MFA in Applied Craft and Design

Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Del Harrow
Luis Camnitzer

Connecting design thinking to design doing, Oregon College of Art and Craft and Pacific Northwest College of Art have collaborated to create a unique MFA Program grounded in hands-on making, entrepreneurial strategies, and social and environmental engagement.

Combining a mentor-based approach with an exceptional visiting artists program, students work one-on-one with nationally and internationally recognized designers, makers, and scholars in a self-directed curriculum that challenges them to bring to life the full strength of their ideas and skills.

MFA AC+D students have the opportunity to directly engage with prominent visiting artists, designers, and critics through the Program’s robust lecture series, typically complemented by studio visits, workshops and a post-lecture dinner in the studio.

MFA AC+D Studios – 421 NE 10th Ave. Portland, OR

All lectures are free + open to the public unless noted

MFA in Applied Craft + Design Program Site

MFA ACD Lecture: Steve Badanes

Paul Wong

MFA ACD Lecture: Doug Browe

Sonya Clark

MFA ACD Lecture: Elmar Heimbach

MFA ACD Lecture: Donald Fortescue

MFA ACD Lecture: Jonathan Barnbrook

AKIKO BUSCH : MFA AC+D LECTURE

Alex Isley

Allyson Mitchell

ALI KHALIFA : MFA AC+D LECTURE

Aly Khalifa

AMY WHITAKER: MFA AC+D LECTURE

Andrea Bowers

Andy Brayman

Arthur Hash

CraftPerspectives Lecture: Chris Taylor

DEB WILLIS : MFA AC+D LECTURE (Co-Sponsor Newspace Center for Photography)

Del Harrow

MFA ACD Lecture: Emily Pilloton

Gary Nabhan

Gerhardt Knodel

Hazel Clark

Joyce Scott

Lew Oliver

Liz Lambert

Luis Camnitzer

CraftPerspectives Lecture: Maria Elena Buszek

Derrick Jensen

Mary Smull

Matthias Pliessnig

Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher

Natalia Allen

Natalie Chanin

CraftPerspectives Lecture: Nikki McClure

Paul Mathieu

Po Shun Leong

Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey: Heath Ceramics

Saki Mafunikwa

Shashi Caan

Steve Badanes

Susan S. Szenasy

VICTOR MARGOLIN : MFA AC+D LECTURE

William Deresiewicz

Zahid Sardar

Ben Lignel

Christine Lee