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Aug 27, 2020 |

Ariel Williams

Ariel Williams. Ariel March Williams received their BFA in drawing and writing from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and studied performance art and drawing at The Burren College of Art in Ireland. Ariel has written art reviews and criticism for online and print publications, exhibited their work internationally, and taught visual art… Read More


Aug 27, 2020 |

Samson Syharath

 Samson Syharath is an actor, director, educator, and founder of Theatre Diaspora, Oregon’s only Asian-American theatre company. After graduating with his B.A. in Theatre from the University of Arkansas- Fort Smith, he completed his training at the Portland Actors Conservatory where he taught and managed the office for several years. He is also the Chair of… Read More


Aug 27, 2020 |

Nessima Gatchalian

NESSIMA GATCHALIAN is our new Middle school science teacher here at Northwest Academy. She comes from a strong background in Biochemistry and extensive experience working with children and young adults in an educational setting. She has taught General chemistry for two years at Oregon State University, HS science specifically, Chemistry and Biology, and MS science… Read More


Aug 20, 2020 |

Christine Schultz

Christine Schultz is a fourth-generation Portlander who graduated from Western Oregon University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and a double minor in music and dance. She has a passion for tap dancing, and she has been teaching in the Portland area for almost 10 years. Christine has also been a choreographer for West… Read More


  • 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
  • You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.

    Our admissions process is designed to help us get to know each student through a classroom visit, the student’s written work, and entrance exams written and evaluated by our teachers.

    You Are More Than Just a Test Score or a Grade Point Average.
  • Exceptional Faculty

    Teachers include professional artists, writers, and performers as well as former college instructors.

    Exceptional Faculty
    Teachers As Mentors
  • Prom

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

    Prom