2019 Exhibitions

Cuando El Rio Suena

Jaime Guerrero: Cuando el Río Suena   

October 4, 2019 – January 26, 2020

Cuando el río suena, es porque agua lleva. "When the river sounds, it is because it carries water." 
Award winning artist and sculptor Jaime Guerrero offers a unique look into the refugee crisis in the United States with his solo exhibition titled Cuando el Río Suena. 


Idea Furnace Retrospective

idea furnace retrospective 

June 7 - July 29, 2019

This exhibition showcased artists of other mediums who have been inspired by glass. Each artist had the opportunity to execute their ideas in glass with the help of an experienced glass artist as a part of Pittsburgh Glass Center’s Idea Furnace program. The Idea Furnace is an experimental design program to connect non-glass artists with glass artists and encourage exploration in other art forms. Nearly 40 artists have participated in the program since it began in 2013. Artists featured in the exhibition include: 

  • Ashley Andrykovitch
  • Ranjit Bhatnagar
  • Lauren Braun
  • Nicole Czapinski
  • Matthew Forrest
  • Rae Gold
  • Savannah Schroll Guz
  • Alyssa Kail
  • Desmond Lewis
  • Joshua Reiman
  • Daria Sandburg
  • Ben Schonberger
  • Shikeith
  • Becky Slemmons
  • Brenda Stumpf
  • Christine Ugbomah
  • Alisha Wormsley


Material World

Material World

March 1 - May 12, 2019

Consumerism, luxury, obsession, and materialism have been persistent concepts in society throughout history. Six artists explored these themes and how they related to pop culture and societal conventions in this new exhibition.

Artists featured included:

  • Joseph Cavalieri
  • Hyesook Choi
  • Cédric Ginart
  • Karina Guevin
  • Slate Grove
  • Morgan Peterson


Modern Meaning

modern meaning

February 1 - 19, 2019

This second annual Monmade exhibition prompted the region’s craft businesses, maker enterprises, entrepreneurial artists, and design-build shops to develop thoughtfully designed and skillfully made goods. Attendees experienced furniture, table and barware, lighting, textiles, décor, jewelry, and apparel handmade or manufactured in Pittsburgh for debut to the national marketplace.