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Pacific Northwest College of Art
Center for Contemporary Art and Culture

Continuing Events

Jan 9, 2018 – Jan 29, 2018

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Jan 3, 2018 – Jan 29, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Jan 22, 2018

Lecture Week 2018: Event #1 with Paul Sahre

Lecture Week 2018: Event #1 with Paul Sahre

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

A two event series presented by the PNCA Communication Design Program and FISK will be bringing you 2 events w/ 2 inspiring creatives in one week!

Jan 23, 2018

Grained, Etched, and All Inked Up: The Art of Stone Lithography

Grained, Etched, and All Inked Up: The Art of Stone Lithography

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Grained, Etched, and All Inked Up: The Art of Stone Lithography

Anti-Racist Teach-In with Shawna Lipton

Anti-Racist Teach-In with Shawna Lipton

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for an Anti-Racist Teach-In at PNCA Co-presented by Critical Studies and the PNCA Equity Council: Shawna Lipton, Making Whiteness Visible, Film Screening of Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible followed by discussion.

Jan 24, 2018

AFTER THE FALL: An Exhibition of MFA Collaborative Design and MA Design Systems Student Work

AFTER THE FALL: An Exhibition of MFA Collaborative Design and MA Design Systems Student Work

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

AFTER THE FALL: An Exhibition of MFA Collaborative Design and MA Design Systems Student Work

Roberta Hunte Lecture and Sista in the Brotherhood screening

Roberta Hunte Lecture and Sista in the Brotherhood screening

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The MA in Critical Studies Program welcomes Roberta Hunte. Dr. Hunte will discuss her work and screen her film Sista in the Brotherhood. This lecture is part of the Critical Studies MA Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics.

Jan 25, 2018

“Letter from Birmingham Jail” Discussion

“Letter from Birmingham Jail” Discussion

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Kai Lewis leads a discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”

Evening With an Artist: Michael Brophy '85

Evening With an Artist: Michael Brophy '85

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Michael Brophy graduated from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 1985 and later joined the faculty at the College. A native Oregonian, Michael creates paintings that are uniquely indigenous to the Pacific Northwest. His work, ranging in scale from the grand to the more intimate, pays homage to Oregon’s natural and human history. Please join us for a conversation with Michael about the evolution of his work.

Lecture Week 2018: Event #2 with Eike König

Lecture Week 2018: Event #2 with Eike König

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

A two event series presented by PNCA Communication Design Program and FISK will be bringing you 2 events w/ 2 inspiring creatives in one week!

Jan 26, 2018

Drop/Add Course Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Jan 30, 2018

Ayana V. Jackson Lecture

Ayana V. Jackson Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MFA in Visual Studies is excited to welcome Ayana V. Jackson for a lecture in connection with the NEW FEELINGS exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture.

Jan 31, 2018

MA in Critical Studies Film Screening: By Hook or By Crook

MA in Critical Studies Film Screening: By Hook or By Crook

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The MA in Critical Studies presents a Queer Film Screening and Discussion of By “Hook or By Crook” Followed by a discussion of the film and J. Jack Halberstam’s “In a Queer Time and Place”. This event is part of the MA in Critical Studies Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics

Emilie Baltz Lecture

Emilie Baltz Lecture

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The MFA in Applied Craft + Design program is excited to bring Emilie Baltz to lecture on her practice.

Feb 1, 2018

NEW FEELINGS

NEW FEELINGS

Feb 1, 2018 11:00 AM – Apr 14, 2018 6:00 PM

Transformative Play and Discourse on Photography from a Diasporic Perspective. Curated by Modou Dieng

Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards

Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards

Feb 1, 2018 6:00 PM – Feb 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Pacific Northwest College of Art is honored to be hosting this year’s Portland Metro Scholastic Art Awards.

Feb 2, 2018

Social Media for Artists

Social Media for Artists

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Come join us to learn some tips and tricks of how to best utilize social media in your art practice. Discover ways to promote yourself and your work and how to make your online exposure part of your success story!

