we were to apply design thinking to a simple design brief, like: Create a digital privacy ecosystem that considers ease of use and security?

Visit the event page for more information, and to register

Open House: PNCA, MFA Collaborative Design
Tuesday, April 25 | 4pm to 7pm
PNCA, 511 NW Broadway

The MFA in Collaborative Design brings together a unique faculty of Portland’s working professional creatives with students who wish to continue working while expanding skill-sets and networks through late afternoon and evening classes. Participants engage in a variety of “wicked problems” from environment to social issues, with projects like SHIT (sanitation, hygiene and integrated technologies) to the future of creative economies. At this open house you’ll have an opportunity to view their current work.

Visit the open house listing for more information



AIGA Events at PNCA | Design Week Portland

Eddie Opara  |  LECTURE
PARASITES: The Power of Design in Evolving Spaces

PNCA Mediatheque
Wednesday, April 26 | 6:30pm to 9pm
FREE / Reserve Tickets

Above designed by Alex Gregory, Communication Design senior.

Eddie Opara  |  WORKSHOP
PARASITES: The Power of Design in Evolving Spaces

Wednesday, April 26 | 9:30am to 4pm
PNCA BridgeLab
Purchase Tickets

Posted on 04/18 at 10:51 AM