Brooklyn 'Freedom of the Presses' Open Call

Deadline: October 21, 2018

Freedom of the Presses is a brief survey exhibition of artists’ books, creative publications, and prints used by artists to further community engagement and social justice projects. This exhibition celebrates and expands upon the release of Booklyn’s newest trade publication “Freedom of the Presses: Artists’ Books in the 21st Century.” Freedom of the Presses provides perspectives on how to deconstruct colonial and contemporary constraints on the concept, content, design, production and distribution of artists’ books and activist publications along with models of how to reimagine artists’ bookmaking as a socially engaged practice. This exhibition brings together artworks published in the book alongside works introduced to the organization through this open call.

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Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers: Recent Printmaking Graduate Membership

Deadline: October 17, 2018

The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) is offering Associate Membership plus £1000 from the Gwen May Trust to two recent printmaking graduates. Two-year membership of the RE will commence in January 2019 and is open to 2018 printmaking graduates.

For more information, visit their website.

Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Manhattan Graphics Center offers 11 scholarships each year for artists who want to participate at the printmaking studio but can't afford the fees. Any artist who has not previously worked at MGC (i.e. taken a class, taught a class, or purchased open workshop time) is eligible to apply; printmaking experience is not required.

The Spring Term 2019 (January - April) Scholarship is awarded for the duration of one term or 15 weeks. During that time, recipients have unlimited access to the studio during our hours of operation, as long as a class is not taking place in the area in which you wish to work. Scholarship recipients will also be able to choose between taking 1 long course (our semester-long classes in etching, lithography, silkscreen, and Japanese woodblock) or 2 short classes (which change each term). Scholarship recipients will receive storage space and will be reimbursed for supplies up to $125. Receipts must be submitted to receive the stipend. Scholarship recipients will also receive a membership to MGC, which is good for 1 year. 

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Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Manhattan Graphics Center offers 11 scholarships each year for artists who want to participate at the printmaking studio but can't afford the fees. Any artist who has not previously worked at MGC (i.e. taken a class, taught a class, or purchased open workshop time) is eligible to apply; printmaking experience is not required.

For more information, visit their website.


Printmaking Today Printmaking Publishing Opportunity

Deadline: October 14, 2018

Leading printmaking journal Printmaking Today welcomes submissions from current students and recent graduate artists for a feature on new work in print to accompany the Winter issue, with its focus on education. This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and share your ideas and projects with the printmaking community and beyond. The successful submission will be awarded the Printmaking Today ‘State of the Art’ Prize and a one-page editorial feature in the magazine.

For more information, visit their website.

Zea Mays Printmaking Internship

Deadline: Rolling

We offer unpaid internships to printmakers who have recently graduated, upper level college students pursuing a degree in printmaking, or those who have completed a non-academic course of study in printmaking.  

The primary role of interns at Zea Mays Printmaking is to do technical research into safer printmaking practices.  The research is published on our website and has been presented at national conferences and one research project resulted in the manufacturing of a new product.  Interns also assist with workshops, providing an opportunity to see the work done at Zea Mays put into practice. The internships are custom designed to suit the needs of the studio and the intern and to further the intern artist’s education.

Fee: none

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Center for Contemporary Printmaking Internship

Deadline: Rolling

High school and college students have the opportunity to work for academic credit as a part of the Center’s Internship Program. The Center also accommodates recent college graduates looking for printmaking experience. Students and graduates with an art or printmaking background are preferred, and other backgrounds will be considered.

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Manhattan Graphics Center PR/ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline: Accepting applications for Fall (September - December)\

Manhattan Graphics Center’s PR/Administrative Internship Program offers opportunities to take classes, meet printmakers and instructors, and get involved in the New York art community. This internship program is designed to be an educational experience in public relations and the daily operations of a non-profit fine art studio. 

  • Internships require a minimum of 10 hours per week.

  • All internships are unpaid.

  • All interns receive a one-year free membership and open workshop hours to use the studio (based on amount of hours worked).

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Call for Entries: Authentic Marks 2nd Annual International Miniature Printmaking Exhibition, 2018

Deadline: 

All practicing printmakers worldwide are invited to participate in Authentic Marks, an international open call for miniature prints. By participating in this printmaking exhibition, you are given the opportunity to show your work during Dubai Art Week, an annual event that brings art professionals together from around the world. Last year’s exhibition featured original printmaking works from 18 countries, live printing demonstrations, and a VIP opening reception. We plan to continue building on this success with even more offerings this year, including awards of excellence for selected works.

