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Matthew Bowers

Lead Creative in Communications

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Contact Information

Portland Campus

Schnitzer Center
511 NW Broadway
Portland  Oregon  97209


Matthew Bowers is the Lead Creative for the Willamette University and Pacific Northwest College of Art's communications and marketing efforts to deliver design solutions to build the reputation of the WU | PNCA brand and deliver impactful products for campus partners.

Bowers has been the Lead Creative of Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) since 2016. In his role at PNCA, Bowers has led a visual identity and brand positioning refresh as well as launched a new website that sets PNCA up to succeed in the increasing digital space of recruiting for college through interactive experiences.

Before PNCA, Bowers worked as a senior creative for global brand agencies, the art director of Communication Arts Magazine, and as Design Director of the University of California, Berkeley. Bowers is an alumnus of the PNCA Graphic Design program and the Graduate Design program of the California College of Arts.

Cycling, record shopping, and a studio art practice keeps Bowers busy on the weekend.

Willamette University

Marketing and Communications

Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
503-370-6667 voice
503-370-6153 fax