Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Peace, Love and Rockets

Congratulations to our good friends, Kevin and Karisa, (A.K.A. Will Work for Good) for their letterpress printed album covers, featured in the exhibition Peace, Love, and Rockets, at the Center for Book Arts.
We love you guys. Awesome.
Watch the video of the work they made at Pyramid!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Help Pyramid, Help You!

We are looking for good stuff for our yard sale on Saturday October 15. You know you have been meaning to clean out that basement

and get rid of that _________________.

Well, let Pyramid help you with that! There is no time like the present.

Think of it this way, you are not only helping yourself, but you are helping Pyramid too! Funds raised from our yard sale will go to support the great work we do with artists, youth and the community.

Our Upscale Yard Sale is on Saturday October 15 from 9 am to 4 pm in the Pyramid Atlantic Parking Lot. All the items you donate are tax deductible. So clean out your basement (or attic) and help Pyramid at the same time!

We’re looking for good stuff – nothing broken or in poor condition. Here is a list of potential items we are looking for:

Books (old and rare only),
Clothing (nice, clean items),
Glass (Fenton, Brilliant cut, decorative, Depression, etched),
Historical Memorabilia,
Home Décor,
Household Items,
Jewelry (from good stuff to costume),
Native American (anything authentic),
Sterling Silver,
Sports Memorabilia,
Used Furniture

Anything in good working order will be accepted. If you have items you can bring to Pyramid Atlantic during our working hours, please do so, just send an email to me at least 24 hours before. Questions or want to schedule, email Chris Lancette. Thank you for your help in making a difference.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Meet Our Fall Studio Interns!

Aly, Amanda and Katelyn with Squeegie Sabers

There is a new energy in the air here at Pyramid Atlantic. In addition to the crisp mornings, and the leaves starting turning gold, our fall studio interns have arrived! Let's get to know them!



Learned her craft: at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo MI
Favorite materials: natural objects, thread, hair, polymer clay, paper
Ready to learn more about: paper making!!!
Studio snack of choice: cheddar bunnies, and candy of any kind
Favorite studio sounds: laughter in any studio. In the metals studio: the drill press, the sound of the torch firing up. In the print studio: squeegee contact to screen.

visit her site at www.katelynkronshage.com



Learned her craft: at the University of Colorado in Boulder
Favorite materials: textured paper, embroidery floss, Daniel Smith yellow ochre relief ink and Golden fluid acrylics
Ready to learn more about: letterpress and paper making
Studio snack of choice: hot coffee and Fage yogurt with honey
Favorite studio sounds: music with the volume turned waaay up. Something by Harry Nilsson or Laura Viers is always welcome!

visit her site at www.alyaga.com



Learned her craft: at Skidmore College & MICA
Favorite materials: copper plates, gouache, stolen library cards and Le Pen pens
Ready to learn more about: letterpress
Studio snack of choice: oh gosh, I'm a candy person too
Favorite studio sounds: the etching press being cranked

visit her site at www.amekstudios.com


Sunday, September 4, 2011

Upscale Yard Sale FUNdraiser!

We’re looking for good stuff!

We are pleased to announce our next FUNdraiser! We’re hosting an Upscale Yard Sale on Saturday October 15 from 9 am
to 4 pm

We need your help to make it a success and all the donations of items you make are tax deductible.

Here is a list of potential items we are looking for:

  • Antiques – Furniture, mechanical devices in working condition – no piles of rust
  • Books – Old and rare only. No modern hardbacks or paperbacks
  • China/ceramics/porcelain - Higher-end sets preferred
  • Collectibles – Almost anything in the world of collectibles
  • Clothing – Nice items for men, women and children. Please deliver clean
  • Curiosities – Anything odd or unusual
  • Glass – Fenton, Brilliant cut, decorative, Depression, etched
  • Historical memorabilia – Autographs, photos, documents, letters
  • Home Décor – If it look good in someone else’s home, bring it
  • Household items – basic stuff everyone needs
  • Hollywood – Autographs, photos, memorabilia
  • Jewelry – From the very best to costume jewelry
  • Lamps – Tiffany-style, banquet lamps, floor lamps, desk lamps
  • Militaria – Civil War stuff is very hot
  • Pottery – Hardest thing to value so be ready to tell us about it
  • Records – Old and in excellent condition. Nothing after 1970
  • Native American – Anything authentic
  • Silver – Sterling silver souvenir spoons, flatware, and other items
  • Sports memorabilia – autographs, sports cards (pre-1970 only)
  • Tools – Power and non-power tools
  • Vintage toys – From the 80s, 70s, 60s and earlier
  • Used furniture – Chest of drawers, coffee tables, end tables, repurposed/refinished pieces, dining table sets, book shelves, chairs
  • Western – Anything western

We’re looking for good stuff – nothing broken or in poor condition.

Questions? Want to donate? Contact Christopher Lancette, our FUNdraising "partner in crime" at Orion’s Attic.

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