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"Tiny World" Print Exhibition 2022

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We are now accepting submissions for our upcoming group exhibition

Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any printmaking medium. (mono print, mono type, woodcut, digital, mixed media etc).

Sri Lanka's rulers used terrorism to brutally and sexually torture journalists, artists, civil activists and unarmed people who opposed their work. Ranil directed terror through the "Battalanda" killing camps, the Rajapakse regime used its allies in the war in the north, used state power, stole people's wealth and terrorized the people by killing unarmed people. "Ranil-Rajapaksa" was sowing other forms of state violence and terrorism in Sri Lanka and still using thugs to attack unarmed people.

"Tiny World" Print Exhibition 2022 Against This State Terrorism

Rulers in many countries of the world have terrorized people by brutally and sexually torturing journalists, artists, civil activists and unarmed people for their personal and political goals. Together as one country, let's actively act against these cruel people, against state terrorism, Tiny World" Print Exhibition 2022"..

The theme of the exhibition is "Tiny World"
Any artist from any background can submit any of their work as we are looking for the most captivating artwork to be part of our exhibition

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https://printmakinglabgallery.wordpress.com/the-black-history-print-2022-exhibition-application/?preview_id=3781&preview_nonce=673cdcba46&preview=true&_thumbnail_id=3834
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10/December/2022

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Artist in Residence

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The Artist-in-Residence Program (AIR) at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking takes place in the recently remodeled Helen Frankenthaler Printmaking Cottage. Within this space artists have the opportunity to produce a body of work in a supportive atmosphere for creative growth and development —using traditional as well as innovative printmaking techniques. The intention of the residency is to offer artists uninterrupted time and privacy 24/7 in a well-equipped studio with onsite living accommodations. This residency has proven to be an ideal opportunity for experimentation and collaboration. Artists can add to their work practice, explore new mediums, create an edition, or otherwise advance their printmaking skills. CCP strives to advance outcomes from the residency that stimulate original and inventive work that the artist might not otherwise have attempted absent these amenities.

Residency Structure and Session Schedule

CCP offers four application-based residencies per year, one during each 3 month session.

Sessions are defined as follows:

  • Session 1: December – February (application deadline: July 1st)
  • Session 2: March – May (application deadline: Oct 1st)
  • Session 3: June – August (application deadline: Jan 1st)
  • Session 4: September – November (application deadline: April 1st)

Artists applying may request a one or two week stay during these periods.

One of the goals of our residency programs, whether Professional Development or Self-funded, is engaging our local community in an exchange of ideas and techniques. Artists participating in any of CCP’s residencies will have the opportunity to conduct a studio talk or workshop for CCP artists/members and other artists in the Norwalk community and greater New York metropolitan area. CCP will work with the artist to schedule and promote the additional programming through various outreach methods, including social media, to ensure a broad audience.

For more information please visit our website: https://contemprints.org/artist-in-residence-program/residency-application/   or email: AIR@contemprints.org

 

 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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01/January/2023
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Self Portrait

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ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI C.N.P.P.

OPEN CALL 2022

Self Portrait

The ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER - PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI C.N.P.P. is accepting submissions from emerging and established printmakers, visual artists and groups, from all over the world for its upcoming exhibition under the topic of Self Portrait. The ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER welcomes proposals from the entire spectrum of printmaking, encouraging artistic dialogue and experimentation on the techniques and visual representations.

Artists have been always exploring artistic expression through self-representation. Looking back into the history of art, manifestations of this artistic exploration are traced in the historical tradition of portraiture and painting, the later emergence and distribution of 19th century photography, as well as the selfies culture of our contemporary times. Self-portraiture has been a recurring theme, bringing the artist’s own image and the notion of the self to the forefront of artistic exploration and visual experimentation. In many cases, self portraits have served as studies of an artist's personal style and development, of one’s own visual vocabulary, as well as a means of self-observation and introspection. What is the truth of the portrait and the truth of the artist? What is the need and the driving force behind the visual representation of ourselves and our image? The emerging themes of this artistic practice can open up the discourse around issues of intimacy, identity, personal experience, body and memory. 

