OPEN CALL: MINI PRINTS BERLIN 2018

Deadline: September 1st 2018

All professional artists are invited to participate in our Open Call Mini-Prints. The exhibition is a newly established exhibition and will become a recurrent event arranged by Galleri Heike Arndt DK in Berlin. By participating in this print exhibition, you are given the opportunity to exhibit your work at our gallery. All multiple printmaking techniques are welcome, Size of the print (including signature): 30 cm x 30 cm (max), Size of paper: 40 cm x 40 cm (max), Each artist can submit 6 prints max. There is no submission fee.

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2018 PACIFIC STATES BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN PRINT EXHIBITION

Deadline : August 18,2018

The Pacific States Biennial National juried printmaking exhibition was established by the Art Department Print Studio at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo in 1982 and is now the Pacific States Biennial North American. The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years or older presently residing anywhere on the North American continent, its islands, and outlying US territories. This premier Hawaiʻi biennial exhibition is hosted in conjunction with the Campus Center Gallery with support from the Student Activities Council and the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center.

Fee: $35

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THE PRINT CENTER - 93RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Deadline: June 12, 2018, 11:59pm (EST)

The Print Center is very pleased to announce the 93rd ANNUAL International Competition juried by José Diaz and Lisa Sutcliffe

The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter.

 

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Fee: $45

THE HAND MAGAZINE: CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline: May 31st 2018

 

The Hand Magazine is an international journal featuring photography and printmaking. Printing any photographic or printed process including collage, mixed media, and all methods of printmaking. Digital prints are also excepted, but tend not to print "straight" images. They are interested in things that are hand-printed, manipulated, or directed by the artist. The submission fee includes a copy of the magazine and submission of up to five images. Subscribers can submit for no additional charge. The call is open to all artists over 18 all over the world. 

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WPG - 21ST ANNUAL NATIONAL SMALL WORK EXHIBITION

Deadline: 31st May 2018

Washington Printmakers Gallery presents it's annual printmaking contest, winning pieces will be selected by the competition juror and will be on exhibit from the 2nd to 26th of August 2018. Original pulled prints, digital prints, photography and 3-dimensional works including book arts, with a print components that are 100 square inches or less and a frame size of 256 square inches or less. 3D work is limited to 250 cubic inches. The Grand Prize is a 2019 Solo Exhibition at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Georgetown sponsored by the Washington Print Foundation. Other prizes will be awarded.

Fee: $35

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Second State Press CRE Fellowship

Second State Press is pleased to offer the CRE Fellowship to the printmaking community, sponsored by Master Printer Cindi Royce Ettinger.  Each summer the studio will host an artist whose work demonstrates an uncommon grasp of the printmaking medium and an energetic approach that will likely influence future printmakers.

The candidate chosen to receive the fellowship will be granted 24 hour access to the Second State Press facility for the one month during the summer*, two flat file drawers in which to store paper and supplies, a modest stipend, and all critical feedback that membership in a communal print shop like SSP provides.  It is requested that two prints from an edition generated during the month be donated to permanent collections belonging to C.R. Ettinger Studio and Second State Press.

*The selected artist may choose any 30 consecutive days to use their scholarship between June 1st and August 31st.

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BIG INK

Deadline: May 14th 2018

BIG INK is pleased to partner with Whiteaker Printmakers for a large woodcut printing extravaganza on July 21st and 22nd. BIG INK will be utilizing Whiteaker's giant Ray Trayle etching press to pull prints. Images must be at least 24” x 36” in dimension but not larger than 40” x 84” in dimension. A drawing, digital graphic, altered photography, collage, sketch, painting or print are acceptable examples to include with your proposal. Images must be solely created by the applicant. If accepted, artists will have two months prior to the event to carve their image into a piece of plywood. Entry is free; accepted artists pay $295 to participate. This fee covers all consumable materials including paper, ink, cleaning supplies, equipment usage and professional photography of the finished work.

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THE SHED OPEN CALL: A SHOWCASE FOR LOCAL EMERGING ARTISTS

Deadline: May 4th 2018

Open Call is a commissioning program for early-career artists in all artistic mediums (including performing arts, film, literary arts, visual arts, music, and design) who live and/or work in NYC to create and present new work at The Shed to audiences free of charge. Opening in spring 2019 where the High Line meets Hudson Yards on Manhattan's west side, The Shed is New York’s first arts center dedicated to supporting artistic invention and commissioning new work across the performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture, with an adaptable building able to realize artists' most ambitious ideas. For application-specific inquiries please contact, opencall@theshed.org

Commission Fee: $7,000 - $15,000

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OPEN CALL - PRINTMAKING RESIDENCIES AT THE ART PRINT RESIDENCE

Deadline: Ongoing

Art Print Residence is a professional Printmaking Studio in Arenys de Munt, Barcelona, Spain specializing in intaglio and other printmaking methods. The Art Print Residence provides accommodation for printmakers and other visual artists, writers and poets while they research and create their work at the studio. The rural setting provides a quiet space for you to live and work. You’ll have the freedom to create your own work or participate in a variety of courses and seminars. The residency provides housing, workspace and a printmaking studio totally equipped for all kinds of printmaking techniques. 

