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Oregon College of Art & Craft (OCAC)
Oregon College of Art and Craft entrance - Portland Oregon.jpg
Established 1907
Type Private, non-profit
President Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson
Dean Kate Bodin
Undergraduates 140
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
45°30′38″N 122°45′43″W / 45.51056°N 122.76194°W / 45.51056; -122.76194Coordinates: 45°30′38″N 122°45′43″W / 45.51056°N 122.76194°W / 45.51056; -122.76194

Oregon College of Art & Craft (OCAC) is a college in Portland, Oregon, United States that grants Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees and certificates in book arts, ceramics, drawing and painting, fibers, metals, photography and wood. The college also offers an Artist-in-Residence program and provides continuing education in the arts to the local community. It was founded by Julia Hoffman, a photographer, painter, sculptor, metal worker and weaver, out of her desire to foster the Arts and Crafts movement through classes and exhibitions.



The school was formerly known as the Oregon School of Arts & Crafts‎.

Degree and certificate areas


OCAC employs 15 full-time faculty and 8 part-time faculty in the degree program, as well as a number of instructors in the Studio School continuing education program.


Enrollment in the BFA program is about 140 full-time students. Most students are between 18 and 27 years old. The Continuing Education and Art Adventures children's programs serves more than 2,000 students per year.


OCAC is located on a wooded 9.5-acre (38,000 m2) campus, approximately 3 miles from Downtown Portland.






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