Faculty Profile

John Pena

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art (F11-S12)
Homepage http://www.johnpena.net
Phone 412-268-2409
Office CFA 300


John Peña is a multidisicplinary artist who grew up in Washington State. He received his M.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008 then later traveled Colombia on a Fulbright Fellowship. He has attended The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Fine Arts Work Center and The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. He has also exhibited artworks at The Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, Kevin Kavanaugh Gallery in Dublin, Kate Werble Gallery in NYC, and The Bumbershoot Arts Festival in Seattle, WA. A few of John’s projects include: racing with clouds, sending a letter to the Pacific Ocean every day for the last eight years and creating a pirated radio station that played extinct birds sounds.