Faculty & Facilities
Our faculty of professional designers and state-of-the-art tools and labs help push your design work to a higher level. All of the studios and labs across departments are open and available to you for producing your work. Our students work in the printmaking studio, Wacom Lab, and more.
Kristin Rogers Brown
Department Head in Graphic Design, Associate Professor
Kristin Rogers Brown is a creative director and designer currently teaching design and illustration at Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA). For the past decade, she has used her background as an award-winning editorial art director to design meaningful experiences, publications, and brand strategies across media. She spent 2010-2018 as art director for Bitch Media, an independent media organization whose mission is to provide and encourage an engaged, thoughtful feminist response to mainstream media and pop culture. Her work with nonprofits and values-driven organizations proves that thoughtful design drives engagement, builds community, and makes a difference in people's lives.
Graphic Design: Department Head, Associate Professor
Illustration: Associate Professor
This home base for Communication Design majors hosts classes, meetings, critiques, and more.
Digital Production Center
Our Digital Production Center supports high quality digital print production, binding, and finishing driven by a Konica Minolta C1060 Digital Press.
Design Project Space
The Design Project Space is a dedicated space for the exhibition of works by PNCA's design students.
Facilities and Equipment
Houses a large and varied collection of both contemporary and traditional printmaking facilities, presses, processing rooms, printers, stations and equipment.
A first of its kind among colleges, our WACOM lab houses a variety of digital tablets and touchscreen computers that are accessible by all students.
Our technology-focussed lab that offers classes, workshops and access to a wide-range of contemporary technology, digital tools and facilities.
Albert Solheim Library
A two-story facility that houses a collection of over 30,000 books and other items and a number of computer workstations.
Features state-of-the-art workstations and suites to accommodate 2D, 3D, digital, analog and linear animation with access to unique equipment.
An extensive collection of traditional and contemporary woodworking tools and a welding and metal working area.
Houses pottery and glass kilns for fusing and slumping and a plaster and slip cast mold making facility.
Supports both traditional and digital fine art photography and processing with with large format capacity and professional lighting studio and cyc wall.
Professional Digital Fine Art Printing Lab
State-of-the-art printers and scanners calibrated to industry standards and support for large format professional printing.