Anicka Yi Lecture

Anicka Yi Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

New York based artist, Anicka Yi, will join us for a lecture on their work and practice as part of the MFA in Visual Studies Lecture Series.

Anicka Yi’s installations, videos, and objects draw on scientific concepts and techniques to activate vivid fictional scenarios, asking incisive questions about human psychology and the workings of society. Yi uses unconventional materials to examine what she calls “a biopolitics of the senses,” or how assumptions and anxieties related to gender, race, and class shape physical perception.

Feb 3, 2018

BFA Spring Open House

BFA Spring Open House

12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

An open invitation to all prospective PNCA undergrad students to come discover PNCA and experience, first-hand, how we will empower you to reimagine what art and design can do in the world.

Feb 5, 2018

Taxes for Creatives

Taxes for Creatives

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Come learn from the experts about how to do your taxes as a freelance designer or artist.

Feb 7, 2018

Producing Extraordinary Events

Producing Extraordinary Events

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Discover the intricate world of event management and production and how these skills can benefit your career as a creative professional!

“On Tyranny” Discussion

“On Tyranny” Discussion

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

PNCA welcomes Michael Rodgers as he leads a discussion on Timothy Snyder’s 2017 book “On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century”.

Feb 14, 2018

Modernist Financial: Plan Your Life, Manage Your Cash

Modernist Financial: Plan Your Life, Manage Your Cash

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Our financial lives are composed of many aspects – income, spending, saving, investing. The aim of the workshop is to help you feel empowered to build a solid financial foundation for the future while also feeling permission to enjoy today.

Feb 15, 2018

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Feb 15, 2018 – May 9, 2018

CCA&C at PNCA in partnership with the Design Museum Portland

Opening Reception • Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Opening Reception • Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

CCA&C at PNCA in partnership with the Design Museum Portland

Garrick Imatani Lecture

Garrick Imatani Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Garrick Imatani will join the MFA in Visual Studies program for a lecture on his practice and research as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Through sculpture, installation, drawing, photography, video, memorials and situated events, Garrick Imatani places the complexities and nuance surrounding race, the body, and political history within the framework of slow-moving performance and constructed landscapes.

Feb 16, 2018

PNCA Parent & Family Weekend

PNCA Parent & Family Weekend

Feb 16, 2018 12:00 PM – Feb 17, 2018 1:00 PM

Parents and Families of current PNCA students: Please join us for PNCA’s Parent & Family Weekend!

Feb 20, 2018

Shayla Lawson MA in Critical Studies Lecture

Shayla Lawson MA in Critical Studies Lecture

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The MA in Critical Studies program welcomes Shayla Lawson. Shayla Lawson will be leading a discussion/workshop on Maggie Nelson’s Bluets (2009). This lecture is part of the Critical Studies MA Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics.

Feb 21, 2018

Want to be and Art Therapist?

Want to be and Art Therapist?

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join representatives form the Marylhurst University Art Therapy Graduate Program to learn about their program, and the future careers in Art Therapy!

Feb 24, 2018

Grant-Writing Workshop with Pepe Moscaso and Joaquin Lopez of Fusionarte

Grant-Writing Workshop with Pepe Moscaso and Joaquin Lopez of Fusionarte

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Spend Saturday morning with Pepe Moscaso and Joaquin Lopez of Fusionarte to discover the art of grant-writing. You will leave this workshop with a completed grant application, and helpful tips for standing out in your application!

Feb 27, 2018

Jerry McGill MA in Critical Studies Lecture

Jerry McGill MA in Critical Studies Lecture

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The MA in Critical Studies program welcomes Jerry McGill. Author Jerry McGill will be speaking about his book Dear Marcus. This lecture is part of the Critical Studies MA Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics.

Feb 28, 2018

Is Graduate School for Me?

Is Graduate School for Me?

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Interested in getting your MFA? This is an opportunity to ask your questions about graduate school and if it’s the right choice for you. Join us for information about searching, applying, and attending graduate school.

