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Reflecting Back to the Future

40th Anniversary Exhibition

Curated by Helen Frederick
September 18–November 14, 2021

Free and open to the public, online and in-person

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Beginning on September 17, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an exhibition, Reflecting Back to the Future, featuring treasured archives by many significant artists, curated by Pyramid’s Founder Helen C. Frederick.

The works are part of a collection resulting from a printmaking and publishing residency that Pyramid operated from 1981–2007. Many of the prints have been in storage for decades, remaining unseen by the world at-large. Most of the works in the exhibition will be for sale, with proceeds going to Pyramid Atlantic Art Center’s Next 40 Fund. Forty artists will have work featured in the exhibition in the newly named Helen C. Frederick Gallery, while the rest of the collection will be available for viewing online.

Featured Artists: Ken Aptekar, Maria Barbosa, William Christenberry, Y. David Chung, Jan Cincera, Jerry Clapsaddle, Buck Downs, Bill Dunlap, Patricia Tobacco Forrester, Ke Francis, Susan J. Goldman, Lonnie Graham, Tom Green, Michael Gross, Ellen Hill, Shireen Holman, Rick Hungerford, Shoichi Ida, Teresa Jaynes, Bridget Sue Lambert, Hung Liu, Kevin MacDonald, Despina Meimaroglou, Larry Mullins, Tom Nakashima, Alice Notley, Naomi Shihab Nye, Jiro Okura, Michael B. Platt, Phyllis Plattner, Kenneth Polinskie, Margaret Prentice, Andrew Raftery, Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Miriam Schapiro, Joyce J. Scott, May Swenson, Yuriko Yamaguchi.

Exhibition Gallery

Now on view in the Helen C. Frederick Gallery at Pyramid Atlantic

Payment installment plans are available with a deposit of 25%.

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