Open House + Member’s Portfolio Walk
November 14th, 2021
12pm – 4pm

We are excited to welcome everyone to PCNW this fall! Mark your calendars for November 14th: our Open House and Member’s Portfolio Walk. Stop by between 12pm – 4pm and view the creative works from PCNW Members, take a tour of the facilities and see photo demos in our studios. Learn about our Certificate Program, upcoming Winter Quarter classes and workshops and have the chance to chat to staff. Masks will be required for all attendees regardless of vaccination status. We look forward to seeing you!


Studio Lighting DemoLed by PCNW Faculty, Kate HaileyStudio 112:30pm and 2pm
Certificate Program Info SessionLed by PCNW Registrar, Jennifer Brendicke and PCNW Programs Chair, Eirik JohnsonDaylight Studio1pm – 2pm
Member’s Portfolio WalkLed by Outreach & Development Associate, Ashley MouldonAuditorium12 – 1:30pm and
2pm – 3:30pm
Alternative Processes DemoLed by PCNW Faculty, Gina WhiteAlt Processes Room1:30pm and 3pm
PCNW toursLed by PCNW Administrative Associate, Paulo GonzalesMeet at front desk12:30pm,
2pm, and 3:30pm
Installation photo from the 2020 Thesis Exhibition of Douglas King and Aaron Wheetman

Certificate Program Info Session


Join Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) staff and alumni for this info session to learn more about our 53-credit Certificate Program in Fine Art Photography and the PCNW experience. From course requirements to community connection, discover what makes education at PCNW unique and how the program can help you reach your photographic goals.

Image credit: Kate Hailey

Studio Lighting Demo

  • Session 1, 12:30pm
  • Session 2, 2pm

Explore dynamic and dramatic lighting techniques as PCNW Faculty Member, Kate Hailey demonstrates using studio lighting and gels to create portraits that stand out from the crowd.  Kate Hailey is a freelance portrait photographer and photography educator based in Seattle, WA.

Photo by PCNW staff

Member’s Portfolio Walk

  • Session 1, 12pm – 1:30pm
  • Session 2, 2pm – 3:30pm

RSVP is required for Members who wish to share their portfolio.

Share your creative, photographic projects with other PCNW Members and the public during our upcoming Portfolio Walk, a fun opportunity for our Members to showcase their work among peers and the public. The afternoon will be divided into two sessions of portfolio presentations with a max capacity of six participants per session; limit one session per PCNW Member.

You must be a current PCNW Member to present your portfolio. RSVP is first come, first served; you will receive an email confirming your participation. Participation in the presentation of a portfolio is FREE and open to all PCNW Members.

Need to confirm your membership status? Contact Ashley Mouldon, Outreach & Development Associate at amouldon@pcnw.org or 206-720-7222 x 11. Need to become a member? Visit pcnw.org/membership.

Photo by Lilly Everett

Alternative Processes Demo

  • Session 1, 1:30pm
  • Session 2, 3pm

Come learn about what’s possible using alternative photographic processes at PCNW. We’ll look at how we’re bridging both 19th & 21st Century processes by making digital negatives to use for alternative processes such as cyanotypes, kalitypes, and more. Core faculty member Gina White, will be on hand to show samples of the process and discuss why you should come play with the wonderful world of alternative processes at PCNW.