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2022 Featured Graduates

College of Arts & Sciences Law MBA PNCA

Pacific Northwest College of Art Graduates

Isabel Campos Bedard
MFA – Print Media

Isabel Campos Bedard

“Because of PNCA, I have been reminded that we must continue to advocate for the marginalized and challenge systems that do not work. I have built a beautiful community of support at the college and I will forever be grateful for it.”

  • Disability and neurodiversity advocate
  • Social media and branding specialist for the PNCA Office of International Education
  • Equity and Social Justice Action Committee Fellow
  • Intern at the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland
  • Arthouse resident assistant
  • Vice president of the International Club
  • Hosted a series of panels on global majority within printmaking at this year's Southern Graphic Conference International
  • Print media teaching assistant 2022

What’s next: Relocating to the East Coast this summer and working on her work authorization approval (OPT) within the United States — she is excited to see where it all goes.

Justin Duyao
MA – Critical Studies

Justin Duyao

“Because of PNCA, I’ve found sharper and more thoughtful ways to ask hard questions, my creative practice has deepened into a scandalous love affair, and I’ve found a lifelong home in Oregon’s art community.”

  • Creative Writing Fellow for the Low-Residency Creative Writing MFA program
  • Editorial apprentice at Variable West
  • Junior content writer at Maize Marketing
  • Freelance writer for Oregon ArtsWatch
  • Published in Dismantle Magazine, Weathered, the Clackamas Literary Review, Variable West

What’s next: Assistant editor at Variable West, continued work as freelance art writer and creative writer.

Willamette University


Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.