Calendar

Pacific Northwest College of Art
Center for Contemporary Art and Culture

Continuing Events

Aug 18, 2016 – Aug 30, 2016

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May 5, 2016 – May 5, 2017

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Upcoming Events

Aug 29, 2016

FA16 Classes Begin

ALL DAY EVENT

Aug 30, 2016

Bre Gipson: Liquid Jungle

Bre Gipson: Liquid Jungle

Aug 30, 2016 – Sep 23, 2016

Liquid Jungle transforms NTP into an immersive, cinematic space hosting materials and creatures that simultaneously attract and repel.

August Critique for Alumni

August Critique for Alumni

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

A special opportunity for PNCA alumni to share and receive feedback on finished works and works in progress.

Sep 1, 2016

PICA's TBA:16 Bunnybrains

PICA's TBA:16 Bunnybrains

Sep 1, 2016 – Oct 15, 2016

Dan Seward, also known as Bunnybrains, is a musician, curator and promoter in Hudson, New York, where he runs the celebrated (and somewhat nomadic) record store, John Doe Records. This exhibition focuses on Bunnybrains’ thirty plus years as a transgressive, mutable, collaborative, performative project and what it means to illustrate the life of a true muse.

Roy Tomlinson: ReMap

Roy Tomlinson: ReMap

Sep 1, 2016 – Sep 22, 2016

This exhibition of new work is comprised of a large-scale installation and a new series of process-driven works on paper.

Potency of Process: Moving Through Breast Cancer Martha Banyas and Deborah Horrell

Potency of Process: Moving Through Breast Cancer Martha Banyas and Deborah Horrell

Sep 1, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016

This exhibition brings together the practices of two Pacific Northwest artists who have independently developed a body of work to address the issue of the human body in trauma.

Sep 5, 2016

Sep 7, 2016

THING THING

THING THING

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

MFA Applied Craft + Design and Center for Contemporary Art & Culture present a lecture from Thing Thing, a manufacturing studio practicing in Detroit.

Sep 9, 2016

Drop/Add Course Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Sep 12, 2016

BridgeLab Career Center Resume Reviews

BridgeLab Career Center Resume Reviews

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Every Monday and Thursday from 12:30-2pm the BridgeLab Career Center is open for resume reviews!

Begins September 12th and runs until December 15th.

Book ahead to guarantee your spot - bridgelab@pnca.edu

Sep 22, 2016

Adriana Lara Lecture

Adriana Lara Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Sep 24, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Denver, Colorado

National Portfolio Day Event - Denver, Colorado

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Sep 28, 2016

Potency of Process Artists' Talk and Reception

Potency of Process Artists' Talk and Reception

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

This exhibition brings together the practices of two Pacific Northwest artists who have independently developed a body of work to address the issue of the human body in trauma.

Oct 1, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Houston, TX

National Portfolio Day Event - Houston, TX

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - Cincinnati, OH

National Portfolio Day Event - Cincinnati, OH

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 2, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Columbus, OH

National Portfolio Day Event - Columbus, OH

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - Dallas, TX

National Portfolio Day Event - Dallas, TX

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 6, 2016

Extraordinary Playscapes

Extraordinary Playscapes

Oct 6, 2016 – Dec 17, 2016

This national exhibition and education program is curated by Design Museum Boston and explores the latest thinking in playground design while presenting how vital free play is to childhood development, thriving communities, and social equity.

Patron Appreciation Party

Patron Appreciation Party

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Save the date for PNCA’s 2016 Patron Appreciation Party!

Oct 9, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Minneapolis, MN

National Portfolio Day Event - Minneapolis, MN

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 15, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

National Portfolio Day Event - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 16, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Chicago, Illinois

National Portfolio Day Event - Chicago, Illinois

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 22, 2016

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - San Francisco, California

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - San Francisco, California

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA graduate program representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about personal practice and professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - Kansas City, Missouri

National Portfolio Day Event - Kansas City, Missouri

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 23, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - St. Louis, Missouri

National Portfolio Day Event - St. Louis, Missouri

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - San Diego, California

National Portfolio Day Event - San Diego, California

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Oct 28, 2016

Karyn Olivier Lecture

Karyn Olivier Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Oct 30, 2016

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - New York City, New York

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - New York City, New York

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA graduate program representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about personal practice and professional careers in creativity.

Oct 31, 2016

Majors Week (10th week)

Oct 31, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016

Nov 2, 2016

Cauleen Smith Lecture

Cauleen Smith Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Nov 3, 2016

HIDDEN ASSEMBLY:  Labor Through the Lens of Contemporary Art

HIDDEN ASSEMBLY: Labor Through the Lens of Contemporary Art

Nov 3, 2016 – Jan 7, 2017

Hidden Assembly is a group exhibition that will foreground work and workers in an era of hidden labor, curated by Yaelle Amir. The starting point of the exhibition is the recognition that under capitalism most production is rendered invisible. The labor that people perform is obscured or eliminated–an effect heightened by the expanded tech field, global outsourcing, and the rise of precarious work.

