Author Archives: Carol Skinger

Poetry and Art in Pittsburgh, 3 events to attend!

Saturday January 16 at 12 noon – 3 p.m. at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Pittsburgh Center for the Arts address Pittsburgh- April is national poetry month but Pittsburgh has its own ideas. This weekend on January 16, 2016 there … Continue reading

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Licencing my work for use: Schenley Park Map

I was excited when the quarterly magazine Western Pennsylvania History Magazine contacted me about using my Schenley Park Map (on the left) to illustrate a stunning and thorough 14 page article (125 citations!) about Mary Schenley titled “What’s in a Namesake” by … Continue reading

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RIP Dawn Hazelett

I cannot believe hearing the news that another of the wonderful generation it seemed would simply always be there, has gone, Dawn Hazelett. She and her family were always there when I was growing up in Stowe. Weekend in and out you … Continue reading

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Sketch on site, paint in the studio

“Downriver view from Highland Park Bridge”                                                                    Watercolor … Continue reading

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Riverview painting commissioned for bookcover

On Garrison Keillor’s radio broadcast  The Writer’s Almanac on August 20, 2015 he read from Paul Martin’s most recent book of poetry Floating on the Lehigh published by Grayson Books where my Riverview painting was commissioned for the cover. It is … Continue reading

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Cycling Pittsburgh – 3 print sizes now available

Archival Ink Jet Prints to order Small click here to order Medium click here to order Large click here Archival Inkjet Printing, also known as Pigment or Giclée Printing, is the preferred digital printing choice for artists due to its longevity and versatility.

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New and better prices Schenley Park Map

Running now on my website, prices of the two sizes are slashed. I was able to order nough quantity to bring the prices down. 18″ map (matches height of Frick Park Map) reduced from $85 to $45. order here 30″ … Continue reading

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A Best of Show Award from Freyda Spira for my paintings of Mobile Homes

  Unscenic?  Series by Carol Skinger So thrilled to share the news I received a Best of Show Award from Freyda Spira, Associate Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. My series of 6 paintings … Continue reading

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Mobile Sculpture Workshop needs our support

I read this and donated. Teens are so important! To support this apprenticeship/mentor program, what could be easier, more direct and concrete? Do our universities need support? Yes. Do our museums and libraries need support? Yes. Community Centers? Yes. But so does this grassroots … Continue reading

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Composition

              Which way to show my new watercolor painting? Anyway you want. “Composition” will be presented in the first orientation shown at upper left in Pittsburgh Society of Artists 49th Annual Exhibition at Panza Gallery Opening reception Saturday October … Continue reading

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