Booth at Carnegie Mellon University's Carnival is hard to miss; there is always a bustling energy of people interacting with the student organization’s creations. These ambitious projects bring together a variety of groups on campus and, through the frantic setup of booths, show off their capacity for hard work and creativity. This year, in the spirit of the Timehop carnival, the themes for boot...Pillbox | April 24, 2017
The Frame: Textually Active
Artists around the country are reflecting the reverberating impact of the election and increasing social tensions, most recently reflected in the work and controversy that arose in the Whitney Biennale. This semester has brought us, here at Carnegie Mellon, a season of art at the Frame Gallery that shows the different ways that students have been responding to the political climate. This Sunday ma...Pillbox | April 17, 2017
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