Meet the 2020 Andries Deinum Prize winner! Michael Bernard Stevenson, Jr. will use the $10,000 prize to fund the continuation and expansion of their ongoing Afro Contemporary Art Class project.
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The Portland State University College of the Arts provides outstanding professional training and education in architecture, art, design, music, theater and film.

At the College of the Arts, students cultivate the skills and discipline needed to develop a successful and sustainable career in the arts.

Our faculty and alumni are deeply enmeshed in Portland’s vibrant creative community, building their careers in the arts while enriching the city’s reputation as a center for innovation and culture.


Each year, the College of the Arts presents hundreds of events featuring students, faculty members, guest artists and community partners. Lincoln Performance Hall, our premier theater, is the busiest fine arts venue in Portland, hosting performances more than 200 nights a year.

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