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  • May 05, 2018 8:46 PM | Deleted user - June 6 - 25.  Spinning Plate Gallery, 5821 Baum Blvd., 15206. Opening Reception, Friday June 8 from 6 to 9pm. An exhibit of painting and ceramics exploring connections between us, cocoa, the universe and everything!

  • April 17, 2018 5:20 PM | Deleted user

    Carolyn Wenning: Drawing, Painting, Collage

    April 14-May 12, 2018

    Framehouse & Jask Gallery, 100 43rd St, Pgh. PA 15201

    Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 11-7, Sat. 10-4

  • March 14, 2018 3:39 PM | Brian Sesack

    Brian Sesack will be conduction a workshop on nurturing your creative potential on March 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 PM in the Greater Pittsburgh's Arts Council's "Big Room."

    You can learn more about this opportunity by clicking on "When your Muse is MIA."

  • March 14, 2018 3:30 PM | Brian Sesack

    Several of Brian Sesack's photographs we juried into Studio Channel Islands' Collectors Choice 2018 fund raising exhibition, in Camarillo, California.

    During this exhibit the public will be invited to vote for the ‘people’s choice’ award, and those in attendance for the gala on March 24th will go home with an original piece of art!

  • March 02, 2018 7:00 PM | Anonymous

    Pop Up Group Show

    The Irma Freeman Center for Imagination

    First Friday Reception March 2, IFCI 7 -10 pm, 5006 Penn Ave, Pgh, PA 15224

    Art Exhibition March 2 - March 16  gallery hours by appointment

    My work will be apart of this exhibit.

  • February 18, 2018 5:02 PM | Gerry Florida

    I am very thrilled to be an honoree of the…

    “13th Annual Women of Achievement Award”

    Cribs for Kids 2018

    This was a most welcome surprise and I feel so honored to stand proud with Pittsburgh’s finest women achievers who have made significant contributions to our communities ….and to be represented such an important organization!

    March 1, 2018


    I am pleased to be part of the Carnegie Mellon Osher Lecture Series and will be speaking at Carnegie Mellon on March 26th, 2018

    An Exercise in Social Justice: Transcending Tradition…One Artist’s Journey from Art to Awareness

    Gerry Florida, Artist and Osher at CMU Study Leader


    Please Join Me for an Exhibition Titled:


     I have one piece in this show

    Percolate Gallery
    ​317 S. Trenton Avenue
    Wilkinsburg PA 15221

    Reception: March  24, 2018

     6 pm - 8:30 pm


    Come Join Us and Create a Bus Billboard!

    “Get on the Bus!” 

    In Partnership with Florida Recycled and

    Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

    When: May 20th, 12-5pm

    Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

    214 North Lexington Street 

    Pittsburgh, PA 15208

    Gerry Florida /Florida Recycled and Shuman Juvenile Detention Center have partnered with Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse to launch its first “Open Community” bus billboard campaign that will be seen traveling the Pittsburgh area on the rear of a Port Authority bus in the summer of 2018.

    Stop in and visit me the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse  and join in the coloring madness

    See your artistry on the back of a port authority bus!


    The “Why Art? Billboard” Calendar

    is now linked on the Allegheny County Website

    as a

    Free Download !

    “WHY ART?” Calendar

      Shuman Center / Florida Recycled Allegheny County News

    Florida Recycled / Shuman Center Facebook Allegheny County

    Florida Recycled / Shuman Center Allegheny County Twitter

    If You have not seen the complete Calendar of the twelve Port Authority billboards created through Gerry Florida/ Florida Recycled at Shuman Juvenile Detention Center you can get your free download on the Allegheny County website.


    Gerry Florida/Florida Recycled has partner with Construction Junction to open a second studio “Shuman Studio Blue at Construction Junction” where released residents can serve their sentenced community service time with Ms. Florida. Working with the courts the studio is now a community service site.

    Both Studios will have a combined 

    Grand Opening Kickoff

    of hand painted furniture in April 2018

    Look for the upcoming announcement!


