ROONEY AND RAY ARTS, INC.
News Articles and Press Releases

10/15/12; Creative Nonfiction Magazine, "Solving a problem," an interview with
Kathy Rooney.

9/20/12; Mt. Lebanon Magazine, "Here & Now", Kathy Rooney's digital illustration
for "Undaunted, The Forgotten Giants of the Allegheny Observatory".

4/20/12; Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Kathy Rooney - Film Notes: 'Undaunted'
shows pioneers who reached for the stars at Allegheny Observatory.

10/1/11: PSInside, Kathy Rooney talks about illustrating true crime stories for
Creative Nonfiction Magazine. Written by Kathy Rooney.

9/1/11: PSInside, Kathy Rooney interviews artist John Ritter on his solo exhibit
in New York City.

3/27/11: Interview by Kathy Rooney for Nice Pick, Cowher - A Pittsburgh Steelers Blog

11/1/10: PSInside, Kathy Rooney and Ron Mahoney give a presentation of their
art to Sto-Rox High School art students.

10/1/10: PSInside, Kathy Rooney currates art exhibit for Father Ryan Arts Center,
entitled The BEST of Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators.

9/23/09: Interview by Ray Sokolowski & Kathy Rooney in the Artisan Quarterly
coinciding with Ray's exhibit From South Side to Italy and Back at the Father Ryan
Arts Center

8/15/09 : PRESS RELEASE From South Side to Italy and Back;
Ray Sokolowski's first solo exhibit

6/1/09 : PRESS RELEASE Rooney and Ray Arts

3/1/09 : KATHY ROONEY, Interview, Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators Newsletter

5/28/08 : RAY SOKOLOWSKI, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Art Review, Westmorland
Biennial
showcases region's artistic talent.

• 10/22/03 : RAY SOKOLOWSKI Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Sculptor shapes men
who shaped football." by Gene Collier

Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 22, 2003 - Columnist Gene Collier writes about Ray's recently unveiled sculpture,
The Hope Harvey Football Club, Circa 1923 and reflects on the historical Pittsburgh setting in which the
team played football.

• 10/8/03 : RAY SOKOLOWSKI, Press Release, Hope Harvey Football Club,
Circa 1923, sculpture by Ray Sokolowski

• 8/03 : Rooney and Ray Arts, Inc., Press Release
Rooney and Ray Arts, Inc. is born.

8/7/03 : KATHY ROONEY Pittsburgh Tribune Review, "Pittsburgh Society
of Illustrators presents its first show" by Kurt Shaw, Art Critic
August 7, 2003, Pittsburgh, PA - Kathy's work is mentioned in article about Pittsburgh Society of
Illustrators' first show at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

7/22/03 : KATHY ROONEY Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Short Takes:
Illustrators' show enlightening" - by Mary Thomas, Post-Gazette Art Critic
July 22, 2003, Pittsburgh PA - Kathy's work is mentioned in article about a Pittsburgh Society of
Illustrators show at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

4/10/02 : KATHY ROONEY Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Mural by Rooney cousin
puts legends on new Steelers headquarters", By Margaret Smykla, Tri-State
Sports & News Service
April 10, 2002, Kathy Rooney, a computer artist and cousin of Steelers president Dan Rooney, has
created a mural for the team's headquarters at the UPMC Sports Complex on the South Side. She had
to bid with other artists for the commission.

4/02 : KATHY ROONEY, Press Release, The Pittsburgh Steeler Mural

3/24/02 : KATHY ROONEY Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "The Arts: Illustrators to
exhibit work at World West Galleries" by Dave Zuchowski, Washington County
Art Critic
March 24, 02, Washington, PA - Kathy's work is mentioned in article about a Pittsburgh Society of
Illustrators show at The World West Gallery.

2/17/02 : KATHY ROONEY Valley News Dispatch, "Artists celebrate base-
ball's beauty just in time for spring training" by Rex Rutkoski, Staff Writer
Feb. 17, 2002, Pittsburgh, PA - Kathy's work is mentioned in article about a Pittsburgh Society of
Illustrators show "Play Ball", at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh

1/14/02 : KATHY ROONEY Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, "Scribbles: PSI's
Home Run" - by Patricia Sheridan Post-Gazette
July 22, 2003, Pittsburgh PA - Kathy's work is mentioned in article about a Pittsburgh Society of
Illustrators show at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

• 10/11/97 : RAY SOKOLOWSKI Pittsburgh Business Times, "Window on
the World", by Patty Tascarella
Oct. 11, 1997, Pittsburgh, PA Picture and article talks about Ray's unique window displays.
Fashion designer Mary Margaret Stewart, gives her sparse but artfully designed front window
and Ray credit for attracting customers to her year-old clothing shop, Iman B.

10/16/78 : KATHY ROONEY The Pittsburgh Press, "Artist Society Show
Modest, But Talented" - by Maureen Meister
Oct. 16, 1978, Pittsburgh, PA, - Kathy's early work is called out in an article about a Pittsburgh
Society of Artists group show.

• Nov. 1977 : KATHY ROONEY Somerset News, "Rooney Art Show Offers
Diversity" - by Debbie Courtney
Nov.,1977, Somerset, PA - Article about Kathy's first one artist show at the Dressler Gallery.

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