Carnegie Mellon School of Art
News & Events Spring 2020
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Pulitzer Prize Winning Critic Hilton Als Free Lecture Tonight

Hilton Als’ writing and curatorial work shifts cultural awareness around issues of race, class, sexuality, and identity in America. A staff writer and lead theater critic for The New Yorker, Als will give a talk titled "Just Us: Considering art in the age of 'woke'" in McConomy Auditorium at 6:30pm. read more

The School of Art Celebrates Alumni in Chicago

Thanks to all CMU alumni and friends who joined us for the annual School of Art party held in conjunction with the College Art Association Conference! We're already looking forward to next year in New York! more images


CAS: Sam Green “Don’t Call Me Gay Zelig”
Feb 21, 6:30pm, Kresge Theatre

This 30 minute live cinema portrait, which debuted at the Whitney Biennial, is about gay activist Jim Fouratt who played a central role in the Stonewall uprising. read more

What Does a Pencil Know?
Opening Feb 21, 7-9pm, Platform

"What Does a Pencil Know?" is an exhibition of sculpture, drawing, and video by MFA candidates Huidi Xiang, Lau Hochi, and Max Spitzer. read more

CAS Lecture: John Peña
Feb 24, 4:30pm, Porter 100

John Peña will share his experiences collaborating with senior residents of Larimer to create “Larimer Stories,” a temporary public artwork. read more

Curator Lecture: Paulina Pobocha
Feb 24, 4:30pm, Hall of the Arts 322

Associate Curator at MoMA Paulina Pobocha will deliver a lecture titled “Thinking with the Contemporary Collection at The Museum of Modern Art.” read more

Lecture Series: Johannes DeYoung
Feb 25, 6:30pm, Kresge Theatre

Blending computer animation with experimental processes in painting and drawing, Johannes DeYoung‘s work explores themes of animism and human psychology. read more

Faculty Activities

Ginger Brooks Takahashi

Adjunct Professor of Art 

Prof Takahashi exhibits in “Counterpressures,” opening at the Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb 21. read more

Alisha Wormsley

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

Prof Wormsley exhibits in “A Beautiful Struggle: Black Feminist Futurism” at the Ferris State University’s Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts in Grand Rapids, MI, opening Feb 21. read more

Student Activities

Paper Buck MFA '20 exhibits in “Counterpressures,” opening at the Carnegie Museum of Art on Feb 21. read more

Shori Sims BFA '22 and Steven Montinar BFA '21 exhibit in “Channel” at Museum Lab in Pittsburgh, opening Feb 22. read more

Alumni Activities

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Shana Moulton MFA ‘04 exhibits in “All of Them Witches” at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery in Los Angeles, through Apr 11. read more

Laura Sharp Wilson BFA ‘87 has a solo exhibition titled “Conversations with the Ground” opening at McKenzie Fine Art Inc. in New York City on Feb 21. read more

More alumni news from Elizabeth Deasy BFA '03, Missy Dunaway BHA ‘10, Jesse England MFA '13, Jacob Feige BHA '02, Mary Maggic BSA '13, Alexandra Rubinstein BFA '10, Nina Sarnelle MFA '12, James Thurman BFA '93, Rexy Tseng BFA ‘09, Jessica Vaughn BHA '06, Hyla Willis MFA '99, and Ryan Woodring BFA '10 in our Weekly Alumni News Update.

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