Archive for September, 2015

Documentation: 2014 Detroit MAPC Conference

September 24, 2015

Hello 2014 Mid America Print Council conference attendees,

We’re happy to announce that the 2014 MAPC conference, PRINT CITY: Detroit 2014 has been e-published. Below you will find the link to the e-publication. Please feel free to reference and share the information on the site. In addition, many photos from the event can be found on the PRINT CITY Facebook page.

E-publication: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/mapc2014/printcity/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/PRINT-CITY-Detroit-2014/515572755149763

We thank you for contributing to the success of the 2014 MAPC conference and hope to see you about Detroit, exploring the ever-growing art scene!

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Call for Entries: “And” SGCI Postcard Exhibitions

September 24, 2015
Hello Printmakers!

I’m the SGC International Student Member at Large, and I am writing to you to invite you to participate in And, a student led art show. Along with last year’s SGC International student representative, Cynthia Tidler, and others, we are organizing an exhibition to take place in three venues this fall (the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the University of Iowa). The exhibition is an open-call for postcards incorporating printmaking and/or digital techniques. We’d love your involvement, and especially encourage student participants. The show’s theme, And, is a reflection on how printmaking and art can foster community across locations.We ask that participants send a postcard-sized print (4”x 6”) to each institution by October 15. If you wanted to involve your classes, you would also be welcome to send all the prints en masse to Knoxville for us to distribute. Individuals submitting information digitally can email the image to and.artshow@gmail.cominstead of mailing work. You’ll find attached a prospectus with the particular details.

We’re really excited to offer students a chance to be in three gallery exhibitions, and the works will also become part of the Print Archive at the University of Iowa. Please don’t hesitate to contact me (jade.hoyer@gmail.com) with any questions. We look forward to seeing your work!

Please follow this link to the Prospectus: And Prospectus

Thanks,

Jade Hoyer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Meg Erlewine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cynthia Tidler, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Sarita Zaleha, University of Iowa

Call for Entries: Year of the Monkey print exchange

September 24, 2015
The Lion’s Nest will host its second international print exchange on the theme “Year of the Monkey,” in honor of the 2016 Chinese zodiac animal, celebrated on the Chinese New Year, February 8th, 2016. We invite artists to create an 8″x10″ print for the exhibition based on the theme “Year of the Monkey” which may allude to the actual Chinese Zodiac, monkey imagery or antics, or other imaginative interpretations.
Guidelines:
– Edition size 10, paper size 8″x 10″, (either orientation, prints may be border or bleed up to 8″x10″) traditional printmaking methods, no digital or giclee please. Participants will receive 10 random prints in exchange.
– Prints must be separated by glassine, recycled paper or newsprint during shipment.
– Your name, email/website, and return shipping address 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.) .
– An application fee of $25 is required to submit works. Submit payment online (www.thelionsnest.com) or send a check with your edition.
All works will be shown during PRINT AUSTIN – the month of printmaking in Austin, Texas, which runs mid-January – mid-February 2016.
All works will be Judged by Stan Scott, artist, art professor, and gallerist. He will be awarding a first place prize of $200, second place of $75 and third place of $30. All three winners will be offered representation of printed artworks at The Lion’s Nest for the calendar year of 2016. Winners will be notified in January and will be acknowledged at the opening.

Submissions DUE BY: January 10th, 2016

SHIP TO: The Lion’s Nest,
1008 E. 6th Street
Austin,TX 78702

For more information, check out the prospectus here: Year of the Monkey

email  Polly@thelionsnest.com or  Johanna@thelionsnest.com with questions.
Prints will be collated and shipped in March-April 2016. Follow us online for updates and opening night details!
#thelionsnest | @thelionsnest | WELCOME

For Sale: Offset Press

September 24, 2015

manual offset for saleDwight Pogue has a manual flat bed offset press for sale. The bed size is 32″x44″ and elevates 3+ inches to accommodate lithography stones, etc.
He is asking $6,000 but will consider other offers.

Please contact him at d.pogue@comcast.net

 

 

Call for Entries: Justice (League) Print Portfolio Exchange

September 24, 2015

Justice (League) print portfolio exchange

St. Ambrose University is seeking participants in a print portfolio exchange exploring the topic of Justice. The prints in the portfolio will portray the fight for social justice in the visual language of comics, graphic novels, and zines. We encourage artists to explore the broad spectrum of the fight for justice from the common and everyday reality to the global and even fantastical. The portfolio will be exhibited in the Morrissey Gallery in late February of 2016. The portfolio is open to all printmaking media and there is no participation fee. The Morrissey Gallery is a set of glass-covered showcases outside the entrance to the Allaert Auditorium in the Galvin Fine Arts Building – where performances catering to all ages and diverse audiences are held. Following the exhibition this portfolio will be reserved for exhibition on campus and in the community and a second portfolio will be donated to the university’s Special Collections. The remainder of the editions will be distributed to participating artists.

If you are interested in participating please email the following to Alison Filley filleyalisonm@sau.edu by Oct. 5th

  • a brief statement of interest related to the theme
  • short CV or web-link
  • 2 – 5 representative images, each no more than 1200 pixels on the longest side

For more information, download the prospectus here: Justice Portfolio Prospectus

Call for Entries: Sixty Square Inches

September 24, 2015

SIXTY SQUARE INCHES 18th North American Small Print Exhibition.

Open to artists over the age of 18 residing in the United States, Canada and Mexico.  Entries must be original fine art prints in any media.  Image size may not exceed 60 square inches (height x width).  Dates of exhibition are January 11 through February 20, 2016.

Juror will be Kim Vito of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

Selections will be made from a review of digital images on the Submittable website.  A non-refundable entry fee of $25 entitles the artist to submit up to three (3) images of original works completed in the last 3 years (2013-2015).  Deadline for entries is 5:00 pm on Friday, October 2, 2015. Entries must be made on the official entry website: https://purdueuniversitygalleries.submittable.com/submit.

For more information, contact: Craig Martin, Director, Purdue University Galleries, cdmartin@purdue.edu.