Sign up for Screenprinting this Winter!

Posted on Dec 11th, 2015 by briar


ART 370 – Screen Printing (CRN# 370)
M/W 18:40 – 21:20
4 Credits / Neuberger Hall 260

Course Description:
Adding on to the principles and skill sets first investigated in lower-level printmaking this course explores additional techniques in printmaking. Varying practices, methodologies, and theories will be explored. Topics include but are not limited to etching, relief, mixed media print, screen printing, and mono-print. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 12 credits. Open to non-majors with instructor’s consent or departmental approval. Recommended preparation: Art 270 and Art 271 (expected of art & art history majors). Prerequisites: Art 270 and Art 271. 



Similarly Different: Portland Designers in London, 2016!

Posted on Nov 18th, 2015 by briar

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Come to an information session on the faculty-led trip to London with Briar Levit for Summer 2016.

Info session
January 14 (right after Show & Tell!)
1pm, AB 32o

In the meantime, check out the Vikings Abroad page with info about the trip, and the official Similarly Different website!


Good Market FAQ’s!

Posted on Nov 16th, 2015 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Good Market is back for the Holidays!
What is GOOD Market?

Good Market is Friends of Graphic Design’s amazing new holiday market, featuring one of a kind goods from Portland State Art + Design students! You can expect to see: Art prints, holiday cards, zines, posters, jewelry, buttons, stickers, and more, available for sale directly from the artists.

Where? When?
Saturday, December 5th
Simon Benson Alumni House 9am – 2pm
Land Gallery 10-7

Sunday, December 6th
Land Gallery 10-7

R.S.V.P. on Facebook

 Who can sell their work?

GOOD Market is open to all PSUGD students! But you DO have to apply. We will have individual spaces for sellers at the Simon Benson Alumni House, but they are limited. NO MATTER WHAT if you choose to sell at the Pop-up Kiosk or as an individual seller at Simon Benson, you will be given a spot in the Pop-up Kiosk in Land Gallery.  All work in the Pop-up Kiosks will be sold for you by us, FoGD.

Spread the word! Share our facebook invite!

 How do I apply and what is the deadline?

Complete the Google form here:

The deadline for the application is Monday, November 23rd. There is a $5 fee for Pop-up Kiosk participants, and $10 fee for individual seller tables, and both of these options will get you a spot in the Pop-up Kiosk at Land Gallery. In order for your application to be considered complete, we must have received your completed answers to the Google form and your application fee by December 1st.

 Can I volunteer to help with GOOD Market?

YES! We are going to need a team of volunteers to help us on the day of the event and during set-up. If you or someone you know is interested in being part of this fabulous event, this is a great way to get involved even if you aren’t participating. Please email us at for more information.

 Questions? Concerns?

We will be hosting an Info Session on Thursday, November 19th at 1:00pm in AB 320 (immediately after Show + Tell). Bring us all your questions, concern, thoughts, and excitement!

Email us:


For Kiosk Vendors:

When do I drop off my stuff for the pop-up kiosks?

Tuesday December 1st from [figuring out times] in room AB 320.

We will have vendor sheets for you to fill out with your item and pricing information. After that you can sit back, relax, and we’ll take care of the selling for you!

For Individual Vendors:


Pricing discretion is completely up to you, but you can get an idea for pricing your own work by looking on Etsy, visiting local boutiques etc. And of course, 100% of your profits will be yours to keep!

What should I bring?

You are welcome to bring decorative elements for your set up like a tablecloth or small flowers etc. We recommend bringing a stack of business cards as well. You can order 50 from for $20.

How should I present my items?

Cards and prints look great in cello packaging, if you sell a set of holiday cards you could sell them in a gift box. You can buy single cello bags at Columbia Art + Drafting, and Michaels is a good place for boxes and such. If you have questions about specific items– ask us!


You can use whatever method is easiest for you Cash and Square are both great options. You can purchase a square reader for $10 and they give you back the $10 when you sign up. It’s a small fee for each sale but it’s a great way to offer flexible payment that goes straight to your bank account.

How big are the individual spaces at Simon Benson?

Approx 1.5 x 3 feet. Plan flexibly, i.e. bring a holder for a stack of various cards, alternatively, you could lay them out to cover more space if you have a larger space.

Can I cancel my application at any time?

Please only apply for individual tables if you are sure you can participate on December 5th from 9am – 2pm.

Do you provide any tables and chairs?

We will have tables and chairs available.

P.S.- Don’t Forget to tag your photos #goodmarket2015



Freestyle Inkjet Seminar

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by Kate Bingaman-Burt


Through lecture and interactive participation you will learn: the technical points and aesthetic differences of a wide range of inkjet media, the technical aspects, myths and mysteries of digital printing, and how to turn ordinary images into extraordinary prints.

Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design
511 NW Broadway
Portland, OR, 97209   [map]


Faculty Fellow: Jesse Locker

Posted on May 12th, 2015 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Assistant Professor Jesse Locker will give a talk, Artemisia Gentileschi—The Making of a Female Artist in Baroque Italy, this Wednesday at noon in AB 200!