Department of Studio Arts
Friday, April 30, 2021
Senior 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.
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Thursday, October 22, 2020
When senior Blya Krouba moved from Ivory Coast to a Philadelphia suburb as a girl, she became acutely aware of her dark skin in a way she hadn’t before. Read about her recent project exploring colorism and hear two Pitt experts’ takes on the phenomenon.
Friday, June 5, 2020
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
A mural of the late baseball legend Roberto Clemente greets drivers on Interstate 279 thanks to Jeremy M. Raymer, a Pitt engineering alumnus whose studio art courses at the University led to a new career as an artist. Clemente died in a 1972 plane crash while assisting with the delivery of emergency supplies following an earthquake in NIcaragua. He would have been 85 this Sunday, Aug. 18.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Monday, March 25, 2019
Pitt senior Prachi Patel’s research project encourages refugee youth living in Pittsburgh to share their voices through photography. See the exhibit at Hillman Library through March.
Friday, December 14, 2018
Words and images — heartfelt gifts from Pitt students — greet all who pass by a bustling pedestrian plaza in Pittsburgh.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The University of Pittsburgh recently unveiled a sculpture of Thomas Starzl, “the father of organ transplantation,” near the Cathedral of Learning. Starzl is also featured in a new documentary with Pitt origins, titled “Burden of Genius.”