Through a sociopolitical lens, the artist's self-portrait is tightly connected to the context from which it was born, bearing the mark and the contemporary challenges of this particular time. Beyond individual experience, self staged images often reveal aspects of reality that would otherwise have been secret and hidden to the viewer. Which are, for example, the indications and the messages revealed behind a portrait that has been created within a time of confinement and harsh restrictions of the Covid-19 era? What do such portraits actually unravel about our individual and collective bodies? Performing the self in the arts is a practice capable of opening up new trajectories towards collective quests and wider social and political manifestations, rather than just another individual narrative that claims to be heard. 

The selected works will be presented in a physical exhibition at ETCH INK art space, the gallery space of the ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER, between February and June 2023. Official dates will be announced later in 2022.

Application deadline

To apply, please fill out the online application form, submitting all required entry materials, until 30 September 2022.

Application form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdhTVLATbCN5xQWtPz-3QHVJ3zkrUfDIVCIbjEsz-LYoofhKQ/viewform?usp=sf_link

General terms and conditions:

• Artists are welcomed to submit works from a wide spectrum of printmaking techniques including woodcut, linocut, silkprint, dry point, etching, sugarlift, lithography, collagraph etc. We encourage projects that have the possibility of being reprinted and come from a matrix/plate, rather than monotypes. Digital prints are not accepted. However, proposals that include digital processes are very welcomed when combined with traditional printmaking techniques. 

• Submitted works should not exceed 22 x 30 cm. (paper size). Applications for works of larger size will not be accepted.

• Interested candidates can apply for free by filling out the online application form.

• Participation fee: 55 Euro + 10 euro shipping expenses (return of artworks).

• Please note that the participation fee concerns only the applicants that have been successfully selected and have confirmed their participation in the exhibition. 

• Artists can apply for more than one project by filling out a separate application form for each one of them. If more than one work is selected, participants will benefit from a 10% discount on the total cost of the participation fee.

• The participation fee is non-refundable.

• Shipping costs are covered by the artists.

 

More about the ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER - PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI

The ΑΤHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER - PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI was founded by the artists Pino Pandolfini and Dimitra Siaterli. It has been running in Athens since 1977 as an open workshop for art and printmaking. Its activities include many cultural activities, exhibitions and exchange exhibitions in Greece and abroad, printing artworks, art editions, cooperation with artists, cultural organizations, galleries, schools, regular seminars and lesson programs. The aim of the ΑΤHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI, from its founding until now, has been to make accessible the language of printmaking, the history, the potential and its particular expressive power in the art world. The lengthy historical pathway of the space includes important collaborations with artists and institutions from Greece and abroad, which have strengthened the cultural exchange and community of the domestic art scene. By supporting the participation in the creative process and the personal stylings of the artist, the organization encourages the inherent production of printmaking, as well as the interdisciplinary workings of art.

After an artistic mission of 44 years, the ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER - PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI, today estimates the production of approximately 1500 prints from 160 artists, who have collaborated with the workshop during its many years within the domestic and European art scene. The collection of the Athens Printmaking Art Center continues to be enriched with new works to this day. Since 2018, the ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER PANDOLFINI & SIATERLI opened for the public as a non-profit the cultural center ETCH INK art space, in the center of Athens. ETCH INK art space operates as the headquarters of C.N.P.P., as an exhibition space for art and printmaking, as a space for seminars and printmaking workshops, as an artistic space for projects, conferences, lectures, screenings, research programs on printmaking and its relations with other art forms, with other cultural organizations and galleries. Following the  exhibitions Herbarium, Bestiarium I & II, the upcoming exhibition Self Portrait is the fourth international exhibition organised and produced by the ATHENS PRINTMAKING ART CENTER at ETCH INK art space.

 

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The shortlisted artists will be notified by email and will receive more instructions about the procedure and the shipping of artworks.

 

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30/September/2022

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WOOLWICH CONTEMPORARY PRINT FAIR | 2022 ARTIST OPEN CALL

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Apply to our open call to be a part of Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary print. 

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair’s unique hybrid model of representing artists directly within a curated exhibition next to individual gallery booths creates opportunities for emerging artists to sit alongside some of the most prominent international printmakers and specialist dealers, while formulating new approaches to contemporary printmaking.

