Lecture with Nnenna Okore

Lecture with Nnenna Okore

January 18, 2022 – 11 AM EST
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Free program for members – $5 for non-members.

Nnenna Okore

Nnenna Okore (born in Australia, 1975) is an artist who works both in Nigeria and the United States. Her largely abstract sculptures and installations have been shown in galleries and museums in and outside of the United States. She has won several international awards, including a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2012. Okore is currently a Professor of Art at North Park University in Chicago. The daughter of a professor and a librarian, she often examines her American identity versus her Nigerian identity and the contrasts between her homeland with that of the States. https://nnennaokore.com

Nnenna is one of Fiberart International 2022 jurors.

Nnenna Okore

Lecture with Chiachio & Giannone

November 17, 2021 – 1 PM EST
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Free program for members – $5.- for non-members.

Chiachio & Giannone

Working and living together as partners in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Chiachio & Giannone create hand embroidered textile mosaics that reference LGBTQ artists and their legacy in Latin America. Chiachio & Giannone recently completed a residency at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, CA and Lux Art Institute in Encinitas, CA.
They have shown at De Buck Gallery, New York, NY; Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL; Ruth Benzacar Galería de Arte, Argentina, School Gallery, Paris, France, the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; and the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, Museum of Art and Design MAD, NY, USA.
http://www.chiachiogiannone.com

Chiachio & Giannone are Fiberart International 2022 jurors.

Chiachio & Giannone

For your Consideration installation

Artist talk cancelled.

The exhibition is up!

Thank you to everyone who helped receiving the work and installing.

The opening is Friday!

Where: Brew House Association Gallery • 711 South 21st Street • Pittsburgh PA 15203
When: Friday, February 21 – Saturday, March 21, 2020
Brew House Association Gallery Hours: Thursday 2-7, Friday 11-4, Saturday 11-4
Closed March 13th for the St Patrick Day Parade and celebration on the South Side
Opening Reception: Friday February 21, 2020  6:00 – 9:00
Artist Talks /Closing: Saturday March 21, 2020 2:00 – 4:00

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For Your Consideration

Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. • 2020 Membership Exhibition

For Your Consideration-prospectus (pdf)

Artists see the world through many lenses and experiences. Artists are invited to consider aspects of their views, values and experiences to create entries for this show. Through the art, the viewer will be invited to consider the artists’ intent.  
Where: Brew House Association Gallery • 711 South 21st Street • Pittsburgh PA 15203
When: Friday, February 21 – Saturday, March 21, 2020
Chairperson: Linda Brown- contact her at exhibitionsFGP@gmail.com
Opening Reception: Friday February 21, 2020  6:00 – 9:00
Online artist talk: Monday June 1st and Wednesday June 3rd, 2020 – 3pm on Zoom
   Registration required – https://fiberartspgh.org/programs/online-programs/
Catalog: available for purchase HERE

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Susan Shie Lecture

The room was packed for the June meeting, held at the Eastminster church. Our guest artist Susan Shie had several large quilts spread on tables to view, painted in soft turquois, mango yellows and pinks.. The quilts were peopled with hand drawn, whimsical faces and bodies, densely surrounded words written in fine black script,
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She began her talk by reminding us that we all, as children, were natural artists. Somewhere along the way many became fearful of drawing and making mistakes. Her mission is to help her students recapture the joy of drawing and throw away the erasers.

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