Thursday, January 29, 2009

January update

I hope 2009 is treating you well!

My work will be shown in the Washington Project for the Arts Auction and Show as well as the AU Arts Management MFA auction. Both open Saturday, January 31 at the Katzen Art Museum. The MFA auction is for one night only.

I will also be starting my Keyholder Residency at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center on February 1, so look for new work soon!

Artists' Reception
THIS Saturday, January 31st, 2009
6 pm to 9 pm
American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
** FREE and OPEN to the Public

Auction Preview Night: Curators' Talks & the Alice Denny Award Presentation Thursday, February 26th, 2009
6:30 pm to 9 pm
Abramson Family Recital Hall at the, Katzen Arts Center
***FREE and OPEN to the Public

WPA Annual Auction Gala: Silent Auction Bidding & Party
Saturday, March 7th, 2009 8:30 pm to Midnight American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
to purchase tickets to the dinner and auction visit


The AU Arts Management students invite you to a Silent Auction on Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 6:00- 9:00 pm in the Katzen Arts Center at American University.

This year's silent auction will take place in conjunction with the American University Museum's reception for the following exhibitions: Carrie Moyer: Painting Propaganda; Evri Kwong: Just Pretend Everything Is OK; Paul Daniel: Kinetic Sculpture; and Kugach, Kugach, Kugach:Three Generations of Russian Artists.

All proceeds from the auction will support the second annual Emerging Arts Leaders Symposium, hosted by American University. This student-run event presents information on topics of leadership and career development for young arts professionals and provides them valuable networking opportunities as well as a free public forum.

Auction items include, but are not limited to:

Artworks by:
Brandon Hill,
Peter Chang,
Cory Obendorfer,
Susannah Parnin,
Jeff Pastorek (New Orleans)
Jenny Walton

And more...

Monday, January 26, 2009

Opportunity - Plaza Artist Materials & Pyramid Atlantic residency

Plaza Artist Materials & Pyramid Atlantic
Artist-In-Residence Program
Plaza Artist Materials and Pyramid Atlantic are proud to offer a one-month residency opportunity for an artist from the Greater Metropolitan DC Area with an interest in printmaking, papermaking and book arts and whose talent deserves to be recognized.
The Plaza/Pyramid Atlantic Artist Residency is a unique opportunity for an artist to develop a multi-disciplinary arts approach by engaging in the mediums of papermaking, printmaking and bookmaking in the dynamic studios at Pyramid Atlantic. The emphasis at Pyramid Atlantic is on a collaborative approach. While in residence, the artist will receive expert assistance from a Master Printmaker, Papermaker and Book Artist within Pyramid Atlantic’s environment of neutrality, safety and support. At the residencies culmination, the artist will present a public talk about their residency experience and showcase one-of-a-kind works, or limited edition works in paper, print, or artist books created during the residency
The residency will occur in May of 2009. During their month long residency, the artist will receive:
• $1000 honorarium
• $500 Plaza Gift Card for supplies for their residency activities
• 24-hour access (key provided for duration of residency) and use of
fully equipped studios for papermaking, etching, lithography, relief,
screen-printing, letterpress, and digital printing,
• Storage space
• Basic supplies (solvents, cleaners)
• Inclusion in Pyramid Atlantic’s permanent collection
• Opportunity to show new work in exhibitions
• Public events promotion in the Pyramid Atlantic and Plaza Artist
Materials newsletter
• Opportunity to sell work at the Pyramid Atlantic store
• The opportunity to collaborate with other area artists
• Technical advice, assistance and full support by Pyramid staff and
• Mentorship from professional artists
This residency opportunity does not provide housing or transportation assistance.
Application & Selection Process
The artist will be selected through an application process. Artist interested in being considered for the residency should submit the following before Monday April 6, 2009:
• Basic Information (name, address, city, state, phone, email)
• Artistic Statement
• Artistic Résumé - up to two pages. Bio is not acceptable
• Description of planned activities for the residency period (one month)
• Timeline of planned activities for the residency period (one month)
• Work sample, CD, DVD, slides, digital images
• Work Sample Description
• Support Materials – up to 2 items of additional material, e.g.,
newspaper articles, reviews, letters of support, programs, brochures,
Please send all applications to:
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
Attn: Plaza Artist Residency
8230 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring MD 20910
For more information, please contact Pyramid Atlantic at 301-608-9101 or or
An Advisory Panel consisting of representatives from Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center and Plaza Artist Materials will select one artist for the residency opportunity.
Employees of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center and Plaza Artist Materials are prohibited from applying.