Works in Progress


Jazz Night


Monday, June 1, 2015 at 7pm

Lincoln Performance Hall (LH 175)

Featuring the PSU Jazz Ensemble and Combos



* photograph courtesy of AlicantePhotography

Mark Berrettini publishes essay in new book collection.

Presented by Friends of Graphic Design & the Graphic Design Program of Portland State University

Show & Tell is an almost weekly lecture series that invites working professionals to blow our minds with wisdom, both in person and through the magic of the World Wide Web! Our lectures happen most Thursdays at noon in the Art Building, 2000 SW 5th Avenue, Room 320. The public is welcome and the lectures are free!

Tune in to KPSU at noon on Tuesday, May 12th to hear Art and Social Practice MFA students Emiliy Fitzgerald and Danielle Purkey interview Heather Burns, Director of the Leadership for Sustainability Education Graduate Program.

Film faculty Courtney Hermann co-produces a documentary exposing the human cost of uranium mining.

Dawn Kasper
April 15, 2015
7:00 pm

Artist-in-Residence Program
Film students and grads featured in Time Arts Club's "Film Lab #3"

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Direction: Karin Magaldi
Scenic & Lighting Design: Daniel Meeker
Costume Design: Alison Heryer

Preview: Thursday, February 26, at 7:30 p.m.
Performs: Friday-Sunday; February 27 - March 1 (Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m.)
Wednesday-Saturday, March 4 - 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Lincoln Performance Hall

Come to the opening reception of Testable Predictions, a group show of paintings and sculpture featuring work by Amy Bernstein and A+D Studio MFA graduates Perry Doane and Michelle Liccardo! Saturday, March 14, 2015, 6-10 pm. Exhibition runs March 14 - April 12, 2015.
Gallery Hours: Saturday-Sunday, noon-5pm.


Image: Michelle Liccardo, Untitiled, 2104, metal, paper, concrete, paint. 8 x 12 x 9 inches

Portland’s Hollywood Theatre. Photograph by John Keel

Read the original article in Moviemaker Magazine.

Campus reuse project

An exciting current collaboration partners graduate students from the School of Art and Design's Social Practice MFA program with attendees of Portland Public Schools' Martin Luther King School in Northeast Portland. 

View the full profile here:

Social Practice Goes to School

Current and former theater students work on Profile's production 0f Dead Man's Cell Phone.
Film student Joshua Keanaaina completes documentary.

Majoring in film at PSU isn’t only for filmmakers. It readies you to work in state and local government where you can help to develop the industry’s footprint, as Shelley Midthun does for Portland as the Film, Television, and Digital Media Program Manager at the Portland Development Commission.

Please join us to hear Shelley talk about her work:

Lincoln Hall 331

January 23

12:00-1:00 PM

PSU design students, OEC and Migration Brewing collaborate

PSU A+D students work with high school students from Centennial Park School