Willamette University and PNCA joining together to create the next generation of citizen artists.

The future relationship will expand academic opportunities for both communities and will deepen the connections among art, design, liberal arts and the sciences. Together, Willamette University and PNCA will become a regional hub for the arts and collectively redefine the future of art and design education.

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Q&A: Focus Week at PNCA

We sat down with Linda Kliewer, Director of BFA Thesis, to gain a better understanding of what Focus Week is and why it’s such a key part of PNCA’s culture.

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Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies’ 2020 Symposium Showcases Portland’s Creativity and Resilience

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at PNCA will host a two-day online symposium on November 20-21, 2020, that explores the intersections of art, design, technology, critical race theory, disability studies, and activism through collaboration and creative practice.

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Undergraduate Viewbook

Eleven undergraduate programs, endless possibilities.

View our undergraduate viewbook online and learn all about PNCA and our programs.

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Graduate Viewbook

Experimental. Interdisciplinary. Collaborative.

View the graduate viewbook online and learn about the MFA/MA programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies

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BFA and MFA Thesis Galleries

Visit our online gallery to view PNCA BFA and MFA student portfolios, and more!

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Unlimited 2020 Alumni Salon Show

Unlimited 2020, PNCA’s fourth annual alumni salon show, includes work by more than 80 PNCA alumni artists and designers and features panel discussions every Friday in October at noon.

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Our Scholarship Promise

PNCA Now Guarantees First-time Freshmen Scholarships for up to five years

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Student Work

Degree Programs

Special Programs

Students working in Design Studio at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) 2017

Special Programs offer a range of expanded learning opportunities for students and the community.

These include projects, workshops, and intensives in applied art and design in the realms of environmental science, technology, science and tech pedagogy, and industrial design. Programs also include a variety of international studies opportunities, an artist residency, and a professional print publishing studio.

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