Graduate Lecture Series // Fall 2021

Sep 22, 2021 – Dec 15, 2021

Throughout the Fall semester, the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies welcomes a series of dynamic and thought-provoking artists, designers, and scholars to present on their work and practice. All lectures will be streamed in PNCA’s Mediatheque and on PNCA’s YouTube channel.

September 22

Sep 22 – Dec 15

Graduate Lecture Series: Eileen Isagon Skyers

Sep 22, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Eileen Isagon Skyers, an alumna of the MA in Critical Studies Program at PNCA, will share a talk covering her multifaceted practice and career in the arts. She will discuss our contemporary framework for viewing, making, and valuing art against a backdrop of rapidly shifting technology, and how that manifests in her own work and criticism about digital art and culture.

Wednesday September 22 in the Mediatheque and Livestreaming 6:30 pm Live Captioned on Zoom

September 22


6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Design Lecture Series: INDUSTRY (Gavin Rear + Brooklynne Worthington)

Sep 29, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

INDUSTRY is a creative consultancy, but decidedly not an advertising agency, strategy think tank, entertainment house, boutique design shop, or experimental group. Join us in person (for PNCA folks) and virtually (OPEN TO ALL!) with Brand and Communication designers Gavin Rear and Brooklynne Worthington to talk about their work and what moves them.

September 29


7:00 PM – 8:15 PM

Graduate Lecture Series: Oliver Jackson

Oct 6, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Oliver Jackson In Conversation With Matthew Letzelter and Paul Mullowney

October 06


6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Last Day to Withdraw

Oct 22, 2021   ALL DAY

Last day to withdraw from college and receive a refund

October 22



Graduate Lecture Series: Jovencio de la Paz and Sonja Dahl

Oct 27, 2021 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

In Conversation: Jovencio de la Paz and Sonya Dahl. Presented by the MFA in Applied Craft + Design, in collaboration with Portland Textile Month

October 27


6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Graduate Lecture Series: Janice Lee

Nov 3, 2021 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Novelist Janice Lee reads from her most recent novel, Imagine a Death, as part of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Lecture Series.

November 03


6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

November 11