SRU’s Pitluga directs, grows College Art Conference


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Kurt Pitluga, Slippery Rock University assistant professor of art, recently directed the Southeastern College Art Conference and helped grow the conference to the second largest art conference in the nation. A conference record of more than 700 attended the conference.

Pitluga was responsible for developing the budget and organizing 130 sessions, which included 504 paper presentations at the Pittsburgh conference. 

He secured Terry Smith, Andrew W. Mellon professor of contemporary art history and theory at the University of Pittsburgh, to deliver the keynote address.  

The Southeastern College of Art is a non-profit organization working to promote the exchange of ideas for art education and practice.