Arts | Summer Guide 2015 | Pittsburgh Summer Arts and Exhibits



Assemble Artspace. AmeriKKKa: A Post Racial Society (interactive installation by Alaric X), through Sat., May 23.

937 Liberty. Temporary States (art exploring climate change and "a common household substance," by Lori Hepner and Christine Lorenz), through Mon., May 25.

Christine Fréchard Gallery. Two Italian Masters (contemporary painters Pier Luigi Slis and Laura D'Andrea), through May 29.

Filmmakers Galleries. 2015 Intensive and Thesis Show (work by Filmmakers students), through May 29.

ModernFormations Gallery. Black Room: Color Room — Work by Ross Hardy (works on paper), through May 29.

Spinning Plate Gallery. Following the Visual Path:  Retrospectives by Teacher and Student (work by Paul Ben-Zvi and Richard Claraval), through May 29.

BOOM Concepts. Pgh POC Zine Distro, through May 30.

Boulevard Gallery. Visions (oils and watercolors by Bill Perry), through May 30.

The Gallery 4. 100 Flowers Bloomed (new and old works by illustrator Brian Gonnella), through May 30.

Most Wanted Fine Art. Projeto Madre Latina (photographs of Latina mothers by Lila Rodrigues) and Earth Portals and the Bizarre! Bazaar! (installation by Nick Noir and Macabre Noir), both through May 30.

UnSmoke Artspace. Brain, Self, Objects (art by Jay Grassel) continues through May 30.

click to enlarge California Crude continues through July 3 at BoxHeart Gallery. - ART BY KUZANA OGG
Art by Kuzana Ogg
California Crude continues through July 3 at BoxHeart Gallery.

Future Tenant. David Calfo: Daydreaming Through a Child's Eyes (toys from vintage and found objects), through May 31.

 Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Pop-Up Exhibition Featuring Scott Hunter (abstract painting), through May 31. Pop-Up exhibitions featuring John Flatz, Sarika Goulatia and Patricia Kelly continue June 3-July 12.

Mattress Factory. Artists in Residence (installations), through May 31. Factory Installed (installations by artists-in-residence Jacob Douenias + Ethan Frier, Anne Lindberg, John Morris and Julie Schenkelberg), through spring 2016. Plus Trace of Memory (house-sized installation by Chiharu Shiota), ongoing, and permanent exhibits.

The Mine Factory. No Vacancy (works by tenants of 201 N. Braddock Ave.), through May.

Panza Gallery. The House Collection (group show), through May.

Clay Place at Standard. Independent Pittsburgh Area High School Students, through May.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. The Art of Healing: Reflections 2015 (works by patients of Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center), through June 5.

Pittsburgh Glass Center. ABC@PGC (Jen Elek and Jeremy Bert's alphabet-themed glass sculptures with interactive component), through June 7. Summer Lecture Series, Wednesdays May 20-July 8 and July 22-Aug. 12.

Artspace 616. Hereafter (joint show by Ryan Lammie and Alisha Wormsley), through June 13.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Shaping New Worlds (national exhibit of constructed photography), through June 13. Also: Selections From the Elgin Park Series (photographs by Michael Paul Smith).

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. teapots! (ninth teapot-themed invitational), continues through June 13.

Gallerie Chiz. Looking Forward Looking Back (20th-anniversary show with work by Leonard Leibowitz and Dennis Bergevin), through June 13.

Silver Eye Center for Photography. A World Imagined: Kelli Connell and Sara Macel, through June 13.

Revision Space. Scratching the Itch (paintings and drawings by Travis K. Schwab), through June 14.

Gallery on 43rd. Recent Work (pastel paintings by Diane Grguras), through June 20.

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. The Big Little Show: Art in Miniature (group show), through June 20 (June 5 closing reception).

707 Penn Gallery. Vascular Caverns (abstract papercut sculpture by Gianna Paniagua), through June 21.

709 Penn Gallery. Out of Many, One People (paintings by Tamara Natalie Madden exploring the cultural heritage of Jamaica), through June 21.

Wood Street Galleries. HC Gilje: The World Revolves Around You (video installations), through June 21.

Greensburg Art Center. Pennsylvania and Arizona: Worlds Apart (paintings by H.K. Miller), through June 26.

The Andy Warhol Museum. Exposures series, featuring Pittsburgh-based Cecilia Ebitz' Good Intentions (inspired by the work of Corita Kent), through June 28.

SPACE. Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern (group show exploring pattern and abstraction), through June 28.

ToonSeum. Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream (contemporary cartoonists' tribute to Winsor McCay), through June 28. Avengers Assemble! Celebrating Marvel's Mightiest Heroes, through Aug. 23.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Elements (drawings and watercolors of bird nests incorporating natural and man-made materials), through June 30.

Photo Antiquities. Photographs in Gold (vintage photographic images printed on glass plates, some gold-leafed by hand), through June 30.

BoxHeart. California Crude (paintings by Kuzana Ogg), through July 3 (June 6 reception).

Carnegie Museum of Art. Visiting Van Gogh: Still Life, Basket of Apples, through July 6. Sketch to Structure (exhibit about the architectural process), through Aug. 17 (closed May 25-June 6). Teenie Harris Photographs: Cars, through Oct. 31.

James Gallery. All Terrain Vehicle (group show exploring the contemporary landscape through painting and photography) and Bound (woven fiber forms by Elizabeth Whyte Schulze), through July 11.

be Galleries. Around the Body: Photography by Rebeka Alviani and Brenda Roger, through July 14.

American Jewish Museum. The Israelite Samarians and the Festival of Unleavened Bread: Photographs by Dale Lazar, through July 24.

Hoyt Center for the Arts. Earth Sky Galaxy (work by Joseph Orffeo) and Ceramic Expression (work by Tom Hubert), both through July 31.

Frick Art & Historical Center. Rolling Hills, Satanic Mills: The British Passion for Landscape, through Aug. 2.

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. 90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods (paintings by Ron Donoughe), through Aug. 9. Other solo shows: Let It Do What It Does (art by Danny Bracken); Creep (Haylee Ebersole); Ground Clearance (B.A. Harrington with Chele Isaac); SPORTSNATION (Brett Kashmere); Calamity (Derek Reese); Universe (Mark Schatz); and Look Closer (Steven Sherrill), all through Aug. 9.

Society for Contemporary Craft. Bridge 13: Keith Lo Bue, Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor & Jason Walker (three solo exhibitions, in mixed media, ceramics and metal), through Aug. 22.

SCC Satellite Gallery. Her Turn (work by 12 women woodturning artists), through Aug. 22.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier ValleyPastel Expressions (works by 29 members of the Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society and the Pittsburgh Pastel Artists League), through Aug. 23.

DV8 Espresso Bar & Gallery. Gallery/Studio/Lab (evolving, immersive summer-long installation by Mark Barrill incorporating earth-science and paleontological imagery and objects in a "theatrical nonlinear narrative), through September.

Mendelson Gallery. BOYS, BOYS, BOYS (erotic objects and images by Don Joint, and new work by Masha "Mousebones" Vereshchenko).

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