Detour: Studio Arts Senior Exhibition
Celebrate the accomplishments of this year’s graduating Studio Arts majors.
One Place to Another
January 20-March 3, 2023 University Art Gallery Exhibition Studio Art Senior Exhibition
Greer Lankton: Science Fictions
September 16, 2022 – December 9, 2022 Drawn from Lankton’s archive at the Mattress Factory, this exhibition explores how Greer Lankton’s sculptures and drawings imagine subjects that live beyond the male-female binary.
Andrey Avinoff: Fantastic Visions
October 21, 2022 – December 9, 2022 This exhibition explores the life and art of Andrey Avinoff (1884-1949), the émigré artist, scientist, professor, and museum director whose scholarly rigor and flamboyant creativity left an indelible mark on Pittsburgh’s cultural landscape.
Studio Arts Senior Exhibition
March 31, 2022 - April 30, 2022 University Art Gallery Exhibition Studio Art Senior Exhibition.
Women of Visions: Celebrating 40 Years
October 21 2021 – February 25, 2022 Founded in 1981, Women of Visions (WOV) is believed to be the longest-running collective of Black women artists in the United States.
Say Her Name Memorial Gown Rotunda Installation
September 13, 2021-October 1, 2021 This installation in the UAG’s Rotunda asks viewers to reflect on the lives of Black women lost to racism and violence.
A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age
November 18, 2020 – May 15, 2021 The medieval manuscript is, by its very nature, a medium of reproduction. This digital exhibition explores illuminated manuscripts through print and digital copies.
Three Artists (Three Women)
February 13 – December 5, 2020 Explore the varied experiences of women artists in Pittsburgh through the work of Tina Williams Brewer, Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer and Fran Gialamas.
Mary Ethel McAuley: Behind the German Lines
February 13 – March 28, 2020 From ration lines to entertainment in wartime, Mary Ethel McAuley’s paintings document life behind enemy lines in World War I Germany.
The Curious Drawings of Doctor Clapp
October 24 - December 6, 2019 Explore the fascinating collections of an aluminum industry pioneer whose interests across art and science made him something of a modern-day Renaissance man.
Metal from Clay: Pittsburgh’s Aluminum Stories
October 24 - December 6, 2019 Reflect on the histories of aluminum through a selection of objects and other original materials drawn from Pittsburgh collections.
Materializing Memory: Contemporary Video Art from China
September 5 - October 11, 2019 Exhibited in Pittsburgh for the first time, the work of five young Chinese video artists explore memory and forgetting in the contemporary world.
Mapping Mobility: Chinese Works from the Collection of the University Art Gallery
March 18 - 25, 2019 Featuring objects created in China between the 18th and 20th centuries, this display traces dynamic networks of mobility and exchange.
Global Gestures: Post-War Abstraction from the Lowenthal Collection
February 15 - March 21, 2019 This exhibition highlights abstract paintings from the late 1950s and early 1960s by artists from Britain, Japan, India, Italy, and Venezuela.
Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers
February 15 - March 21, 2019 The first of its kind, this exhibition celebrates the lives and accomplishments of Sidis through a series of photographic reproductions of paintings and photographs.
This is Not Ideal: Gender Myths and Their Transformation
October 26 - December 7, 2018 Drawn from the University Art Gallery collection, this exhibition brings together works from the 17th century to the present that engage with shifting cultural norms of gender.
Unboxed: 50th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition
September 14 - October 12, 2018 Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Department of Studio Arts.
2018 Studio Arts Student Exhibition
March 30 - April 28, 2018 This exhibition displays exceptional works by graduating students in various Studio Arts courses, both majors and non-majors.
Studio Arts Summer 2017 Creative Research Exhibition
January 19 - February 9, 2018 Highlighting student work from the Studio Arts Research Fellows program.
Narratives of the Nationality Rooms: Immigration and Identity in Pittsburgh
November 10 - December 8, 2017 Featuring objects, documents, and watercolors by Andrey Avinoff, this exhibition considers the memories of immigrants whose experiences informed the Nationality Rooms.
Shifting Ground: Landscapes from the UAG and Local Collections
September 13 - December 8, 2017 With a focus on the binary of nature and human, this exhibition features works by Pittsburgh artists that depict agricultural, urban, and industrial landscapes.
Isabelle Hayeur: A Part from Nature
September 13 - October 27, 2017 Presenting the works of Canadian photographer Isabelle Hayeur, this exhibition exposes human alterations of the environment.
2017 Studio Arts Student Exhibition
April 6 - April 29, 2017 This exhibition displays exceptional works by Class of 2017 students in various Studio Arts courses, both majors and non-majors.
Sophia Sobers: Liminal Conjunction
February 9 - March 23, 2017 Interdisciplinary artist Sophia Sobers explores the evolution and transformation of plants in a special Rotunda installation.
February 9 - March 23, 2017 This exhibition, created by Eleanor Aldrich and Barbara Weissberger, explores the relationship between physical reality and illusion.
January 13 - February 3, 2017 This exhibition highlights the work of students who participated in the 2016 Creative Research Exhibition in Wyoming.