Carol Skinger’s piece “Family Portrait in the CMOA Permanent Collection” 22” x 12”Watercolor, ink, color pencil
Pittsburgh PA- The Carnegie International has been especially engaging since it opened October 2013. I have 9 pieces accepted for exhibit in the Pittsburgh Society of Artists exhibit responding the International titled “Internationally Inspired: A Response to the 2013 Carnegie International”.
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 8, 2014 6:00-8:30pm at Phil Salvato’s 3rd Street Gallery in Carnegie, PA. Address is 220 3rd Street Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106. Regular gallery hours AFTER the opening are: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11-4pm. Show runs March 8-March 29, 2014.
Live jazz by the 3rd Street Jazz Ensemble. I hope you can join me at the opening! The Pittsburgh Society of Artists (PSA) is a diverse group of over 350 artists in the greater Pittsburgh region.
“Internationally Inspired” is a creative response by members of PSA to the 2013 Carnegie International. After viewing, reading and researching the exhibit PSA members used their artistic creativity to channel their reactions.
Juror Philip Salvato has been working professionally in the field of art for fifty years. He has worked in major commercial studios in Pittsburgh, Detroit, and Toronto, Canada. During those years, Salvato continued his studies of fine art, specializing in portraiture, figure, and plein air landscape painting. He has been published locally, nationally, and internationally and has traveled throughout the world painting and teaching plein air painting.
If you are the kind of person who wants to immerse yourself in articles and reviews of the 2013 Carnegie International here is a list of links. Study and go to the Carnegie International and by all means come to our opening March 8!
Local public television affiliate WQED made an 8 minute video about the 2013 Carnegie International here. I happened to be in the museum the day they were shooting, and this is one of my 9 pieces.
Carol Skinger’s “WQED shoot at 2013 Carnegie International ” 22” x 12” Watercolor and Pastel. WQED’s Tonia Caruso hosts in front of the Phyllida Barlow sculpture “Untitled: upturnedhouse” which CMOA purchased. With producer Jill Neely, and Museum spokesman Jonathan Gaugler, and a bystander. Alberto Giacometti’s “Walking Man I“ seen.
This first article is about the re-hanging of permanent collection for this Carnegie International and why, is written by Graham Shearing, a collector, critic, curator, consultant and writer who has lived in Pittsburgh for nearly 20 years.
Andrew Russeth reviewed the Carnegie International for The Gallerist.
Philip Anselmo writes for City Paper about Iranian artist Rokni Haerizadeh’s work here.
Jonathan Griffin, a British writer and critic based in Los Angeles writes about it in Art Agenda here. http://art-agenda.com/reviews/2013-carnegie-international/
Bill O’Driscoll of City Paper writes about Transformazium, an artists’ collective based in Braddock in his article “The Carnegie International returns, this time with more local flavor: Curators look to bring the world to Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh to the world”.