Martin French wins 2019 Patrick Nagel Award for Excellence from the Society of Illustrators
July 30, 2019
Congratulations to Martin French who recently received the 2019 Patrick Nagel Award for Excellence from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles for a poster he created for the Harlem Urban Dance Festival. French is Chair of Design Arts, Department Head of Illustration and Associate Professor in Illustration at PNCA. Two of French's posters (above) have been selected for the Bolivia Poster Biennial 2019 to be exhibited in La Paz opening in November. Three of his posters selected for the 2020 Graphis International Poster Annual Exhibition. And two posters were selected for the Mexico Poster Biennial at the El Museo Arocena in Mexico City.
See more of French's work here.
Pacific Northwest College of Art extends a huge congratulations to MFA in Visual Studies alumna Elizabeth Malaska, who was recently named one of the 2021 Guggenheim Fellows in Fine Arts.
It is with deep admiration and respect that Pacific Northwest College of Art remembers Dorothy Lemelson who passed away on March 10, 2021.
The museum obtained the painting through a generous gift on behalf of PNCA Board Chair Scott. D. Musch.
In recognition of Black History Month, PNCA recognizes Adrian Piper and her critically acclaimed video installation titled Cornered (1998), where viewers are encouraged to acknowledge miscegenation in America and challenge themselves to honestly address Black ancestry.
PNCA alumni create a replicable model that other museums and institutions can utilize in response to calls for systemic change.