Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
The Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, a bus ride away from campus, is one of the homes of the flourishing arts culture in Pittsburgh. Arts education, exhibition space, residencies, and arts advocacy are the main focus of this organization, making it a useful resource for artists in the area. On Friday, the Center hosted an opening of the 2017 Solo and Collaborative exhibitions. In a large, canary ye...Pillbox | April 3, 2017
The Black Soul Rejuvenation Library
“The black person seeking soul rejuvenation and renewal.
We are tired, we are sick and tired of being sick and tired.
Rejuvenation is key, in the age of self-preservation.
Our bodies are fragile, but our souls are full of a thousand songs, poems, books, the rejuvenation library.
We are asking for a year of relaxation, reflection, safety.
The spa year for the black soul, self-love, safety an...Pillbox | March 27, 2017
Future Tenant is a small gallery downtown that is home to exhibitions of emerging artists, and since opening last Friday it is now home to a small exhibition entitled Walk on By on homelessness in Pittsburgh. The show is curated by Jay Poliziani of Northside Common Ministiries, and it brings together a variety of artist from various disciplines, each taking their own approach to homelessness usi...Pillbox | March 27, 2017
Around this time last year, The Tartan published an article on a show that included the work from then sophomore, now junior art majors Jenna Houston and Kate Werth. In just a year’s time, stepping into the Frame Gallery for their most recent group exhibit, titled Guaranteed Fresh, the growth and maturity of their work is clear. The show has...Pillbox | March 6, 2017
Walking into the newest special exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum, painted by artist Firelei Baez and titled Bloodlines, is like walking into a magical garden. Gorgeous, powerful women gaze out at the viewer from every wall, surrounded by intricate textures and floral designs. Contrary to what a lot of people think of when they hear the words "contemporary art", the show is accessible, pullin...Pillbox | February 27, 2017