Alumni and Faculty Win Precipice Fund Awards
December 7, 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.
Big congratulations to alumna Elizabeth Malaska who has been awarded a $25,000 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant.
Two animated installations by Rose Bond, Department Head of Animated Arts, are featured in Beyond the Gate, the first exhibition at the new Portland Chinatown Museum.