Show & Tell: Collage Club!

Posted on Jan 13th, 2020 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

This Thursday come join us for our quarterly edition of the PSUGD Collage Club! Let’s gather together to make a page (or pages) for our quarterly collaborative zine that will be printed on the risograph. Bring your fave collage supplies or use the ones provided. See you there! There will be PIZZA!


Show and Tell WINTER 2020 Schedule!

Posted on Jan 6th, 2020 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Our Winter Show & Tell Lineup! Be sure to swing by 320 to grab a schedule poster for the term! Promo by Walton Brush

January 9th: Fran Bittakis founder of JOOP JOOP
January 16th: Collage Club
January 23rd: Sophomore Portfolio Panel and Mentorship Kickoff
January 31st: Jordan Sondler (NYC Illustrator on her book tour)
February 6th: Gretchen Schauffler PSUGD Alumni and founder of Design Is Personal
February 13th: Jennifer Stady PSUGD Alumni and founder of Laundry Studio
February 20th: Kemeny Lecture TBA
February 27th: Paloma Medina founder of 11:11 Supply
Marrch 5th: Cameron Sandage PSUGD Alumni and Remote Year participant


Show & Tell: Fran Bittakis founder of JOOP JOOP

Posted on Jan 6th, 2020 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

It’s our FIRST Show & Tell of 2020! Join us at noon in room 320 to kick the term off right with the incredible Fran Bittakis!
FRAN BITTAKIS/ฟราน บิทากิส (pronouns She/Her) is Thai-American, born and raised in Chicago to immigrant parents and has lived in Portland since 2004. In 2019, she established and founded JOOP JOOP.
Fran has been engaged in social justice and activism since the late 90’s (Food Not Bombs, booking punk shows and events, Youth Liberation Conference) and active again since 2016 (NXT LVL + SNACK BLOC). She’s also co-owner of a custom screen printing shop specializing in flatstock for 11 years in Portland, OR called Seizure Palace.
One of her biggest passions is to be involved in connecting her communities to each other while creating a positive impact through collaborating and producing projects with those communities.

 is a radical creative agency specializing in producing events, photoshoots, music videos, film, social media content, workshops, consultation and curation while representing Creatives of Color and allies through bringing equity, inclusion and a social justice framework to challenge conventional paradigms and systems.
JOOP JOOP is committed to hiring and collaborating with womxn, BIPoC, LGBTQIA2S+ folx and accomplices. Our goal is to create work and content that is relevant to us, tell our stories through our lenses and bring them forward and take up space within these industries with a plan to roll out an agency representing multidisciplinary creatives and crew in the near future.

Show & Tell: Evolve Collaborative!

Posted on Nov 17th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Evolve is a design agency with a serious passion for collaboration. Together, their team works side by side with innovative companies to create new products and services that make a difference in people’s lives.

Join Evolve for a behind the scenes look at how to unlock teams through Serious Play. Evolve will share how breaking down the traditional client, agency relationship and prioritizing progress over process gets the most out of teams. Spoiler – people are at their best when they are happy, hands-on and contributing to a shared goal.

Noah DiJulio – Design Director
Noah has always been fascinated by how things work, hacking and tinkering in the family garage. His life’s work has been a continual pursuit of better living through technology. Today, he helps organizations bridge the digital divide, envisioning services for the connected age.

Jia Lu Ni – Designer
Jia Lu (prounounced ‘Jay-Loo’) has a Midwest mentality that keeps her grounded but always curious to explore what else is out there. She is a strong believer in new adventures, learning by doing, and experimenting. Which makes it easy for her to dedicate herself to (and often lose herself in) a project.

Promo by Walton Brush


Show & Tell: Letra Chueca

Posted on Nov 11th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

This Thursday at noon come and hear from the incredible Letra Chueca Press! It’s in room 320 of the Art Building and it’s open to all!

Letra Chueca is a womxn-owned operation who uses traditional machines and techniques to empower underrepresented communities in a world around us saturated by digital media. Through their conscious practices rooted in a cultura that supersedes borders, they intertwine social justice with craft, latinidad and the printed word. From offering bilingual greeting cards + political posters to collaborating alongside local artists + community organizations, their mission is to deinvisibilize through las medias of representation, printed by hand.

Letra Chueca Press is co-founded by Camila Araya and Daniela del Mar. Two patiperras, hailing from Chile, who share a common vision: to operate a sustainable, multicultural space dedicated to the craft of printing and its continued socio-political importance here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Promo by Walton Brush!