Farewell to Lee Kelly

Oregon’s Sculptor, Lee Kelly BFA ‘59, passed away on March 28, 2022, at age 89.

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PNCA offers generous scholarships to transfer students

Pacific Northwest College of Art is offering an affordable and accessible option for transfer students who want to earn a BFA degree.

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Welcome PNCA's New Dean

We are pleased to announce that Jennifer Cole has accepted our offer to become the next dean of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), effective March 2022, and delighted that she will hold Willamette’s first named deanship, recognizing a generous new gift from Jordan D. Schnitzer.

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These FAQs provide answers for questions students, faculty, and staff might have regarding accessing services during the merger transition period and beyond.


2022 Commencement

Join us in celebrating PNCA's graduating class. Sunday, May 22. 4 p.m. View full details on the link below.

Commencement Details

MFA + MA Thesis Presentations

The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies is excited to present the Class of 2022 MFA/MA Thesis Presentations.

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2022 BFA Thesis Exhibition

Pacific Northwest College of Art proudly presents the 2022 BFA Thesis Exhibition.

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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.

Online Viewbook

2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Pacific Northwest College of Art proudly presents the 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition.

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Currently accepting applications for Fall 2022

A Creative Mind

Presenting multiple perspectives on topics explored within a creative practice.

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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