Winners of Art of Diversity Showcase announced

Pitt's Art of Diversity Showcase returned this year with nearly 50 submissions including photography, videography and written and visual works.

Presented by the University’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and the Center for Creativity, the third-annual exhibition ran concurrently with the 2022 Diversity Forum. It featured artwork from members of the Pitt and regional communities intended to expand diversity consciousness, displayed an awareness and understanding of intersectionality, and celebrated minoritized cultures and perspectives, PittWire reported. 

Five first-place winners received $500 awards and four honorable mentions won $250. 

Winners include: 

Writing: “Black Joy” by Alex Tha Great, Instagram @followthagreat

Visual art (2D, 3D, photography): “kienes somos nosotrxs” by Mili Rodriguez, Instagram @confiscatedrubberband (pictured above)

Performance (video, music, slam): “Time” by Black Girl Untold, Instagram @blackgirl.untold

Interdisciplinary (works that cross genres): “Paper Cut” by Lu (Clara) Wang, Instagram @la_schtroumpf

People’s Choice: Marissa Muchnok and Sophie Tayade for their film, “What Will People Say”

Honorable mentions include: 

Writing: “Prayer to a Black Goddess” by Luana Moreira Reis, Instagram @luanamoreirareis

Visual art (2D, 3D, photography): “Our Favorite Color” by Korey Edmonson, Instagram @koreytheartist

Performance (video, music, slam): “Golden Legacies” by Iman Clark, Instagram @iman__c

Interdisciplinary (works that cross genres): “What Are You?” by Eva, Instagram @evameilin