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Printmaking Today is the authorized Journal of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers

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Volume 25 2016 SPRING ISSUE
Now Out

Highlights include
Features on Robert Hague, Jason Hicklin RE and Vimonmarn Khanthachavana, and an interview with American artist Annie Bissett. Mychael Barratt PRE gives a behind-the-scenes look at prize selection, and Gail Brodholt RE extols the art of the car. Plus Sarah Bodman on artists' books, Alexander Adams on museums, technical and practical features, collector's digest, listings, news & reviews

FREE Listings and Opportunities
For entries in the Listings and Opportunities Sections of the Summer 2016 (June) Issue of Printmaking Today - for exhibitions, events and opportunities planned for June, July and August 2016. Deadline for entries 1 April
or listings@cellopress.co.uk

Please note that we cannot read all the emails we receive via online marketing services (e.g. MailChimp). If you wish to ensure your exhibition is noted please send the details to us directly with 'Listings' in the subject line.

Advertisements for the Summer 2016 Issue
The deadline for advertisements for the Summer 2016 is 1 May 2016 please email to book space

Artists are invited to submit up to 10 images or documentation of their recent work, a series or sequence of works where the work encounters print. Deadline: 5pm Monday 20 June 2016. Works in any medium will be considered and the competition is not restricted to 2 or 3 dimensional works.
Entries will be judged by a distinguished and experienced panel, including: David Roberts, co-Director of Alan Cristea Gallery, London; Sune Nordgren, Founding Director of BALTIC, the Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, England, and Christiane Baumgartner, artist. A selection of generous prizes are on offer, including residencies, bursaries and purchase prizes; these include the V&A Print Prize, The Bryan Robertson Trust Award and the National Glass Centre Resident Prize. 
To enter please visit: www.internationalprintbiennale.org.uk
An exhibition of selected work will run from 16 September until the end of October 2016.
For all information about entering the 2016 Biennale, please contact project managers Parker Harris at ipb@parkerharris.co.uk or on 01372462190.

Graduate Opportunities
Printmaking Today welcomes submissions from current and recent graduate artists for a regular feature on new work in print.
This is a great opportunity to showcase your work and share your ideas and projects with the printmaking community and beyond.Successful submissions will be published in the magazine's 'State of the Art' feature.

Current BA, MA and PhD students and those within 2 years of graduating (students do not have to come from a specialist printmaking course)

- Word doc. of 400 words describing one project using print, or a series of works exploring a particular process or idea. Collaborative projects are also welcome.
- 3 low-resolution jpeg images (no larger than 800 pixels in length or width)
- Brief CV
- Full contact details
Please email submissions to the editor,  email: ncampbell@pt.cellopress.co.uk
Only successful submissions will be acknowledged. Deadline 1 May 2016

Printmaking Today now has a sister publication  Illustration  - It's all about Illustration for more information please visit www.illustration-mag.com

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Contents of previous issues of Printmaking Today
Volume 24 2015 WINTER ISSUE

Features on John Duffin RE, Marcelle Hanselaar and Nicci Haynes, and an interview with Christopher Le Brun PRA. Weimin He reports on recent developments in Beijing, and Trevor Pollard introduces an artists' cooperative in Senegal. Plus technical and practical features from around the globe, collector's digest, opportunities, listings, news & reviews.

Volume 24 2015 AUTUMN ISSUE

Profiles: on Anne Desmet RA RE, Cornelia Parker RA, and the Finnish artist Kristian Krokfors.

Lead Technical: Richard Long RA's largest prints to date: The Spike Island Tapes series, a monumental celebration of carborundum, commissioned by Alan Cristea Gallery

Technical, Practical: The Dresden Project reconciles the legacy of World War II bombings with exhibitions across Europe; Dutch artist Theo Damsteegt charts his experiments with shift-printing; Jane Stobart RE delves into the archives of the Printmakers Council; Peter Ford RE reveals the material inspiration behind his prizewinning collagraphs.

Education: A world of possibility at Curwen Print Studio in Cambridgeshire.

Collector's Corner: Julian Francis and Rena Gardiner (we have a book give-away tie-in with Little Toller)

REGULARS: Opinion: Richard Noyce considers the cost of being a judge; Artist's Books: The Oxford Fine Press Book Fair

Volume 24 2015 SUMMER ISSUE

Features on Ian Davenport, Ellen Heck and the socio-political prints of Yvonne Rees-Pagh. China Focus: the new China Printmaking Museum at Guanlan Original Printmaking Base; printing with Chinese papers; and the graphic work of widely traveled artist Tang Chenghua. The Tamarind Institute Summer Course, ghost lithographs, and artist's books at Women's Studio Workshop, plus technical and practical features, collector's digest, listings, news & reviews

Volume 24 2015 SPRING ISSUE

Profiles of the Chinese woodblock printmaker Huang Kai, Charlotte Hodes, Marc Frising and Neil Bousfield - plus our regular sections on techniques, news and opportunities.

Volume 23 2014 WINTER ISSUE

Profiles of Reinhard Behrens, Pascale Hemery, Andrzej Jackowski and an overview of new international work from London's Frieze to Argentina's print studios and representations of the rain forests of Papua New Guinea.
Education: Mark Hampson guides us round the Royal Academy Schools and discusses dramatic projects emerging from Epsom Suite. Technical Features on Neo-Romantic etchings, letterpress lyrics and a celebration of revolutionary designer Peggy Angus.

Volume 23 2014 AUTUMN ISSUE

Profiles of Hilary Paynter PPRE, Lucy Skaer and Diane Victor, and a collaborative project by Michael Wegerer and sound artist JUUN. Behind the scenes at the Library & Archive of the Royal Academy. Emily Martin, Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts, Oregon. Artouride, a plein-air printmaking initiative. Technical features on framing fine prints and etching with permeable grounds.

Volume 23 2014 SUMMER ISSUE

Features on Michael Craig-Martin - Objects of our time - Stephen Chambers - Perpetual Motion - Sumi Perera RE - Threads of meaning - plus our regular features.

Volume 23 2014 SPRING ISSUE

Features on Ruth Burgess, David Hockney RA, Ørnulf Opdahl and the installations of Nobuhiro Nakanishi. Yale salutes masterpieces of British biodiversity, and the National Trust inspires volunteers at Bewick' s birthplace. A comprehensive survey of the market for contemporary blue-chip prints, plus technical and practical features, listings, news & reviews

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