Mar 6, 2018

Form 3D Foundry Tour

Form 3D Foundry Tour

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Visit Form 3D Foundry with BridgeLab Career Services!

FORM specializes in sculptural fabrication and is a tightly-knit team of artists, craftsmen, and technicians merging traditional classical methods with digital fabrication tools. Over the past 12 years, FORM thrives at this intersection of tradition and state-of-the-art technology; bringing our clients the best tools and processes for realizing their ideas.

Mar 7, 2018

Kickstarter 101 Workshop

Kickstarter 101 Workshop

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Learn about how to launch a successful Kickstarter campaign!

Bryant Bainbridge Lecture

Bryant Bainbridge Lecture

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The MFA in Applied Craft + Design program is excite to bring Bryant Bainbridge to lecture on his practice.

Mar 14, 2018

Schoolhouse Electric Supply Co.: Product Development

Schoolhouse Electric Supply Co.: Product Development

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join Sara Fritsch, VP of Product, Brand, Marketing, and Sales for Schoolhouse Electric for a lunchtime talk about product development, and some tips of developing products of your own!

More information on Schoolhouse Electric Supply Co can be found here: www.schoolhouse.com

Mar 15, 2018

Harry Dodge Lecture

Harry Dodge Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MFA in Visual Studies is pleased to have New York based artist and writer Harry Dodge as part of their Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Harry Dodge is an American sculptor, performer, video artist, and writer, whose interdisciplinary practice is characterized by its explorations of relation, materiality, and the unnamable with a special focus on ecstatic contamination.

Mar 16, 2018

Headshots

Headshots

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Make an appointment to get your headshots taken with a professional! Your headshots can be used for your online presence, your LinkedIn, website, and even your resume!

Maggie Nelson MA in Critical Studies Lecture

Maggie Nelson MA in Critical Studies Lecture

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

The MA in Critical Studies program welcomes Maggie Nelson. Maggie Nelson will be talking about her writing and research. This lecture is part of the Critical Studies MA Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics.

Mar 17, 2018

2018 PNCA Gala: reIMAGINE!

2018 PNCA Gala: reIMAGINE!

6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Join us for an unforgettable evening and the opportunity to meet the next generation of leading artists and designers.

Mar 21, 2018

Murals for the People

Murals for the People

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join MFA of Visual Studies graduate Adam Ciresi for a talk about murals in Portland and working collaboratively with a variety of partners in managing mural projects. Adam is also teaching a Community Education class this Spring and will be sharing his experiences and more in this info session about mural work in Portland.

Contact CE for more info on Adam’s class - ce@pnca.edu

Mar 22, 2018

Headshots

Headshots

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Make an appointment to get your headshots taken by a professional! Your headshots can be used for your online presence, including LinkedIn, your personal website, Instagram and even your resume!

Mar 23, 2018

Withdraw Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Mar 24, 2018

Spring Break, No Classes

Mar 24, 2018 – Apr 1, 2018

BFA Spring Open House

BFA Spring Open House

12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

An open invitation to all prospective PNCA undergrad students to come discover PNCA and experience, first-hand, how we will empower you to reimagine what art and design can do in the world.

Apr 4, 2018

Protect Your Art and Yourself

Protect Your Art and Yourself

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join Cordelia Daniels, PNCA’s Director of Legal Services, for an in depth talk about intellectual property and contracts for artists!

Evening With an Artist: Takahiro Yamamoto, MFA '13

Evening With an Artist: Takahiro Yamamoto, MFA '13

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Takahiro Yamamoto is an artist and choreographer who received an MFA in Visual Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2013. His work articulates that our sense of who we are in rooted in our embodied experiences. Join us for this special performance followed by a question and answer with Takahiro.

Apr 9, 2018

Apr 11, 2018

Public Art Commissions with Horatio Law

Public Art Commissions with Horatio Law

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join us to discover the journey of Portland-based artist Horatio Law as he shares how he became a professional artist and how he collaborates with many different parties in executing public art commissions.

