2019/2020 PSUGD Guide

Posted on Sep 30th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome Back! Make sure to pick up a new PSUGD Guide IRL at school from an advisor or download a PDF or BOTH! This guide is a good entry point to our program and features ways to get involved for this upcoming school year! Download HERE!



Portfolio Rodeo!

Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Have your work rounded up but need some help with your portfolio itself? Join Julianna, Kate G., and Sean this Wednesday, May 29 from 4–7pm in The Creative Suite (AB 290) for the Portfolio Rodeo! We’ll will be giving quick feedback on a draft of your portfolio. IT’S OKAY IF YOU’RE NOT 100% DONE, but aim to have quick prints of a few project spreads ready to look through. Yee haw!

ALSO just a reminder!

Sophomore Portfolio Review: mark your calendars and set your alarms!

Be prepared. Don’t be late. You’ve got this! The 2019 Sophomore Portfolio Review deadline/portfolio drop-off date is:

Monday, June 10
Noon–2pm in AB 320

No late submissions will be accepted

You will need to register for the review online (, and physically drop off your own portfolio on time. Be sure you have all materials with you as outlined in the handbook; it is also suggested that participating students arrive at the Art Building early to ensure their portfolio can be turned in on time.

To learn more about the 2019 Review requirements, visit


Join the Good Market Seller’s Society!

Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Join the PSUGD Seller Society!
Calling all makers and sellers! Do you have an online shop and want an easy way to share it with your classmates and beyond? We want you to be apart of the all new Seller Society! All you need to do is fill out the digital form through the link below, and you will be showcased on the new PSUGD Seller Society website 24/7!
Keep an eye out for the official Seller Society website launch coming soon.


MXR! Create & Connect!

Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Celebrate Comma’s launch! Connect with Pros! Nike! W+K! and more. Meet your BIPOC creative community. Enjoy music, art making and refreshments!

A new initiative organized by PSUGD students & faculty, Comma seeks to amplify representation and connection for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) in the Portland creative community. Priority is given to people who identify as BIPOC, allies welcome!



It’s time for FRESH!

Posted on May 27th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

You’re invited to the portfolio showcase for a new wave of designers! On June 11th Portland State’s Graphic Design program is proud to introduce its Spring 2019 graduates who will be showcasing their creative work. Take a deep dive with us into our process, projects, and passion for design.

Join us for FRESH WAVES. Spring 2019.


Come out and meet 57 of Portland’s newest designers.

These grads can’t wait to meet you!

Friends & Family Hour: 4:30-5:30 pm*
Design Professionals & Community: 5:00-9:00 pm

*Registration not required for friends and family.

Beverages provided by Rogue Ales