Group Advising Session

Posted on May 9th, 2016 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

You are invited to a group advising session as we prepare for the Summer and Fall terms at PSU School of Art + Design. This session is open to all Art, Graphic Design and Art History majors who have questions about the upcoming terms. Drop in, say hello, ask questions about your major, meet other majors and get answers!

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Posted on Sep 23rd, 2013 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

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If you are on the print track you need 471 to graduate. This class will count for your 471 requirement. If you are planning on graduating in the winter and are print track you MUST take 471 before taking 472. This class also counts towards your upper division requirements as well. WIN/WIN!


A few spots left in Summer class!

Posted on May 30th, 2013 by briar


Craft of Professional Practice
Join Precious Bugarin this summer in exploring and learning professional methods and techniques in executing your ideas in print form. We will have an exciting term of demos, hands-on exercises, field trips and class visits from a wide variety of creative professionals.

Our lineup so far!

Erik Erikson of:

Skype session from book design master Sonya Dyakova:

Print tour with Brown Printing

Pattern repeat-making demo from grad Krista Messer


Some of the things you will learn:
Book Bind
Spec paper
Build pro worthy paper protypes
Build a custom template in illustrator
Understand printed color (PMS vs CMYK)
Estimate a job


New Summer Class!

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by briar

An interdisciplinary approach to designing for sustainable communities

Summer 2013 (4 credits)
CRN: 82304
8 weeks
T/TH 9:00 am -12:50 pm
Instructors: Chris North and Callie Jones

41__JakeTrudellMaking the invisible visible with impact. By student Jake Trudell Fall 2012

Positively impact people and communities within the Portland Metro area. Students will participate in an interdisciplinary approach to develop proposals for solutions that consider environment, place and engagement through systems based thinking, solution based processes and design focused outcomes. Coursework will include fieldwork, investigation, readings, design colloquium and systems thinking practices and application. This course is open to students of all disciplines. An interest or background in sustainability and communication is beneficial.

Helping kids safely walk to school; the kit (left) and the workshop (right). By student Joe Trussell Fall 2012


About the instructors:

Chris North, Adjunct Faculty in the School of Art and Design and Sustainability Scholar. North believes a true entrepreneurial education experience is to turn the tide of how we design, resource and collaborate on current issues. North has presented academic sessions at the Annual International Conference on Business and Sustainability and her students have presented projects at the AIGA Portland SHIFT series on contemporary sustainability. Website:

Callie Jones is Adjunct Faculty in the School of Art and Design. Callie


Summer Term Marketing Class Open to GD majors!

Posted on May 6th, 2013 by briar

Want to Work at an Ad Agency or Graphic Design Studio?

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