More on Horatio Law here - www.horatiolaw.com/

 Walidah Imarisha Critical Studies MA Lecture and book signing

Walidah Imarisha Critical Studies MA Lecture and book signing

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Critical Studies MA Program welcomes Walidah Imarisha. Walidah Imarisha will be lecturing about her writing and research. This event will include a reception and book signing.This lecture is part of the Critical Studies MA Program lecture series, which seeks out diverse writers and thinkers to involve the community in critically engaging topics.

Apr 12, 2018

CCA&C Visiting Critic Series // Paddy Johnson

CCA&C Visiting Critic Series // Paddy Johnson

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Conversation with Paddy Johnson

Apr 18, 2018

Founding and Funding Your Collective

Founding and Funding Your Collective

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Members of Portland-based Killjoy Collective will share information about starting and maintaining and art collective.

Apr 23, 2018

Focus Week (14th week)

Apr 23, 2018 – Apr 27, 2018

Apr 26, 2018

Paul Mpagi Sepuya Lecture

Paul Mpagi Sepuya Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MFA Visual Studies is excited to welcome New York based Paul Mpagi Sepuya as part of their Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s color photographs demonstrate his active engagement with the history and process of portraiture, as well as his experiments with framing, cropping, and editing. Sepuya portrays young men in his community, making visible the relationships and intimacy between himself and his subjects. By inviting his subjects into his studio space, Sepuya adds his presence to the photographs, even from behind the camera. His naturalistic photographs capture friends, male nudes, and life in the studio. Often Sepuya arranges and re-photographs his prints, collaging two-dimensional works with the objects and people around him. This gesture depicts the artist’s studio as a site where life and art intersect.

May 11, 2018

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

May 14, 2018

Summer Classes Begin

ALL DAY EVENT

May 17, 2018

Evening With an Artist: Sherrie Wolf '74

Evening With an Artist: Sherrie Wolf '74

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Sherrie Wolf graduated from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 1974 and began exhibiting her work in the mid 1970s while teaching art at PNCA. Her exquisitely detailed paintings play with the fact that all art is artifice and explore the contrived or discovered relationships between seemingly unrelated objects. Join us for a conversation between Sherrie and Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson ‘78, former Curator of Northwest Art at Portland Art Museum.

May 20, 2018

Commencement

ALL DAY EVENT

Jun 11, 2018

Jun 15, 2018

Jul 4, 2018

Jul 6, 2018

Aug 3, 2018

Aug 5, 2018

Summer Commencement

ALL DAY EVENT

Aug 10, 2018

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

Sep 3, 2018

Sep 4, 2018

Classes Begin

ALL DAY EVENT

Sep 14, 2018

Drop/Add Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Oct 9, 2018

Educators' Day

ALL DAY EVENT

Nov 1, 2018

Decolonizing Alaska

Decolonizing Alaska

Nov 1, 2018 – Jan 12, 2019

Nov 5, 2018

Majors Week (10th week)

Nov 5, 2018 – Nov 9, 2018

Nov 9, 2018

Withdraw Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Nov 12, 2018

Nov 13, 2018

Nov 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday - no classes

Nov 22, 2018 – Nov 23, 2018

Dec 3, 2018

Focus Week - 14th week

Dec 3, 2018 – Dec 7, 2018

Dec 21, 2018

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

Dec 22, 2018

Winter Break 2018-19

Dec 22, 2018 – Jan 21, 2019

Jan 14, 2019

Jan 21, 2019

Jan 22, 2019

Classes Begin

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Feb 1, 2019

Drop/Add Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Apr 5, 2019

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 29, 2019

Focus Week - Week 14

Apr 29, 2019 12:00 AM – May 3, 2019 12:00 AM

May 17, 2019

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

May 18, 2019

Classes begin (overall period)

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

May 26, 2019

Commencement

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Jun 17, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

Jul 4, 2019

Jul 12, 2019

Aug 9, 2019

Aug 11, 2019

Summer Commencement

ALL DAY EVENT

Aug 16, 2019