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Maryland Printmakers


January 5, 2007
Call For Entries - 18 th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

Gormley Gallery, College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Entries due by 4 p.m. EST January 5, 2007

Open to all US Artists, drawings and prints (not photography) in any medium are eligible. $30 for up to 3 entries. Each artist may submit 35mm slides or CD. Exhibition March 19 to April 27, 2007. A minimum of $1500 will be available for purchase awards. Juror- Rena Hoisington , Associate Curator and Department Head of Prints, Drawings & Photographs, Baltimore Museum of Art.

For prospectus: or SASE to:

National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition
Attn:Geoff Delanoy/Gormley Gallery
College of Notre Dame of Maryland
4701 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210


Deadline: February 10, 2007

"Los Angeles Printmaking Society 19th National Exhibition" call for entries
(Posted: 1/9/07) -- The Los Angeles Printmaking Society announces a call to artists for its 19th National Exhibition, held September 15 - October 28, 2007 at the Riverside Art Museum (Riverside, CA). Open to USA and Canadian printmakers. Original work in all printmaking media. LAPS will not consider traditional photography, off-set reproductions, or art originally produced in other media. Awards: $3,000 minimum, last national garnered over $5000 in awards. Juror: Archana Horsting, Executive Director of Kala Art Institute. Deadline: February 10, 2007. $30 for 3 slides or $35 for 5 slides. For more information visit or send SASE to: LAPS 19th National, 3836 Mentone Ave #4, Culver City, CA 90232. Questions? Please contact Nancy Jo Haselbacher at or call (310) 633-0296.


DEADLINE: March 9, 2007
Cascade Print Exchange
Include a 9"x 12" Self Addressed Stamped Envelope (postage of $3.00 with submission). Overseas only needs to include 9"x 12" Self Addressed Envelope 15 identical hand-pulled, original prints made for this exchange.
Paper not to Exceed 5"x 7" must be archival.
Please insert interleaving or glassine cover sheets between each print cut to paper size.
Each print must be signed and numbered and must be accompanied by the following information:
-Artists name
-email address or other contact info
This information can be printed separately and pasted to the back of each print.
Media: Intaglio, Relief, Lithography, Serigraph or any combinations of these for our records, 1 typed page with your name, address and email. A bio/resume is encouraged but not required.

Send entries to:
Cascade Print Exchange
Department of Art
Oregon State University
106 Fairbanks Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-3702 USA
For questions concerning the exchange contact Print Professor: Yugi Hiratsuka
Exchange Coordinator: Erica Dorondo
Please RSVP by email to
Currently our website is under construction but you are welcome to check it out anyway at:
A Portfolio of 13 randomly selected prints will be mailed to each participant in late spring of 2007.

DEADLINE: March 10 2007

Biennale De L'estampe De Saint - Maur

Proximite et Horizons

Musee De Saint-Maur
Carre Medicis - 5, rue Saint-Hilaire
94210 La Varenne Saint-Hilaire

Contact person : Bernadette Boustany
Tel. 33 (0)1 48 86 33 28 - Fax 33 (0)1 48 83 49 12

Conditions of entry
Participants should submit orginal engravings (black and white or colours, all traditional techniques of engraving, exept works produced on any computer). Each work of art submitted should illustrate the theme “Proximity and horizons”

First prize 2 300€
Second prize 1 900€
Third prize 1 600 €

Each participant should dispatch or deposit 5 works. Maximum size of the work 56 x 76 cm. Reclaim of works: for artists not selected from 27th to 37th March, for artists selected from 18th to 22th September.

DEADLINE: March 15, 2007
Hand Pulled: Juried Mid Atlantic Print Show
Ellipse Arts Center Arlington Cultural Affairs
April 6 - May 26, 2007
Juror: Joan Boudreau, Curator, Graphic Arts Collection, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6 - 9 p.m.
Juror's Talk: April 19, 7 - 9 p.m.

