The 2019 Whitney Biennial artist list is out and we are so excited to see so many friends and visiting artists on that list! Congrats Lucas Blalock, Wangechi Mutu, Josh Kline, Ellie Ga and Paul Mpagi Sepuya!
MFA VS '15 alum Katie Piatt recently announced that they'll be presenting their participatory performance piece/one-person show Male Fragility: A Night of Rant and Reason at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas in May 2019.
MFA in Visual Studies is excited to partner with Reed College to welcome Brooklyn-based photographer Lucas Blalock as part of the Spring 2019 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
Together with the MA in Critical Studies program we are excited to welcome author, art critic and editor Chris Kraus for a visit to PNCA where she will lecture on her work.
MFA VS Alum '09 Sean J Patrick Carney is featured in the current issue of Art in America for his piece where he writes a letter to Bruce Nauman.
The MFA in Visual Studies program is excited to welcome artist and musician Becca Albee for a lecture on their work and practice as part of the final talk in the Fall 2018 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
Three groups of MFA Visual Studies Alumni (and one incredible student) were awarded grants to fund artist-run projects for the 2018-19 year. Chingada Gallery(Rubén García Marrufo VS '18 and Diego Morales-Portillo VS '19), Nat Turner Project(Melanie Stevens VS '17 and maximiliano VS '17) and First Brick(James Knowlton VS '18, Eric Long VS '18, Molly Alloy VS '18 and Allynn Carpenter VS '18).
Just by applying or visiting PNCA, interested prospective students may be eligible for PNCA scholarships.
The MFA Visual Studies program is excited to welcome curator and writer Suzy Halajian to PNCA for a lecture on Thursday, November 29th.
MFA '16 Alumni, EM Fuller and BriAnna Rosen recently opened their inaugural exhibition at Fuller Rosen Gallery featuring MFA '17 Alumna Angélica Maria Millán Lozano.
Thanks to everyone who came out to Open Studios! All 6 programs in the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies came together and opened their studio doors to show off their work and share it with the community. The Visual Studies cohorts
Every fall the Graduate Students at PNCA open their studios to the public for a lively evening filled with art and dialogue. Join us for our Annual Open Studios on November 17th!
12 Visual Studies students, program chair Peter Simensky along with artist, performer and writer Will Rawls headed out to Sisters, Oregon for a 7 day artist residency.
Visual Studies is excited to welcome Will Rawls as part of the MFA in Visual Studies Lecture Series and the Caldera Artist Residency.
We kicked off the Visiting Artist Lecture Series this year with a sparkly bang. Visiting Artist, Vaginal Davis, spent a whirl wind couple of days in Portland for the TBA Festival, to open an exhibition at Adams and Ollman Gallery and to spend time in the classroom as well as the studios with the Visual Studies students.
Big congratulations to MFA in Visual Studies alumni Angélica Maria Millán Lozano and maximiliano whose conceptual fashion project Cvllejerx is profiled in the Willamette Week.
Join us on October 12th + 13th for the 2018 Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Symposium.
A huge congratulations are in order for MFA VS ‘11 Alumna Elizabeth Malaska who was recently named one of the 2018 Hallie Ford Fellows!
First Brick, a curatorial collaboration led by 2nd years Molly Alloy, Allynn Carpenter and James Knowlton, hosted a one night only exhibition at Williamson|Knight Gallery last night that featured a performance by artist Lu Yim and VS '13 alum Takahiro Yamamoto with artwork by Kaija Xiao.
Thanks to everyone who came out last night for the First Year Exhibition opening!