• Transactions - Art and Poetry Exchange
  • Constance Merriman
  • Jo-Anne Bates, Tina Williams Brewer & Thaddeus Mosley
  • Cynthia Cooley
  • Kathleen Zimbicki
  • Jane Haskell
  • MVA Names
  • Tina Williams Brewer
  • Rise Nagin
  • Chuck Olson
  • David Lewis
  • Gary Jurysta
  • Marjorie Shipe
  • Mark Perrott
  • Tadao Arimoto
  • Paul Zelevansky

Master Visual Artists VI

This sixth exhibition of artists, whose works and contributions to the arts in the Western Pennsylvania Region reflect a lifetime of outstanding achievements, was held at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts in 2013. See a selection of each artist’s works, along with links to their websites.

2013 MVA Artist Videos

Spend time in the studios of the ten celebrated Master Visual Artists, with in-depth and intimate interviews documenting their creative journeys and processes.

Previous Exhibitions

Revisit previous honored masters and learn more about Western Pennsylvania’s wealth of talent. Watch a video retrospective featuring the works of sixty masters.

MVA Artists Exhibitions and News

Jane Haksell’s Modernism: A Pittsburgh Legacy at CMOA
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CMOA presents Jane Haskell’s Modernism: A Pittsburgh Legacy. A collection of important Modernism works from Jane’s private collection, including Picasso, Kandinsky, and Malevick, along with some of her own artwork. Exhibition runs through May 16, 2016. Presented as a compliment to … Read More

Charlie Pitcher: The Last Pitcher Show, World West Galleries
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An exhibit featuring 62 works by 1998 MVA artist Charlie Pitcher is on display at World West Galleries, 56 N. Main St. in Washington, PA. Continues indefinitely. Read about the exhibit in this Post Gazette article. Visit World West Galleries website … Read More

Transactions: Art & Poetry Exchange
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OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, January 9, from 6-9 PM MVA artists Gary Jurysta and Glen Brunken, along with artists Susan Constanse, Charles Andresen, Barbara Westman, Bill Brunken, Tricia Bishop, L.J. Palmer, and poets Elizabeth Hoover, MaryAnn L. Miller, Sarah B. Boyle, … Read More

Jo-Anne Bates, Tina Williams Brewer, Thaddeus Mosley Exhibit
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MVA honorees Jo-Anne Bates (1998), Tina Williams Brewer (2013), and Thaddeus Mosley (1993), are among regional artists exhibiting in Exposure: Black Voices in the Arts, “an exhibition that calls attention to the absence of black voices, culture, and experiences in art institutions, all … Read More

Cynthia Cooley: Pittsburgh Memories
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Cynthia Cooley, 1998 MVA – Pittsburgh Memories, borelli-edwards gallery, opening November 21 Exhibition opens Saturday, November 21, from 1-6 p.m., and runs through December 31, borelli-edwards gallery. Cynthia is a 1998 MVA honoree. for more information visit begalleries.com

Kathleen Cochran Zimbicki: 45 Years of Color
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Kathleen Cochran Zimbicki, 2008 MVA, is Honored with a Retrospective Exhibition at SAMA 2008 MVA honoree, Kathleen Zimbicki, is again honored with a retrospective, 45 Years of Color at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, from May 15, through December 5, … Read More

Jane Haskell: Drawing in Light
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Jane Haskell: Drawing in Light Jane was a 1998 MVA honoree, a beloved and dedicated member of our committee, and a supporter of the MVA program. “Drawing In Light surveys Jane Haskell’s (1923–2013) artistic scope and focuses on work in … Read More

Videos: Visit with the 2013 MVA artists in their studios.