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Pacific Northwest College of Art  Online Magazine  Portland, OR

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Spring Focus Week 2013

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During Focus, second term Seniors present their Thesis Orals and first term Seniors present their Thesis Proposals.

During Spring Focus Week, this year from April 29 – May 3, second term Seniors present their Thesis Orals and first term Seniors present their Thesis Proposals. PNCA students take a break from normally scheduled classes during this week to attend the presentations of their peers, and a variety of special programs, lectures, workshops, readings and film screenings are offered in place of scheduled classes. You can download a PDF of the week’s schedule here.

Check back here daily for up-to-date pictures from that day’s Focus Week events and presentations!

Day FIVE


Jacob Schaeperkoetter-Cochran, Intermedia ’13: “Our Screens: the perceptive portal to understanding.” Photo by Joseph Greer ’16.


Alexandra Peter, Communication Design ’13: “A story of mental disorders and creating a basis for empathy.” Photo by Joseph Greer ’16.

Day FOUR


Mary Brossman, General Fine Arts ’13: “[meta]morphosis investigates the possibility of discovering new meanings from a three-dimensional object through both virtual and physical interaction.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Anthony Hudson, Intermedia ’13: “Carla Rossi unmakes the world through reality tv. Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.”


Anthony Hudson, Intermedia ’13: “Carla Rossi unmakes the world through reality tv. Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.”


Anthony Hudson, Intermedia ’13: “Carla Rossi unmakes the world through reality tv. Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.”


Printmaking demonstration. Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Printmaking demonstration. Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.

Day THREE


Wyatt Benoit, ’13: “#nofilter.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


AC+D graduate students Brian Hutsebout ’14 and Josh Unterman ’13 experiment with one of Hutsebout’s interactive objects. Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Erica Larson ’13: “Terms and Conditions: Exploring social media / virtual selves / the consequences of computer-mediated communication.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Wyatt Benoit, ’13: “#nofilter.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Samantha Mash, Illustration ’13: “The ghosts of purgatory: a journey within the five stages of grief.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Erica Larson ’13: “Terms and Conditions: Exploring social media / virtual selves / the consequences of computer-mediated communication.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Madelyn Freeman, General Fine Arts ’13: “Interrogating the media: performing gender according to the internet using dress-up, painting, and sarcasm.”


Drew Bardana, Illustration ’13: “DOGS HERE, GET YOUR DOGS!”

Day TWO


David Eckard performs in the PNCA Commons. Photo by Clinton Chamber ’13.


Takahiro Yamamoto, MFA Visual Studies ’13: “In Traveling: A dance performance by Takahiro Yamamoto.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Takahiro Yamamoto, MFA Visual Studies ’13: “In Traveling: A dance performance by Takahiro Yamamoto.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Joy Castiglione, Communication Design ’13: “The Kitchen @ PNCA: Community building through sharing spaces and good food. My vision for the look and feel of a cafe that would exist in PNCA’s 511 building.” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.


Courtney Coles, Photography ’13: “‘I don’t know why I’m here, but I know who my friends are.’ – The Wonder Years.” Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


ChloĆ© Dietz, Intermedia ’13: “Performing my library. Join me in a perambulatory palimpset: an act of research.” Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Erin Martinez, Printmaking ’13: “Exploring the role of folklore in the American South through combined print media.” Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Jeffrey Harris, Sculpture ’13: “Emergence manifested through generative animation, print, and sculpture.” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.

Day ONE


Hannah Meacham, Printmaking ’13: “Faithful & Selfless: Quilting as an act of devotion to God.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Daniel Harris, Painting ’13: “Paintings of Personal Moments: An exploration of self and identity through observations of my wife in our home.” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.


Experimental Music Hour with Seth Nehil: A free-form mix of the weird and wonderful from Krautrock to Japanese Noise. Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Hannah Meacham, Printmaking ’13: “Faithful & Selfless: Quilting as an act of devotion to God.” Photo by Micah Fischer ’13.


Micah Fischer, Printmaking ’13: “An exploration of suffering, joy, and love in the faith-based practice of letterpress and book-making.” Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Ona Pitschka, Illustration ’13: “The mythology of our violent cosmos is born.” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.


Micah Fischer, Printmaking ’13: “An exploration of suffering, joy, and love in the faith-based practice of letterpress and book-making.” Photo by Clinton Chambers ’13.


Marshall Berg, Intermedia ’13: “Systema: ‘Rites of Passage,’ Sacred Object Ontology, and pursuit of the Subime in the ‘Age of Mechanical Reproduction.’” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.


Marshall Berg, Intermedia ’13: “Systema: ‘Rites of Passage,’ Sacred Object Ontology, and pursuit of the Subime in the ‘Age of Mechanical Reproduction.’” Photo by Marissa Boone ’14.

by Clinton Chambers '13, Marissa Boone, Micah Fischer '13, and Joseph Greer.

— Posted on 04/26 at 12:35 PM

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