Emma Ringness
Free and Open to the Public

Saturday, November 15, 2-4 pm
Pyramid Atlantic Upstairs Gallery
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring MD 20910

Printstallation: Book Arts Outside the Cover. A presentation and brainstorming session that will present the work of artists who broaden the common interpretation of “book arts” by presenting narrative, language based content as three-dimensional works that transform their environment. Participants will consider how they can take their own work “outside the cover.” —Emma Ringness is a printmaker on the artistic staff at Pyramid Atlantic. She exhibits her work nationally in group and solo exhibitions.


Outside the Margin: A National Juried Book Arts Exhibition
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center’s Second Floor Gallery
On view: November 7 – 25, 2014
Book Arts Juror: Doug Litts heads the Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery Library and was formerly library director at the Corcoran Gallery and College of Art. With a background in art history, he manages the Library’s collection of 150,000 volumes including a collection of over 300 artists’ books.

Book Artists: Caroline Armijo, Alicia Bailey, Anne Becker and Lee Marchalonis, Gaby Berglund Cardenas, Elizabeth Boyne, John Carrera, Ceci Cole-McInturff, Guylaine Couture, Paula Curran, Erik and Martin Demaine, Jaime Diaz, Arini Esarey, Stephanie Garmey, Matthew Hall, Shawna Hanel, Karen Hardy, Susan Hensel, Candace Hicks, Erwin Huebner, Sue Huggins Leopard, Sarah Hulsey, M Sanzi Kermes, Kimberly Kersey Asbury, Carole P. Kunstadt, Laura Ladendorf, Jacqueline Maggi, Susan Makov, Tamryn McDermott, Elizabeth McKee, Melanie Mowinski, Amandine Nabarra-Piomelli, Tammy Nguyen, Chul Beom Park, Todd Pattison, Sumi Perera, Trisha Rabalais, Carolyn Shattuck, Lynn Skordal, Bonnie Stahlecker, Josephine Stealey, Patrick Vincent, Don Widmer, David Wolske

Printmakers: Maria Barbosa, Scip Barnhart, Chayo Chevez, Pepe Coronado, Rosemary Cooley, Georgia Deal, Donald Depuydt, Deron DeCesare, Susan Due Pearcy, Melissa Ezelle, Jenny Freestone, Susan Goldman, Marty Ittner, Pauline Jakobsberg, Ron Meick, Lee Newman, Sarah Noreen, Judith Nulty, Heather O’Hara, Dennis O’Neill, Margaret Adams Parker, Beverley Ress, Gretchen Schermerhorn, Elzbieta Sikorska, Terry Svat, Helga Thomson, Vicky Vogl, Ellen Winkler, Max Karl Winkler, Clare Winslow



Further Outside the Margin: A Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Retrospective
Takoma Park Community Center
On view: November 6 – December 11, 2014

This book arts retrospective showcases works by current and former Pyramid Atlantic Art Center (PAAC) resident artists, artistic staff, and instructors. The featured artists—printers, papermakers, binders, poets, photographers and writers—created books that range from intricately crafted sculptural books, to one-of-kind installations, and redefine the notion of book form and content.

For over 30 years, PAAC has been committed to artists working in the field of Book Arts. Located in the Arts and Entertainment district of Silver Spring, PAAC  leads and inspires the community through art education, artist development, and cultural excellence.  A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, PAAC is dedicated to delivering engaging exhibitions and diverse educational programs.


Takoma Park Community Center