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January 31, 2015
JUNE 18-JULY 5, 2015Guanajuato, Mexico  Art 399/499, Printmaking & Mixed Media8 creditsInstructor: Mandee Schroer Cost: $3000Contact: aschroer@pdx.edu More Information
January 23, 2015
Social Practice MFA alumni Mark Menjivar has just published a new book, The Luck Archive: Exploring Belief, Superstition, and Tradition, with a foreward by Harrell Fletcher. Inspired by the discovery of four 4-leaf clovers pressed between the pages of a of a book. Menjivar decided to explore the concept of luck and its intersection with belief, culture, superstition, and tradition.  The Luck Archive
December 29, 2014
The Architecture Foundation of Oregon and Oregon Community Foundation recently announced that Jeff Schnabel has ben named the 2014 Van Evera Bailey Fellow. Jeff will receive a $25,000 award from the Van Evera and Janet M.
December 29, 2014
Contemporary Art about Architecture: A Strange Utility, a book that Assistant Professor Nora Wendl co-edited and contributed to, with her colleague Isabelle Loring Wallace of University of Georgia, has recently been reviewed by Sarah Deyong in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Architectural Education (Vol. 68, No. 2).
December 24, 2014
The PSU School of Music's new Online Music Program offers a flexible way for students to deepen their understanding of music history, theory and production.
December 22, 2014
Portland State University recently received the second year of funding from the Oregon Community Foundation’s Van Evera and Janet M. Bailey Fund, with five local architecture firms volunteering to participate in a first-of-its-kind collaboration between these professional practices and architecture students at PSU. OCF has pledged to contribute $100,000 to PSU over five years, tapering off as contributions from participating architecture firms increase.
December 15, 2014
The School of Art + Design is proud to announce that Art History Professor Jesse Locker's brand new book, Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting, is now available for purchase.
December 9, 2014
Public debate on the relationship between social practice and art institutions
November 27, 2014
Social Practice MFA students recently took a trip to LA, San Diego and Joshua Tree. Here they are at Joshua Tree, doing an exercise in the desert at Andrea Zittel's A-Z West Wagon Station Encampment.
October 31, 2014
A+D Scholarships 2015–16 // Deadline: Sunday, February 1, 2015  
October 23, 2014
PSU art history alum Karl Davis (BA 2003), who went on to complete his MA at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, has been appointed director of the Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts on the Umatilla Reservation in Eastern Oregon.
October 22, 2014
Portland State University Art and Social Practice MFA  Program announces the Art and Social Practice Reference Points book series December 1, 2014 http://www.psusocialpractice.org/reference-points/
October 9, 2014
Studio MFA Holly Andres was thrilled to be invited to shoot the cover story for the recent premiere issue of The California Sunday Magazine, 'The Last Medium,' a riveting story about the new virtual reality in Hollywood by Carina Cocano. California Sunday is a new and exciting publication delivered with select Sunday copies of the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Sacramento Bee. Check out her work!
October 8, 2014
BFA student Maggie Heath receives Honorable Mention in International Sculpture Center's 2014 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award Program. Nominated by Professor Erik Geschke. Image: Maggie Heath, Systems of String and Wire at Rest, 2014.   Chicken wire, fabric and plywood, 25" H x 48" W x 48" D.
October 8, 2014
Congratulations to Art & Social Practice MFA Carmen Papalia, winner of the 2014 Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary! Set up in memory of sculptor Adam Reynolds, this award provides Carmen with an opportunity to engage in a three month residency at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
October 6, 2014
The Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize has been awarded to three Studio MFA students in the School of Art + Design! Congratulations to Jea Alford (1st place), Katie Holden (2nd place), and Pam Minty (3rd place) for their outstanding submissions.
September 26, 2014
Pictured: Margarette Leite (Photo by Sam Tenney/Courtesy of Daily Journal of Commerce) From produce box to insulation Author: Inka Bajandas, Daily Journal of Commerce Published: September 24, 2014 3:14 pm
September 8, 2014
Above: Parque Guell, Barcelona (Antoni Gaudi) Seven undergraduates and eight graduate students in the Portland State University School of Architecture are currently  sketching their way through Barcelona and Girona on a three-week architectural adventure. Professor Rudy Barton has sent us a few photographic updates, below. "We've covered architectural ground from Roman ruins to Gothic Cathedrals to Gaudi masterpieces to the avant-garde," reported Rudy, as the group was preparing to depart from Barcelona and head to their next destination, Girona.
September 5, 2014
Professor Amy Borden to discuss trash cinema aesthetics, silent film posters, and art nouveau.
September 2, 2014
New classes added to the fall schedule for film.

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