Archive for November, 2009

Printopolis – Call for Papers and Demos

November 19, 2009

PRINTOPOLIS International Symposium on Printmaking
October 21-24, 2010
Toronto, Canada

http://www.openstudio.on.ca/printopolis.html
Call for Papers & Demonstration Proposals
Deadline: February 1, 2010

Printopolis is a 4-day symposium with an international focus on contemporary
printmaking being presented by Open Studio and held in Toronto, Canada,
October 21 – 24, 2010. Printopolis will feature issue-based panel
discussions/presentations, artist talks and printmaking demonstrations. This
citywide event will feature exhibitions highlighting contemporary print
media works on display throughout Toronto.

Call for Papers

Deadline: Must be received by February 1, 2010

Panel Topics (See http://www.openstudio.on.ca/images_site/printopolis-call-for-papers.pdf to download abstracts as a PDF.)
-Print in the Public Sphere
-The Collector’s Impulse
-The Mechanical Veil: Printmaking and Technology
-Print Now

Paper Proposal Submission Requirements
*Paper Proposals must include the following:
-Title of Panel for which you are applying to participate
-Maximum 300-word abstract of presentation
-Maximum 1,000-word detailed description of presentation
-Images representative of the presentation *(see digital image format
requirements below)
-Detailed image list
-Audio/visual equipment requirements
-100-word bio of presenter
-Curriculum vitae of presenter
-Jpeg picture of presenter (must be 300 dpi)
-Name and contact information of presenter (include email & daytime phone
numbers)
-Application materials will not be returned.

Digital images must comply with the following guidelines:
-Compatible with MacIntosh OS 10
-PowerPoint document only (images in jpeg or tiff format NOT accepted).
-Must be saved as .ppt format (.pptx not accepted).
-Identify each image within its document with a number and a title
corresponding to a descriptive list.

Panel Information
-Each panel will be chaired by a moderator. Panels will consist of 4
panelists and 1 moderator. Panel composition may include invited
participants.
-Presenter fees: Full symposium registration fee waived for each presenter.

Send Paper Proposals to:
Printopolis – Call for Papers
c/o OPEN STUDIO
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto ON  M5V 3A8 CANADA

Call for Demonstration Proposals
Deadline: Must be received by February 1, 2010

Please Note: Proposed demonstrations must to be compatible with Open
Studio’s printmaking studio set-up. To view Open Studio’s Facility/Equipment
visit http://www.openstudio.on.ca and click on “The Studio”.

Demonstration Proposal Submission Requirements
*Demonstration Proposals must include the following:
-Title of Demonstration
-Maximum 300-word abstract of demonstration
-Maximum 1,000-word detailed description of demonstration
-Images representative of the demonstration *(see digital image format
requirements below)
-Detailed image list
-Equipment/studio requirements
-100-word bio of demonstrator
-Curriculum vitae of demonstrator
-Jpeg picture of demonstrator (300 dpi)
-Name and contact information of presenter (include email & daytime phone
numbers)
-Application materials will not be returned.

Digital images must comply with the following guidelines:
-Compatible with MacIntosh OS 10
-PowerPoint document only (images in jpeg or tiff format NOT accepted).
-Must be saved as .ppt format (.pptx not accepted). -Identify each image
within its document with a number and a title corresponding to a descriptive
list.

Demonstration Information:
-Demonstration fees: Full symposium registration fee waived for each
presenter.

Send Demonstration Proposals to:
Printopolis – Call for Demonstrations
c/o OPEN STUDIO
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto ON  M5V 3A8 CANADA

If you have any questions, please contact Heather Webb, Executive Director:
heather@openstudio.on.ca or Sara Kelly, Associate Director: sara@openstudio.on.ca

Open Studio
401 Richmond Street West, Suite 104
Toronto, ON  M5V 3A8
T/F: 416-504-8238
E: office@openstudio.on.ca
W: http://www.openstudio.on.ca

MAPC Jounal Editor

November 5, 2009

MAPC is seeking individuals interested in applying for the position of editor for the 2010 calendar year. The editor is responsible for developing the topic for each issue of the journal, soliciting articles, editing submissions, and working with the designers to prepare the journal for publication. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest, cv, and a writing sample to mapc@midamericaprintcouncil.org.

Any questions may be sent to this address as well.

Summer Study Trip – Italy

November 5, 2009

A new exciting study abroad Printmaking/Drawing/Art History program  has been established at Youngstown State University.  YSU is now hosting a summer trip(July) at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, Italy that is open to all.  The program will count for 6 credit hours/2courses.  One course in Art History and one in either printmaking or drawing (works on paper).  Both are offered as Graduate and/or Undergraduate courses, including an Introductory Printmaking course.  The new component to this program, apart from YSU hosting, is the Art History course…this class will take place mostly on-location at historic spots such as the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua and Gallerie dell’Accademia Venenzia.  This course will be taught by Dr. Stephanie Smith of YSU.  Her research includes over a decade of site study and excavation in Rome and Venice.  Joseph D’Uva will teach both the Printmaking and Drawing segments, that include Intaglio, Relief, and Letterpress.  YSU is looking to recruit a broad range of students to join us on this great journey.  This is a very personalized and exclusive program for the students who enroll.  All of the scheduling and teaching is done by artists and art historians within an internationally recognized Italian art school.

Questions? Email jduva@ysu.edu

Presses for Sale

November 5, 2009

Located in the Long Island NY area:

Two (2) Etching presses: Sturges made by Graphic in Villa PK, Il. 28” x 48” press bed.

One Litho press: Printmakers Machine (also made by Graphic in Villa PK, Il) 24” x 48” bed with benelux and scrapers. (Many stones available)

Three presses each offered at $1000. per press. Great deal!

CONTACT: Richard Kirk Mills at rkmills1@verizon.net