This international exhibition of fine art printmaking will be open for all local, national and international artists. Both professional and early career artists are encouraged to submit their original, hand-pulled artworks for this open themed art exhibition. The goal of this exhibition is to showcase each artist’s originality through their work. With the freedom to choose style, theme, technique and concept, artists all over the globe will continue to leave their “print” in the creative world.
ee: $30

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Megalo International Print Prize

Deadline: 23rd September 2018

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery are pleased to announce the first Megalo International Print Prize with an impressive $18500 in prize money.  Artists may enter up to 2 works. Selected work will be exhibited in the Megalo Gallery from 16th February – 6th April 2019.

FIRST PRIZE - $10,000
SECOND PRIZE - $5000
PEOPLE'S CHOICE - $1000
LERIDA ESTATE ACQUISITIVE PRIZE - $2500

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery has been at the forefront of Australian printmaking for almost 40 years. Based in Canberra, Australia, Megalo is a professional printmaking studio providing facilities in screen printing on paper and fabric, etching, lithography, and relief printing. The Megalo Gallery presents an active program of print based exhibitions across these mediums. 

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Aukland Print Studio | 9th Annual International Artist in Residence Programme

Annual Application Deadline: 30th September

Notification: 13th October

Auckland Print Studio is now accepting applications for its Annual International Artist-in-Residence programme.

About: Auckland Print Studio, founded in 2008, specialises in stone and photo-plate lithography and is located in Auckland, New Zealand. APS is equipped with a 30' x 50' Charles Brand lithography press and has an assortment of stones. APS is also capable of generating and printing photopositive lithography plates.

Residency Duration and Dates: 11th December 2018 - 29th January 2019 (approx. 7 weeks). Dates are flexible by a few days, but not before the 10th December.

International artists are invited to apply to Auckland Print Studio's International Artist-in-Residence program. The residency's aim is to collaboratively produce a suite of hand-printed lithographs. The editioned suite of prints will be split evenly between the artist and APS.

We are welcoming all artists to apply, regardless of printmaking experience.

Shared accommodation and all printmaking materials are included. Trips to some of New Zealand's famous west coast beaches are also an integral part of the residency!

Expenses and resources covered by APS
• Shared accommodation
• Project materials such as paper, ink, plates, etc.
• Studio hire and press rental
• collaborative printer or assistant

Expenses covered by artist
• Travel
• Food

Contact: aucklandprintstudio@gmail.com or +6421 081 77611

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HOSPITALFIELD | Print Places on the Interdisciplinary Residencies 2019

Residency Period 11 – 24 March 2019

Residency Period 3 – 17 May 2019

Residency Period 19 August – 1 September 2019

Residency Period 4 – 17 November 2019

Application Deadline: Monday 12 November 2018, midnight

Eligibility: International and UK-based artists and designers who are experienced printmakers. Solo use of the Kinpurnie Print Studio to complete a design, publishing or fine art project or to experiment with new ideas. Also open to collaborative duos.

Cost: £630 for a two week full board residency

Selectors: Fleur Darkin, Artistic Director of Scottish Dance Theatre, and Ainslie Roddick, Curator at the Centre for Contemporary Art in Glasgow

This series of specialist Printmaking Residency places fit within the Interdisciplinary Residency programme which is a highly international part of Hospitalfield’s programme, open to those working across the arts who recognise that they require some time to focus on the development of their work. For individuals or collaborative groups it can be a test bed for developing their practice and a scenario to concentrate on a specific project.

The Kinpurnie Print Studio is set up for safe etching and monoprinting. Please read the info available online about the facilities so that you can work out if it will be a suitable situation for you and your projects. Please contact Hospitalfield if you would like to know more about the print studio. (http://hospitalfield.org.uk/residencies/facilities/)

There’s more information about the Interdisciplinary Residency and on the other residency and facilities pages on the website. For further queries, please contact: programme@hospitalfield.org.uk or call 01241 656124.

Frans Masereel Centre | Call for Application: Print Residency

Deadline for applications: October 1, 2018

Period: March 4th - October 27th 2019

As a print media labo Frans Masereel Centre wants to stimulate new graphic practices in contemporary arts. The focus in the labo lies on development, creation and production. The Centre provides both a working  space and residencies to artists, designers and critics. You can work with intaglio, relief printing, screenprint, lithography, digital techniques and more... or you can investigate the relationship of graphic techniques with other visual arts.

FMC also offers a digital studio with scanners, printers, a large-scale printer, a digital stencil machine, a laser cutter and a riso machine. These workshops are led by experts in printing techniques and typography. Staff members will be present to assist and help you with any technical questions.

