Month: August 2019

Welcome from Head of School Charlie White

Charlie White speaking to a group of students outside

We are excited to get to know our vibrant and dynamic new first year class—who come from all across the US and from five countries around the world—along with six phenomenal new MFA candidates.

Benjamin Ogrodnik

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Benjamin Ogrodnik is a PhD candidate studying film and art history at the University of Pittsburgh. He researches experimental media arts and the institutionalization of the moving image, with a focus on Pittsburgh’s film community during the 1970s and 1980s. His scholarship has appeared in Film History, Afterimage, Film International, JUMP CUT, Feminist Media Histories,… Read more »

Allegheny Valley Inspires Undergraduate Research Project

Two people setting up tabletop deer stands on a pedestal in a gallery

The black shirts of siblings Samuel and Isabel Horgan contrast the stark, white walled critique space in the basement of Doherty Hall. Their multimedia installation “Down in the Valley, Up and Out of the Furnace: Art in Post Industrial Western Pa.” adorns the room. The pair focused on cultural nuances of the Allegheny Valley, such… Read more »

Professor Beck Awarded MacDowell Colony Residency

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One of the most prestigious residency programs in the country, McDowell Colony artists in residence include the winners of at least 32 MacArthur Fellowships, 828 Guggenheim Fellowships, and 107 Rome Prizes.