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The Contemporary Print


Type: Exhibition Opportunities [View all]
Posted by: PrintAustin
Deadline: Wed, November 1st, 2017

PrintAustin invites you to enter our 5th annual juried international exhibition “ The Contemporary Print” to be held at O2 Gallery at Flatbed Press Headquarters during PrintAustin 2018. 

 

The Contemporary Print exhibition is a survey of the traditions and the innovations of contemporary printmaking happening today. While non-traditional or digital output is accepted as a print element, submissions must utilize traditional print media as their primary technique including: Lithography, Relief, Intaglio, Silkscreen, Photo Polymer Plate and Monotype. Solely Digital and Photographic Prints are not eligible but feel free to contact us with any questions

Organizer: PRINTAUSTIN Collective

Venue: The Contemporary Print held at O2 Space @ Flatbed Press Headquarters Austin, Texas 
January 20 –February 17, 2018
Opening Reception: January 20, 6-8pm

JUROR: This is the first time The Contemporary Print will be accepting international artists and we are excited to have our first juror from the United Kingdom. Dr. Paul Laidler is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) and Senior Lecturer in BA Illustration / MA Multidisciplinary Printmaking, University of the West England, Bristol, United Kingdom. The main focus of Paul’s academic activities stems from the close relationships that exist between technology, ideas and making in the graphic arts – particularly in the area of digitally-mediated print and its many offshoots. He contributes to critical discourse in print as a curator and arts writer, and is an associate editor for the Intellect Journal ‘Drawing Research Theory and Practice’. His research explores the impact of digital technology within the field of fine art printmaking, focusing on the advantages of using the traditional collaborative print studio model when generating and realising physical artefacts in the digital age. Over the years Paul has worked on print projects for artists such as Richard Hamilton, Lesley Dill, Joe Tilson, Gordon Cheung and Stanley Donwood.    

 

AWARDS
PRINTAUSTIN Award: $500         

GAMBLIN Award: $200 + $200 Gift Certificate Courtesy of Gamblin Artists Colors           

The Awagami Paper Award: $100 +will consist of $250.00 (50 sheets) of  "Awagami Editioning" Japanese washi paper.

Dick Blick Award: $150 Gift Certificate courtesy of Dick Blick

ELIGIBILITY: Open to International artists 18 years or older. Any 2-D or 3-D work including ceramics, sculpture, mixed media and artists’ books that uses printmaking as the sole or major technique in its execution. Work cannot exceed 72 inches in any direction. 

Apply through CAFE ART online system by November 1: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4668



Posted on Wed, October 4th, 2017
Expires on Wed, November 1st, 2017

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