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NEO: PROOF PRINT EXHIBITION/EXCHANGE 2018

April 15th 2018

neo: are very pleased to announce their forthcoming, international Proof Print Exhibition/Exchange 2018. The exhibition intends to raise awareness of new trends and directions in contemporary printmaking, from the traditional to the digital, by showcasing excellence and innovation. 300 contemporary visual artists will be selected to take part in the exhibition, with a £15 hanging fee. 30 artists will be further selected for the ultimate Proof Print Exchange 2018. The  free online submission is open to all artists worldwide, over the age of 18. You are invited to submit a 30 x 30cm artist proof across the full range of printmaking techniques, which can be later made into an edition of 35.

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INTERNATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION: FACES

Deadline: April 15th 2018

This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn. This exhibit will explore the new ways that artists are representing the character, disposition, and complexity of human faces. Reflecting the ambitious, innovative and contemporary in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and photography today. This call for submission is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. Media Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 12 

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Entry Fee (Faces): $35.00
Media Fee (per sample over minimum): $10.00

7TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SHOW: INK

Deadline: 9th April 2018

Technique, skill and originality of style will be the main considerations for the entries accepted into this exhibit to be held at East End Arts on the East End of Long Island, NY. All ink media will be excepted, including ballpoint, fountain pen, printmaking, Sharpie, India, Tattoo—any and every ink media except - desktop printer ink. Minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 JPEGS may be submitted online, for the same entry fee.

AWARDS: ‘Best in Show’ winner will receive a seven-day stay in East End Arts’ Artist Residence near Hamptons’ museums and galleries, plus $1,000 and inclusion in a group show at Ille Arts Gallery in Amagansett NY. Winner will also receive 100 postcards announcing the show featuring her/his artwork.

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Fee: $50

ALTA RESIDENCY

Deadline: 8th April 2018

The alta residency consists of a collaboration with alta Master Printer and the Lower East Side Printshop to produce 4 Elegraph editions of 15 prints and 2 artist proofs each. The editions will be part of a 4-week rotating exhibition, featuring 4-6 artists in New York City in November 2018. alta will cover the production costs for the edition, marketing, and exhibition costs. The residency will start in May 2018 and must be completed by August 2018.

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FLAT FILE: WORKS ON PAPER

Deadline: 4th April 2018

Flat File is a new gallery project opening this summer in Montclair, NJ with a focus of art on paper. Flat File is looking for a range of work including collage, photography, painting, drawing and printmaking. Flat File's Mission is to present contemporary and original works on paper from emerging and mid-career artists, provide a venue and context for artwork and buyers to connect  There is no fee to submit work.

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ON PAPER INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING AWARD 2018 - CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline: April 1st 2018

On Paper presents its annual printmaking contest to promote the art of printmaking and the connection between printmakers around the world. Each artist can submit one piece of work on a paper size of 11x17in. The print size can be anything within the size of the paper. The work must have been made using any traditional printmaking techniques. Artists are encouraged to use non-toxic techniques. Digital prints (prints made with a printer) are not accepted. However, digital processes can be used to elaborate prints that are traditionally printed.The work must be relatively new and completed in the last couple of years.

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Fee: $30

1st prize: $1170
2nd prize: $350
3rd prize: 100 sheets of Awagami editioning paper

PRINTMAKING (RISOGRAPH) SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

Deadline: March 31st 2018

treat gallery is pleased to announce a collaboration with Authorized to Work in the US. The juried competition will cover expenses for one artist to participate in a monthly risograph subscription for 6 months (April - September 2018.) Jurors Cem Koçyıldırım and Sherri Littlefield will select the scholarship recipient. Every month, the accepted artist will get 1-2 color prints of their work in a limited edition of 50.  

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Fee: $10

MANHATTAN GRAPHICS CENTER - CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline: March 22nd, 2018

MGC, in partnership with Safe Horizon, invites MGC members to submit work to Stop! Violence Against Women - a print exhibit aimed to protest against violence and raise funds for this city-wide organization. All fine-art printmaking, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, screen print, monotype, collagraph, paper litho, and mixed media may be utilized. Computer generated art is eligible if it incorporates other methods of hand-pulled printing.

 

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SUPERFINE! - The Fair

Deadline: March 20th, 2017

*Applications open on August 15th, 2017 and close on March 20th, 2018. However, placements tend to fill up very quickly so we recommend applying early

Sixty-one solo artists and collectives come together with ten hand-picked gallery programs for a dynamic four day long collector-driven fair focused on presenting the freshest in NYC and global contemporary art. The fair leverages an accessible pricing model (all artwork under $10,000 / 70% under $5,000) to create brisk and sustainable artwork sales for all levels of exhibitors among new and established collectors.

 

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Fee: $40

THE CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING - CALL FOR ENTRIES

Deadline: March 10th, 2018

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking’s Footprint International Competition 2018, is an opportunity for the presentation of current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking within the bounds of the one square foot (12” x 12”) configuration. Within these precise limits, artists must confront a space and create visual order and formal structure.

Prizes and Awards: $1,000 in cash prizes and purchase awards will be awarded!

 

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Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder- Residency

Deadline: March 1st

24-hour shared studio access, $1,000 stipend, storage space, basic supplies (newsprint, blotters, solvents, cleaners), one free class in printmaking and consultations with Master Printers, 20% discount on all Printshop classes, free career development workshops, inclusion in the Printshop’s permanent collection.

Application Guidelines: http://www.printshop.org/keyholder-residencies/keyholder-residency-program-application-guidelines/

Application: http://www.printshop.org/keyholder-residencies/application-form/