Hand Pulled is open to all printmakers who live or work in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland or West Virginia. All original fine art print media will be considered. This may include intaglio, relief, lithography, screen printing, photogravure, collagraph, monoprint, photomechanical and digitally "manipulated" prints, non-conventional formats, dimensional prints and hand printed books. Prints may be unique as well as editioned work. All work must be "hand-pulled" in some way. Prints that are predominantly digitally printed will not be accepted. All work must be created in 2005 or later.
Drop off work to be juried: Wednesday, March 14, 11 - 7 p.m.
Pick up work not accepted: Friday, March 16, 11 - 7 p.m.
Pick up work accepted: Saturday, May 26, 2 - 5 p.m.
For more information and a printable 'call for entries' visit their web site at Arlington Arts

DEADLINE: March 15 2007

Open to all artists, printing techniques and tendencies, TALLER GALERIA FORT and ADOGI announce, as every year, the MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL OF CADAQUÉS.

DEADLINE: March 30, 2007

959, de l’Hotel-de-Ville
Quebec, Canada, G6Z 2N8

Contact person
Pauline Leboeuf
Conditions of entry
The exhibition is open to professional artists in the crafts and visual arts fields who produce original pieces, unique or of a limited number. All works must be for sale. A 30% commission will be kept by the organizer.
A total of 5 000 $ (CDN) will be awarded in prize money.
Two dimensional artwork: the total surface area must not exceed 75 square cm (12 inches). The maximum size of the frame must not measure more that 100 cm (40 in) of perimeter
Three dimensional artwork: max 7,5x7,5x10 cm (3x3x4 in) or the equivalent of 560 cubic cm (36 in) including the stand of support.
Deadline for submissions March 30, 2007
An entry fee of $ 20 (CDN) is required for the first entry
15 $ (CDN) for the second entry

DEADLINE: March 31, 2007

An international print annual with the premise that no art form has broader implications in contemporary society than that of the print. The aim is to gather and exhibit contemporary art print works from all over the world and to contribute to the contacts and the exchange between artists, art lovers and collectors and to stimulate the research into paper, inks, and other materials used in printmaking.
LESSEDRA Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects
25, Milin Kamak Street, Lozenetz
1164 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel.(++359 2) 865 04 28, 866 38 57

The 14th Tallinn Print Triennial presents works of visual art that were produced using mechanical or digital reproduction or printing technologies, produced in 2004–2007 on the topic of Political and Poetical.

All correspondence concerning 14th Tallinn Print Triennial should be sent to the address:

Mrs. Mare Pedanik
14th Tallinn Print Triennial

c/o Kumu Art Museum

Weizenbergi 34 / Valge 1

10127 Tallinn, ESTONIA

DEADLINE: April 15, 200(8)?
Iowa Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Miniature Prints
The Iowa Biennial Exhibition will exhibit an international survey of contemporary miniature prints to be held beginning August 2006. The purpose of the Iowa Biennial Exhibition is to both introduce the public to contemporary prints from around the world while enlarging the collection of works within the Iowa Biennial Exhibition research archives and making them available for academic research, museums, artists, and print students alike. While works within the research archives can never be sold, they will be used to promote a greater awareness of the uniqueness and beauty of the print and print mediums. Please note that submitted works will not be returned, but instead will become property of the Iowa Biennial Exhibition and part of the Iowa Biennial Exhibition research archives. The Iowa Biennial Exhibition will initially be exhibited at Kirkwood College and The University of Iowa and thereafter will become an international traveling exhibition for a period of up to two years.
Maximum of physical size of work [including substrate] in any dimension is three and a
half inches [3 1/2 inches or 9 cm]. This maximum size includes both image and border areas.
Works in all print media are eligible, including editioned, serial editioned, variable edtioned,
uneditioned, uneditionable, as well as digitally informed works. Do not send slides. Only original
prints, unframed and unmated, and created since 2004 (within the last two years) will be
accepted. Please submit no more than three [3] works.
Send all materials to:

DEADLINE: April 30, 2008

The next BIMPE will take place in the summer of 2008. Entry forms will be available on this site from September/October of 2007.
BIMPE is a miniature print competition held every 2 years, and hosted by New Leaf Editions and Dundarave Print Workshop, both on Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada. The intent of BIMPE is to facilitate international artistic exchange and to increase public awareness and appreciation for printmaking.
Each artist may submit up to 3 prints, and up to 5 prints in each edition may be sent.
The entry fee is $30 CDN or $25 US
The prints can be in any printmaking medium
The printed area must not exceed 10 x 15 cm sq (in any dimensions)
The paper size must not exceed 8.5 x 10 inches (or it must fit in an A4 plastic sleeve)
All prints will be returned to artists after the show
All selected artists will receive a catalogue
A 3 person Jury will make the selection and choose 3 prize winners

Welcome to the website for the Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition at!

