Martha Gault Art Gallery


Colors by Barbara Westman
January 28th through February 21st 2019

Professor Barbara Westman of the Art Department, with colleagues from the Artists' Residency in Poland, present artworks made with natural dyes. The colors used in these artworks can be found in naturally sourced ingredients, and turned into dyes by following traditional recipes and by experimental processes. Natural dyeing present unique challenges in application, providing a different palette of colors and hues available locally.
Participating artists:
Professor Anna Goebel, University of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland
Professor Agata Zielińska - Głowacka, Academy of Fine Arts, Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Dorota Taranek, Architecture of Textiles, Łodz University of Technology, Poland
Assistant Professor Dorota Tarnowska - Urbanik, University of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland

Opening Reception Monday, January 28, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Printmakers: Slovakia to Pittsburgh
February 25th through March 28th 2019

Original artworks representing a wide range of traditional and contemporary Printmaking techniques. Selected from The Art Department's Permanent Collection
Opening Reception Tuesday, February 26th 5 :00pm - 7:00 pm

2019 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
April 1st through April 18th 2019
Awards Reception Tuesday April 2 at 5:30 PM

Students may submit artwork to be juried, on Thursday, March 28th, between 1 and 4 pm.
Guest Artist and Curator, Rachel Saul Rearick, the Arts and Culture Manager at Pittsburgh International Airport will jury. Rearick oversees Art in the Airport program, "Creating a Sense of Place", and the PIT Performing Arts series. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking with a minor in Art History, and a Master's Degree in Public Administration.
Rearick will choose the artwork and award four prizes, First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention. Prize winners will be announced during the Award Reception:
Tuesday April 2, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Spring 2019 BFA Senior Project Exhibitions
April 22 through May 9 2019
Graduating senior students in the BFA program present senior projects, with receptions.