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Hors d'oeuvre at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

A variety of delectable hors d'oeuvres and desserts were available for guests to enjoy at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. Food was crafted by the culinary team at Metz Culinary Management, the campus' food service provider.

TiltCycle at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Repurposed pinball playing fields by artist Dan Burfield of TiltCycle were featured in one of seven pop-up art galleries during the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. Burfield's work showcases the preservation of broken and discarded gaming materials and other mediums, which fit into the event's 2019 theme of recycled and industrial art. 

Stevo Sadvary art at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

A Pittsburgh-themed glass mosaic by artist Stevo Sadvary hangs in the foreground as guests enjoy making their own mosaic during the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. Sadvary, who was one of seven pop-up gallery artists at the event, taught guests how to make glass mosaic using recycled and repurposed glass pieces, as well as showcased some of his work.

Ice cream at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Allyson Tokarek, an executive chef with Metz Culinary Management, serves made-to-order mixed berry and peach gelato at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy. Guests of the annual fundraising event enjoyed a variety of hors d'oeuvres and desserts, created and made by the Metz culinary team, throughout the evening.

Ice cream at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Allyson Tokarek, an executive chef with Metz Culinary Management, serves made-to-order mixed berry and peach gelato at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy. Guests of the annual fundraising event enjoyed a variety of hors d'oeuvres and desserts, created and made by the Metz culinary team, throughout the evening.

Corey Pistininzi at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Corey Pistininzi (far left) speaks with guests at the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy at Penn State New Kensington. Pistininzi, owner of Modfinish in downtown New Kensington along the Corridor of Innovation, was one of seven pop-up art gallery artists featured during the event. In addition to providing home remodeling and decorating services, Pistininzi's business also houses a gallery featuring upcycled, repurposed and salvaged industrial art that he and other local artists have created.

Kevin Snider at 2019 Off the Wall pARTy

Kevin Snider, chancellor of Penn State New Kensington, smiles and looks on during the 2019 Off the Wall pARTy's live art auction. The auction featured more than 15 pieces of art of a variety of mediums including painting, upcycled art, industrial art, wood carvings and metal work.