McLean’s artwork is an investigation into human and nonhuman emotional relationships, and an exploration of the effects of our increasing immersion into digital culture. Her Silver Eye solo exhibition, When it Rains, it Pours, presents a selection of videos and images that playfully and poetically probe cultural fears of artificial intelligence and other automated systems that replicate human tasks, behaviors and interactions.
Silver Eye is happy to introduce Channel Silver Eye, a micro cinema series in our Penn Avenue gallery. Our debut screening is curated by Emi Finkelstein, and will presents three films by female artists: Mona Hatoum's Measures of Distance, Shigeko Kubota's My Father, and Hito Steyerl's Lovely Andrea.
Carnegie International and PGH Photo Fair present Dayanita Singh in conversation with Dan Leers, Curator of Photography, Carnegie Museum of Art about her award-winning publication Museum Bhavan (Steidl, 2007), a museum in the form of a photography book
The 2018 Benefit Auction supports Silver Eye's exhibitions and educational programing. The Benefit Auction features an full spectrum of work by contemporary artists, ranging from prominent mid-career and established photographers, to emerging photographic talent. Our contemporary selections are complemented by excellent examples of vintage and historical photographs. The Auction Preview Exhibition gives Auction-goers and the public alike a chance to see the lots that will be up for bid at our Benefit Auction.
Fellowship 18 features solo exhibitions from our International Award and Keystone Award winners, selected from an open call for entries. Now in its 18th year, this competition recognizes both rising talent and established photographers from all corners of the globe and from the state of Pennsylvania.
Andre Bradley presents an exhibition of work from his series Dark Archives as well as new work recently made by the artist.
Silver Eye will host an exhibition by artist Tim Roda
Please join us for a curator's tour and a mimosa toast to celebrate the closing of two incredible exhibitions, Tabitha Soren's Fantasy Life and Tarrah Krajnak's Sismos. Drinks and food will be served at 11am, tour begins at 12pm
Join award-winning author, artist, and accomplished educator Sandra Gould Ford for a guided tour of the exhibition, "On the Making of Steel Genesis" at the August Wilson Center.
Silver Eye presents side-by-side solo exhibitions, Tarrah Krajnak: SISMOS and Tabitha Soren: Fantasy Life.
Join us on Thursday, November 30 for an artist talk and book signing with Tarrah Krajnak and Tabitha Soren, as they discuss their exhibitions, SISMOS and Fantasy Life.
LaToya Ruby Frazier’s exhibition, The Notion of Family, closes this Saturday, November 18th. Please join us in celebrating this significant show with a closing brunch, from 11am-1pm on Saturday, November 18th. Silver Eye’s Executive Director, David Oresick, will give the exhibition a proper send off with a mimosa toast and a few parting words at 12pm.
Join us for the 2017 Silver Eye Book Fair on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5! The event includes a curated selection of innovative publishers and artists who are making beautiful, strange, and utterly unique books. This year's fair includes a number of local and national photo book publishers, makers, and artists.
Connections @ Silver Eye creates opportunities to engage with our exhibitions and contemporary photography in meaningful and compelling ways. In this workshop, Tom Gitterman pulls back the curtain on the commercial art world and shares practical information for artists about how galleries operate.
Connections @ Silver Eye: Reviews creates opportunities for Western Pennsylvania based artists to meet and show work to curators, gallerists, publishers, editors and collectors from outside the region. This set of reviews will be lead by Tom Gitterman.
Join exhibiting artist LaToya Ruby Frazier as she gives an artist talk on her seminal series The Notion of Family, currently on view at Silver Eye. A book signing for The Notion of Family follows Frazier's talk.
Silver Eye is proud to present an exhibition by LaToya Ruby Frazier in two separate locations: Silver Eye's Penn Avenue gallery and the August Wilson Center’s main galleries. Frazier will exhibit a large selection of new works, which offer an incisive exploration of the legacy of racism, the working class, and economic decline in America’s small towns, as embodied by her hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Join us for a launch party for the 2017 Silver Eye Editions, featuring a talk with David Oresick, Silver Eye Executive Director, and Sue Abramson, photographer and 2017 Editions artist.
Join us for a panel discussion exploring Silver Eye's current exhibition, Past Present Future, and issues facing Pittsburgh photographers and photography today.
Join us for an opening reception of Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania's People and Places and a celebration of Silver Eye's new gallery in the Penn Avenue Arts District on Friday, July 7, 2017 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm. This event takes place during the Penn Avenue Arts Initiative's Unblurred monthly gallery crawl.
Silver Eye will celebrate its grand (re)opening and move to the Penn Avenue Arts District in the Bloomfield-Garfield neighborhood with an exhibition that explores and celebrates the history, current moment, and future of photography in Pittsburgh.
Silver Eye invites you to celebrate our move to the Penn Avenue Arts District in the Bloomfield-Garfield neighborhood with a (re)Opening Celebration, and the opening of Past Present Future: Western Pennsylvania’s People and Places, which explores the history, current moment, and future of photography in Pittsburgh.