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Join us at the Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk


 

Join Us on Saturday, May 6th
for South Pasadena’s

 

Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk
Pop Up Gallery at Ellen’s Silkscreening

 

from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
1506 Mission Street, South Pasadena

 
We will be featuring the photography of our own operations manager Howard Norris.

In addition we will have readings and storytelling from two critically acclaimed authors Rick Leddy and Leslie Bilderback from 6 – 7pm.
 
For more information about the event visit
 
Eclectic Rocks

New Jersey Stone Sculptor Rocks Out with Ellens

 

 

Dan Saland of New Jersey, a licensed psychologist by profession, specializes in working with adolescents and families. As an existential-humanistic therapist, he finds parallels between psychology and sculpting stone. Handling a medium that is millions of years old, Dan’s approach is one of patience and humility. Similar to the human psyche, sculpting is a relational process of formation, development and becoming.

Dan also finds carving stone quite cathartic as the sculptural challenge leads to deep self-reflection and change. Not using any power tools and sticking with hammers, chisels and other hand tools, Dan appreciates the natural process that connects him to such an immense history of craftsmanship. He especially enjoys sharing his art and talking about the multiphasic practice as well as teaching.

Please visit www.dansaland.com to see his full collection.
 
Give Ellen’s a call today to find out about our multitude of fantastic wearables. 626-441-4415

The Last Bookstore


 

Visiting a Los Angeles Icon

Our sales rep Jan Pacursa is proud to share the results of his partnership with one of his clients, The Last Bookstore. Housed in an abandoned bank, It is one of the largest independent bookstores in the world.

Situated in the heart of the Historic Core neighborhood, the store is an institution of downtown Los Angeles. The Last Bookstore buys, sells, and trades books, graphic novels, and vinyl records; it hosts several public events each week, from book signings to open mike nights.

Ellen’s Silkscreening has been outfitting The Last Bookstore’s staff and filling its apparel shop with shirts and bags since 2014.

Senator Anthony Portantino's Team

We are Proud to Work with Senator Anthony Portantino’s Team

We worked with Senator Portantino and his staff to provide great apparel for Team Portantino, such as jackets, polo shirts and dress shirts.

They wear the apparel in the office and out in the field.

Senator Anthony Portantino is a well-respected community leader in the San Gabriel Valley.

Give us a call today 626-441-4415 to find out about our multitude of fantastic wearables.

Environmental Activist Berta Caceres

Remembering Environmental Activist Berta Caceres

We recently had the opportunity to print these beautiful bandannas and shirts celebrating the life and work of the incredibly brave Honduran environmental activist and indigenous leader Berta Caceres; the one year anniversary of her assassination was March 2nd.

The bandannas and shirts were commissioned by documentary film maker Sam Vinal.

A link to a short film Sam made about the ongoing political struggles in Honduras is below:

Berta Cáceres’ daughter, Bertita, talks about The Berta Cáceres Bill and repression in Honduras.

AbilityFirst

Join AbilityFirst on April 2nd at Universal Studios Backlot

This is our awesome customer Adam from AbilityFirst sporting his gorgeous t-shirts that we printed for AbilityFirst’s 2017 Stroll & Roll that supports kids & adults with disabilities.

Join AbilityFirst on April 2nd and stroll, roll, walk or run through the Universal Studios Backlot. Enjoy visits by the Despicable Me Minions and other characters, meet the LA Laker Girls, Jaclyn Smith of Charlie’s Angels fame, Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle) and Miss America Lee Meriwether (Catwoman!), and enjoy our expo with food trucks, carnival games, massages, and other great vendors. For more about the event visit STROLL & ROLL

AbilityFirst’s mission is to provide programs and services to help children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities realize their full potential throughout their lives. The agency is distinguished by: high-quality evidence-based services, exceptional leadership and management, longstanding experience and community roots, a comprehensive agency-wide strategic and financial planning process, and outcomes-based program evaluation with concrete measurable results. Our strategic plan concentrates resources in direct service programs, with major goals to: expand and strengthen our core programs; continue to diversify the agency’s revenue base; mitigate financial barriers to participation; and exemplify a culture of achievement. The results-driven management and programs at AbilityFirst are changing the lives of more than 2,000 individuals with disabilities every year.

A St. Patrick’s Day Greeting

May your thoughts be as glad as the shamrocks,
May your heart be as light as a song.
May each day bring you bright, happy hours,
That stay with you all the year long.
-Irish Proverb

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Ellen
and the staff at Ellen’s Silkscreening!

We are Proud to Serve Skid Row Running Club

We are so proud to be the printers of shirts for THE SKID ROW RUNNING CLUB!

Skid Row Running Club was founded by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Mitchell to provide a running program for the Skid Row Community of Los Angeles and to involve the larger community in supporting its participants in overcoming alcohol and drug abuse and achieving positive life goals.

Watch this Inspiring Video

Ellens Silkscreening is always ready to serve our community with experienced and personalized service.

Give us a call today 626-441-4415 for not only shirts, but other exciting promotional items as well!

Looted

“Looted”, An Amazing Story

Ellens printed this beautiful image on shirts for our customers David Crocker and Craig Gilmore.

The shirts are to commemorate the return of a painting they owned, by 17th century Dutch master Melchior Geldorp, to the National Museum, Warsaw.

They are sending them to Poland as a symbol of the pride they take in this restitution and in remembrance of the terrible acts committed during WWII.

Below is a link to the full story, published in the Los Angeles Times last December.

Read the LA Times Story

Click here for Video of Ellens Silkscreening Making the Shirts