Monday, February 1st, 2021
Studio Visits W/ Silver Eye
J Houston & Aleem Hurst
Studio Visits w/ Silver Eye is a series of conversational, virtual studio and exhibition visits with artists from our community and beyond. In this episode Silver Eye Keystone Prize Winners J Houston and Aleem Hurst talk about their upcoming Silver Eye exhibition, what makes a queer object, how their practices have changed through collaboration, and what it means to go back to their childhood hometowns to make art. Studio Visits w/ Silver Eye is hosted by Executive Director, David Oresick.
J Houston is an artist & photographer working in Pittsburgh, PA and NYC. Their work has been recently featured in W Magazine, Aint-Bad, Klemm Gallery at Siena Heights University, MI, CONTACT Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, and Houston Center for Photography. They hold a BA from Carnegie Mellon University.
Aleem Hurst is a photographer living and working in Pittsburgh, PA. They received a BFA from Point Park University, and have had their work included in spaces such as Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Bunker Projects and the CVA Clement Gallery at the University of Toledo