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Mary Tremonte

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator, and DJ based in Toronto via Pittsburgh. A founding member of Justseeds Artists' Cooperative, she works with "printmaking in the expanded field," including printstallation, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples such as queer scout badges. As DJ Mary Mack she strives to make safe(r) spaces on dance floors for embodying a body politic with pleasure. With Justseeds and independently Mary has exhibited, presented lectures and workshops, and performed in Toronto, Pittsburgh, throughout the United States, and internationally. Formerly the youth programs coordinator at The Andy Warhol Museum, she values art education as a means of youth empowerment and social change. Through her work she aims to create temporary utopias and sustainable commons through pedagogy, collaboration, visual pleasure and serious fun.

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FedUp! Benefit with RMO

FedUp! Benefit with RMO

August 20, 2008

RMO is coming to Pittsburgh! The Rude Mechanical Orchestra is a 30-odd-piece New York City radical marching band and dance troupe and will be augmented by Pittsburgh’s own Break Away…

Op-Ed on Bill Ayers

Op-Ed on Bill Ayers

October 23, 2008

Pittsburgh is in many ways a small town. I went to a University of Pittsburgh Street Law class last night to show-and-tell rad youth printing projects to possibly incorporate into…

Pittsburgh Graffiti Woes

Pittsburgh Graffiti Woes

January 7, 2009

Two of my favorites: the Carrie Furnace & Southside railroad tunnel Ah, an auspicious beginning to 2009: more brutal crackdowns on graffiti in Pittsburgh. Two young men, both students at…

Sustain Our Libraries!

Sustain Our Libraries!

September 17, 2009

I made this print in grassroots support of the public library system of Pittsburgh. Most of the posters I printed include the Pittsburgh-specific informational text at the end of this…

Independent Media Coverage of G20

Independent Media Coverage of G20

October 1, 2009

Pittsburgh is breathing a little easier since the G20 Summit has come and gone, but I think we’ll be feeling the repercussions for quite a while. (all images from twin…

Rad Teen Print of the Week

Rad Teen Print of the Week

October 15, 2009

It’s time once again for…rad teen print of the week! This week’s print is from Ben Page, a junior at Pittsburgh’s High School for the Creative and Performing Arts, who…