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Faculty, Staff and Pharmacy Students:

The following email is being sent on behalf of Dr. Lauren Jonkman.

Thank you.

Suzanne Mannino

From: Prasad, Joanne Leger
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 1:44 PM
To: SDM – DL all dental students; SDM – DL all hygiene students; SDM – DL all residents; SDM – DL all employees
Cc: Cothrel, Sophia Maria; Jonkman, Lauren Jennifer; Meyer, Susan Marie
Subject: Art and Writing Expo 2017 :: Call for Submissions!

(And a big thanks to those who have already indicated an intent to submit!)

Art and Writing Expo 2017

Dear Students, Residents, Faculty, and Staff of the Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy,

We are pleased to announce our second annual Art and Writing Expo! The event will take place on Friday, April 21st, 2017. So, please mark your calendars!

Please consider sharing your talent or passion with us! We are looking for art (various mediums), photography, artisan pieces (e.g. woodwork, quilts, crochet, jewelry), and written pieces (e.g. poems, short stories). Prizes will be awarded for Best in Category ($100.00 gift card).

In addition, 2016-17 is the Year of Diversity at Pitt. In order to celebrate the Year of Diversity, we are including an additional category of submissions for display: art, artifacts, textiles, clothing, or any other object that highlights your culture, nationality, religion, or any other aspect of yourself that highlights the diversity in our Schools. These objects do NOT have to be created by you.

Please note that all submitted pieces will be returned to their respective owners after the Exposition.


Please provide us with some information for each piece that you plan to submit for the Exposition (maximum of 3 pieces per person):

1. Type of work (e.g. poem, woodwork, photograph, painting, drawing, cultural artifact)

2. Your Name, School affiliation, and Role at your School

3. Title of your piece (Note: if you are submitting a piece for the YOD category, please provide some additional information related to the item that you are submitting, such as the significance of the piece, country of origin, etc.)

4. Dimensions (height, width, depth) in inches of piece(Note: Written work should be submitted as a Word or PDF document or printed on 8.5 x 11in paper)

5. Weight (if applicable)

6. Will your piece be framed/mat-mounted (preferable, but not necessary)?

7. Please submit a picture of your piece

8. Submit all information electronically to Joanne Prasad at<>, with the title of your e-mail as Expo Submission: _________(your last name)

Please note that photographs must be submitted on photo quality paper for displaying at the Expo.

The deadline to bring in your piece(s) will be Wednesday, April 19th, 2017. You will receive additional detailed information prior to the Expo.

We look forward to an incredible event again this year!

The Expo Committee includes: myself, Dr. Nina Markovic (School of Dental Medicine), Prof. Lauren Jonkman (School of Pharmacy), Sophia Cothrel (School of Pharmacy), Christopher Guirguis, Aatiqah Khalid, Zacchiaus McKee, Stephanie Swam, Chad Tabikh, Travis Wagner, and Ilsa West (School of Dental Medicine)


Joanne L. Prasad, DDS
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
3501 Terrace Street, G-133 Salk Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Phone: (412) 648-8637
Fax: (412) 383-9142

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