Category: People

Heidi Wiren Bartlett

Heidi Wiren Bartlett is an interdisciplinary performance artist from the Great Plains. Her work is concerned with the portrayal, oppression and subversive existence of women in America today. As a white woman raised by a lesbian in Nebraska, she feels obligated to confront racial and misogynistic injustice and her escape from it, into the prairie…. Read more »

Dan Sakamoto

Dan Sakamoto is a trans-disciplinary artist and creative technologist based in Pittsburgh. He specializes in misusing mediation technologies, with the aim of reflecting and responding to the damage inflicted through inhumanely implemented mediated realities. Preferring to work in collective environments, he serves as media theorist, designer, or engineer in a variety of contexts. Previously, this… Read more »

Johannes DeYoung

Johannes DeYoung is an artist whose work in experimental animation and time-based media explores themes of animism and human psychology. His practice frequently engages forms that blend computer animation with experimental processes in painting and drawing. DeYoung’s work has been exhibited internationally, with works included in the B3 Biennale of the Moving Image, Frankfurt, Germany;… Read more »

Jongwoo Jeremy Kim

Dr. Jongwoo Jeremy Kim is a specialist of modern and contemporary art addressing issues concerning gender, race, and sexuality. Kim is the author of Painted Men in Britain, 1868-1918: Royal Academicians and Masculinities (2012; 2016) and is co-editor of the interdisciplinary anthology Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture (2017).

Alisha Wormsley

Alisha B. Wormsley is an interdisciplinary artist and cultural producer. Her work is about collective memory and the synchronicity of time, specifically through the stories of women of color. Wormsley’s work has been honored and supported with a number of awards and grants to support programs: afronaut(a) film and performance series, Homewood Artist Residency (recently received the mayor’s… Read more »

Steve Gurysh

Steve Gurysh is an artist based in Pittsburgh. He is a current fellow at the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry and is the co-founder and director of The Drift, a platform for artistic production and research that explores bodies of water as a context, site, and material. Gurysh received his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University… Read more »

Celeste Neuhaus

Celeste Neuhaus is an interdisciplinary Artist, Educator, Ecofeminist, and Critical Mystic. Her assemblages, performances, sculptures, and videos synthesize the seemingly disparate underlying forces at play in the ecosystem of the cosmos. Revealing elemental interrelations between between the body, psyche, culture, and planet, her practice is dedicated to recontextualizing an aesthetics of healing.

Talya Petrillo

Talya Petrillo is a multidisciplinary artist exploring autobiographical narrative and related observation. Her work history and academic background in psychology encourage her to reach into a consequence of emotion and place through an analysis of material and abstract form.

Michael Neumann

Adaptation and exploration are Michael Charles Neumann’s primary tools for intuitive investigation of natural phenomena, such as geology, cosmology, and evolutionary biology. His artistic research balances order and chaos through drawing, painting, interactive sculpture, found objects, analog technology, and open source tools to construct poetry in visual language.

Yejin Lee

Yejlin Lee’s work fuses Eastern traditional philosophy with Western contemporary scientific consciousness, exploring Oneness between all aspects of nature. In her repetitive discipline as meditative practice, she uses digital media and performance to connect metaphysical ideas with physical phenomena.