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(l-r) Lisa Jarrett and alumni Melanie Stevens and Samantha Wall

Alumni featured in PADA conversation series

September 11, 2018

Don't miss alumni Melanie Stevens and Samantha Wall with Lisa Jarrett and Ashley Stull Meyers for PADA's Art Conversations series Collecting Power: Art, Agency, and Community at Russo Lee Gallery September 20.

First Thursday, September

September 5, 2018

Join us! Each First Thursday, PNCA throws the doors open to the Portland community with art exhibitions throughout our main campus building located on Portland’s North Park Blocks. 

MFA in Applied Craft + Design Design Build team 2018

MFA in Applied Craft + Design Design Build with Urban League

September 5, 2018

MFA in Applied Craft + Design completes design build project with Cleo Davis and Matt Miller for the Urban League.

Congratulations Brigitte Salami

August 30, 2018

Congratulations to Brigitte Salami on the publication of "Festivals in West Africa" which was solicited for publication by Oxford Bibliographies in Art History. 

Undergraduate Applications Open Aug 31

Get ready! Applications for undergraduate programs open August 31. 

Garrick Imatani, Foundation Chair, Pacific Northwest College of Art

Welcome New Foundation Chair, Garrick Imatani

August 10, 2018

We're excited to welcome Garrick Imatani as our new Foundation Chair!

PNCA Featured in Story on Resilience of Art Schools

August 08, 2018

Bloomberg includes PNCA alongside RISD and MCAD in their story on the resilience of colleges of art and design.




Be a Pattern for the World, Alejandra Salinas and Aeron Bergman with Piscine

Be​ a Pattern for the World at The Great Poor Farm Experiment

Chair of the Low-Residency MFA in Visual Studies, Aeron Bergman is one half an artist duo with Alejandra Salinas. Next week they present a collaborative project entitled Be a Pattern for the World at The Great Poor Farm Experiment.

Center for Design OPH Poster Launch

July 20, 2018

Yen Hoang and Hannah Nissen designed a set of posters for Oregon Public House's non-profit partners through PNCA's Center for Art and Design. Launch party tonight.