Cornerstone Lectures

at Pacific Northwest College of Art

Commencement Ceremony
Class of 2012 PNCA Commencement

PNCA’s Cornerstone Lectures bring distinguished artists, scholars, innovators, and critics to PNCA for lectures, seminars, panel discussions, and a variety of related interactions with faculty, students, and the community at large. Funded by the President’s Office, these programs explore the evolving role of arts education in the 21st Century.

The Cornerstone Lectures include the annual Convocation Address, which officially opens the academic year; the College’s Homecoming Lecture during Alumni weekend; the Edelman Lecture in March; and the Commencement Address given at Commencement in May.

Homecoming Lecture: Mary Mattingly

Heike Kuehn

Edelman Lecture: Rebecca Solnit

Lee Kelly

Alan Kapuler

Jane Beebe

George Johanson

Derrick Jensen

Julia Fish

Malia Jensen

Joanna Berton Martinez

Earl Blumenauer

Convocation: David Shipley

Commencement Address: Roger Mandle

Convocation: Lisa Strausfeld

Homecoming Lecture: Samuel Rowlett '02

2014 Edelman Lecture: Joy Harjo

Barry Sanders

Commencement Ceremony

Commencement, May 23, 2010