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Last Chance! See Pinball Exhibit at Wildcard in Lawrenceville

August 15, 2011 5:55 AM

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(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wildcard)

(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wildcard)

By Rick Byerly

quickdraw wildcard Last Chance! See Pinball Exhibit at Wildcard in Lawrenceville

(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Wildcard)

Eight local artists have contributed to Insert Coin to Play, an exciting pinball art exhibit which is on display through August 21st (last chance, so catch it now!) at Wildcard
in Lawrenceville.

WildCard

4209 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201-3132
(412) 224-2651
Open Tue-Wed,Fri-Sat 11am-7pm; Thu 11am-9pm; Sun 12pm-6pm
Website http://wildcardpgh.com

Wildcard, a store which features cards, paper, crafts, jewelry and original art, held a competition for a Lawrenceville-themed custom pinball machine and the winner’s design, local artist Andy Scott, is part of this exhibit.

cryssstephens wildcard Last Chance! See Pinball Exhibit at Wildcard in Lawrenceville

(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Cryss Stephens)

Insert Coin To Play also includes original work from seven other artists and vintage backplates on loan from the Professional and Amateur Pinball Association (PAPA).

The exhibit was designed to coincide with the PAPA World Championships which occurred this year from August 11 through August 14 at its annual location in Scott Township.

In addition to contest winner Andy Scott, the exhibit features original work from local artists Dan Burfield , Cryss Stephens, Elizabeth Klevens, Doug Cooper, Rafael Colon, along with Brian Holderman, and Mike Budai. Both Holderman and Budai have been exhibited at The Andy Warhol Museum.

brianholderman wildcard Last Chance! See Pinball Exhibit at Wildcard in Lawrenceville

(Photo Credit: Courtesy of Brian Holderman)

Wildcard is located at 4209 Butler Street in an aesthetically pleasing building over 125 years old. It opened in the Fall of 2009 and has been attracting many people from throughout the area offering locally made cards, paper, purses, jewelry as well as holding regular exhibits of original visual art.

Insert Coin To Play will entertain the viewer on many levels as well as showcase local artwork and crafts.

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