Tuesday, April 29, 2014

New Printsy Team Pages!!

Printsy on Etsy

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Call for Entries: Branching Out, at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Anyone who becomes a member of the Center for Contemporary Printmaking (in Norwalk, CT, United States) can submit a print to the show.

Here's the deadline:
RECEIVING DATES: Saturday, January 11, through Saturday, January 18, from 10 am–4 pm.
Mailed entries must be received by 5 pm, Monday January 20, 2014.
Happy Holidays!

Prospectus and application are found here.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Call for Entry: 13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange at PROOF Studio Gallery

13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange
PROOF Studio Gallery
 Distillery District, Toronto, Canada

Celebrating The Chinese Year of the HORSE 2014

PROOF Studio Gallery
is again pleased to host the 13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange -
an opportunity for printmakers from anywhere in the world to connect with each other by exhibiting their print interpretation of the zodiac sign of the HORSE for the Chinese New Year 2014. In previous years artists from Switzerland, Australia, India, Guatemala, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Ireland, Scotland, Hong Kong, France, the United States and Canada have participated in this exhibition and print exchange.

Print Information & Submission Guidelines

Each artist creates a limited edition print using a traditional print technique such as etching, wood block, linoblock, embossing, lithographs, relief, silkscreen or mixed print media inspired in some way by the HORSE. As always, the Year of the Horse is both an exchange and a series of exhibitions. The first print is kept and used for the travelling exhibitions. The other prints are offered for sale or used for the exchange. For the exchange, you receive back other artists' work and other artists get your prints.

2014 Exhibitions included:
PROOF Studio Gallery in Toronto
OCADU (Ontario College of Art & Design University) Toronto
Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa
Muskoka Art Place Gallery, Port Carling, Ontario
Concordia University's MousePrint Gallery, Montreal.

The show travels from February to the end of May. After the show comes home to PROOF your prints are exchanged and mailed out.

Requirements for Submission

Dimensions: paper size 10" x 12" maximum (image can be any size that fits on 10" x 12" paper, 3-5 prints
Printmaking Media: Any traditional printmaking technique or combination including relief, etching, lithography, silkscreen, wood block, mixed print methods, letterpress, monoprints - please no straight digital prints.
Participation Fee: $25 (Covers your participation fee & matting & mailing)
Payment must be by cash of either Canadian or American denominations, Canadian cheques only, or Paypal (Paypal username is fineart@proofstudiogallery.com)
Submission Deadline: January 20th, 2014 

The first print is matted and used for the travelling exhibitions. All other prints will be offered for sale. Proceeds are split 30/70 with artist. Unsold prints are exchanged with other printmakers.

Keep up to date and look at participating artists at the blogspot

2014 Year of the Horse Print Submission Form

Each print must have a submission form on back! Please attach it by paperclip or low-tack tape (not glue)
Please make sure to include your MAILING ADDRESS in the first form!

Year of the Horse Submission Form
Number of Prints (maximum of 5!):
Printmaking Techniques:


PROOF Studio Gallery, Studio 104,
Case Goods Warehouse, Bldg. 15, 
15 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 3C4 

Contacts:   Sheila Jonah or Natalie Draz of PROOF Studio Gallery

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Call for Entry: National Small Works Show

WPG National Small Works 2013
- Exhibition open to printmakers age 18+ residing in the continental United States creating traditional, hand-pulled prints under 170 square inches. First prize: Solo exhibition, August 2014. Other prizes awarded. Early bird deadline: April 17, 2013 ($20/4 images). Final deadline: May 18, 2013 ($30/4 images). This year's juror is Philippa Hughes, founder of the Pinkline Project and DC Commissioner for the Arts and Humanities.

The National Small Works is an annual juried exhbition that has been hosted by Washington Printmakers Gallery every August since 1997. Featuring contemporary artist-pulled prints, NSW exhibits an impressive array of technique as well as subject matter by limiting the size of print entries (maximum size of 170 square inches).

Washington Printmakers Gallery
8230 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 273-3660

(They seem to be experiencing difficulty with their website).

CALL FOR ENTRY: ARTspace Original International Print Exchange & Exhibit


ARTspace Original International Print Exchange & Exhibit, Chatham, Ontario, Canada
April 17 - May 25, 2013

ARTspace is eager to announce a Call for Entry into the second bi-annual International Print Exchange and Community Arts Initiative, which will run from August 21 – September 28, 2013. An open call has been put out to artists, print studios and forums across the globe asking printmakers to create a print with a paper size no larger than 5 inches x 5 inches (12.7cm x 12.7cm) and an image size no larger than 4 inches by 4 inches (10.7cm x 10.7cm) in an edition of ten. Each artist will have one of their prints on display and for sale at the standard price of $75.00 + HST while the rest of the prints will be distributed among other participants, ensuring each artist will receive a suite of different prints.

These prints will be on display on ARTspace with an opening reception that will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at 7pm. During the opening reception, a curator’s choice award of $150 and one people’s choice award of $100 will be selected. Please note: the deadline for entry is August 1, 2013.

For Chatham-Kent artists who wish to participate, ARTspace will conduct a series of print workshops and open studios at the Thames Art Gallery. Please contact ARTspace for details and dates of the workshops.

(HST = Harmonized Sales Tax. Prices are in Canadian dollars)

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Call for Submission: Bainbridge Open Print Show

This is the second open submission show of contemporary printmaking organised by Bainbridge Studios.

This year it will be held at the new Embassy Tea Gallery, in Union St, London, UK, SE1.

To apply, download the application, fill in the form and submit a maximum of three JPEGs and 20£ by midnight (GMT) on April 10, 2013. Accepted work must be delivered by May 3 or 4.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013




LESSEDRA Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects
25, Milin Kamak Street, Lozenetz
1164 Sofia, Bulgaria

Each artist should send no more than 3 works: original prints, created in 2012/2013.
Entries may feature any type of method of printmaking and should be signed and numbered by the artist. The maximum dimensions of a work are 29 x 23 cm. (paper size). Participation fee is 50 EUR for all Europeans and 80 USD for all another countries.

Deadline: postmarked March 31st 2013 at the latest

More information and application form