Monday, June 8, 2009

Beautiful Losers this Thursday. Tickets on Sale Now.

This Thursday, June 11, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is celebrating the creative spirit and the DC area's dynamic contemporary artists with the Washington, DC film premiere of Beautiful Losers at 7:00 p.m. at the historic American Film Institute Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.

The fundraiser will include a silent art auction featuring the work of some of the most exciting contemporary artists around including Pulitzer Prize winner Art Spiegelman, William T. Wiley, William Christenberry, Hung Lui, Joyce Scott, Ken Aptekar, Benito Huerta, Ann Crain, John Shipman, Michael Gross, Cynthia Connolly, Mary Heiss, Iona Rozeal Brown, Michael Murphy, Kelly Towles, Christopher Lavoie, Lisa Marie Thalhammer, Decoy, Jonny Bess/Monk, Aniekan, Rebecca Katz, Ellen Hill, Ken Ashton, Graham Boyle, Imani K. Brown, Tim Conlon, Kathryn Cornelius, Anna U Davis, Dana Ellyn, James Huckenphaler, Bridget Sue Lambert, Jake Muirhead, Greg Oram, Cory Orbendorfer, RVLTN, Franc Rosario, Matt Sesow, Beatrice Valdes Paz, Anita Walsh, Trevor Young, Michael Clements, Kristine Bilonick.

In addition, Pyramid Atlantic is proud to announce a first time collaborative effort with Irvine Contemporary that will feature a special limited edition print of the work of notable street-artist Gaia, printed by Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center and published by Irvine Contemporary. This special print will be part of the silent art auction.

Honorary guets include Delegates Sheila Hixson and Heather Mizeur and State Senator Jamie Raskin, County Councilmember Valerie Ervin and art collector, Dr. Michael Pollack. The screening is the focal point of the annual fundraiser, which includes a question and answer session with special guests Dr. Martin Irvine and Roger Gastman, followed by the silent art auction and reception.

Attendees will also have a chance to drive away in a brand new Honda Civic Hybrid by simply purchasing a raffle ticket along their event ticket. Sorry, raffle tickets can not be purchased separately.

Individual Ticket: $50
VIP Ticket: (includes VIP pre-reception) $125

Tickets include admission to the Screening, Silent Art Auction and Reception. VIP Tickets include a pre-reception with our special guests, a private gallery viewing and complimentary wine and light appetizers.

To purchase tickets, visit

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