Laurie Trok has assembled her studio, tucked under the eaves of a small rowhouse, with a narrow window providing the only natural light.
To catch a good show in Pittsburgh you don’t need to spend $20 or more. For half the normal cost, you can find several small venues that cater to local and up and coming national acts. Below is a list of places to catch a decent show without breaking the bank.
Some of the best new art by local artists is on display in just a few short blocks along Penn Avenue between N Matilda St. and S. Negley Ave. in Friendship. They range from the highly polished Hodge Gallery at the Pittsburgh Glass Center to Garfield Artworks, with its selection of emerging artists.