BIMPE is a miniature print competition held every 2 years, and hosted by New Leaf Editions and Dundarave Print Workshop, both on Granville Island, Vancouver, Canada. The intent of BIMPE is to facilitate international artistic exchange and to increase public awareness and appreciation for printmaking.

Each artist may submit up to 3 prints, and up to 5 prints in each edition may be sent.
The entry fee is $30 CDN or $25 US
The prints can be in any printmaking medium
The printed area must not exceed 10 x 15 cm
The paper size must not exceed 8.5 x 10 inches (or it must fit in an A4 plastic sleeve)
The deadline for entries is April 30th 2006
New Leaf Editions
1370 Cartwright Street
Vancouver, BC
V6H 3R8


DEADLINE: May 15th 2007

The Graphic Artist Association of Lahti and the Lahti Art Museum are pleased to invite the artists to participate in the 6th International Miniprint Finland 2007 miniature graphics triennial.

The Miniprint Finland miniature graphics triennial collects the best representatives in the field all around the world to the exhibition in the Lahti Art Museum from November 16th 2007 to February 3th 2008. President of Republic of Finland Tarja Halonen is patronizing the Miniprint exhibition. The Graphic Artist Association of Lahti has been responsible for arrangements from the start of the exhibition in 1992. The Lahti Art Museum has taken part in organizing since 1998.

The Miniprint Finland exhibition is exceptionally large and notable graphic arts presentation both nationally and internationally. It has established its position among the international miniature graphic special art exhibitions. Interest in this triennial is increasing after every event. About 800 artists from 61 countries sent nearly 2800 prints to the Miniprint Finland triennial 2004. The corresponding numbers in 1998 were 1700 prints from 478 artists from 52 countries.

<>DEADLINE: May 31, 2007
Washington Printmakers National Small Works 2007 - Prospectus
July 31 – August 26, 2007
Juror: Greg Jecmen, associate curator of Old Master Prints and print room supervisor at the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
Open to any artist of 18 or over residing in the United States. All work submitted must be original prints, completed within the last two years, no photography.
Image size must be no larger than 170 square inches, maximum frame width 18”. All work must be archivally matted and should be framed under plexiglass in plain wood or metal frames. No glass or clip frames.
A non-returnable entry fee of $30.00 entitles artists to submit up to 4 slides. Make checks payable to Washington Printmakers Gallery.
Slides/Digital Images
Label each slide/digital image with artist’s name, title, medium, edition, and dimensions. Indicate top of slide.
Entry forms are also available on our website, Mail entry form, slides/digital imagres, check and self addressed stamped envelope SASE (for return of slides) to: Pauline Jakobsberg 11605 Milbern Drive, Potomac, MD 20854.
Contact information
Gail Vollrath, Gallery Director, Washington Printmakers Gallery,
1732 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20009. Telephone 202-332 7757, email


Stone Plate Grease Water
Call for submissions for international contemporary lithography show in Easter 2007. It will open at the Museum of Modern Art for Wales in Machynlleth from 12 Mar-12 May 2007 before touring UK & Ireland. Inclusion of prints by international artists will highlight how UK work relates to that of other countries. It is intended that between 70 and 100 works will be included to demonstrate diverse approaches, content and techniques. Selection will be from work submitted as slides or on CD. Successful artists will then be asked to submit prints from which final selections will be made. Prints may be of any scale and any techniques of stone, plate, photoplate, polyester plate or waterless lithography and multi-media. For details contact: Paul Croft, Aberystwyth School of Art, Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth Ceredigion, Wales SY23 1NG, UK.
Submission deadline: 30 Jun 2006


DEADLINE: July 22 2006
Seoul Space International Print Biennial
SPACE Group, Seoul Museum of Art
Date : September 7, 2006 ~ October 8, 2006
Place : Seoul Museum of Art

