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Courses and Open Studios at Pyramid Atlantic, and the 2006 Book Arts Fair

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  • Jake Benson
    Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Silver Spring, Maryland is pleased to offer courses in bookbinding, letterpress printing, various methods of printmaking, and
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 5, 2006
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      Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Silver Spring, Maryland is pleased to offer
      courses in bookbinding, letterpress printing, various methods of
      printmaking, and hand paper making. For more information and to register
      for classes, please visit:

      http://www.pyramidatlanticartcenter.org/

      The Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair Featuring 50 exhibitors, publishers,
      and artists in the field of contemporary book arts will take place
      November 17th-19th

      This year the fair will be located at:

      NOAA Auditorium and Science Center
      Silver Spring Metro Center
      1301 East-West Highway
      Silver Spring, MD 20910

      For more information and to register, please visit

      http://www.bookartsfair.org/


      PYRAMID ATLANTIC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary arts center
      dedicated to the creation and appreciation of hand papermaking,
      printmaking, digital arts, and the art of the book. For nearly 25 years,
      Pyramid has provided opportunities for the discovery and creation of these
      fine arts through imaginative programming for people of all ages,
      backgrounds, and abilities. An artist-centered community with an
      international and local following, Pyramid Atlantic brings print and paper
      arts to people all over the world.

      Pyramid Atlantic was founded in 1981 by noted artist and teacher Helen C.
      Frederick to provide a setting for artistic collaboration and dialogue.
      Since then, Pyramid has played a critical role in the art world by:

      * hosting hundreds of artists in residence
      * developing outreach programs for students and the community
      * offering classes for artists of all levels
      * producing and publishing numerous print and artist book editions
      * conserving and collecting works on paper
      * curating exhibitions both locally and throughout the world
      * providing professional development programs for teachers

      Pyramid Atlantic receives federal and state funds as well as generous
      support from private foundations, corporations, and local businesses. In
      addition to this funding, we count individual donors and members among our
      most valued supporters.

      At Pyramid, tradition and innovation go hand in hand. In 2003, Pyramid
      relocated to the heart of the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown
      Silver Spring, MD. The new facility features a paper mill, print shop,
      letterpress studio, bindery, and cutting-edge digital studios.

      Jake Benson
      Marbler in Residence,
      Pyramid Atlantic Art Center



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