a place for art and ideas

Angry Pigeon Gallery

Named for our school mascot, that feisty downtown bird, the Angry Pigeon Gallery is Northwest Academy’s storefront exhibition and performance space in downtown Portland. The Pigeon features shows by students, faculty, alumni, and established artists, writers, and performers. The Pigeon hosts open mics for students and faculty and a variety of literary events as well.

Feb 2, 2015 |

Out There – Alumni Art Show Feb. 5-27

The alumni of the Northwest Academy will be showcasing their visual artwork at “Out There,” an exhibition hosted by the Angry Pigeon Gallery from February 5th to 27th.  The show will display a variety of media, including painting, illustration, photography and animation. The Angry Pigeon Gallery is located at 712 SW 11th Avenue, and will… Read More



Sep 26, 2014 |

Stuart Larsen

During the month of October the Angry Pigeon Gallery will be hosting the extraordinary work of Stuart Larsen. A Portland based artist, curator of The Angry Pigeon, and alumni of Northwest Academy, Larsen has produced a body of work intended to explore our perception of light and dimension. The series, entitled “Planarity,” was inspired by… Read More


Sep 8, 2014 |

David Bliss

Come see the fantastic work of Portland artist and Northwest Academy faculty member David Bliss. Enjoy live music, food and beverage while you explore his work of over 25 years. Artist Reception & Talk: September 5th, 6-9pm Angry Pigeon Gallery, 712 SW 11th Ave. September 4th-30th. Gallery open 6-8pm weekdays, 12-4pm Saturday/Sundays


  • Find Your Community

    Students utilize the Central Library, Portland State University, and nearby museums and performing arts centers.

    Find Your Community
  • Prom

    This isn’t your parents’ prom. Everyone dances. And the photos are awesome.

    Prom
  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Creativity Matters Here

    We value creative, independent thought in both our academic and arts classes.

    Creativity Matters Here