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Counterpressures Opening Reception and Gallery Talk
February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free with registrationJoin curator Hannah Turpin and exhibiting artists to celebrate the opening of Counterpressures in our Forum Gallery.This reception and in-gallery conversation with the curator is free and open to the public, with a cash bar. The evening will also feature a brand-new performance by artist Tara Fay Coleman.This thematic group exhibition addresses the present urgency of global warming. The title, taken from a quotation in Pittsburgh environmentalist Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962), identifies the show’s specific focus on the fraught relationship between human activity and environmental response. Be the first to see this exhibition, which features new and existing work by ten contemporary, Pittsburgh-based artists: Allison Blair, Paper Buck, Seth Clark, Tara Fay Coleman, Christine Holtz, Stephanie Martin, Travis Mitzel, Njaimeh Njie, Su Su, and Ginger Brooks Takahashi.Counterpressures has been developed in partnership with the Associated Artists Pittsburgh, the oldest continuously–exhibiting visual arts organization in the country.Image: Christine Holtz and Lauren S. Zadikow, 50 Greenspace Dumpsites, Forest Way, Site #2 (detail). Courtesy of the artistshttps://www.facebook.com/events/502490507048898/