Past Exhibitions

Crafting Conversations: A Call and Response to Our Changing Climate through Art

September 1, 2019 - January 24, 2020 in the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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The artworks in “Crafting Conversations” demonstrate how local artists are attempting to change their environmental footprint while crafting conversations for thousands of transit users. This exhibition invites viewers to take a long view, suggesting how we might shift our thinking, actions, and culture to allow for a more sustainable, life-affirming relationship between human and non-human nature.

Elemental Fiber

May 17 - August 18, 2019 in the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Through her colorful quilts, Nida explores public issues such as women’s rights, politics, climate change, gun control, and other social topics through art. Many of these topics explored can be found in the nine exhibiting artworks in Elemental Fiber.


February 15, 2019 - May 5, 2019 at the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Pennsylvania jeweler, metalsmith and enamelist Sharon Massey’s selection of vibrant works will be on view in BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery’s exhibition – Pathways. Her work explores man-made patterns in micro- and macro-scales and examines how these patterns and motifs relates to how we exist and communicate both in person and online, locally and globally.

Fiberart International 2019

May 10 - August 24, 2019 in the Main Gallery

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Fiberart International 2019 (FI2019)is the 23rd in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh. Featuring artworks by established and emerging fiber artists from the United States and abroad, the exhibition will provide a unique insights into current trends and innovations in the constant evolving craft field of fiber.

Handwork: Kim Fox

September 14, 2018 - February 10, 2019 at the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Featuring a selection of vibrant tin quilts by Pittsburgh artist Kim Fox, Handwork recognizes the influence, the patterns and the landscapes of Pennsylvania. With a focus on organic themes of birds, bees, and the idea of home and place, Fox creates vintage tin and salvaged wood ?quilts? that combine images reminiscent of traditional quilt patterns and the ideals that they represent.

Tangled Truths

May 18 - August 18, 2018 in the BNY Mellon Satellite Gallery

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Tangled Truths is a fiber exhibition by Pittsburgh artists Michelle Browne and Risë Nagin that explores impermanence, perception, and the truth of everyday life.