Alumni and Faculty Win Precipice Fund Awards
December 07, 2018
Congratulations to all of the artist-run projects who were awarded Precipice Fund Grants at an award ceremony at Portland Institute for Contemporary Art yesterday evening. Many PNCA alumni and faculty projects were among those funded. Big congratulations to Nat Turner Project (maximiliano martinez, Melanie Stevens), Chingada Gallery (rubén garcia maruffo, Diego Morales Portillo), First Brick (James Knowlton, Molly Alloy, Eric Long, Allyn Carpenter), Pidzn Club (a team including Takahiro Yamamoto) and black girls: an archive, a project by D.A. Carter and Sharita Towne. PICA's Precipice Fund supports artist-run projects with grants up to $5,000. The awards are part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts' Regional Regranting Program.
A Force of Nature is the apt title of the Eugene Weekly's review of alumna Lucinda Parker's retrospective exhibition, Force Fields, at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem.
Our Low-Residency MFA in Creative Writing, BFA in Creative Writing, and MA in Critical Studies collaborate to present a number of events on campus and off as Patron Sponsors of AWP including a rare look at the Burning Deck archive.
Nandini Ranganathan, Executive Director of PNCA's Make+Think+Code lab is one of the featured leaders speaking at TedX Portland on April 27.
Printmaking professor Yoshihiro Kitai is among the artists in residence at Crow's Shadow this year. The institute is profiled in the NY Times.