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.
Pittsburgh artist Louise Silk’s quilted artwork exhibiting in ReNew incorporates clothing and textiles from her parents with practices that address global warming: zero-waste and upcycling.
Contemporary Craft’s Grand Opening exhibition – The Heart lives through the Hands – in its new, permanent facility in Upper Lawrenceville will feature large-scale paper and mixed media artworks by an internationally renowned artist, whose name will be revealed in March 2020.
Food security is among the most basic of human needs, but contemporary issues preventing equitable access to food are extremely complex. Food Justice: Growing a Healthier Community through Art will critically explore complex human issues that can shape and influence positive change in food security. Because of the visionary, poetic and transformative potential of art, you will see, feel, and understand the issues of food insecurity in new and meaningful ways and be moved to become part of the solution.