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Lenore Thomas and Sean Morrissey Artist Talk
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The artists discuss their exhibition "Tiny Roads that lead to nowhere" at Zygote Press Gallery on Wednesday, August 11 at 6pm. Learn more
Scott Turri Talks With Artist John Sims
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John Sims is like a modern-day quilt-maker who weaves together at times seemingly disparate threads of media and ideas: mathematics, performance, video, music, and text, among other things. Read the full interview. Learn more
Scott Turri Interviewes Jonathan Lyndon Chase for Bomb Magazine
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Jonathan was born and raised—and currently lives—in Philadelphia, and their work makes reference to early 2000s-era fashion, drawing from experiences shopping at Forman Mills, a pivotal site of memory and emotion. Read the full interview by Scott Turri. Learn more
Studio Arts & Teaching Center Collaborate on Virtual Art Gallery
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Lenore Thomas had a clear vision: to create an interactive gallery for the 2021 Student Exhibition where visitors could learn about and experience the success of the department’s graduating seniors–without ever setting foot inside the physical gallery. Learn more
Colleen Mars Wins the Drawing Cateogory in Hindsight 20/20
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Colleen Mars took the shock of a halted study abroad trip in Italy and turned it into a world full of color, fear and closure on canvas. Her piece, “Things that Scare Me,” won the Hindsight 20/20 art competition’s drawing category. Learn more
Artists in Process: Environment, Health, and Public Art
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As part of OPA’s Environment, Health, and Public Art (EHPA) Initiative, Aaron Henderson, along with two other artists, are collaborating with Pittsburgh-area organizations to create works of temporary public art. Learn more
Making Attachments: In Discussion with Barbara Weissberger
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Barbara Weissberger was interviewed by Anna Mirzayan about her the evolution of her work and the relationship between craft arts and feminist ideologies. Read more at Femme Art Review. Learn more
Devin DePamphilis Selected as Finalist for TASTE Awards
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Studio Arts minor Devin DePamphilis was selected as a finalist for the 12th annual TASTE Awards in the photography category. Learn more
Nola Mims Represent Pitt at 15th Annual Meeting of the Minds
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Five undergraduate researchers are selected each year to represent the University of Pittsburgh at the annual ACC Meeting of the Minds conference. Learn more
2021 Department Awards
The Department of Studio Arts would like to congratulate this year's award winners! Learn more