Weekly Alumni News Update 08.28-09.03.18

Alumni News Update 08.28

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Dara Birnbaum B. Arch ‘69, Philip Pearlstein BFA ‘49, and Andy Warhol BFA ‘49 have works included in “Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection” at the Brooklyn Museum, opening Aug 31.

Mia Brownell BFA ‘93 has a solo exhibition titled “Plate to Platelets” at Real Art Ways in Hartford, CT, through Sept 30.

Jacob Ciocci MFA ‘05 was interviewed by Rhizome about Paper Rad, an artist collective that explored artistic strategies from comics and zines through web-based and multimedia works. Paper Rad was also added to the Net Art Anthology.

Oreen Cohen MFA ‘14 is the 2018 artist in residence at the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse. Her exhibition, “Unfurl,” opens on Aug 30.

Vivien Abrams Collens BFA has a sculpture in the Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council exhibition of Salem Art Works artists at Lapham Gallery in Glens Falls, NY, Aug 21 – Sept 21.

Marc Fischer BFA ‘93 published a new Public Collectors booklet titled “The Meal-Based Artist Residency Program” about his Joong Boo Residency Project that brought 38 artists together for lunch over two years.

Artist Adriana Garcia BFA ‘99 with author Xelena González were honored for their children’s books at a fundraiser for Good Samaritan Community Services in San Antonio.

JULIACKS BHA ‘08 has work in the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Award in Visual Arts exhibition at The Gallery of Fine Craft at WheatonArts in Millville, NJ, opening Aug 25.

Julie Mallis BHA ‘12 was commissioned to paint the new mural on Strawberry Way in downtown Pittsburgh. She will also give an artist’s talk at Percolate: Art Space in Wilkinsburg on Aug 30 at 6:30pm.

Daniel Pillis MFA ‘16 presented on a panel on Diversity & Inclusion, exhibited artwork, and hosted a workshop concerning LGBTQ indentity and diversity in the tech industry at Siggraph, an annual conference on computer graphics, in Vancouver on Aug 12 -16.

Gwen Sedlar BFA is one of nine artists who participated in Alloy Pittsburgh at the Carrie Blast Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Rankin. Her work is now on view through Sept 29.

Ellen Steinfeld BFA installed a newly commissioned steel sculpture at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo.