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.
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Visiting faculty in the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies program, including internationally recognized artists and curators offer free public lectures beginning June 19
Photography majors Hannah Hazen, Jessica Mitchell, Scott King, and Kia Tiakamori-Tihada have work on view at Blue Sky Gallery through Fall of 2019.
Congratulations to faculty member Sharita Towne who has been selected as one of the Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts for 2019!