InDesign Tools

Sep 25 - Nov 15, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

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Atelier Foundation

Sep 25 - Nov 21, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Illustrator Tools

Sep 26 - Nov 14, 6:30PM - 9:00PM

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Design Studio: Box and Package

Sep 26 - Nov 14, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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Typography I

Sep 26 - Nov 07, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Second Year Atelier: Monochromatic Paint

Sep 26 - Nov 16, times vary.

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Ceramics: Hand-Building + Wheel

Sep 26 - Nov 14, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Beginning Figure Drawing

Sep 26 - Nov 21, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Sep 26 - Nov 14, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Intro to Graphic Design

Sep 26 - Nov 14, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Third Year Atelier

Sep 27 - Nov 16, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Illustration I

Sep 28 - Nov 16, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Sep 28 - Nov 16, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Ceramics: Intermediate Wheel & Hand

Sep 28 - Nov 16, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Chinese Calligraphy

Sep 30 - Nov 04, 9:30AM - 12:30PM

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Urban Sketching 1

Sep 30 - Nov 18, 11:30AM - 2:00PM

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First Year Atelier: Drawing

Oct 02 - Nov 21, 6:30PM - 9:30PM

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Oct 03 - Nov 21, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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Pattern Printing on Fabric

Oct 04 - Nov 22, 6:00PM - 9:00PM

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Open Life Drawing

Oct 08 - Nov 26, 4:00PM - 7:00PM

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Best of Both Worlds: Digital to Darkroom

Oct 14 - Nov 18, 10:00AM - 1:00PM

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iPhone Photography

Oct 28 - Oct 29, 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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Pattern Printing with Screen and Relief

Oct 28 - Oct 29, 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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Thinking about Starting a Printing Busin

Oct 30 - Nov 21, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

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Sense-of-Place Mapping

This course provides participants with an opportunity to develop sense of place mapping skills and explore Portland’s foodscapes. We will investigate how mapping dimensions of human-environment interactions helps individuals to understand their relationships with place and can be a useful tool for a diversity of groups looking to document and protect or change their landscape.

Prerequisite: none.

Kimberlee Chambers holds a MSc. from the University of Victoria, BC, Canada, in Environmental Studies and Geography (ethnobotany), and a Ph.D., from the University of California, Davis, in Geography (agrobiodiversity conservation). Kimberlee is an interdisciplinary scholar interested in understanding human-environment interactions with an emphasis on questions relating to food, agriculture, and traditional systems of land and resource management. She has applied her interests to research and teaching topics that include agriculture origins and dispersals, Indigenous People’s traditional ecological knowledge, traditional land and resource management, local food systems, sustainable development, ecological restoration, and the conservation of biological and cultural diversity. To date, her regions of focus have composed a continuum of landscapes encompassing experiences and interests in British Columbia, Oregon, California, and central and Sonoran Mexico. Currently her research focuses on harvesting and commercialization of a native wild chile pepper (chiltepins) in Northern Mexico and the ‘locavore’ movement in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Her research has been published in the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Agriculture and Human Values, Journal of Ethnobiology, The Professional Geographer, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, Journal of Economic Botany, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, Native Plants Journal, Cartographica, and Canadian Botanical Association Bulletin. She is an Assistant Professor in Collaborative Design at PNCA.
Rebecca McLain, (Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University) holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Forest Management (Social Science option) and has twenty-five years of experience researching the socio-cultural aspects of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. From 2010 to 2012, she co-directed the development and field-testing on the Olympic Peninsula of a methodology to capture and analyze spatialized cultural ecosystem values and outdoor activities data. Rebecca has led several publications based on the project, including a peer review article on cultural values mapping methods, a 60-page atlas, and community briefing reports. In addition she has worked on a number of related projects including a Mount Hood National Forest sense of place assessment (2011).

Instructor: Kimberlee Chambers


Tuition: $295.00 + Dept/Lab Fee: $125.00
Add Certificate Program Fee: + $60.00
Add College Credit: + $908.00


Jul 11, 2013 - Jul 14, 2013
10:00AM - 4:30PM

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