Q&A: PNCA’s Fall 2020 Plans

We recently sat down with Kate Copeland, PNCA Dean of Academic Affairs, to discuss how 20 PNCA faculty members came together to develop a new hybrid approach to providing an art and design education that continues PNCA’s hallmark ability to prepare students for lives of creative practice.

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PNCA Fall 2020 MFA/MA Leadership Scholarships

PNCA announces a MFA/MA scholarship program for Black, African American, Indigenous, Native American, or non-Black students of color with demonstrated financial need.

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PNCA Fall 2020 BFA Equity Scholarships

PNCA announces a BFA scholarship program geared toward our incoming Black and Indigenous, Native American, and non-Black students of color.

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Reviewing applications on a rolling basis


Center of Creativity Awards Booklet

Get to know the inaugural PNCA Center of Creativity Awardees and learn how their support of PNCA, the arts, higher education, social justice and civic engagement has opened doors for citizen artists throughout our region and beyond.

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Special Appeal

Since we’ve had to cancel our annual fundraising Gala this year, we are turning to our close friends and donors to provide critical support for our students and to sustain the college’s future through a special appeal.

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BFA and MFA Thesis Galleries

Visit our online gallery to view PNCA BFA and MFA student portfolios, OCAC’s final thesis exhibition, and more!

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Coronavirus Prevention

PNCA, with state and federal officials, is proactively monitoring COVID-19. The college is taking precautions and recommends thorough handwashing as a precaution.

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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.

Campus Life

Everyone belongs at PNCA. You’ll have community here in no time.

Mack McFarland
Director of Center for Contemporary Art & Culture

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