ASTERISMS: video installation by Cauleen Smith

ASTERISMS: video installation by Cauleen Smith

Nov 3, 2016 – Jan 6, 2017

The Center for Contemporary Art & Culture commissions a new project from the multidisciplinary artist Cauleen Smith.

Nov 4, 2016

Withdraw Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Nov 5, 2016

2016 Alumni Reunion

2016 Alumni Reunion

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Save the date for PNCA’s 2016 Alumni Reunion!

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - Chicago, Illinois

Graduate Portfolio Day Event - Chicago, Illinois

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

PNCA graduate program representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about personal practice and professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - Boston, Massachusetts

National Portfolio Day Event - Boston, Massachusetts

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Nov 6, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Hartford, Connecticut

National Portfolio Day Event - Hartford, Connecticut

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Nov 12, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

National Portfolio Day Event - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Nov 13, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - New York City, New York

National Portfolio Day Event - New York City, New York

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Nov 14, 2016

Nov 19, 2016

Graduate Open Studios

Graduate Open Studios

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

Come explore PNCA’s graduate studios to examine the current works in progress from our body of graduate candidates.

National Portfolio Day Event - Washington, DC

National Portfolio Day Event - Washington, DC

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

BFA 2016 Fall Open House

BFA 2016 Fall Open House

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join us Saturday, November 19 for PNCA’s BFA 2016 Fall Open House!

Graduate Open House

Graduate Open House

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PNCA’s Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies Open House Event, Fall 2017.

Nov 20, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Baltimore, Maryland

National Portfolio Day Event - Baltimore, Maryland

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Nov 21, 2016

Sarah Crowner Lecture

Sarah Crowner Lecture

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Nov 24, 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes

Nov 24, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016

Nov 28, 2016

Focus Week (14th week)

Nov 28, 2016 – Dec 1, 2016

Dec 3, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Vancouver, British Columbia

National Portfolio Day Event - Vancouver, British Columbia

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

National Portfolio Day Event - Phoenix, Arizona

National Portfolio Day Event - Phoenix, Arizona

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Dec 4, 2016

National Portfolio Day Event - Albuquerque, New Mexico

National Portfolio Day Event - Albuquerque, New Mexico

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Dec 16, 2016

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

Dec 17, 2016

Winter Break

Dec 17, 2016 – Jan 17, 2017

Jan 7, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event  - Seattle, Washington

National Portfolio Day Event - Seattle, Washington

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 8, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event - Portland, Oregon

National Portfolio Day Event - Portland, Oregon

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 10, 2017

LRVS Winter Review

Jan 10, 2017 – Jan 14, 2017

Jan 14, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event - San Francisco, California

National Portfolio Day Event - San Francisco, California

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 15, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event - Los Angeles, California

National Portfolio Day Event - Los Angeles, California

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 16, 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Classes Begin

ALL DAY EVENT

Letha Wilson

Letha Wilson

Jan 17, 2017 – Mar 11, 2017

We are pleased to present Letha Wilson in her first West Coast solo exhibition featuring a brand new body of work. This exhibition will be the result of a collaboration with c3:initiative, Sou’Wester, and the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture at PNCA.

Jan 21, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event  - Miami, Florida

National Portfolio Day Event - Miami, Florida

12:00 AM – 12:00 AM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 22, 2017

National Portfolio Day Event - Sarasota, FL

National Portfolio Day Event - Sarasota, FL

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

PNCA representatives will be traveling to attend this event in order to review student portfolios, discuss PNCA’s available programs and answer questions about professional careers in creativity.

Jan 27, 2017

Drop/Add Course Deadline

ALL DAY EVENT

Mar 20, 2017

Major's Week

Mar 20, 2017 – Mar 24, 2017

Mar 24, 2017

Mar 27, 2017

Spring Break, No Classes

Mar 27, 2017 – Apr 2, 2017

Apr 6, 2017

Exchange Exhibition with Vox Populi (Philadelphia)

Exchange Exhibition with Vox Populi (Philadelphia)

Apr 6, 2017 12:00 AM – Jun 3, 2017 12:00 AM

The first in a series of exhibitions featuring artist-run spaces and projects, the Center partners with Vox Populi (Philadelphia) in an exchange exhibition in which three to five Philadelphia-based artists will be curated into a group exhibition at the Center with three to five Portland artists. The show will then travel to Philadelphia to be exhibited at Vox Populi.

Apr 10, 2017

May 12, 2017

Classes End

ALL DAY EVENT

May 15, 2017

Summer BFA Classes Begin

ALL DAY EVENT

May 21, 2017

Commencement

ALL DAY EVENT

Jun 12, 2017

Jul 4, 2017

Aug 4, 2017