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PNCA’s Illustration Program Ranked Top 50 Nationally by Animation Career Review

ACR has ranked the top animation, design, and gaming programs across the country through annual lists for each state since 2011.

PNCA Alumni Featured in New York Times Article

PNCA alums Demian DinéYazhi' ’13 and Lehuauakea ’18 discuss their influences and practices.

PNCA MFA in Visual Studies Alumna Elizabeth Malaska Named 2021 Guggenheim Fellow

Pacific Northwest College of Art extends a huge congratulations to MFA in Visual Studies alumna Elizabeth Malaska, who was recently named one of the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows in Fine Arts.

PNCA Remembers Beloved Community Member and Philanthropist Dorothy Lemelson

It is with deep admiration and respect that Pacific Northwest College of Art remembers Dorothy Lemelson who passed away on March 10, 2021.

Portland Art Museum Acquires Painting by Nationale Artist and PNCA Alumna Anya Roberts-Toney ‘14

March 8, 2021

The museum obtained the painting through a generous gift on behalf of PNCA Board Chair Scott. D. Musch.

Black History Month: PNCA Recognizes Adrian Piper

In recognition of Black History Month, PNCA recognizes Adrian Piper and her critically acclaimed video installation titled Cornered (1998), where viewers are encouraged to acknowledge miscegenation in America and challenge themselves to honestly address Black ancestry.

PNCA Alumni’s Transformative Work for Five Oaks Museum Featured in ARTnews

PNCA alumni create a replicable model that other museums and institutions can utilize in response to calls for systemic change.

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.

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.