Hear from four of the University of Pittsburgh students, Emily Mazzola, Katie Loney, Janina Lopez, and Olivia Rutledge, involved in the concept development for the Pattern Makers exhibition and the selection of artworks drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection for this exhibition. The discussion will focus on the advantages and challenges of curating virtually and will uncover the process behind creating an ultimately cohesive exhibition.
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Curatorial Team Biographies
Emily Mazzola is a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her BA from Skidmore College, and MA from the University of Connecticut, and worked as a Curatorial Fellow at the Fitchburg Art Museum in Massachusetts. Her dissertation explores the history of the First Ladies collection at the Smithsonian Institution.
Katie Loney is a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her BA from the University of Oregon and MA from Indiana University, Bloomington, and helped curate ‘Dig Where You Stand’ for the 57th Carnegie International. Her dissertation traces the global circulation of luxury goods in the late-19th and early-20th century.
Janina Lopez is a PhD student in the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. She received her BA from California State University, Sacramento. She has received a Hot Metal Bridge Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship, and undertook an internship with public art non-profit Monument Lab. Her research focuses on Latinx art, immigration and social justice.
Olivia Rutledge is an undergraduate senior at the University of Pittsburgh, completing a double major in the History of Art and Studio Arts, and a minor in Museum Studies. She has undertaken internships at the Susquehanna Art Museum and the Silver Eye Center for Photography. Her own artistic practice addresses themes of nostalgia and the self.