Archive for November, 2014

MAPC Journal Submissions – Due Dec. 15th

November 21, 2014

The MAPC Journal

Call for Articles, Interviews and Reviews

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.

Now taking submissions for the upcoming issue: Vol. 23, no. 1 + 2 (Spring/Summer 2015)

Deadline: December 15, 2014

Theme:  The Global Print: practice, platform, and international springboard
In what way does the practice of printmaking cross borders, boundaries, and continents? What visual exchanges take place between printmakers from various countries, histories, and cultures? Is there a similarity or difference in aesthetic, content, or technical approach? How does an exhibition or residency experience abroad affect, change, or inform your printmaking practice? The Journal is seeking tales, stories, and insightful thoughts of your international printmaking experiences.

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.
Sending Images: Send high-resolution images via Dropbox (preferred) or other online sharing services. Do not send them via email. You can also zip your images and text files together for sharing.

Include a brief biography (100 words) and color head shot (300 dpi, 4 x 5 inches).

Download the submission guidelines at Send complete submissions only and provide materials in one link or zipped file. Incomplete entries will not be considered.

Please email any questions to Managing Editor Jennifer Ghormley at


Print Exchange – Due April 10

November 20, 2014

{hero[(in)e]} 2015

Our 15th Annual International Postcard Print Exchange Starts with You.

Entries are due Friday, April 10, 2015

Please consider participating in our 15th annual international postcard print exchange. Share the information with others.

The theme for this coming year is {hero[(in)e]}

Just to provide context, this year we received prints from 398 people, from 39 states in the United States and from 12 countries. These included 31 from Australia, 7 from France, 3 from Japan, 2 from South Korea, 1 from the UK, 1 from Denmark, 1 from the Netherlands, 1 from Spain, 1 from Germany, 1 from Belgium, and 1 from Austria. We hope you will join us this year.

I. Theme: {hero[(in)e]}

II. Any EDITIONABLE printmaking technique may be used. (woodcuts, litho, intaglio, photography, silkscreen,
digital prinmaking, etc) Please DO NOT send monoprints/monotypes.
Each of the prints sent must be identical to the others.

III. Size: 4” x 6” (They can be folded to this size)

IV. 13 identical prints should be sent individually to the address posted below. Each card must be stamped and will bear the markings of travel and the postal service. Do not send the cards together in one envelope.

V. Include the following information on the back of the card:
a.Your return address
b. Mail-To Address:
April Katz, University Print Society
158 Design
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3092
c. A list of the process(es) used
d. Optional: your e-mail address

ENTRIES DUE: Friday, APRIL 10, 2015

Donations Requested:
Please send separately a donation to help pay for postage. Send cash or checks payable to The University Print Society Suggested Donations:
$4 students
$8 others
Send more if you can, less if you can’t.

The University Print Society keeps one of your prints for an exhibition next year. We’ll send you an assortment of 12 prints from the other participants. Postage for returning the 12 new prints will be paid for by the University Print Society. Your donation will help us out tremendously however.

Please print your return address on every postcard sent.

* Questions or Comments?

Contact the Print Society president:  Reed Siems

National Juried Exhibition – Due Nov. 21

November 14, 2014
The River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University has a Call for Entries out for a National Juried Exhibition – works smaller than 9″x9″x9″ – any media. The Deadline to apply is November 21, 2014. Please go to the website below for a complete prospectus and a link to submit images and payment. We hope to see your work in the entries – and please pass on the prospectus to your artist friends and/or students! Thanks for helping to spread the word.

Shock Print (reminder): Due Nov. 15th

November 12, 2014

Shock Print

About the Exhibition:

Shock Print is a national printmaking juried exhibition surveying contemporary printmaking in the United States. The exhibition will showcase both traditional and contemporary prints. The Wichita State University Printmaking Department in collaboration with the Ulrich Museum of Art hopes to build on the vibrant printmaking community in Wichita, Kansas, by presenting prints being made by both established and emerging artists.

About the Juror:

Juergen Strunck is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Art at the University of Dallas and is a practicing printmaker. Juergen has exhibited his work in more than 80 solo exhibitions and 500 invitational and juried exhibitions both in the United States and abroad. His work can be found in notable collections and institutions around the world including: Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Museo Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Ulrich Museum of Art:

The Ulrich Museum of Art was established in 1974 with a mission to “expand human experience through encounters with the art of our time.” Over the past four decades the Ulrich has built a national reputation as a leader in innovative and engaging contemporary arts programming. Located within the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries on the campus of Wichita State University, we serve the wider Wichita audience of 650,000+ people with this state’s most progressive calendar of visual arts programming activities.


Best in Show Award: $250
Purchase Award: up to $750
Merit Award: $100


Deadline: 11/15/2014
Notification: 12/01/2014
Accepted Work Due for Installation: 12/19/2014
Exhibition Dates: 01/24/2015-04/19/2015
Exhibition Reception: 01/24/2015


Artist 18 years of age or older presently residing in the United States are eligible to apply. Work must have been completed within the last two calendar years prior to entry into the contest.

Entry Fee:

A non-refundable $30.00 fee will be instituted at the time of entry. Entries will be accepted through SlideRoom at

Files cannot be larger than 2 Megabits and should measure 800 pixels at it longest side. Entry fee will

allow the artist to submit images of three artworks for review.


Works accepted for this exhibition need to be shipped to the Ulrich Museum of Art at the address below and be received no later than 19-Dec-2014.

Address for Shipping:

Ulrich Museum of Art
Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0046

Return of Work:

Work will be returned through the artist prepaid shipping labels after close of the exhibition. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the return of work.