Applications for Fall 2020 open now!
September 03, 2019
Now on view in the PNCA 157 Gallery: Better Than Nothing, the work of Krista Anara Cibis
Her exhibition, “Better Than Nothing” features works developed during her year long artist residence at Textile Hive. Textile Hive, located in Portland, is the worlds largest private textile archive. There are over 40,000 textiles collected by fashion designer, Andrea Aranow. During the residency, Krista was also able to work with Andrea in New York, giving the opportunity to study antique Peruvian Fiesta textile materials and construction in detail. This exhibition carries several lines of inquiry and represent only a portion of the works and themes developed during her residency.
Krista Anara Cibis is an artist/scholar based in Portland, Oregon. Her work is centered on observation and of communication and culture. Materials and techniques are important aspects of the works. The materials range from textile, organic, synthetic, or found objects, most recently that means, fencing masks, bees and cannula (oxygen hoses.) The medium and technique are integral to the meaning in her work.
The Pacific Northwest College of Art is now accepting graduate applications for Fall 2020! Applications are available online and the priority deadline is February 1, 2020 for all of our programs. You can find applications requirements on our website, and begin your application today.
We would love to meet you in person and chat about your future in The Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies. You can find us at one of our graduate school events or visit us at Graduate National Portfolio Days this year in San Francisco, Boston, New York, Chicago and Paris. We enjoy having visitors to our beautiful campus in Portland, OR, so schedule a campus tour online(link to campus tour scheduler) or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2020 Priority Deadline – Saturday, February 1, 2020
By applying before February 1st, you have the opportunity to secure your admittance early, and access our Merit Scholarship funding. 100% of accepted graduate program applicants receive some level of Merit Scholarship - this institutional aid awards demonstrated outstanding creative abilities and academic achievement. No additional application is necessary for consideration.
Michael Stone-Richards guest scholar in the Critical Studies Program will be teaching a Graduate Seminar Fall term.
Michael Stone-Richards is Professor of Critical Theory and Visual Studies at the College for Creative Studies, Detroit. He is most recently the recipient of a Warhol Foundation Grant for his book in progress, "Care of the City: Ruination, Abandonment, and Hospitality in Contemporary Practice" (forthcoming Sternberg Press). This is part of Michael's work as Chair of the Committee on Critical Studies at CCS seeking the terms of a pedagogy for the twenty-first century Art / Design School. Michael has published in French and English and lectured widely in critical theory, art writing, and cultural history, with essays forthcoming on McArthur Binion, black labor and the avant-garde, biopolitics, and the problem of attention in cultural conflict. He is also at work on a translation of the hermetic poems of Andre Breton. With artist Addie Langford he curates the open conversation series the Alexandrine Street Seminars. With Addie Langford he is also the co-founder of Detroit Research (which won a Knight Foundation Grant) of which he is the also the founding editor - volume 3, guest-edited by Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller aka ADULT., "On Sound," with featured artist Kevin Beasley, is due out in Fall 2019. In Fall 2019, Michael will a Visiting Scholar in the Program in Critical Studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Wednesday, November 6:30pm in the Mediatheque
The MA in Critical Studies program in collaboration with the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art is excited to welcome Emi Koyama to present a public lecture on her work and research as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series.
Emi Koyama is a multi-issue social justice activist, writer, and rogue intellectual. Emi often writes and speaks out about feminism, sexual and domestic violence, sex work/trade and trafficking, queer and trans liberation, intersex and disability issues, among others.
Free and open to the public.