Dear PS1 blog reader,

We are writing you because you have had a significant impact on PS1 in the past year, whether by donating your time, your effort, your art, your presence, or simply your unfailing support. No matter what it has been, we would not be where we are today without you, which is why we are approaching you (as a member of our tight-knit yet extended community) to humbly request a donation of art, objects, services, etc. for our fundraising auction in January.

We will be accepting items by mail 805 E. Washington St. (c/o Eric Asboe) until Jan 15th (or so) and in person at Public Space One, Jan 17-21 from 10 AM-2PM each day. Like last year, we will be working out a deal with a local frame shop to offer a discount for auction winners, so framing your artwork before donating it to us is not necessary. All participants will be promoted through the PS1 website and also receive a postcard of the show signifying their presence in it and support for our cause.

Whether you are able to donate anything at this time, we hope you will consider coming to the auction and the events surrounding it Jan 21-28. Also, donating your time throughout the coming year to any PS1 endeavor is an equally honorable gesture and we always welcome more people getting involved in our space and the arts community.

Thank you for your help in the past. We look forward to working with you again in the future. And in case you were worried about your hard work being auctioned for a fancy beach vacation, we will be sending along information about how the fundraiser money was spent in the past year, and what we plan to do with it this year, soon.

Any further questions can be directed to


Come warm up and spread the cheer with F@S Gingerbread Town. We will have all the supplies. You bring your architecture dreams and snowy spirits.

Sunday, December 12
805 E. Washington St.
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For those who want a winter town:

and those who still wish it was summer








Come help build a Gingerbread Town.


December 2, 2010

Right now we have a great, but quick exhibition in our space by Seashia Vang, Brendan Wells, and Peter Tomka (see last post). This Saturday (Dec 4) the closing reception will take place from 7-9 PM with a special performance piece by Seashia Vang at 8:30.

Next week we have a Tuesday evening performance in the space. Local artist Tyler Luetkehans presents an experience of the 5th Dimension in our performance space. This event starts at 7 PM on the 7th.

We will have a quick turn around and get into our December show with Iowa native (now a Brooklyn based artist) Kristi Sword. Kristi donated a piece of work to our fundraiser last January and we liked it so much we asked her to do a show. She will be on hand for the opening of her exhibition “Time Sensitive Materials” on Friday, December 10th from 5:30-7:30. Please stop by and support this visiting artist.

Kristi Sword, survey reflection, 6" x 6", painters tape, copper dust, 2010