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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,

2013 MAPC Members Exhibition, Call for Entries. Due, Sept. 16

August 27, 2013

2013 MAPC Members Exhibition
Hosted by Banshee Press, Denver, CO
Due: September 16, 2013

Banshee Press is excited to host its first juried exhibition for MAPC members.
Through the hosting of this exhibition, we strive to introduce Denver printers, students, artists and the public to artists beyond our region. The show will highlight exceptional work in the field of printmedia.

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Please join us for an open call of printmedia-based images. The sky is the limit! No need to follow a theme; show us what you’ve been discovering!

Prospectus: Fall 2013 Members Show at Banshee Press-1-2

Please post and forward for MAPC Members to see!  Not a member? Sign up today and be eligible for this exhibition: http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/membership.html

2013 MAPC Membership Renewal!

January 30, 2013

Thank you for your past membership to the Mid-America Print Council. It is a new year and  time to renew for 2013!

Please be aware that memberships are for the calendar year beginning January 1 and ending December 31 (unless you paid for a 2-year or lifetime membership).

You can renew your membership by visiting the MAPC website and selecting the ‘membership’ link:  http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/

Your membership entitles you to the following:
·      A subscription to The Mid America Print Council Journal
·      Discount subscription rates to Contemporary Impressions: The Journal of the American Print Alliance
·      Calls for participation in MAPC Members Exhibitions
·      Eligibility to attend the MAPC Biennial Conferences
·      Monthly MAPC newsletters
·      The MAPC Blog and use of the MAPC Listserv

If you have any questions about your membership status, please feel free to contact me at: nicholemaury@hotmail.com

Best,
Nichole Maury
MAPC Membership Chair
nicholemaury@hotmail.com

2013 MAPC Juried Members Exhibition: Due Nov. 30

November 13, 2012

This is an amazing museum space and opportunity to exhibit larger and/or sculptural/installation type print works.

*Up to 5 Submissions with NO ENTRY FEE!
*Cash awards
*Juror Anita Jung – Professor of Printmaking, University of Iowa
*Large and beautiful space for traditional and unique prints

*Submission deadline: November 30, 2012

More info and complete prospectus can be found at:     http://mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu/HTML%20pages/2012MAPC.html

On February 22, 2013,  the McDonough Museum will host its annual fund raising gala, Mad About the Arts; it has become a leading cultural event in the Youngstown area and region with an attendance of over 500 patrons. Every effort is made to promote sales, so a price list will be available in the galleries.


									

MAPC News

May 22, 2012

News

-2012 MAPC Conference, Pressing Prints/Pressing Palms: The Entrepreneurial Printmaker

Pressing Prints/Pressing Palms: The Entrepreneurial Printmaker is shaping up to be a jam-packed, three-day printmaking event.  Featured speakers include Outstanding Printmaking James D. Butler, Professor Emeritus at Illinois State University, Juane Quick-to-See Smith, artist/printmaker, and Jay Ryan, artist/owner of the bird machine, inc.  Highlights of the demonstrations and events include The Print Factory; Mokulito: Lithography on Wood; Flock It! (Fuzzy Money); Make/Do: Opensource Printmaking Hardware; and MetalSkate: Exploring Intaglio.  Panels are planned on topics such as Printmakers Reject and Reclaim the Marketplace; Appropriate Appropriation; Printerdisciplinary Practices; The Beauty of Collaborative Studios: The Internship at Women’s Studio Workshop; and Rubbing Shoulders.  Printmakers across the country are busy working on Themed Portfolios such as High Five: Collaborative Prints Portfolio; Quixotic Mapping; Greasing the Palm: Politics in a Presidential Election Year; The Built Environment; and many more!  And, of course, we were sure to include Bowling Night, Open Portfolio, and a Closing Party as well.  See you there!

https://sites.google.com/site/pressingprintspressingpalms/

 

MAPC 2012 Outstanding Printmaker: James D. Butler

James Butler, Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Illinois State University, was selected by the Mid America Print Council as the 2012 Outstanding Printmaker.  Butler has been an active practicing artist for over 40 years.  He works thematically, focusing on subjects that are part of his environment, from interior still life work to landscape imagery, quite often finding beauty in the ordinary. The River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University will showcase an accomplished collection of Butler’s work including paintings, drawings and a variety of printmaking techniques during the Pressing Prints/Pressing Palms: The Entrepreneurial Printmaker conference.  His Artist’s Talk will take place on Thursday, November 1, from 5-6 pm, during the opening reception of his exhibition, from 4-7 pm.

