NOISE ON THE WALLS: Prints by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. (and Other Exciting Artist Programming!)

Detroit-based Artist Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. uses letterpress printing and bold type for stirring up strong emotions through print. At the age of 40, Kennedy encountered a printing press on a family vacation to Colonial Williamsburg. He soon quit his career in tech to pursue one in printmaking. As printer and provocateur, his work asks uncomfortable questions about issues of race, equality, and artistic pretension. Want to learn more about Amos Paul Kennedy? Check out the documentary film Proceed and Be Bold! Opening Reception is March 6, 2020 from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. Exhibition runs from March 6 to April 18, 2020. ADDITIONAL PROGRAMMING: Artist Lecture by Petrou Resident Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.

11 Things That Can't Wait 'Til March!

This just in! Early Bird Sale on Spring Workshops Ends Soon Artist Residency Deadlines HyBall 2020 Tickets and Silent Auction Registration Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. Artist Talk and Opening Reception Winter Workshop Openings and more! Read the full list of this month's need-to-knows here! > Above: Former Denbo Fellow Sang-Mi Yoo at work in the Print Shop.

The Washington Post, In the Galleries: Matthew McLaughlin & Brett Ferguson Schieszer

There’s a palpable sense of space in Matthew McLaughlin’s prints, which suggest maps, landscapes and architectural drawings. But who could inhabit these abstracted realms? In the six collaborations featured in Pyramid Atlantic Art Center’s Spatial Rapport, McLaughlin’s territory is claimed by figures from the collages of Brett Ferguson Schieszer, the show’s other contributor. Schieszer’s photo-derived interlopers turn McLaughlin’s austere compositions into mid-20th-century American suburbia. The artists are longtime friends who constructed the combined works across a divide. (McLaughlin lives in Maryland, Schieszer in Ohio.) Their individual pieces are different in look and mood, yet use sim

VISIT THE BIGGEST PYRAMID ON THE EAST COAST FOR HYBALL 2020: ROADSIDE ATTRACTION! Feb 29th, Get Your

Hyattsville, MD—Hit the road for Pyramid Atlantic to honor the kitsch, the retro, and the outrageous. The HyBall (Hyattsville Ball) returns, and it's gonna be huge! In addition to being an over-the-top party, this annual bash helps raise money to support Pyramid’s facility and programs. HyBall: Roadside Attraction takes place on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 8-11:30 pm. Tickets are $40 and include complimentary beer and wine. Tickets at pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/hyball2020 or by calling 301-608-9101. Pyramid Atlantic is located at 4318 Gallatin Street, Hyattsville Maryland 20781. In Pyramid’s studios, attendees will make a GIGANTIC sheet of paper, print the WORLD'S TINIEST ETCHINGS. l

February eNews: A Lot to Love at Pyramid 🥰

You're gonna love what's on the horizon this February: an Early Bird Sale on 50+ new spring workshops, Artist Residency Deadlines (and many more opportunities), Call for Summer Workshop Proposals, Artist Talks Call for 2020/2021 Exhibition Proposals, HYBALL tickets going off the hook, and more! Read our February eNews to see what's in store this month. >>

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