Portland, OR—September 27, 2016— On the occasion of the exhibition Potency of Process: Moving Through Breast Cancer, the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) presents a one-day symposium bringing together artists, medical experts, academics, and community partners for a series of interdisciplinary conversations around art and healing, the body in trauma, and breast cancer. Free and open to the public, the symposium takes place Saturday October 8, 2016 from 1–5pm.
Portland, OR—September 21, 2016— The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to present the Fall 2016 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series. This series brings internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars to campus for public lectures as well as classroom and studio visits. These artists enliven the discourse and expand the horizons of students, bringing diverse perspectives and experiences into conversation with those of the PNCA community. These lectures are free and open to the public.
Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) regrets that for the 2016-17 academic year, the MA in Critical Theory and Creative Research (CTCR) program has been suspended. It was a difficult decision, but fiduciary responsibility to the College dictated that the financial risk of allowing the program to run with too few students was too great.
Portland, OR—August 1, 2016—The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) presents Roy Tomlinson: ReMap, opening September 1, 2016 in PNCA’s New Commons and running through September 22.
Portland, OR—July 8, 2016—The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) presents Bruce Nauman: Language Body, July 18 through August 6, 2016. This exhibition is part of The Jordan D. Schnitzer Exhibition and Visiting Artist Lecture Series and is co-presented with Converge 45 and the PNCA’s MFA in Print Media.
July 6, 2016—Portland, Oregon—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) has entered into a sales agreement with the Oregon Jewish Museum for the sale of its condo interest in 724 NW Davis in Portland. The sale price was $5 million.
July 1, 2016—Portland, Oregon—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to congratulate the many alumni and faculty members who have been selected by Michelle Grabner for the 2016 Portland Biennial organized by Disjecta. Grabner, who was co-curator of the 2014 Whitney Biennial, is a nationally recognized artist, curator, and educator. Disjecta notes that these artists are “defining and advancing the state’s contemporary arts landscape.”
Portland, OR—June 15, 2016—The Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) launches its Summer Lecture Series with a lecture by David Horvitz June 15, 2016. All lectures are held in PNCA’s Mediatheque theater at 6pm unless otherwise noted below. PNCA is at 511 NW Broadway, and all lectures are free and open to the public.
Portland, OR—June 14, 2016—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Portland Community Media, launching with the broadcast of a lecture by visiting artist David Horvitz on June 15, 2016. This partnership will make programs available to the public through Portland Community Media.