Archive for March, 2015

Journal Call for Submissions, Deadline July 31st, 2015

March 11, 2015

The MAPC Journal is now taking submissions for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2015 issue, vol.23, no. 3 + 4.
The deadline for submitting articles and images is July 31, 2015.

Theme:   Evolution: from education to occupation

In this issue, the Journal will focus on the student-to-professional transitional experience. What are all of the various ways these new-found skills can be applied to forming a successful career beyond graduation? How does a recent graduate navigate through making a living and being an artist? How does one continue making prints and find alternative access to studio space, equipment and time? Is the adjunct position a viable way to enter academia for those who want to teach? What are alternative careers and freelance jobs that support the creative entrepreneur?

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 the submission guidelines at http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/. Please contact an editor prior to the deadline to discuss your proposal. Send complete submissions only and provide materials in one link or zipped file. Incomplete entries will not be considered.

Send inquiries, proposals and submissions to Jennifer Ghormley, jen@jenniferghormley.com

Happy Printmaking and we look forward to hearing from you,

Jennifer Ghormley, Anita Jung, Kristine Joy Mallari,

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International Print Exchange, Due June 1st

March 11, 2015

International Print Exchange: “Wish You Were Here” Postcards!

The Lions Nest will host its FIRST International Print Exchange! Participants will submit an edition of 10 prints, 5×7 inches, and receive 8 assorted original prints in return. The remaining 2 prints will become property of The Lions Nest to be used for exhibition purposes and resale during the show, “Wish You Were Here.”
REQUIREMENTS:
-Ten (10) identical prints, each one signed, dated, and numbered 1/10 – 10/10.
-Prints must be separated by glassine, recycled paper or newsprint during shipment.
-Paper size is 5″x7″ (inches) *prints must be on paper, no boards or backers please
-Send a business card to be posted by your work.
-Your name, email, address and (optional) website must be included with your edition on a separate sheet of paper,  CLEARLY PRINTED for return print portfolio. (If we can’t read your writing we will not be responsible for mis-labeled shipping, computers are great for helping out with this.)-All traditional printmaking mediums accepted as long as the pieces are neatly trimmed to fit the size requirements. NO DIGITAL OR GICLEE PRINTS PLEASE.-Theme is Postcards: Travel and Tourism, “Wish You Were Here”

Submissions DUE BY: JUNE 1st
Email with any questions : johanna@thelionsnest.com-An application fee of $20 is required to submit works.
  • ADD TO CART on our website, thelionsnest.com, and include a copy of the order # with your submission
  • OR snail mail a CHECK with your prints to:
    The Lion’s Nest,

    1008 East 6th Street
    Austin, Texas 78702
    THANK YOU! All submissions will be hung in the gallery during the month of July, 2015. More info about the opening reception and show dates to follow.