10 days of free music + art

Pittsburgh, PAJune 5-14, 2015

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Vote to make us the Best Art Festival!

Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival is Nominated “Best Art Festival” by USA Today & 10Best.com! Vote daily now through April 13! Pittsburgh’s Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival is one of the nominees in the latest 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest. An expert panel selected the annual ten-day free Festival as one of […]

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Juried Visual Art Exhibition 2015 Juror Announced

The 2015 JVAE Juror is Astria Suparak, independent curator of exhibitions, screenings, and live music events and performances for art spaces, film festivals, and academic venues internationally. She has curated exhibitions at PS1, The Kitchen, Eyebeam, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, The Liverpool Biennial 2004, and Exposition Chicago 2014, as well […]

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Artist Info Session + Mixer: Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Thanks to all of the artists, from Pittsburgh and beyond the region, who attended Saturday’s Info Session + Artist Mixer! Thanks to our friends at the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council for hosting the event (and for the coffee and snacks)! Festival staff members were on hand to share the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s vision for the Festival; to discuss […]

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Emerging Artist Program Brings New Blood to TRAF

It’s almost a given these days that Pittsburgh is the new go-to city for artists. The thriving arts community and low cost of living give artists veteran and new a chance to ply their trade—and since 2002, the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival has been doing its part to help emerging artists in the […]

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The Sprout Fund is at the Giant Eagle Creativity Zone

This year, the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Art Festival is excited to welcome the Sprout Fund to its Giant Eagle Creativity Zone!  The Sprout Fund is one of the city’s leading nonprofits and it has a noble mission indeed:  “To plant the seeds of positive community change in our region through providing financial support in the early stages of projects […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Ron Copeland

For the past three years, Ron Copeland has lived by the philosophy that one man’s trash is another man’s art. Copeland will “light up your life and your room” with his light box sculptures made from salvaged materials. He uses recycled signs and Plexiglas to create bright, colorful lamps. Copeland adds to the lamps with […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Samantha Momeyer

Ceramic artist Samantha Momeyer, with her functional stoneware pottery, strives to create a sense of permanency in a fleeting world. Momeyer explains, “I like to make objects that people can use everyday, in an attempt to push some of the disposable items out of their lives.” The peculiarity of each piece of pottery is important […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Suzanne Andrews

Suzanne Andrews brings ordinary objects into a new light, literally, with her abstract photographs.  Using natural lighting, Andrews photographs vases, tools, chairs, lamps and the like but, “tries to make them look different so that people will look twice at the pictures.”  Turning the mundane pieces of everyday life into brilliant works of art is […]

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Emerging Artist Profile: Katie Rideout

Although Katie Rideout features faces in her drawings, she avoids calling herself a portrait artist.  Katie explains, “I love to draw faces; ones that capture and entice me, that make me have to look, and take my breath away with their expression, void of language.”  Rideout’s purpose for her art stems from the need to […]

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