    Stop by and visit Studio Blue at Construction Junction meet my talented crew of painters!

    • Join Our New
    • Open Furniture Painting Workshops
    • Starting in April 2018
    • _____________________________
    • Gerry Florida  / Florida Recycled will be at the Reuse Festival in Lawrenceville showing off some funky recycled jewelry and cool painted furniture with her crew from Studio Blue
    • Hosted by “I Made it Market” for EARTHDAY Weekend
    • Saturday from 10am to 2pm
    • in the UPMC Children’s Hospital Parking lot off of 55th and Butler.

    Home and Garden Show 2018

    Stop by the Construction Junction booth and see some of the functional furniture handywork that will be part of the Construction Junction display!

    Created by Studio Blue


    Booth Number: 3212

    Used and surplus building material

  • January 28, 2018 11:30 PM | Gina Judy

    Gina's included in 23rd Annual ARTS IN HARMONY International in Minneapolis, Minnesota,  2/15-3/16, and possibly its accompanying travel exhibits through June, and also in the WEBSTER ARTS OPEN JURIED International Exhibition in St. Louis, MO which accepted two watercolors.  For this latter show,  45 artworks from 37 artists were accepted from 407 entries from 105 artists. Gina Judy was in the Kentucky Watercolor Society National Show, where she recently attended the opening in Louisville in November '17.   She was also in the VERUM ULTIMUM Art Gallery Show " A Generous Kingdom II", in Portland, OR.  Finally, Summit Art Gallery, Main St., Weirton, WV through Mar. 23, 2018 includes two second-place in category awards out of three entries, done 10 days (!!) prior to show deadline; also hung the show, helped write the prospectus, and created a hardbound catalog show-commemorative book.

  • January 16, 2018 12:40 PM | Mary Dunn

    Mary started a Youtube channel where she is teaching acrylic painting, as well as future possibilities in mediums of oil and pastel.  Tune in at Pittsburgh Artist Studio.  The lessons are free.

  • December 31, 2017 11:49 AM | Karen Larson

    Karen Larson has a few pieces being shown for the 15 minutes of fame video exhibit at 5900 Penn Ave (Beatty St. side). On Jan 6th at 7 pm.  Fin is being shown. Others shown were: Shell Wreath, & Pumpkin in the Beets. 

  • December 01, 2017 9:54 PM | Anonymous

    Announcing an exhibition of fine oil paintings by PSA member and Murrysville, Pennsylvania, artist and photographer, Bob Bickers during the month of December, 2017 at the Elaine Biondi Gallery Space in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. (

    The show, entitled "NEW HORIZONS : Landscapes in Oil by Bob Bickers" will take place December 1-30, 2017 at the Monroeville Public Library, 4000 Gateway Campus Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146, by the Gateway School.  An  Opening  Reception will be held on Saturday, December 9th, 6:00-8:00pm and the public is invited.  A portion from the sale of artwork benefits the volunteer group, Friends of the Monroeville Public Library. Gallery hours during the exhibition are: 9:00am-9:00pm Monday-Thursday; 9:00am-5:00pm Friday & Saturday; and 12:00pm-3:00pm Sunday.  The Library and Gallery will be closed on December 23rd, 24th 25th, 31st and January 1st.

    Directions to the Monroeville Public Library: Take Parkway Exit 84A or Turnpike Exit 57 or Route 22 to Monroeville, go south on Route 48 (Mosside Boulevard). Turn right at the 4th light onto Gateway Campus Boulevard. Then turn left at stop sign to library.

    Bob Bickers is an artist living and working from his home and studio in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, where he has created art in oils and acrylics for many years.  The bulk of this show’s paintings are new landscapes and have never been on public display before, hence the show’s title, “NEW HORIZONS”.  Having recently retired from the practice of law, the show also represents Bob’s new explorations as a full-time artist.

    More about Bob Bickers can be found at his website, and his art blog,

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