Organized in conjunction with the Edward Eberle Retrospective, the companion exhibition Present at Creation features contemporary works by four artists who have been directly mentored and impacted by Eberle’s energy and virtuosity. Through their individual art practices Erica Nickol, Jeff Schwarz, Jonathan Schwarz, and Ian Thomas are forging new avenues for contemporary art using a visual language that combines craft and personal narrative.
Master of Fine Art graduate Stephanie Lind at the Heartwood College of Art, Biddeford, Maine presents works in metal and wood that represent the culmination of a five-year long residency degree program that emphasizes extensive creative exploration. The exhibition highlights and celebrates the artist’s exceptional creativity, curiosity, and inventiveness.
Pittsburgh artist Carin Mincemoyer’s sculptures feature wood in organic shapes and manufactured forms to reference labor, building, and our relationship to natural and built environments.
Over the past three decades, Pittsburgh artist Edward Eberle has explored and tested the limits of porcelain, with his prolific body of work ranging from classically inspired vessels to altered and deconstructed sculptures. This career retrospective brings works from the mid-1980s to the present into dialogue allowing visitors to discover the timeless and intriguing work of a true master.