Alumni Successes Visiting Artists Studio
MFA VS class of 2015 installing first year exhibition titled HEAVY LIGHT.

HEAVY LIGHT opens July 5th 6-9pm
at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland
8371 N Interstate Avenue Portland, OR 97217 
MFA VS class of 2015 installing first year exhibition titled HEAVY LIGHT.

HEAVY LIGHT opens July 5th 6-9pm
at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland
8371 N Interstate Avenue Portland, OR 97217 

MFA VS class of 2015 installing first year exhibition titled HEAVY LIGHT.

HEAVY LIGHT opens July 5th 6-9pm

at Disjecta Contemporary Art Center of Portland

8371 N Interstate Avenue Portland, OR 97217 

FO(u)RTNIGHT @ HQHQ Project Space

Please join us for the opening reception of FO(u)RTNIGHT, the first exhibition of new work by the FO(u)RT Collective Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 from 6-9 PM at HQHQ Project Space, 
232 SE Oak St. #108, Portland, OR.
FO(u)RT Collective’s inaugural exhibition, Please join us for the opening reception, Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 from 6-9 PM, at HQHQ Project Space showcases the collective’s breadth of creative practices with both individual and collective works The works in this exhibition were made within a single fortnight, a measure of time equaling 14 days. 
FO(u)RT is a multi-disciplinary collective comprised of four artists whose combined conceptual interest drives their creative practice and research inquiries. Based in Portland, Oregon, the artists of FO(u)RT—Sarah Abbott, Lauren Seiffert, Jessie Spiess, and Rachel Wolf––collectively and individually engage a variety of creative practices including, but not limited to: photography, sculpture, installation, printmaking, writing, and video. FO(u)RT’s broad spectrum of visions and voices culminates in collective works, exhibitions, and public and private events.
HQHQ is located on the ground floor of the Oak St Building at 232 SE Oak St. 
The entrance is on the north side of the building, the door will be propped. HQHQ is at the end of the hallway on the right side.

The culmination of the first year of the Visual Studies graduate program here at PNCA. Heavy//Light seeks to explore the artistic practice of a diverse group of artists. Painting, sculpture, photography, performance, digital art, writing, drawing, and installation are all concerns of this current class. Please join us Saturday June 5th for the opening of Heavy Light at Disjecta.

Also please share this post to your friends, we’d love to see everyone there.

Opening Reception: 

6:00pm - 9:00pm 

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center

8371 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

This Summer the Feldman Gallery + Project Space and the Center for Land Use Interpretation will sponsor five Graduate students (including our very own Travis Nikolai '14) to CLUI's Wendover Residence Program for three weeks, June 22 - July 13th, 2014. Faculty members Jodie Cavalier (MFA in Visual Studies Program Coordinator and alumna ‘12)Joan Handwerg, and Mack Mcfarland, Director of the Philip Feldman Gallery + Project Space will be accompanying the students on the residency. While in residence, the students will conduct work that examines, engages, or reflects the land uses of the surrounding area. 
 
This trip will be the first event for a survey exhibition at PNCA in January 2016 on the 20 year history of CLUI’s Wendover Residency. 
 
Check out the CLUI blog at: http://untitled.pnca.edu/blogs/blog?id=72
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.
511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.

511pnca:

Really starting to get a great sense of the light and volume of these spaces as demolition winds up and construction begins. 

Check out the NEW PNCA Building under construction.

511pnca:

One of the building’s two marble-clad stairways. 

NEW PNCA Building!!!!

Construction is well underway. 

evanisoline:

Evan Isoline, Installation entitled 'ANTI-SUN', Mixed Media, The Lodge Gallery, 2014

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tajbourgeois:

Taj Bourgeois & Matthew Leavitt

Evolved (Banana Peel Slaps), 2014

Performed at Secret 205 Gallery

ALUMNI:

PNCA MFA in Visual Studies alumni Matt Leavitt and his collaborator Taj Bourgeois.

richarddyorkstudio:

Detail from work in Bellwether Exhibition

Becoming Being #1(detail 4)
Acrylic and pushpins on foam core

Overall size of work: 62.75 x 53.5 inches

2014 

Richard York ‘14

North Bank Artists Gallery Announcement

June 6 - 28, 2014 / North Bank Gallery
Artist’s Reception Friday June 6, 5-9 pm

YES! is a group exhibition featuring Pacific Northwest installation based artists, at Northbank Artist Gallery. This exhibition includes the work of Terri Bradley, Erin Dengerink, Danielle Foushée, Sarah Paul Ocampo, and Lindsay Williams. The artists in this exhibit use unconventional materials, and unexpected techniques to create ambitious, large-scale artworks. The result is a collection of high impact pieces that showcase the talents of these emerging professional artists.  

The opening reception will be held on June 6th from 5:30-9pm at Northbank Gallery located on 1005 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98660. The exhibition will run fromJune 6th through the 29th

The title of the show is taken from the Yoko Ono piece Yes and is meant to convey a message of hope and positivity.  

                                          ABOUT THE ARTISTS

Terri Bradley lives and works in Portland, OR. Through the lens of sculpture and drawing, she seeks to investigate how light, form and space surround and shape one another in our perceptions. For YES! Bradley is creating sculptures of black porcelain and flocking as well as drawings.- terrilbradley.com


Erin Dengerink is an artist, curator, and educator based in Vancouver WA.  
Her artwork investigates lifecycles. Her work is often created in such a way that 
is continues to visibly transform while on display in a gallery. She will be showing two large-scale drawings as part of YES!  concurrently, Dengerink will have a 
solo exhibit in the Northbank middle galley featuring works on paper and a large Installation - erindengerink.com


Danielle Foushée is a professional artist and designer in Seattle WA. Her work has been exhibited in New York, Beverly Hills, Seattle, Chicago, Portland, Denver, Baltimore, and Reno. She is creating a sculpture for YES! that will drip blue ink. In conjunction with this exhibit Danielle Foushée will be creating a temporary sculpture with the large tree located on Washington St. and Evergreen Blvd. -daniellefoushee.com


Sarah Paul Ocampo is a writer, musician and performer currently based in Seattle, WA. Her latest piece is comprised of detritus culled from the sidewalks of New York over a two-year period, re-purposed into quilted patterns that blur the line between trash and treasure.


Lindsay Williams is a multimedia installation artist born and raised in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Her artwork in YES! will be an installation of silverware made of cinnamon and arranged on the wall in a wallpaper pattern - both fragrant and both fragrant and beautiful. - lindsayleighwilliams.com


North Bank Artists Gallery
1005 Main Street
Vancouver, Washington 98660
Gallery Hours Thurs-Sat 11:30am -4:30pm

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ihearthorwitz:

my boyfriend walt whitman and friends.

Michael Horwitz ‘14

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dimvisible:

I sat on MFA panels all day, including this one with John Dougherty. That wooden structure behind him contains a series of small video peepholes. If you’re in Portland, check out the MFA in Visual Studies thesis show this month at PNCA.

(via pnca-video-sound)

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leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14
leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14

leifjlee:

Queer Frontier; 2014; Hand drawn pattern with pen and ink on cotton fabric, metal wire hangers, metallic studs, birch wood stands, cotton and satin fabric clothing items. Wall hanging; Approximately 27’ X 15’

Leif Lee ‘14

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thejogging:

Never Not Reblog: The Voice Of A Generation, 2014

Performance

ALUMNI:

Terri Bradley ‘13, Matt Leavitt ‘13, and their collaborator Taj Bourgeois.

(via carbonsixty)

Come down to the commons for the opening of Bellwether, the group thesis show for the graduating second year MFA students. We have some cool stuff available for takeaway upon donations. #PNCA #pncamfavisualstudies #giftbags #coolstuff #greatart