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William Schlough

214 S Atlantic Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224, U.S.A.
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Phone: 603 686-6175

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214 S Atlantic Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224                   
e:   t: (603) 686-6175        


Selected Projects and Awards

Easton Main Street Initiative, Artist Designed Bike Racks: Easton, PA, March-June 2012
Design and create a unique sculptural bike rack for the city of Easton

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Flight School Fellowship: Pittsburgh, PA, March-April 2012
Professional development fellowship for Pittsburgh based artists

Arts Council of Indianapolis, 46 for XLVI Mural Program: Indianapolis, IN, October 2011
Design and create two murals in the city of Indianapolis

Lawrenceville Corporation, Streetscape Planter Project: Pittsburgh, PA, Fall 2010, canceled
Design and create permanent streetscape planters for downtown Lawrenceville

Homewood Community Apiary, Sculptural Signage: Pittsburgh, PA, ongoing
Create sculptural and descriptive signage for various elements of a local apiary 

Community Human Services, Lobby Sculpture: Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2010
Create a tree sculpture with memorial elements for the lobby of a community center

Carnegie Museum of Art, PicNic House Exhibit: Pittsburgh, PA, September 2009
Assisted in the painting of a mural in a new permanent exhibit

Fulbright U.S Student Program Fellowship: Iceland, Sculpture, September 2008
Created sculpture based on Iceland’s interaction with its unique landscape

Sprout Fund Public Art: Pittsburgh, PA, May-October 2007
Designed and painted large-scale mural in a Pittsburgh neighborhood 

Carnegie Mellon Solar Decathlon: Pittsburgh, PA, June-October 2007
Collaboratively designed and constructed green components of solar-powered house 

OBID, Doors of Oakland Project: Pittsburgh, PA, August-September 2006
Painted on unused doors in Oakland to reclaim and beautify the streetscape

Permanent Installation: Housing and Dining Services, Carnegie Mellon University, August 2006
Designed and created office signage

Industrial Arts Coop, Southside Works Project: Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2006
Assisted local artists with creation of large scale public sculpture

Selected Related Work

 Project Assistant: Custom Building, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2009-Present
Assisted with the complete remodeling of a private home

Shop Assistant: Arimoto Design & Woodworking
, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2009
Assisted with the fabrication of company projects

Studio Assistant: Shaw & Weber Studios, Los Angeles, CA, June-July 2008                  Interfaced with clientele and assisted in fabrication of large-scale projects

Studio Assistant: Meta Facilitations, Los Angeles, CA, January-June 2008
Interfaced with clientele and assisted in fabrication of large-scale projects

Artist Assistant: Mindy Shapiro, Los Angeles, CA, January-February 2008
Assisted in the fabrication of multiple large-scale sculptures

Selected Exhibitions

Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Visual Art Exhibition: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2012                 

Wood: Elan Fine Art Gallery, Sewickley, PA, September 2011

 New Trails: Wissahickon Valley, Philadelphia, PA, summer 2011

Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Visual Art Exhibition: Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Arts Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2011                 

 For(est) Sale: Solo show, Assemble PGH, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2011

Wind Through the Trees
: Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens, Devon, PA
October 2010-September 2011

Antiquated and Future (or Imaginary) Technology: Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2010

Art for Nickels
: Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA, December 2009

Sophisticated Junk: The Space Upstairs, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2009

Responsive Existence: The Lost Horse Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2009

 pseity-Abeyance: The Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland, February 2009

Selected Residencies

Tough Art Residency,  Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, June-September 2012

Artist Advisor, BHADistillery 6 Program, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2011- April 2012

Art Out of the Box, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2011

SÍM Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland (Korpulfsstadir), September 2008

NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland, October 2008

SÍM Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland (Seljavegur), December 2008



Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2007
BFA in Art with a minor in Psychology with University Honors, QPA: 3.81
Activities: Four years of Varsity Soccer

Reykjavik Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2009
Project Affiliate for Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowship

Ghana Arts and Culture Program, through SIT, Brattleboro, VT, May 2006
Studied the art and culture of Ghana, culminating with a month long independent study project