 

-“A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking” Catalog

“A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking” serves as a 176 page catalog for the exhibition of the same name, a documentation of demonstrations held at PRINT SUMMIT 2010 and a primer on print artists and printmaking within the context of the 21st century selected by five co-curators. The book features over one hundred full-color plates of nationally recognized artist’s prints, biographies and web addresses as well as illustrated essays written by both the artists and curators. “A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking” is hot off the press, compiled over the past two years by East Carolina University’s printmaking faculty Matthew Egan, Michael Ehlbeck and Heather Muise. Catalogs are available for purchase online at www.heathermuise.com or www.heathermuise.com/artwork/2490229_Catalog.html

 

Michael Barnes

Michael Barnes was a Visiting Artist at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville April 2-6 where he completed an edition of prints and presented a public lecture on his work.

 

-Beauvais Lyons

Beauvais Lyons  was a Visiting Artist at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque April 10-12 where he presented lectures on “The Vernacular Print” and “Mock-Documentation.”

 

This Fall he is chairing Southeastern College Art Conference session in Durham, North Carolina, October 17-20 on “Ranking the Rankings: US News and World Report Rankings in the Fine Arts.”

 

– Nicole Pietrantoni

Nicole Pietrantoni has accepted a position at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington as an Assistant Professor of Art in Printmaking and Book Arts. Before joining Whitman, Nicole was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Montana 2010-11 and a Fulbright Fellow to Iceland 2009-10.

 

-Marilee Salvator

Marilee Salvator has eaccepted a position as the Printmaking Area Coordinator and Associate Professor of Printmaking at Metropolitan State College of Denver in Denver, CO. She will begin this position in the Fall 2012.

MAPC Journal – current issue

January 9, 2012

The current issue of The MAPC Journal is available on the MAPC website (http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/) and The Mailer will soon reach your mailboxes.

 

Contributors include Karina Cutler-Lake, Dean Dass, Johanna Drucker, Jennifer Garner, Karen Kunc, Josh MacPhee and Erik Waterkotte. The issue also highlights the work of Amze Emmons, Deborah Friedman, Curtis Mann, Nathan Meltz, Yoonmi Nam, Jenny Schmid, and the late E.C. Cunningham.

In addition to the PDFs and print-your-own options that are available on the MAPC website (http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/), you can buy printed, bound copies of The Journal from Magcloud (http://www.magcloud.com/user/mapc). Downloads that are compatible with your iPad or mobile device are free from Magcloud. MAPC does not receive proceeds from the sale of The Journal; rather this initiative is another means of reaching our membership and generating dialogue about printmaking, works on/of paper, drawing and book arts.

Thank you to the MAPC Board and Advisory Committee for their work on the current issue. Committee members are Janet Ballweg, Charles Beneke, Sarah Smelser and Connie Wolfe. A special thank you goes to outgoing advisor Anne Cassidy.

Looking ahead, the fall/winter 2012 issue will build momentum for the upcoming 2012 conference and commemorate the twentieth anniversary of MAPC’s founding. The submission deadline is 15 August 2012, and I encourage you to send topics, stories and suggestions for this special issue to lrgibbons@me.comThe MAPC Journal thrives on the active participation of its many supporters.

– Lari Gibbons

Editor, The MAPC Journal

http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/

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 http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/ .
Send inquiries, proposals and submissions to Lari Gibbons, lrgibbons@mac.com.
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

Current MAPC Journal

May 29, 2011
Dear Members,The current issue of The MAPC Journal is available on the MAPC website (http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/) and The Mailer will soon reach your mailboxes.Contributors include Charles Beneke, Jack Damer, Fred Hagstrom, Nicole Hand, John Hitchcock, Shaurya Kumar, Beauvais Lyons, Natasha Pestich, Nicole Pietrantoni and Stephanie Standish. The issue also highlights the work of Victoria Burge, Deborah Cornell and Valgerdur Haukdottir, among others.

Starting with this issue, we are providing an additional way for you to obtain printed copies of The MAPC Journal: along with the online PDFs and print-your-own options that will continue to be available on the MAPC website, you can buy printed, bound copies of The Journal from Magcloud (http://www.magcloud.com/user/mapc). Downloads that are compatible with your iPad or mobile device are free with the purchase of a printed and bound edition. MAPC will not receive proceeds from the sale of The Journal; rather this initiative is another means of reaching our membership and bringing together the people who make printmaking so rich.

If you visit the MagCloud website, you’ll see two different prices listed: the newest issue is available for $3.60 + S/H; back issues are $4.80 + S/H. The lower price reflects a special promotion, and upcoming issues are likely to be in the $4.80 price range. Be assured that MAPC makes no profit from the distribution of The Journal on MagCloud.

Thank you to members of the MAPC Board and The MAPC Journal Advisory Committee for their work on the current issue and this initiative. Advisory Committee members are Janet Ballweg, Charles Beneke, Anne Cassidy, Sarah Smelser and Connie Wolfe.

Thank you for your support of The MAPC Journal.

Best regards,
– Lari

——————Lari R. Gibbons
http://blog.lrgibbons.netEditor, the MAPC Journal
http://www.midamericaprintcouncil.org/

Associate Professor, University of North Texas
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