Pacific Northwest College of Art

Abra Ancliffe is an artist working primarily in printmaking and drawing. She is interested in translations of translations, possible tunnels, language shaped by architecture and how many spaces make up a novel. She is currently working on an American to Icelandic dictionary and discovering the history of a lost elementary school in Albuquerque. Ancliffe will be traveling to Iceland soon to help set up a letterpress studio and to catalogue the communications between deceased telegraphers. She teaches in the Foundation Department and Continuing Education Program at PNCA.