Artists + Food = Amazing dinner and lecture series



Don't miss out on an amazing 2017 season including collaborations with Manchester Craftsmen's Guild, 1Hood Media, Society for Contemporary Craft, Rivers of Steel Arts, Radiant Hall, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, and more. Running March through October 2017, each event will be a completely unique experience. Get your tickets or join in as a SIX x ATE Insider for special perks.


Join us for the 2017 SIX x ATE season kickoff on March 30th at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild from 6-8pm.

Ticket sales thru end of day March 28th

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This special event is a new twist on our formula, featuring emerging and established artists who are connected to the past and present of MCG Youth and Arts programming. Don't miss a night of incredible food and art.

SIX x ATE: Fiat Lux is a family friendly event featuring two high school student presenters. To keep everyone safe, we will be serving mocktails instead of cocktails, so get your hip flask ready.


Tina Williams Brewer

Throughout the past 30 years, the artistic mention of “story quilt” has been synonymous with just a few names, and Tina Williams Brewer is one of them. Her work is known for its celebration of African American heritage and has been displayed in more than 50 major venues in the United States, some of which include: Tampa Museum of Art and Science, Tampa, FL; Heinz Regional History Center, Pittsburgh, PA; African American Museum, Philadelphia, PA; African American Museum, Dallas, TX; and Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV.

Richena Brockinson

Richena Brockinson presents a glimpse of artistic observations, offering a unique perspective on life and entertainment. She’s earned her Bachelors degree in photography from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Richena has exhibited at The Shadow Lounge, with Women of Vision and a solo exhibition in conjunction with Toonseum.

Zaila Brown

I'm an outsider. I'm a creative. I'm an observer. I'm an open book... I'm Zaila, a 16-year-old junior at Allderdice High school, and i'm a photographer. I love photographing people in their everyday situations.

Joshua Green

Artist, educator and arts leader, Joshua Green has been involved with ceramic art for more than three decades. He has written and lectured extensively whil exhibiting his work in places like the Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, China; the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; University of Dallas, TX. Josh spent over twenty years with MCG, starting in the studio as Director of Ceramics then moving to Director of Arts and Education and later VP of Operations. He is currently the Executive Director of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.

Lauryn Parks

Lauryn Parks is a 17 year old student from Pittsburgh's historic Hill District. A bodacious multidisciplinary artist, she attends the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild after-school program where she concentrates on design arts, including a variety of printmaking mediums.

Ben Pyles

Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. Ben Pyles has always had a long time fascination with monsters and all things gross. He is mainly focused on drawing and printmaking, and is currently working as a Teacher. Ben spends most of his free time drawing lumpy and grotesque creations.


Cuisine by Sprezzatura

The creative team of Jen Saffron and Paul Labrise are busy providing memorable catering events and crafting their storefront concept. Sprezzatura aims to create a warm, comfortable third space with affordable, delicious home cooked real Italian food.