In a New Video, Shori Sims BFA ’22 Talks with Classmates about COVID-19 and Art
At a time when our daily situation is constantly shifting, this video offers a glimpse of how students are processing what it means to be an artist in this moment. read more
Alum Jenn Gooch Organizes Operation Face Mask Pittsburgh
In just a week and a half, alum Jenn Gooch MFA '09 organized Operation Face Mask Pittsburgh, a group of more than 50 volunteers to cut, sew, and deliver masks to many of Pittsburgh's in need populations. read more
What I'm currently working on: "I’m adapting a stage play I was producing into a virtual performance on Zoom!" read more
"I am passionate about combining art and narrative to tell stories about human nature and cycles of suffering. In my works I tend to explore cycles and loops, rituals, absurd humor and tender moments." read more
"I am re-learning to appreciate the simplicity of a paper and pencil, and quiet time wherever I can find it." read more
"I’m interested in constructs of the self, overlapping planes of reality, and cute things." read more
Jenn Gooch isn't the only alum sewing face masks! Lorena Lopez BFA '14 (pictured), Laura Sharp Wilson BFA '87, and Shohei Katayama MFA '19 have also sewn and donated hundreds of masks. If you're also making masks, let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll acknowledge your contributions here!
The New Yorkercalls Yaeji's (aka Kathy Lee BHA '15)new mixtape "the opposite of social distancing" in a review for the Apr 6 issue. Her new release has also been covered by Vogue, Pitchfork, The Guardian and many more.