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Associated Artists of Pittsburgh celebrate 100 years
by Release
Jun 20, 2010 | 3676 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh is celebrating their 100th Anniversary. As part of the yearlong series of more than 70 exhibitions and events in galleries and museums throughout the Pittsburgh region, Sirani Gallery presents the exhibit "Shades of Green," from June 18 to July 12. A reception to meet the artists will be held Friday, June 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. Inspired by nature, these artists communicate “green” by experimenting with eco-friendly and recycled materials.

Louise Silk is a quilter. Her work uses spiritual themes, photo transfers, recycled fabrics from old clothing, and embroidery. She has published several books about Quilting.

Zivi Aviraz was born and raised in Israel before coming to Pittsburgh 30 years ago. She uses found and recycled materials in her mixed media paintings, collages and ceramics.

Lila Hirsch Brody has a distinguished style and vibrancy in her work. Her work incorporated new and unique methods for using recycled materials long before it was in vogue to do so. Her work is joyful, colorful and positive.

Helen Naimark sees each day as an opportunity to explore new mediums and forms. She is inspired by found objects, which lead her work in many directions.

Judy Spahr is an accomplished artist and teacher. Her work focuses on the beauty of nature around her.

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