Artist in Residence

Artist in Residence

mandalas with color

As of March 11, 2020 all Events related to the Pittsburgh Memorial Mandala have been postponed until 2021-2022.


Terry S. Hardy Public Art Installation
Monday, March 16, 12 – 1 PM
Frick Fine Arts Building lawn
PITT ARTS is bringing Atlanta-based multimedia artist Terry S. Hardy to campus for a week-long residency. His work addresses themes of identity, human rights, sexuality, and religion, examining social concerns through painting, sculpture, performance and installations. His most recent work focuses on the intimacy of loss and memorializing those who are forgotten.  All are invited to come see the work being installed and to experience the mandala, which will remain in place until March 22.


Tuesday, March 17, 1 PM
Meet in Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 118
Terry S. Hardy will  be presenting and giving  a Question and Answer session to Chair of the Department of Studio Arts, Delanie Jenkins’ class.


Mood Mandala Drawing & Coloring Workshop
Wednesday, March 18
12:30 – 1:30 PM
Dining Room A – floor 1 of the William Pitt Union
Your moods including happiness, peace, energy, gratitude, stress, sadness, and so on, will be represented by the colors you chose to fill in a beautiful Mood Mandala. This drawing/coloring workshop will be led by PITT ARTS Resident Artist, Terry S. Hardy.  All supplies will be provided. You don’t have to know how to draw! Pitt undergraduates may sign-up at Pitt graduate students interested in attending should write


Art Off the Walls: Public & Installation Art– A Panel Presentation
Thursday, March 19
12-1:30 PM
William Pitt Union Lower Lounge
Panel discussion with: PITT ARTS Artist in Residence Terry S. Hardy, Pitt Studio Arts faculty and multimedia artist Scott Andrew, and Danny Bracken, artist and Exhibitions Manager at the Mattress Factory Museum. A hot lunch will be provided. Pitt undergraduates may sign-up at Faculty/staff and Pitt graduate students interested in attending should write


Friday, March 20, 10:30 AM
Meet in Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 118
Terry S. Hardy will give a presentation to Professor of  Studio Arts Paolo Piscitelli’s Sculpture class.