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Pittsburgh Founder: Nina Barbuto of Assemble

Interview by Jonathan Kersting

Nina Barbuto, AssembleAssemble is an open physical space in Pittsburgh's East End that unites artists, technologists and makers with our neighbors of all demographics.

Learn how 12 years ago Nina Barbuto envisioned Assemble as a platform for experiential learning, opening creative processes and building confidence through marking. Assemble envisions a diverse community that creates, connects, and learns through the experience of art and technology.

There have been countless twists and turns along the way, including a pandemic, but Assemble is stronger than ever. :earn more at