We offer a variety of residencies, which vary  in production, cost and duration. During the general residency (6 weeks) you can realize a print project that matches your personal oeuvre. If you aim to research the graphic medium, you can apply for the research residency (6 weeks). Critics, artists or theoreticians can write a critical text on a print related topic during the essay residency (4 till 6 weeks).

Application forms will be published on online

Tamarind Institute | 2019 Call for Artist Proposals

Collaborations with Tamarind Student Printers

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Tamarind Institute invites applications from artists working in all media to propose a project with its skilled student printers. During the spring semester, four artists will be selected to participate in two-week residencies in the workshop, each working with a team of two student printers under the close supervision of a Tamarind Master Printer. The invited artists will explore the lithographic medium and collaborative printmaking, with daily proofing and consultation with a team of printers. Each artist is invited to make two editions using standard lithographic drawing materials and processes.

At the completion of the two-week residency the artist will sign off on a trial proof, and the printing of the edition will take place after the artist leaves. The editions will be completed by the end of May 2019, at which time the artist will receive all of the prints and proofs for signing. With the exception of one record impression for the Tamarind archive and one printer’s proof retained by the printer, all of the prints will be the property of the artist. Editions will be packed by Tamarind and shipped at the artist’s expense (utilizing the University FedEx rate).

No previous experience in printmaking necessary. We welcome proposals from artists in all media.

More information can be found on the Tamarind Institute website.

The International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory: Seaside Residency Program

Deadline: Rolling Admissions. Applications accepted anytime.

The International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory overlooks the Black Sea in the charming, coastal town of Mangalia, Romania. The program hosts international scholars, professionals, and students who are interested in art theory, art history, and art making in order to foster critical dialogue, professional networking, and a focused studio practice for participants. At the conclusion of the residency, artists have the opportunity to exhibit their work to the public in IICAT's gallery space.
Residencies can be scheduled in 2-week increments year round but accommodations can be made if a shorter or longer stay better suits your needs.  Residents will have access to: 24/7 shared studio space with great natural light and ocean views, wifi, room and board, light meals, Laundry facilities, Travel costs are NOT funded. 

Fee:$15

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Call for Entries: The Ink Shop 20th Mini Print Exhibition

Deadline: 7th September 2018

The 20th Mini Print International is a juried exhibition of prints no larger than 4”x4”. A maximum of Four (4) original prints in any traditional or contemporary graphic process, including computer generated prints, will be accepted. Photographs are not admitted unless they are computer manipulated. Cash prizes of $500, $250, $100 will be awarded to the top three artists, and 3 $50 honorable mentions.

The Exhibition has been held bi-annually since 1985 and was founded and directed by Bev McLean who saught to challenge artists and provide an affordable form in which international art could be brought together. The exhibitions have toured throughout the US and abroad. The Ink Shop was a host of the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th exhibits and is now organizing the 20th and following exhibits. 

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The 20th Mini Print International

Deadline: 9/7/18

The 20th Mini Print International is a juried exhibition of prints no larger than 4”x4”. A maximum of Four (4) original prints in any traditional or contemporary graphic process, including computer generated prints, will be accepted. Photographs are not admitted unless they are computer manipulated. 

The Exhibition has been held bi-annually since 1985 and was founded and directed by Bev McLean who sought to challenge artists and provide an affordable form in which international art could be brought together. The exhibitions have toured throughout the US and abroad. The Ink Shop was a host of the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th exhibits and is now organizing the 20th and following exhibits.

Fee: $35

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OPEN CALL | PUSHING THE PULL |

Deadline: September 1st 2018

SPF South Florida is pleased to announce an open call for submissions. Pushing the Pull is an exhibition which invites artists to submit works which push the boundaries of printmaking. Whether you roll it, carve it, scratch it, mask it, screen it, transfer it, multiply it or discover it; Pushing the Pull lays claim to the rich vitality of current printmakers. This exhibition will be open November 10 - December 22, 2018 in The Projects space located in FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale.  Submitted work must be relevant to Printmaking with an emphasis on experimental or non-traditional approaches which may include fiber arts, sculpture, ceramics, installation and beyond. All images should be digitally submitted through our application form. 

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Fee: $20 for 5 images.

The Print Center Internships

Deadline: August 24, 2018

The Print Center offers structured training in arts administration, curatorial work, gallery management and gallery sales to undergraduate and graduate students who, in turn, earn valuable college credit. Gallery Assistant Interns assist our small, team-oriented staff with day-to-day operations. Potential duties include: internet research, database entry and assistance with mailings, membership and donor relations, marketing and public relations. They learn fundamentals of fundraising, promotion and audience relations while assisting with daily organizational tasks and preparations for special events.

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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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