David Oresick

Executive Director, Silver Eye Center for Photography

David Oresick is a curator, artist, and the Executive Director of Silver Eye Center for Photography, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Silver Eye is a non-profit gallery dedicated to promoting the power of contemporary photography and related media to inform, engage, and inspire diverse audiences and communities. Central to its mission is the creation of innovative exhibitions and programs that bring forward issues, ideas, and perspectives relevant to our times. Silver Eye is also committed to directly supporting today’s artists through fellowships, professional development, and other opportunities for creative and professional growth.

David holds an MFA from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He was a co-founder of the video-art screening series Video Playlist at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago and was the Lab Manager and an exhibitions committee member at Light Work in Syarcuse, New York. He has curated and helped to organize several exhibitions including Close to Home and A World Imagined, as well as screenings including Heartaches & Holy Rites, and Mixtapes & Mashups. David has shown his own artwork at Fotofest in Houston, the Antimatter Film Festival in Vancouver, and Blue Sky Gallery in Portland.

Oresick is interested in viewing cohesive and developed projects that may be appropriate for Silver Eye exhibitions over the next two years. David is interested in fine art and documentary photography and that is well made and is conceptually and socially driven. David welcomes portfolios from a variety of processes, including video, new media, and mixed media.


Reviewing Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28