The New Collective – Call for Entries

Every three years Guild Members of the Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media are invited to submit work for a juried group exhibition called The New Collective. All forms of work will be considered, including 2-D, 3-D, film, video and other media, performance and interactive works, wearables, collaborations, etc. This year, a guest-curator, Tina Dillman, was invited to organize an exhibition around selected guild members. For more information on the exhibition, and how to submit your work, please visit Information

Upcoming workshops

There will be two great workshops taught by FI19 artists. Sunday, June 2, 2019 Intro to Sculptural Peyote with FI2019 exhibiting artist Beth Blankenship sponsored by Contemporary Craft. Add a new skill to your art practice toolbox. In this workshop, students will be introduced to a technique that will give their beadwork a new dimension. […]

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Guiditta Brozzetti

Written by Deb Brandon There it was: Laboratorio Guiditta Brozzetti, the Guiditta Brozzetti workshop, a hand-weaving museum and school hidden inside the imposing church of San Francesco delle Dome in Perugia, Italy. I’d made an appointment to visit the studio months earlier, when I decided to travel to Perugia for a friend’s wedding. If I […]

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Feathers and Finery

written by Deb Brandon We treasure gold and diamonds, silver, rubies, and emeralds. But what if precious metals and gemstones didn’t exist? Would we have looked to other natural resources to treasure? Or to something completely different, such as handmade items or special artistic skills?

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Weaving for the King

Written by Deb Brandon Can you imagine weaving for the king?

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