Sep
3
to Oct 25

A is for Aperture: Photographs by Regional Educators

The photographers in this exhibition balance the arts of mentoring and creating. Guest Curator Sue Abramson included the following image-makers in this exhibition: Karen Antonelli, Art Institute of Pittsburgh; Charlee Brodsky, Carnegie Mellon University; Angeliki Georgiou, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild; Richard Hurst, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Karen Kaighin, The Ellis School; Jen Saffron, University of Pittsburgh ; Richard Stoner, Saint Vincent College; and Kaoru Tohara, Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

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Feb
5
to May 31

Silent Spring: Silver Eye Honors Rachel Carson

This group exhibition paid tribute to author Rachel Carson, known for celebrating the natural world. Rachel Carson grew up in Springdale, northwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, along the Allegheny River. With encouragement from her mother she took a deep interest the bountiful natural surroundings of Western Pennsylvania.

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Jun
12
to Aug 17

Fellowship 2002: Photographs by Kerry Stuart Coppin

Silver Eye’s 2002 Fellowship winner was Kerry Stuart Coppin of Bal Harbor, Florida. Coppin’s images were drawn from both Africa and Cuba and presented fresh and lyrical panoramic insights into both the land and the people he encountered during his travels. The juror was William Earle Williams, Professor of Fine Arts and Curator of Photography at Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania.

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Apr
17
to Jun 1

ASSIGNMENT: Six Pittsburgh Photographers

The artists in this exhibition – Ed Barbour, Lynn Johnson, Richard Kelly, Andrea London, Dennis Marsico, and Mark Perrott – photograph for magazines and journals as diverse as National Geographic, Fortune, Parenting, and Travel & Leisure. This exhibition provided them with the opportunity of responding to a self-imposed assignment.

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Nov
8
to Jan 27

Ansel Adams: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection

Ansel Adams, probably the most famous photographer in the world, was a close friend and colleague of Edwin Land, who invented Polaroid. This exhibition celebrated the special relationship that existed between these two men, and included stellar enlargements as well as one-of-a-kind small black-and-white landscape images from the days when Adams served as a consultant to Polaroid Corporation.

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Sep
13
to Oct 28

Digital Frontiers: Photography's Future at Nash Editions

This exhibition was organized and circulated by The International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House in Rochester, New York and presented a selection of cutting-edge Iris inkjet prints from the studio of Graham Nash. A comment from this famous musician explains his interest: “As the electric guitar determined a new direction in music and cultural attitudes in the ‘50s, I believe computers and interactive media will shape the visual art in the future.”

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