Annual international Competition organised by The Print Center, recently has been opened for entries in its 94th edition and like every year is dedicate to artists who use printmaking and/or photography as critical components of their work
This is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process.
Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter.
Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years.
Up to 5 images may be submitted and only one submission per person is allowed.
Entries can only be submitted online.
• Images: Up to 5 MB/each: jpg, png, gif
• Videos: Up to 250 MB/each: mov, wmv, flv, mp4
Each uploaded file must be labeled with Title, Date, Medium (e.g. etching, inkjet, gelatin silver, lithograph) and Dimensions (paper size, video duration or installation measurements).
This time judged by (Charlotte Cotton and Gretchen Wagner) the 3 of the Finalists will be selected to receive solo exhibitions at The Print Center (January – March 2020) along with an honorarium. Artists are responsible for delivering or shipping their work to and from The Print Center and all related costs, including framing when appropriate. The Print Center provides a printed, color exhibition brochure; professional installation and de-installation of the exhibitions; promotion via press release, mailed announcement cards, website, weekly email newsletters and social media posts; and professional photographic documentation of the shows.
Each entry costs $45.
Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their work can enter.
Portfolios of work from the Finalists and Semifinalists will be presented digitally at The Print Center during the Solo Exhibitions (January – March 2020) and permanently online on The Print Center’s website.
If artworks are available for sale, The Print Center will facilitate sales transactions for the solo and online exhibitions and purchase awards from the ANNUAL. The Print Center will receive a 50% commission on works sold. The Print Center will pay the artist’s commission within 90 days of the close of the sale.