Morgan Overton

Email: MoInTheStudio@gmail.com

Education


University of Pittsburgh
Masters in Social Work
2018-2020

University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Psychology         
Minor: Studio Arts                     
2012-2016

Exhibitions

There is Black Art in the Future | Pittsburgh, PA
June 2021 - August 2021

The Corner | Pittsburgh, PA
May 2021

BLaQk House Collections | Pittsburgh, PA                                                     
October 2020 - March 2021

Redfishbowl Studios | Pittsburgh, PA                                                            
Ongoing

Black to the Future | Pittsburgh, PA                                                               
University of Pittsburgh - February 2020

Women on Baldwin | St. Paul de Vence, France                                             
Spring 2019-Present

Black Women in Art | Pittsburgh, PA                                                                    
August Wilson Center - July 2019

I Am My Ancestors | Pittsburgh, PA                                                                 
Braddock Carnegie Library - February 2019

Black Dreamers Matter | Culver City, CA                              
TheWhole9Gallery - February 2018

Fear of a Black Plant | Roxbury, MA                                                                     
October 2017

The Peace Project | Culver City, CA                                                       
Traveling Exhibit, 2017

Awards

2020 - Getinvolved! inc Female Emerging Leader of the Year

2019 - Iris Marion Young Award for Social Justice

2019 - Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30 Awards

Features

August Wilson Center | Pittsburgh, PA                                                    
Community Day (2018 - present)

City of Pittsburgh Human Rights Commission
Commissioned Artist & Judge for Youth Arts Contest

Pittsburgh City Paper                                                                                                        
Best of Pittsburgh 2020 - "Best Local Visual Artist" Top 10 Contender

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre                                                                               
Merchandise Artist (2018-2020)

Harambee Arts Festival  | Pittsburgh, PA                                                       
Summer 2018

Buzzfeed
"19 "Black Panther" Artworks That Will Literally Have You Screaming, "Yaaaassss" (2018)

Showtime Network                                                                                                               
The Affair, Season 4 (2018)



Speaking Engagements

University of Pittsburgh (October 2020)                                                           
Guest Artist 

Freire Charter School, Philadelphia PA (September 2020)                      
Artist Talk

Kelly Strayhorn Theatre (June 2020)                                                                  
Panel & Artist Talk

Gateway School District, Pittsburgh PA (January 2020)                         
Artist Talk

Carnegie Mellon University (November 2019)                                                
North American Indian Music Seminar Guest Lecturer

Black Women in Art, Pittsburgh PA (July 2019)                                        
Panelist

Carnegie Mellon University (March 2019)                                                    
Panelist


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