Category: what’s in store

Springtime faves in the Gallery & Shop:

A quick roundup here of some fave items in the shop and gallery..just in time for Spring!

Bunny painting by Elizabeth Graeber. Watercolor and ink on masonite,6x6 in. $80

'Bracelet & Art' by Becca Kallem, beaded bracelet and original watercolor on arches (set) $38

limited edition C-prints by Jimmy Miracle (from our current exhibition 'Jimmy Miracle: Ordinary Glory')

'Wounded City' - a Jamal Hardy reader- collection of essays, poems and drawings. a must read! just read the entire issue on a slow day yesterday. brilliant. $10

hand-printed mermaids tee by Bookish Lady, $20

the latest issue of Headmaster is here! (issue #3) Beautifully printed limited edition of 1000, with a focus on gay art and culture. We have 5 copies here ($20)

turquoise and gold-chain 'pyramid' earrings by Brooke Seidelmann, dangly & light-weight! $18

Last day of Trash Cat Collective Sat 2/25- swap your hearts out!

SAT. Feb 25th 1-5pm

Join us for the last day of Trash Cat Collective collaboration with Pleasant Plains Workshop. We will be having a blow out Swap-O-Rama sale. You can bring UP TO FIVE seasonal vintage or current trend pieces to swap for up to five pieces currently in our store..Barter-style! we will look through your items and give you a voucher for the number of pieces you can take away based on how many we want to keep for the shop.. you can of course also purchase additional items at the ticketed price when you’re done swappin…

You do not need to bring swap’ables to come by and enjoy the festivities
Treats and bubbly will be served!!

Meet the Trashkittens on Refinery29:

We’ve had a blast working with the Trash Cat Collective this month. Each one of them brings their own stylings to the shop. Learn more about how they started working together and what each of them are on the hunt for at thrift stores here in this article by Frances Kupersmith on Refinery29 (click image to read article)>>

A few of our favorite things…

There are SO many awesome items in our current Present Day exhibition..this might be the first of a few posts, but here, in no particular order, are a few of our favorite things!

'Excelsior' messenger bag by Highway to Hill $40

original painting by John Grunwell $85

postcard 'grab bags' by photographer, Cynthia Connolly $15 (for 15 postcards)

original paintings by Becca Kallem $55

wheat paste zine including recipe and poster by Keli Anaya $5

'Duckyfin' plushie by Megan Blafas $40

assorted screen printed totes by Elizabeth Graeber $10

What’s in store: August roundup:

Here is a list of fave items we have in stock right now!

From our current exhibition, ‘Greetings From Paradise’ by Annie Albagli,

4 x 6 inch unique drawing/prints ($50/each, over 50 to choose from!)

Also from our current exhibition by Annie Albagli, this unique screen print from the

[Pyramid] Full Rotation series (2011),

22 x 30 inches on Arches paper ($450)

hand printed ‘Dr Ishiguros’ shirt by Kristina Bilonick ($20)




from the ‘preloved’ section of the shop, awesome tiger printed knit top (above) size M ($5) rarr!

and cute grey lace mini (below) size M ($5) meow!


Limited edition book ‘An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails’ by Orr Stuhl and Elizabeth Graeber ($20)


Hot off the press! (literally) the new Washington Project for the Arts 2011-2012 Artist Directory

Featuring work and contact info for over 400 DC, MD, and VA artists. A beutiful book and great resource for artists and curators! ($10)

Limited ed. dvd by Kristina Bilonick and Carolina Mayorga, ‘The Latin / American Diet’ 2011, video, 7:30 min, ($150 each, edition of 10)

New cards are IN!!!! we’ve recently restocked our supply of cards from Ana’s World (local artist) including cards featuring the likenesses of Marion Barry, Bill Cosby, Mohammed Ali, Dr. Martin Luther King, Shirley Chisolm and more!! ($5/each)

Shop hours: Fridays 2-7pm and Saturdays 1-6pm (and by appointment)

Window shopping from afar? we can ship to anywhere in the continental US. email: pleasantplainsworkshop@gmail.com to place an order (checks, paypal and credit cards accepted)

What’s in store: weekly picks!

Here is another roundup of hot items we have for sale in our gallery and shop. Enjoy!

The Beast as I Remember it by Joshua Dihle, oil on panel, 12 x 9 in, $200


Luchador vs Wolf, by Evan Keeling, Gouache on board, 8 x13, $100

assorted greeting cards featuring portraits of important women in history by Ana’s World, $5/each
zebra printed vintage tie, $15

They Hunger by Pia Blumenthal, acrylic and ink on paper, 14 x 12 in, $100

We’re a Happy Family, 3 life sized monsters constructed and covered in screen printed papers by Anthony Dihle
take them home with you for $750! (printed paper covered chairs included)

screen printed ‘magician and zebra’ tank by Kristina Bilonick, $20
vintage beaded heart earrings, $3

what’s in store: a weekly post of shop items

here are some of the goodies we have in stock right now in the shop. Our hours are 2-7pm on Fridays and 1-6pm on Saturdays. Before you head out, here’s a sneak peek!…

‘Quail’ screen print by Elizabeth Greaber $12

original drawing by Elizabeth Graeber $45

vintage plaid/ruffle shirt size M/L $7


Elizabeth Greaber’s Coloring book of people $10

plaid dress by ‘free people’ size 6 $10

object d’art, ‘vintage corn flakes box’ by Kristina Bilonick $75

hand printed woodblock ‘black cat’ notecards by Anthony Dihle $4

‘rarr!’ panther print by Elizabeth Graeber $12

assorted screen printed vintage ties by Kristina Bilonick $15

super-glam vintage feather lined nylon coverlett (looks hot with a tank top and jeans!) $15 SOLD!

recycled materials bag by ‘conserve’ $15 SOLD!

Don’t live in DC? we can take online orders and ship anywhere in the US. Email: pleasantplainsworkshop@gmail.com to place an order!