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Object Lesson: Rachel Saul Rearick, Executive Director of Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh
October 7, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Object Lesson: Rachel Saul Rearick, Executive Director of Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh | Fri. Oct 7, 2022 | 6:00 pm EDT | Hybrid Event
Object Lesson is a monthly First Friday speaker series that will open wide the cases of the Center’s Museum Collection through the perspectives of individuals from the worlds of art, design, performance, community activism, education, and more, creating fresh dialogues about the Collection and its objects. The series invites the public for an up-close and personal experience in an informal, discursive setting that will encourage exploration of the many treasures in the Collection.
Rachel Saul Rearick has a demonstrated commitment to creating inclusive spaces in the arts over a career that has focused on building public/private partnerships, in ways that leverage support for the advancement of artists. Rachel rejoined Contemporary Craft in 2021 as Executive Director, and is responsible for leading the organization towards their strategic goals in their new permanent facility. Previously, Rachel served as the Arts and Culture Manager for Allegheny County Airport Authority; the Arts, Culture, and History Specialist for the City of Pittsburgh and; was Co-Founder of KuratedPgh, a retail gallery that focused on fine art and functional craft. Rachel sits on the Art Advisory Committee for the Sports and Exhibition Authority and is a member of both the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Print Group. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Gannon University and a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Edinboro University.
*Portrait of Rachel Saul Rearick by Sean Carroll
This event is free to the public. The Center for Art in Wood interprets, nurtures, and champions creative engagement and expansion of art, craft, and design in wood to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of it. A suggested donation of $5 per person enables us to provide programs and exhibitions throughout the year.
Questions? Please contact Katie Sorenson, Director of Outreach and Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org.