DEADLINE: July 16, 2006
The International Experimental Engraving Biennial is organize by The
Fine Artist's Union Timisoara, in collaboration with Timisoara City
Council and Banat Museum Timisoara.
Like in the first edition, we promote and sustain the experiment in
engraving, new solutions and techniques of printmaking, dialogue with
the three-dimensional or recreate the investigate object with the
engraving support. Combined techniques, unconventional printing
materials like wood, plastic, silk, canvas, synthetic materials, etc,
the object like ready made with print surfaces on it, collage, computer
art or different others print interpretations, are encouraging.
Location: Banat Museum Timisoara.
Conditions: No fee is request. The theme is free. All print techniques
are accepted, including works made with the computer assistance (see
Article 1). New techniques are welcome. The works can be bi-dimensional
or three-dimensional. Each artist has the right to choose a free size
of his work (for tree dimensional art works). For bi-dimensional works
the minimum size is 20x20 cm(print size). Works with large size are
welcomes. Each artist can sent 1 work made after 2003.The work must be
signed and dated.
Deadline: July 16, 2006


DEADLINE: August 26, 2005
International Print Exhibition of Croquis Publishing House - 2005.
Croquis Publishing House invites printmakers, majority age, to participate of International Print Exhibition of Croquis Publishing House -2005. The exhibitions will take place at Casal de Catalunya- Chacabuco 863-Buenos Aires-Argentina.
For further information, please contact:

Editorial y Galerías Croquis
Teléfono: 4464-1075


IMPRIMO: Seattle Print Arts Juried Exhibition 2006, open to all current members of Seattle Print Arts (you can join at time of entry). Exhibition dates are November 1 - December 2, 2006 at Gallery 110 in Seattle, WA. Information can be found by copying and pasting in this .pdf address into your browser:

DEADLINE-September 25, 2006
New Prints 2007/Winter
International Print Center New York announces a call for entries for New Prints 2007/Winter opening in our Chelsea space in January, 2007. We are requesting submissions of newly created fine art prints.The New Prints 2007/Winter Selections Committee will be: Amy Cutler, artist; Luther Davis, Master Printer, Axelle Fine Arts; Paul Laster, Editor, ArtKrush; Mary Ellen Oldenburg, art historian and collector; Robert Rainwater, Independant Curator; Mary Ryan, Director, Mary Ryan Gallery.



The VIIIth. Edition of Premio Acqui is organised by the International Biannual Association for Engraving and is supported by the Rotary Club of Acqui Terme, the Region of Piedmont, the Acqui Terme Council and the Fondazione CRT.
The Biennial Exhibition is open to any engraver and entry into the competition is free.
Each artist should send only one work completed after January 1st 2005 in chalcography or xylography (Any work that has been produced in part by a different technique will not be accepted)The works must not have been used for commercial printing or placed in any other exhibition or public event before. The maximum size of entries is 50cm x 70cm. The works can’t be in a frame or in a passé-partout.
Each artist should send one copy of his/her work and a photograph or a laser photocopy of his/her work (18x24 cm size) with the title of the work, the technique and the year of completion written on the reverse side.
In addition the artist must attach the entry form ( at the bottom ) ; this can be downloaded from
The entry, the copy and the entry form should be sent to:
PREMIO ACQUI Biennale Europea per l'incisione
C/o Assessorato alla Cultura - Palazzo Robellini
Piazzetta Levi n.1 - 15011 Acqui Terme ( AL ) Italia
Works must be sent on or before October 31st 2006; the works sent after this date will not be accepted.

Deadline: OCTOBER 18, 2007
2008 Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition

Deadline: October 31, 2006
Ink and Clay 33
An annual competition, established in 1971, of prints and drawings; ceramic ware and clay sculpture sponsored by the W. Keith and Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. The primary underwriting is through the generosity of Col. Jim Jones. Ink and Clay is an exhibition open to all of the Western States including AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, ND, SD, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA,WY. A virtual catalog will be published and mounted on the gallery’s website. The catalog will be available for download.Each artist will be given a page for their image and text (statement, bio, resume, contact information).

A $20 entry and handling fee will be charged. This entitles the artist to three entries. 3-D work may have one detail slide each. Please make check or money order payable to Ink and Clay 32. All artists must submit slides for juroring. Slides must be received by October 31, 2006. Slide labels must include artist's name, title, medium, dimensions and telephone number. Mail slides, SASE, entry form and fee to Kellogg Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic University, 3801 W. Temple Ave. Pomona CA, 91768. Slides of all accepted work will be retained for documentation and for preparation of the website and virtual catalog. accepted works.