If successful, applicants will have the opportunity to:

  • Partake in the UK’s largest celebration of contemporary print
  • Be exposed to a new and engaged audience, attracting new clientele
  • Be scouted for representation by leading galleries and specialists in print, exhibiting at WCPF
  • Sell work to international audiences via The Online Edition x Artsy offering
  • Apply for the WCPF Installation Award
  • Receive prestigious prizes and recognition
  • Participate in WCPF monthly print drops throughout 2023
  • Take part in live artist talks and demonstrations

In addition to this, all applicants (regardless of whether they are selected for the Fair) will receive:

  • 2 free tickets to WCPF22 (worth £20)
  • Complimentary access to our Art & Business workshops, curated with leading industry experts to assist independent artists navigate and stand out in the market
  • 40% discount on your first Tagsmart Certificate
  • 10% discount on all Art Hub Studio courses
  • 20% discount on all Artichoke Print Studio courses
  • 10% discount on all Bainbridge Print Studios workshops
  • 10% off all Ironbridge Fine Arts products
Prize Summary: 
Receive prestigious prizes and recognition
Prizes Details: 
  • ART HUB STUDIOS PRIZE: 1 month free access to the Art Hub Studio printmaking facilities of the artist’s choice.
  • ARTICHOKE PRINT AWARD: Annual membership to the Brixton-based studio and 10 sessions access.
  • BAINBRIDGE PRINT PRIZE: 10 session pass to one of the Bainbridge Print studios (based in either Elephant & Castle or Croydon).
  • BOODLE HATFIELD PRINTMAKING PRIZE: Solo showcase at the following year’s fair and purchase prize.
  • CITY & GUILDS OF LONDON ART SCHOOL PRINT PRIZE: 3 days access to City & Guilds of London Art School Print Room.
  • EAMES FINE ART PRIZE: Purchase prize from our exhibiting gallery and contemporary print expert, Eames Fine Art.
  • EAST LONDON PRINTMAKERS AWARD: 1 year free Associate Membership with 10 free open-access sessions to the East London Printmakers studio.
  • INTAGLIO PRINTMAKER'S PRIZE: £150 (incl. VAT) vouchers to spend at the Intaglio Printmaker shop.
  • IRON BRIDGE FINE ARTS AWARD: £150 (incl. VAT) vouchers to spend at the Iron Bridge Fine Arts shop.
  • JEALOUS PRIZE: Purchase prize by exhibiting partner Jealous Gallery.
  • JILL BULLEN MEMORIAL AWARD
  • JOHN PURCELL PAPER PRIZE: £150 voucher to spend at John Purcell Paper.
  • PRINTMAKERS' PRINTMAKING PRIZE: The favourite artist, voted for by the successful open-call applicants, is then invited to join the 2023 Open-Call Panel.
  • PRINTMAKING TODAY PRIZE: Editorial feature in Printmaking Today magazine.
  • SLAUGHTERHAUS PRINT STUDIO PRIZE: 1 year membership and 10 sessions at the Slaughterhaus Print Studio.
  • TAGSMART AWARD: Free account with concierge service (help entering their work info, manually check addresses etc. before despatch, and provide any other support required); 10 free Smart DNA Print Tags plus 10 free printed and personalised custom Certificates using their own design if they wish, with online provenance records, printed and posted free of charge to anywhere in the world; Regular social media coverage of works, exhibitions during the year; Artist of the month on the Tagsmart website for January.
  • THAMES-SIDE PRINT STUDIO PRIZE: Membership, sessions and a place on an advanced print course of choice (worth £600) at Thames-side Print Studio.
  • USHAW COLLEGE RESIDENCY: Residency programme prize from Ushaw College. The winner undertakes a 2 week residency at the heritage site, responding to their extensive collection. The work will then be exhibited at WCPF23, and then put on display for sale at Ushaw, as well as one edition being acquired for their permanent collection.
  • WOOLWICH CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING PRIZE: WCPF23 dedicated solo showcase.
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The Fireworks Factory, No.1 Street, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London, SE18 6HD
Deadline: 
03/July/2022

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up to £30.00
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SUMMERACADEMY GARDENA 2022

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SUMMERACADEMY GARDENA 2022

FOR DRAWING, SCULPTURE & PRINTMAKING

Organization: Association "LA VETA", Ortisei

When? 25. 07. 2022 - 06. 08. 2022

Location: Studio hall, Ortisei/Pontives

 

Artists and lecturers:

  • Lois Anvidalfarei
  • Elena Molena
  • Gehard Demetz

Course content:

LOIS ANVIDALFREI

Can we teach art? Can we learn art? 

