ART OLYMPICS WITH TOM SARVER | 623 Smithfield St. | Exhibits | Pittsburgh City Paper

Exhibits

ART OLYMPICS WITH TOM SARVER

When: Sat., Sept. 17, 6-9 p.m. 2016

Art Olympics features high-energy live artmaking action in a gameshow inspired event. The brainchild of Pittsburgh artist Tom Sarver, Art Olympics combines the action and spontaneity of sports with the creativity and vision of artmaking. Over the course of two hours, teams of artists compete to make winning sculptural works out of piles of junk. Teams are judged by a panel of community members and arts professionals. Criteria for judging includes “creative use of materials” and “adherence to the team artist statement.” Teams often engage the audience in unexpected ways as the performance element is a key factor in the

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