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Making Art in the Arctic: Pitt Alum plans voyage to hone her craft

Theresa Baughman, a 26-year-old artist and Pitt alumna, will be spending a month sailing around the Arctic Ocean as an artist in residence for the organization Arctic Circle. (Photo courtesy of Theresa Baughman)

By Elizabeth Donnelly | For The Pitt News

March 15, 2018

In just six short months, Theresa Baughman will be spending her days in subzero temperatures in pursuit of combining her art with anthropology. “As an artist, I am much more invested in the process of making the piece than I am the final product,” Baughman, 26, said. Baughman is embarking ...

Rhodessa Jones brings art and activism to Pitt

Rhodessa Jones, co-artistic director of San Francisco’s performance company Cultural Odyssey, was chosen by Pitt Arts to be Pitt’s artist-in-residence for the month of February. (Photo courtesy of Rhodessa Jones)

By Joanna Li | Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Since she found theater, San Francisco-based artist Rhodessa Jones said she has always had a place in the world — whether it be to share her ups and downs or to offer other women a chance to speak out. “Theater has been the one lover that has never let me down — it demands a lot of me, but t...

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