I think, what we can do is to be attentive and focus our perception on something by seeing and hearing. This means looking into details, trying to understand, trying to recognize, to perceive in detail, through the eyes, through emotions that lead to hand, body and mind. We keep all possibilities open.

Could we call this time a “school for vision”?

How can we bring the things we perceived to paper?

How can we give the perceived a form?

This is what interests me and what would like to try, together with you.

ELENA MOLENA

The alchemy of engraving gives each of us the opportunity to take part in a creative journey.

Printmaking between tradition and experiment.

The course aims to teach the printmaking techniques intaglio and relief through the process of drawing.

The goal is to experiment with different techniques, including drypoint, etching, aquatint, as well as woodcut and linocut.

The starting point is your drawing on paper and the search for a graphic representation that can be transferred onto different materials. The engraved pieces will also be printed.

GEHARD DEMETZ

What I cannot express with words I can express through my sculptures. For me the form is the key to communication.

This course gives us the opportunity to fully immerse ourselves in creating.

The paths can be different, it is important to me that everyone finds and recognizes their own language.

The body is our focal point, our way to look for possible variables that can support our statements and feelings.

Evening events: Studio visits, discussions, get together

The program will be communicated at the beginning of the course.

Opening hours of the studios:

Mon. -Sat. 08:30h – 12:00h, 14:00h – 18:00h.

The studios are closed on Sunday.

Lunch break: There is a simple studio kitchen available, if desired we can eat and cook together.

Schedule: To be announced

Atelier and working materials:

The studio of the Summer Academy is located in a spacious hall in the industrial area of Pontives/ Val Gardena. The facilities of the summer academy (easels 185 cm x100 cm, modelling racks, stools, work tables) are available for the participants to use. Modelling clay, plaster and individual pieces of wood are provided. Other work equipment, materials and work clothes are to be brought with you.

A nude model will be present for the entire duration of the course.

Accommodation:

Each person has to take care of their room and board themselves. A list of accommodations will be provided.

This call is open to all artists, art students and aspiring sculptors above 18 years!

 

Registration and enrolment:

info@summeracademygardena.com

Conditions of participation:

The course participants must register by e-mail till 01. 06. 2022, 12:00 pm.

Submit the completed application form, a portfolio containing max. 5 current works, a CV, all in digital form.

A maximum of 20 participants can be admitted, the selection is made on the basis of the submitted documents by the lecturers. By registering, you commit to participate in the course.

Participation fee:

The participation fee includes a one-time registration fee of 300,00 Euros and is to be transferred within 10 days of the confirmation of participation from the Summer Academy to the following bank account of the association “LA VETA”:

IBAN: IT 46H08 238 58 680 00 030 203 3399

BIC: RZSBIT21 055

The enrolment is only valid from the time of deposit. This fee entitles you to participate in all courses and events offered.

We are excited for your applications and hope to welcome you in Val Gardena!

Deadline: 
01/June/2022

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300
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Pulp: Wood, Paper & Print

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Pulp: Wood, Paper, Print is a one-time Juried competitive exhibition being held at the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery. This exhibition was created to shine a light on underrepresented mediums and modes of making in the CVA galleries; this exhibition will feature printmaking, all manners of paper arts, wood art/craft, and basketry. The artworks are not limited to these mediums but must highlight and be 50% or more derived from these mediums.

***This is not a "work on paper" exhibition painting, collage and drawing on paper is not included in this call.***

Prize Summary: 
$900 in Cash Prizes
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Jurors Choice: $250 3 Award of Excellence: $150  3 Honors: $50  1 Peoples Choice: $50

Deadline: 
28/March/2022

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$30 or $15 for Students with valid .edu
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