Deadline Nov 4, 2005
January 18 - February 15, 2006
Opening reception: January 18, 5 to 7 p.m.

Deadline Nov 4, 2005
January 18 - February 15, 2006
Opening reception: January 18, 5 to 7 p.m.
A biennial exhibition with National Drawing Exhibitions being held alternate years. Slides are submitted for the jury process and accepted works are sent for a second round of examination. Up to $3,000 in purchase awards offered. For a prospectus, either download from this site or send a SASE to National Printmaking ‘02, The College of New Jersey, Department of Art, PO Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718


Deadline: December 2, 2005

The Lower East Side Printshop invites emerging artists of all disciplines and cultural backgrounds to apply for the Special Editions Fellowship Program 2006. No previous printmaking experience is necessary. Awarded artists will create printmaking projects in collaborative residencies that will take place between February 2006 and February 2007. Each artist will have 8-12 day-long working sessions with a master printer to develop and complete a new body of work. The Printshop will provide materials, tools and equipment, full studio access, technical assistance and an artist honorarium of $1,500. Applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered by December 2, 2005.Application available at, or send a self addressed stamped envelope to Lower East Side Printshop, 306 W.37th Street, New York, NY 10018.
The Lower East Side Printshop advances and promotes the art of printmaking and supports emerging artists.
Please click the following link for more information:

Open to all artists, in all printing techniques and tendencies
Each artist should submit 4 prints in order to be included in the
art show. It is preferable though not necessary that the works be of
different images.The image on the plate, stone or screen must not be
bigger than 10 x 10c/m.The paper or support must not be bigger than 18
x 18 c/m.
The signed works should be sent by registered air-mail as PRINTED
MATTER in a simple packet, without glass, frame or matte, declaring "NO
EURO ART CENTER, Skiftesv.14, 352 53 Växjö, Sweden, before 15th,
December 2005.
A "Curriculum Vitae" should accompany the works, including name and
nationality of the artist as well as the title, technique and price of
works in Euro
A Jury will select the works to be exhibited, the name of the
accepted artists will be published in our website
during the month of January, 2006.
The exhibition period of the INTERNATIONAL MINI PRINT de SARAJEVO,
will be increased from February 23th, 2006 to Martch 23th. 2006

DEADLINE: December 15, 2006
Call for Art: Maine Prints Since 1985
A Exhibition opportunity from The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, for Artists specializing in:
Visual Arts/Crafts - Printmaking
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art will present Maine Prints Since 1985, an exhibition selected by invitation and from submissions in response to a statewide call to artists, in the Main and Loft Galleries from October 21 to December 15, 2006. To keep both focus of the project and exhibition space manageable, works will be limited to intaglio, relief, and planographic processes. (It is assumed that one of a kind prints and computer/digitized prints will be featured in other venues.) Participants must have a verifiable presence in Maine, but works printed/published beyond Maine will be considered.
Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition
Celebrate our 14th Anniversary with us!
Live Jazz by Keith Watling and Friends
" Anniversary Special" All artists invited to enter one piece for $14! Size limit 20 inches. Exhibit Gallery Night and Day! Call 414-643-1732 to enter! or Contact Gallery

DEADLINE: December 31, 2005
2nd Annual National Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Competition The Palm Beach Community College in Lake Worth, FL invites artists to submit their best drawings, paintings and prints for the second annual art competition hosted by the college. Guest juror Barry Sparkman from the University of Miami will distribute artist awards totaling $2000. Slide entries are due January 9th 2006. Accepted entries are due by 5pm on February 13, 2006. The show will run from February 24th -April 17th, 2006, with an opening reception to be held in our gallery (Humanities Building, room 104) on Friday, February 24th from 6-8pm. This show is open to all artists ages 18 and over working in any media traditionally associated with drawing, painting and printmaking. Sorry, no digitally produced work will be accepted. Maximum size is 52" in any direction. There is a small entry fee of $10 per slide (4 slides max) to cover show costs. All proceeds generated from the show will benefit student art scholarships at PBCC. For a full prospectus, please send an SASE to: Gallery Manager, Palm Beach Community College, Division of Humanities MS 15, 4200 Congress Av, Lake Worth FL 33461

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hello printfreak, Thanks for this blog. The BIMPE has been updated, please go to for current information.