Opening Reception

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center @ 4318 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD 20781

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Southern Fried Woodcuts is an exhibition of large, colorful woodcuts by Sean Starwars, who is a member of the legendary Outlaw Printmakers.

SOUTHERN FRIED WOODCUTS opens Friday, April 20 with a reception from 6-9 pm at Pyramid Atlantic (4318 Gallatin Street) that will proudly serve Mountain Dew at the artist s request. The exhibition runs through June 2 with Gallery Hours of 10 am 6 pm Tuesday Saturday and 12 5 pm Sunday. More at or 301-608-9101.

Mississippi-based Printmaker and professional Mountain Dew drinker Sean Starwars exhibits over 200 of his famous/ infamous woodblock prints. His distinctive style and prolific work have rendered him one of the top contemporary printmakers in the U.S. Starwars will be exhibiting brand new prints alongside some that date back 15 years. His energy-charged, caffeine-induced, aggressive approach to printmaking embraces bold colors, strong images, and a good bit of satire.

Founded in 1981, Pyramid is a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary art center specializing in printmaking, papermaking, and book arts. Its 13,000 square foot facility, located in Hyattsville s Gateway Arts District, features a papermaking studio, print shop, letterpress studio, bindery, and darkroom that are available to individual artists in a cooperative setting. Pyramid is also home to 18 private art studios and a gallery. Its programs include adult classes for all experience levels, residencies, and off-site demonstrations and classes for schools and other arts organizations.

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