Archive for August, 2011

-2012 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition 2012, Due Oct. 2

August 25, 2011

2012 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition 2012, Due Oct. 2
Call For Entries Accepted Online Only
Exhibition Dates: January 19 – February 17, 2012

Juror: Roberta Waddell, Curator of Prints Emerita,
The New York Public Library, New York, New York

Awards: Will be made at the discretion of the juror.

For guidelines and the application click on the following link:

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F.A.T.E. Conference – Connecting the Dots: Creating an Innovative Foundation Program that Works

August 25, 2011

The University of West Georgia’s Department of Art will host a F.A.T.E. Regional Forum this fall called Connecting the Dots: Creating an Innovative Foundations Program that Works.  The conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 and the conference registration fee is $35. We invite all foundations instructors to participate.

The conference includes presentations by:
Keynote Address and Artist Talk—Nancy Palmeri, University of Texas-Arlington Contemporary Art Foundations—Mary Stewart, Florida State University Drawing Machines—Kariann Fuqua, Columbus State University Vector Self-Portraits/Variations—Angela Horne, Armstrong Atlantic University


Accepting Submissions for the 2012 MAPC Journal: “RE: Print”, Vol. 20, no. 1 + 2 (Spring/Summer 2012)

August 1, 2011

Accepting Submissions for the 2012 MAPC Journal: “RE: Print”, Vol. 20, no. 1 + 2 (Spring/Summer 2012)

Accepting submissions for “RE:Print,” Vol. 20, no. 1 + 2 (Spring/Summer 2012)
Deadline: December 15, 2011
The MAPC Journal features articles on the contemporary and historical context of printmaking, works on/of paper, drawing and book arts; essays examining the critical theory related to these media; and reviews of exhibitions and publications.
This issue will focus on initiatives in printmaking collectives, community organizations and institutions. How do new or renovated print shops affect their immediate community and the broader landscape of contemporary print? In what ways do individual artists, educators, and curators fuel these efforts? What entrepreneurial projects and innovative programs complement these changes, and which ones successfully keep printmaking at the forefront of our attention?
Please contact the editor prior to the deadline to discuss your proposal.
Length: 1500 – 2000 words for interviews and feature articles, 750 words for reviews of exhibitions and publications.
Image size: 300 dpi, 9 x 12 inches. Include a brief biography (100 words) and color head shot.
Download complete submission guidelines at .
Send inquiries, proposals and submissions to Lari Gibbons,
The MAPC Journal is on an academic publishing schedule:
Spring/Summer Issue
Submissions due December 15
MAPC Journal posted May 15
Fall/Winter Issue
Submissions due August 15
MAPC Journal posted December 15

MAPC Member News

August 1, 2011

-The Chicago Printmakers Collaborative held its first ever International Printmaking Competition this past summer 2011, and artists from 19 countries submitted new work, from which Curator Debora Wood (Mary &LeighBlockMuseum) chose 2 for residencies at the CPC workshop. The competition was unusual in that no fees were charged to artists to submit.

The top ten artists chosen from a highly competitive field included Peeter Allik (Estonia),

Liz Born (Chicago, IL), Yue Chen (Chicago, IL), Sanya Glisic (Chicago, IL), Kalina Kraleva (Bulgaria), Ashley Nason (DeKalb, IL), Darina Peeva (Bulgaria), Joseph Taylor (Evanston, IL), Cleo Wilkinson (Australia), and Angela Young (Tempe, AZ). Residencies were awarded to Peeter Allik and Sanya Glisic.


-Deborah Maris Lader‘s etching, “On Thin Ice”, received the Distinction Award (a cash prize) from the New York Society of Etcher’s 1st National Exhibition of Intaglio Prints in July 2011.


-Beauvais Lyons was appointed as a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he has taught printmaking since 1985. He is one of only 12 people holding this title, and the only Chancellor’s professor from the arts and humanities at UTK.


-Mary Mead has accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor in printmaking atColby-SawyerCollege inNew London,NH


-Conrad Ross & Andrew Rush,  “Perceptual Drawing, a Handbook for the Practitioner” by Conrad Ross, Emeritus Professor of Art at Auburn University with a  foreword by Andrew Rush, Director of The Drawing Studio of Tucson, Arizona has been published by The Edwin Mellen Press and is available in soft cover as a text  for class use at $25.


-Dan Welden will be an artist-in-residence during a 6 week stay in Guanlan Original Printmaking Base inChina. He will also be an artist-in-residence atCaliforniaLutheranUniversity in February 2012 for a month long residency.  During this he’ll conduct 3 workshops including thePalm SpringsMuseum,FallbrookCenter for the Arts and CLU, which will host an exhibition of the work.


-Cole Hoyer-Winfield has launched his kickstarter page for a woodcut graphic novel inBrazil.

Over a six month period Hoyer-Winfield will create a woodcut miniseries, to be distributed in original print form, zine, and online editions. He will also be performing live projector shows each month, similar to those he performed at the Full Moon Puppet Show in Minneapolis (here’s one of the performances on youtube: **skip the first 1:30 of the video, its all preparation**)


He has three artist residencies inSoutheast Brazilin historical printmaking studios where he will execute this work. You can find out more about the themes and processes at:


-Sigrid Wonsil will be a guest artist for the first two weeks of August inTallinnEstonia and will be printing in a studio near the OldCity.

MAPC Member Exhibition Announcements

August 1, 2011

-John Bergmeier

Solo exhibition at The Gallery @ Common Grounds Red Lion

July 17 – August 21

-Aline Feldman


October 13-November  21, 2011

Howard Community College, Columbia, MD


SAGA Juried Members show, Prince Gallery , New York

Delta National Small Print Exhibition, Arkansas State UnIversity, Jonesboro, AK

Los Angeles Printmaking Society, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

Artists at ASPEC, Lewis House, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Summer Print Show at the Marsha Mateyka Gallery,Washington, DC


-Craig Fisher

Print Exhibition

January 17- February 17, 2012

Bowling Green State University’s Firelands Gallery


Jayne Reid Jackson

Mezzotints by Jayne Reid Jackson,a solo exhibition

Gallery 1B, Madison, WI

June 7 to August 31, 2011
A4Printmakers International 2011

The Poly Arts Centre, Falmouth, England

August 29- September 10, 2011
Annual Remarkable Women Show

Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

July 29- August 31, 2011


-Mary Mead

Art of the Unique Print

Paul Mellon Arts Center at the Choate School in Wallingford, CT

September – November, 2011





Call for Small Works on Paper, “Brother, can you spare a dime?”, Due Sept. 16

August 1, 2011

Call for: “small works on paper”, created with any media, in existence, prior to World War II. All forms of printmaking (with the exception of digital applications or new processes), drawing, collage, painting, etc. are acceptable (i.e. no digital art).

Artists working two-dimensionally are asked to donate 5 works of art which will be sold in conjunction with the October, 2011 exhibition, “Carrollton Collects: W.P.A. Prints”. Prints created through the Federal Art Project (F.A.P.) branch of the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.).

For details and submission form contact Debrah Santini at

Prospectus can be found online: