Imin Yeh is an interdisciplinary and project-based artist working in sculpture, installation, and participatory events. Her projects use Print Media as a technical tool for realizing the ambition of large-scaled work and Print as a conceptual strategy for exploring free, exchange, and craft based economies. The projects utilize repetitive handcraft and mimicry as a strategy… Read more »
Susanne Slavick is an artist and curator whose work pursues empathic unsettlement through images that remind us of what we stand to lose after what we have lost already. In 2015, she premiered Unloaded, a multimedia group show that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use, and impact of guns in our culture, which traveled to 10 venues.
Devan Shimoyama is a painter and photographer whose work reimagines black queer masculinity as both desirous and desirable through the use of narrative and self-portraiture. He is the recipient of the 2016 PULSE prize and his work is included in The Studio Museum in Harlem’s survey Fictions.
Martin Prekop came to Carnegie Mellon from the Art Institute of Chicago where he had been a member of the faculty since 1967 and then Dean since 1987. Prekop served as Dean of the College of Fine Arts for 12 years from September 1993-2005 and has since held the position of Professor of Art, teaching… Read more »
Clayton Merrell grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, and Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela. He studied painting and printmaking at the Yale School of Art, where he earned an MFA in 1995. He was awarded a Fulbright Grant for research and creative work in Oaxaca, Mexico in 1996-97. His work is exhibited widely, with recent exhibitions at: Slow… Read more »
Kristen Letts Kovak is the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Assistant Teaching Professor for the College of Fine Arts. She teaches undergraduate courses on drawing, painting, and aesthetic philosophy, including the intra-collegiate seminar, “Passport to the Arts”. She earned her undergraduate art degrees from Mercyhurst University before completing her MFA in Studio Art… Read more »
Andrew Ellis Johnson was born in Cortland NY to a jazz guitarist, civil war historian father and science major mother who, together, won many bowling tournaments. He made his first life-size faux bronze sculpture of Baron Manfred Von Richtoven at age 13, miniature marzipan figurines of Fats Waller at 11 and his first film cycle… Read more »
Jamie Gruzska currently teaches photography and is the administrator for the college’s interdisciplinary photo program but works in painting and printmaking, autographic forms that have deeply influenced his thinking about photography. Increasingly committed to the huge currency of the “picture on a wall,” he has practiced un-discipline in his work, convinced that simultaneity will invite… Read more »
Hailing from NYC/Philadelphia, where she was an Assistant Professor at Tyler School of Art, Echo Eggebrecht is a painter whose work has been compared to that of the East German born artist, Neo Rauch. In her own words “psychology, language, and humor are among the primary issues addressed in my work. My process is research-based,… Read more »
Kim Beck is an artist whose work includes drawing, print, installation and sculpture. She grew up in Colorado and now lives in Pittsburgh where she is an Associate Professor in the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University. Her work has been shown widely, including at the Walker Art Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Smack… Read more »