SUPPORTING WOMEN IN THE ARTS
UPCOMING CRITIC: Jennifer Meridian
Visual artist and director of site specific performances
PLEASE REGISTER NOW TO SECURE YOUR PLACE
OPEN CRITIQUE - 2nd Wednesday of every month, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Get advice on current projects your working on, discuss germinating ideas, or just come and be part of the conversation! Open Critique is a welcoming, casual forum for creative minds to share ideas, get feedback and build peer support. ALL mediums and artistic practices are welcome!
Our professional guest critics guide the discussion with quality advice to help propel your project forward. Past guest critics include Jen Delos Reyes (Associate Director of Art and History, UIC), Adam Welch (curator), and Michelle Illuminato (artist, Associate Professor Alfred University).
Numbers may be limited, so please reserve your place here. Or contact email@example.com. $10 suggested donation.
2017 Guest Critics
January Jennifer Meridian
visual artist and director of site specific performances
February Angela Washko
new media artist and assistant professor in electronic & time-based media at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art
March Alicia Wormsley
Interdisciplinary artist and adjunct assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University School of Art
April Ann Shelton
NK BACH Artist in Residence - internationally recognized contemporary photographer, Associate Professor of Photography at Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand
May Charlotte Huddleston
NK BACH Artist in Residence - curator and director of ST PAUL St Gallery in the School of Art and Design at AUT University, New Zealand
June Liz Park
Associate curator of the Carnegie International at The Carnegie Museum of Art
Wondering what to bring?
Just bring yourself or come with documentation (digital or physical) of recent or in-progress work. The setting is informal. If you’re presenting work, we encourage you to focus on one piece or a related series of works for the discussion. Bring along a snack to share. NK will provide some refreshments.
We are located on the corner of Tripoli Street and Madison Avenue and can be accessed by car, bus or bike. We’re the historic church on corner, can’t miss it. Once you arrive, enter through the double doors on the Madison Avenue side. Public Transportation: 54C, 54D and the 6 Spring Hill. (Address: 1000 Madison Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212.)
Street parking is free and usually available. Parking is also available behind Neu Kirche’s building off of Turtle Way. Additional parking can be found in the UPMC lot on Spring Garden Avenue and Concord Street.
PREVIOUS GUEST CRITICS
David Oresick - executive director of Silver Eye Center for Photography.
Alex Young - multidisciplinary artist, writer, and curator.
Kelly McDowell - performance artist and NK BACH emerging artist in resident hailing from New Zealand
Peter Mandradjieff - New York based painter and lecturer
Sean Derry - IUP Professor and Alloy PGH Furnace organizer
Lauren Goshinski - cultural producer creating platforms for experiencing emerging music and new media art. Founder of Via Festival
Kate Hansen - new media artist and Project Manager of the Office of Public Art
Steve Gurysh - interdisciplinary artist and Co-Founder/Director of The Drift
Renee Piechocki - artist and public art consultant
Jessica Beck - associate curator at the Andy Warhol Museum
Adam Welch - curator at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Fiona Amundsen - New Zealand based photographer, Senior Lecturer in Art at AUT and BACH artist in residence
Leslie Clague - sculptor, printer and photographer
Dan Leers - Carnegie Museum of Art curator of photography