Programs of Study

At OCAC mastering the technique and process of different mediums was an expectation, not an option. Concepts were to be well-considered and bristling with sincerity. But, all these skills and expectations were just a small part of the education. - Jeffrey Baker '03

GRADUATE PROGRAMS 

Master of Fine Arts in Craft The  MFA in Craft is an advanced studies program which emphasizes problem solving through the manipulation of materials and the vigorous exchange across disciplines and media. MORE >

Collaborative Masters of Fine Arts in Applied Craft + Design

The Collaborative MFA in Applied Craft + Design is a fusion of tradition, innovation, and practice steeped in design theory, and grounded in the process of hands-on making. MORE >

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Craft
The Post-baccalaureate Certificate is a one-year, pre-graduate school program designed for students with substantial studio experience.  MORE >  

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Craft
The BFA in Craft is a four-year degree program designed for students planning to make a living in the arts. MORE >

The Certificate in Craft
The Certificate in Craft is a three-year program provides the in depth study of a particular medium, with no general studies requirements.  MORE >

Calendar Events

August 5, 2014 to September 27, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | HOFFMAN GALLERY
Opening Reception TUES AUG 5th | 5-7pm

September 4, 2014 to September 28, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | CENTRUM GALLERY
Opening Reception Thursday, September 4th, 4-6pm

September 4, 2014
ACD STUDIOS | 421 NE 10TH AVENUE
6:30-8:30pm

October 2, 2014 to November 2, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | CENTRUM GALLERY
Opening Reception 4:00-6:00pm

News

Arthur DeBow awarded Oregon Higher Education Art Educator of the Year
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Alumnae Lauren (Wilson) George featured in "New American Paintings" magazine
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Jiseon Lee Isbara, OCAC Dean of Academic Affairs featured in Surface Design Journal
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"BirdWingFeather", a children's book by painter and OCAC staff member Siri Schillios published by Pomegranate
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Handcrafted mortar and pestle by Alumnus Sterling Collins ('14) included in The New York Times.
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