at PNCA provides you with tools, support and knowledge to fuel your practice. From audio visual gear checkout to software for your personal laptop to labs with high end desktop processors, scanners and printers, you’ll find everything you need to realize your concepts.
PNCA recommends that students own a laptop computer to assist in their studies and take advantage of our Laptop Software Program, which provides a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, Microsoft Office suite software, and drivers that enable printing to campus printers directly from your personal device.
PNCA’s Technology Support staff is a team of tech-minded artists working to enhance the student experience with technology. We offer campus-wide support for all of our technology including printers, computers, software, and AV. Technology Support also provides checkout for a wide variety of audio visual equipment for the experimentation, production and exhibition of media based artwork and academic projects. Included in our inventory are digital still and video cameras, medium and large format film cameras, studio and location lighting, audio recorders, projectors, monitors, speakers, laptops, tablets and much more.
At PNCA you will find smart classrooms for projection and lecture as well as classrooms with Apple iMac stations installed with a variety of industry standard software packages. Advanced labs include specialized equipment to support specific programs and output such as a laser production printer, large format inkjet printers, flatbed scanners, a virtual drum film scanner, a sound isolation booth, 4k and 5k editing stations, and Wacom Cintiqs.