The following artists have generously loaned artwork for display in the Center as part of our LEND ART initiative. For more information about these artists and to see more of their art, please visit their websites.
"I am an interdisciplinary artist. My work is about collective memory and the synchronicity of time periods. I recognize past, present and future happening simultaneously."
Platt's most recent artistic obsession on the canvas has been retrieving and unveiling soft and almost dream-like parts of our imaginations.
Njaimeh Njie is a Pittsburgh based photographer, filmmaker, and multimedia producer. In 2018 Njie was named a Creator of the Year by Pittsburgh’s Creative Industries Network, and also Emerging Artist of the Year by the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Ronaldo V. Wilson, PhD, is the author of Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (University of Pittsburgh, 2008), winner of the 2007 Cave Canem Prize, Poems of the Black Object (Futurepoem Books, 2009), winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry and the Asian American Literary Award in Poetry in 2010.
Lucia Hierro's work explores the body as a collection of fragmented signifiers that includes language, taste, and culture.
Jo-Anne Bates has had an extensive career as an artist and arts educator. After 29 years with the Pittsburgh Public School System, Bates has devoted her time to her artwork and serving on various committees, such as the Carnegie Institute, Museum of Art, Education Committee, Pittsburgh, PA; and Chairman, Friends of Art for the Pittsburgh Public...