Since 2019, VisitPITTSBURGH has worked with the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council’s Art on the Walls initiative, selecting eight local artists that authentically represent the Pittsburgh arts community.

 As the city's official tourism promotion agency, VisitPITTSBURGH values the dynamic influence the arts and culture scene has on Pittsburgh as a destination. In the words of VisitPITTSBURGH: We chose art that tells the Pittsburgh story, and take pride in the opportunity to share this with our staff, visitors, and clients. The VisitPITTSBURGH Art on the Walls collection is currently on hiatus, but you can still view the most recently featured artists, and their work, below.

To purchase a piece or inquire about future exhibitions, contact Art on the Walls Clients Manager Erin O'Neill at

Most Recent Exhibition

  • Robert Bowden Art

    Robert Bowden

    Since graduation from Carnegie Tech (CMU) I have had a career as a professional artist, both in fine art and graphic design. Four books of my watercolors have been published and in the design field I had my own design office servicing many Pittsburgh corporations, foundations and institutions. My paintings are in four museum permanent collections, with the Carnegie having three.

  • Piano Keys. By Jolene Dames

    Jolene Dames

    Jolene Dames is a self-taught artist who has spent the last two decades painting for movies, television and theater. Although most of her time is spent working on set, she continues to create her own large-scale paintings for decorators, corporations and private collectors.

  • A blue painting, largely cloudy, with the skyline of Pittsburgh in the center, as seen from Mount Washington.

    James Dames

    His work was greatly influenced by the decades spent as a filmmaker. It made him a professional viewer of light and its ability to react differently on each subject.

  • A red, yellow, and pink abstract painting. The bright, light-like yellows travel down the center of the image, and open up like a street at the bottom. The brush strokes are angular, as if done by a palette knife.

    Tim Englehardt

    I create works of art in an effort to uniquely and authentically communicate my story and all of its influences to the viewer.

  • A black-and-white photomanipulation of Oakland. The Cathedral of Learning stands in a pillar of light, and on either side, the streets and building shift from horizontal to vertical in a dream-like bend.

    Brandon Garner

    Truth is, I absolutely love what I do. There is no greater joy in life for me than knowing I’ve managed to capture my life on a camera sensor.

  • An impressionistic painting of the Point fountain and Pittsburg's skyline as seen from the water.

    Kim McAninch

    I am exhilarated by the visual dance between the figurative and abstract. My body of work fulfills my natural, uninhibited desire to scratch the surface in a gestural, painterly manner toward accuracy, offering more information with less detail.

  • The X Factor of Pittsburgh. Diptych by Arindam Sen

    Arindam Sen

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Photography, to me, is my way of telling a story. In my attempt to do that I take the viewer right into the scene as it's being lived through. For the viewer, it is a joy of experiencing that story and gets soaked into it as time stands still.

  • A grey layering of texture and metalic pigment, where lines overlap one another.

    Susan Sparks

    I have an emotional - though not stylistic - an inheritance from the Dadaists, a school of revolutionary artists from the 1920s who professed “anti-art” - nonrepresentational art, which is greatly influenced by chance.