This dorkbotpgh event is part of the Contestational Cartographies Symposium, co-organized by the Miller Gallery and the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University.
Susanne Slavick. Susanne is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon. Graduating from Yale University in 1978, she subsequently studied at Jagiellonian University in Krakow and earned her MFA at Tyler School of Art in Rome and Philadelphia. Susanne has exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, her paintings have also been recognized through an artist fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and four awards from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Susanne was honored as 2008 “Artist of the Year” by the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts where she premiered “R&R(&R),” an ongoing series of works on paper that convert our military expression for “rest and recuperation” to images of “revelation, regret, and restoration.” These and new works will be featured in a January, 2010 solo exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center.