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In the Gallery
 

not too high,
not too low

Opening Reception:
Friday, March 9, 6 - 9 pm

Six emerging cartoonists and comic book artists make work outside of their traditional medium for a gallery setting. For some, this means a panel becomes eight feet tall instead of handheld, for others narrative structures are cyclical or undefined instead of conforming to sequential order." I wanted create an exhibition that would spark a dialogue about what art is considered high or low,” says Curator Amy Lokoff.

Featuring Jessica Agüero, Andrew Cohen, Eric Gordon, Toni Lane, Anna Sellheim, and Lenora Yerkes

* Join us for a special DIY Zine Workshop March 25th in conjunction with the exhibition. FREE. For more details check the Events section below.

FULL CIRCLE
in the Denbo Library
closing March 18

Dave Mohallatee exhibits a body of sculptural paper objects that are made from digital prints and upcycled paperback books and maps, many of which were taken from his own collection. Modest materials and personal artifacts are given new meaning and modality in these re-imaginings of form and function. Artworks in this exhibition start at $35.

Workshops

Bookbinding I with Sarah Noreen, March 25 | $160
In this two-day workshop series, students will gain a basic understanding of the materials and equipment commonly used in bookbinding. You will learn three different book structures, including pamphlet, accordian, and Japanese stab binding. We will also discuss how we can take our newly learned bookbinding skills and change the size and shape of a book to suit our personal design needs
and style.

Plaster Relief with Amy Callner,
March 24 | $75

Ages 10 & Up!
In this one-day workshop for ages 10 and up, you will learn how to make a relief print using inexpensive and readily available materials in a simple process you can do at home. Plaster as a relief medium allows for very gestural and intuitive work for adults as well as children old enough to safely handle a sharp tool. 

Write & Letterpress Your Own Haiku with Rick Black and James Quigley,
April 15 | $175

Haiku can help us appreciate the little things in life. Learn about this Japanese poetic form and write some of your own haiku in the first few hours of this workshop that includes a short film. In the afternoon, you will learn to set type and letterpress your own poem. Please note that there will not be enough time to print graphics.

Gum Transfer Printing on Handmade Paper with Georgia Deal,
April 14 & 21 | $310

Visiting Artist!
In this two-session workshop, students will begin by making paper that incorporates various image-making techniques including pulp stenciling and transfer processes. In the second week, students will follow-up by learning gum transfer printmaking techniques utilizing original or appropriated imagery.

VIEW ALL SPRING WORKSHOPS

Events

DIY Zine Workshop
March 25, 1 - 3 pm
FREE!

Anyone can make a zine. All you need is some paper, a writing utensil, copy machine, and a desire to create. Meet the artists from not too high, not too low and learn how to get started designing your very own self-published, no rules art piece. Join DC's long tradition of DIY, counterculture art! This is a free, walk-in workshop open to all ages and levels of experience! 
Make & Take:
A Papermaking Event

March 31, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
FREE!

Make and take your own Invasive Paper with Meg Heeres (PAAC Keyholder Resident) with plants harvested from the Anacostia Watershed.Open to all ages and abilities!

Event will be held in front of Pyramid (in PAAC's paper studio if raining)

Check out Meg's work: meganheeres.com
Members Only Event
Buttonhole Stitch Book

March 20, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Join book artist Aubrey Dunn this month to learn how to create a buttonhole stitch book with an exposed spine. You will learn how to complete this binding from start to finish, from prepping and punching signatures all the way through binding with two needles. A buttonhole stitch book is versatile and makes a great sketchbook as it lies flat and is easy to customize.
Seats are limited for this event. Members can reserve their place on Eventbrite by using their email address registered with PAAC.*

*This event is limited to Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
members only. 
BECOME A MEMBER, it's only $50!

Happy Hours

If you're certified or on the way to certification, come for Happy Hour, and work on your project alongside other artists!
Screenprint: Mar 22, 7 - 9 pm
Printshop: Mar 10, 11am - 2 pm, 
Mar 8 and 27, 6.30 - 9.30 pm, 
Bindery:
Mar 21, 7 - 9 pm
Letterpress: Mar 16, 7 - 9 pm
Papermaking:
Mar 21, 7 - 9 pm

Register for Happy Hours here!
Not certified? Learn how to get certified here!

Opportunities

Vita Paper Arts Residency
PAAC is proud to offer a new artist residency opportunity. The residency honors Gregory Vita (1990-2017), a dedicated, perseverant, and talented papermaker, paper marbler, bookmaker and printmaker. Read more about Greg Vita and this residency here.

Deadline: March 16.
Summer 2018 Denbo Fellowship
The Denbo Fellowship is designed to offer artists, from a range of artistic disciplines, an environment conducive to individual and collaborative creative practice. This Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to complete a new body of work at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.

Deadline: March 16. Find out more here.

Summer 2018 Studio Internship
Pyramid Atlantic offers internship opportunities four times a year to 2-4 enthusiastic, engaged, and serious-minded college or post-college artists. In addition to hands-on experience with artistic projects, interns gain an understanding of the day-to-day operation of a non-profit art center and gallery.

Deadline: March 23, Find out more here.

Thank you!

A big THANK YOU! to all who made the Book Arts Fair a grand success.
Here are just a few of the great moments from the weekend. Special thanks to The Prince George's County Arts and Humanities Council, The Nora Roberts Foundation, The City of Hyattsville, our committee, and volunteers!

And more...

In the Pyramid Shop
Have you seen these paintings and screenprints on wooden panel by Rose Jaffe?
Price: $50-80

Visit the PAAC Shop for more original artworks. Visit the website for the latest
in the shop!
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