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PRECISION
Screenprints by Allan Akman
Exhibition: June 21–July 13
Opening Reception: June 21, 6:30–9pm

Ten years ago Allan Akman came to Pyramid to explore the possibilities of screenprinting. The results are exhibited in this solo show of hand pulled screenprints. Akman's meticulous nature is evident in these rich and carefully layered works that represent a decade of art making. Learn More > 

This exhibition is made possible in part through funding provided by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.

 
Upcoming Workshops 
Summer Workshop:
Floating Sintra Prints
June 9, 11am-5pm | $155
Come discover the never ending potential of relief printmaking through this unique one-day workshop with a twist. You will be led through the process of developing a design, carving/mark making, and printing with a sintra plate (lightweight PVC foam board). Learn More >
 
Summer Workshop:
Stencil Screenprinting
June 13, 2-5pm | $75
Learn DIY screen printing by using your own cut stencils. No emulsion, computer, darkroom, or experience necessary! You'll supply your own screen for future use, making this single afternoon workshop perfect for beginners. Learn More >
 
Summer Workshop:
Block. Print. Repeat.
June 14, 6-9pm | $75
Want to learn how to create patterns with bold colors? Join this fun and hands-on workshop where you will design and carve block prints to create your own collection of meditatively repetitive, multi-colored decorative papers. Learn More >
 
Summer Workshop:
Inside the Blank Book
June 15, 10am-12pm | $40
In this writing workshop, you will play with a number of writing tips and prompts, creating spreads and entries on the spot, and explore what Flannery O'Connor calls "the habit of finding meaning in things." By the end you'll have new tools to invigorate your own journal-keeping process. Learn More >
 
Summer Workshop:
Woodblock Printing on Fabric
June 15 & 16, 12pm-4pm | $210
In this two-day class, artist Trisha Gupta introduces natural dyeing and Indian woodblock design. Day 1 focuses on printing from authentic wooden Rajasthani woodblocks and traditional dyeing techniques. Day 2 focuses on designing, carving, and printing your own blocks using modern processes. Learn More >
 
Summer Workshop:
Joomchi and Beyond
June 18–20, 10am–4pm | $400
Joomchi is a Korean traditional way of making textured handmade paper. In this active workshop, Joomchi expert Jiyoung Chung teaches the history, practice, and role in Korean society, as well techniques and reinterpreted adaptations in contemporary art. Learn More >
Teen Studio
Drawing
June 17–21, 9am–3pm | $400
Register by June 6

This intensive designed just for teens focuses on building a range of drawing techniques. Students first learn the fundamentals of drawing, then apply these lessons to draw the figure. Students leave with a portfolio of new drawings and a broader visual language that they can take to the next stage of their education. Learn More >
 
Printmaking
June 24–28, 9am–3pm | $400
Register by June 13

Teens will learn how to create their own limited-edition prints on our professional presses! Students will explore their own style and ideas with monoprinting, screenprinting, and relief printing. Each student will create several print editions and a print exchange will be held at the end of the week. 
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Bookmaking
July 8–12, 9am–3pm | $400
Register by June 20

Students will learn the arts of papermaking, typesetting, letterpress printing, book binding, zine making, and pop-up book creation. This is a great class for students interested in connecting their interests in both writing and art. Students walk away with new books, new skills, and participate in a mini zine-fest trade at the end of the week! Learn More >
 
Opportunities 
Apply for the Denbo Fellowship!
Deadline: June 9
Program runs October 2019

The Denbo Fellowship provides a unique one-month opportunity to complete a new body of work at Pyramid with 24-hour access to the printshop, typeshop, paper studio and/or bindery, and technical assistance. 
Learn More >
Apply for a Fall Keyholder Residency!
Deadline: June 9
Program runs September 3–

December 6
Pyramid's Keyholder Residency is a competitive opportunity for emerging artists who want to have unlimited access to the studios in exchange for working 4 hours a week for Pyramid. Learn More >
This residency is made possible in part by Artist & Craftsman Supply.
Apply for a Fall Studio Internship!
Deadline: June 9
Program runs August 27–
December 12

Pyramid offers studio internships for 2–4 enthusiastic and serious-minded college or recently graduated art students. Interns assist resident artists, renters, and artistic staff with printmaking, papermaking, and book arts projects.  Learn More >
Apply to be a Papermaking Associate! 

The Pyramid Papermaking Associates are crucial to keeping the papermill thriving, relevant and dynamic. This Artistic Associate position offers a unique opportunity to engage with Pyramid’s creative community, and work alongside professionals in a sharing/collaborative environment. 
Learn More >

Serve as our next AmeriCorps VISTA!
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with interest or experience in arts education, community outreach, and non-profit administration for our 2019-2020 AmeriCorps VISTA position! The VISTA member will serve full time at Pyramid to build capacity and sustainable processes, with a focus on youth educational programming. Sound like the perfect post for you or someone you know? Learn More >
Join our Volunteer Network!
From gallery installation work to hands-on community events; youth education workshops and other supporting roles, volunteers donate their time and have a lot of fun in the process! To receive emails about upcoming volunteer opportunities, sign-up today! Learn More >
Plan Your Next Party at Pyramid
Rent our swanky gallery for your next special event!
Pyramid's gallery space has served as a groovy venue for birthday parties, music releases, poetry readings, workshops, dinners, cocktail hours, and more! From formal to funky, our creative vibe elevates events to the next level. See the space and get the deets here >
Header Image: detail shot of a hand-dyed silk scarf by Hitze Textiles,
available now in the Pyramid Atlantic gift shop.
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