In 2014, shareholders were offered the options of a half share, with 3 works of art, or a full share with 6 works. Jurors for 2014 were Kim Beck, 2013 CSA PGH artist, Amanda Donnan, former Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at CMOA, and Janera Solomon, Executive Director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater.
CARA ERSKINE’s silkscreen print uses text to explore the role of queer and transgender women in the history of sports. These were created for the CSA 2014 full share using the names as they appear in search engines, the text shows our culture's perception of these athletes.
DAVID MONTANO created a series of paintings on discarded book covers, inspired by sign painting and the lyrics of Leonard Cohen for the 2014 Half Share. Each painting in the edition is different.
EDITH ABEYTA enlisted the help of the public for her edition for the 2014 full share. She commissioned biographical sentences from the public via Craigslist, Each piece in the edition is a different sentence, as a fabric garland, along with the name of the writer.
LUCIA NHAMO‘s chocolate pieces represent the 50 richest countries in Africa and the legacy of colonialism. Each package, inspired by commercial chocolatiers, includes a different country. Pieces are not edible and were created for the 2014 CSA.