Artist Residency with Alisha B. Wormsley

Silver Eye is happy to announce a year long residency with interdisciplinary artist, Alisha B. Wormsley, set to begin in January of 2019.

During her residency at Silver Eye, Alisha has plans to:

-Curate a Channel Silver Eye

-Continue work on her forthcoming publication, The People Are the Light, in partnership with Silver Eye and designer Brett Yasko

-Continue work on her ongoing film, Children of NAN

-Create new work utilizing the Lab @ Silver Eye

There are more exciting projects in works as well, so stay tuned!

This residency is generously made possible by The Pittsburgh Foundation and the Heinz Endowments

About the Foundations:

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Since 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation has been connection its generous donors with the critical needs of our community. Donors who have established funds through the Foundation can support virtually any area of charitable interest in Pittsburgh, or anywhere in the United States.

The Heinz Endowments

The Heinz Endowments supports efforts to make southwestern Pennsylvania a premier place to live and work, a center for learning and educational excellence, and a region that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Participating Artist

  1. For more than 20 years, Alisha Wormsley has created video, sculpture, photography and audio works. She is a teaching artist who has worked in communities around the world, helping to develop artistic ideas and celebrate identities, and has organized public art initiatives through national and international residencies. She is the creator of the ongoing “There Are Black People In The Future” project, “Children of NAN,” a film and video archive that serves as a metaphorical survival guide for Black women in America, and “The Space I Am In,” a multimedia collection exploring the mysticism and healing of Black women. Ms. Wormsley is adjunct professor of art at Carnegie Mellon University. And has a MFA in film and video from the Milton Fine Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College.