Listings and Opportunities
For FREE entries in the Listings and Opportunities Sections of the Spring (2024) Issue of Printmaking Today - for exhibitions, events and opportunities planned for March, April and May 2024
- please send your information to: email@example.com by the 1 February 2024.
AWARDS, PRIZES AND COMPETITIONS
ELIZABETH GREENSHIELDS FOUNDATION
Individual applications for fixed first grant of CAD $17,000 and subsequent grants of $20,000 for young or emerging artists working in a representational style of painting, drawing, sculpture or printmaking in order to pursue a lifetime career in their practice. The funding body does not accept abstract, non-objective or digital works.
FLOURISH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PRINTMAKING 2024
Open to established, emerging, and student artist/printmakers, with shortlisting and prizes awarded by an independent panel of judges. The Flourish Award celebrates excellence in printmaking through a curated exhibition of around 10-15 artists shortlisted from open submission. We are looking for creativity, skill, originality and innovation in traditional handmade print: from relief print and intaglio to screen print, lithography and more. Artists can submit up to three individual pieces for consideration and have the chance to be part of an increasingly recognised award and national exhibition, which provides a significant development opportunity for the winner as well as exposure. The winner will present a solo print exhibition in Huddersfield. They will also benefit from a two-week period of access to the facilities at WYPW. In addition, there are runners-up prizes, including our student/recent graduate award. Submission and application through website. One off fee of £15 to enter. This year’s judges are:
Grant Scanlan, Huddersfield Museums Manager
Tracy Hill, Artist
Martyn Lucas, The Turnpike Gallery
DEADLINE: 14 JAN 2024
MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL OF CADAQUÉS
44th edition of the Mini Print International Cadaqués 2024 open call and exhibition. Each artist should submit four prints. The image must not be bigger than 10 x 10 cm the paper size must not be bigger than 18 x 18 cm. The exhibition in Cadaqués will last around 90 days and will be open to the public daily from 6–9.30pm, from the end of June to end of September. The exhibition will then tour to Galerie L’Etangd’Art in Bages, France and other venues. Each prize-winning artist will be invited to have a solo show in the following year’s edition of the Mini Print competition. The fee is 50 EUR for Spanish residents, or 95 USD/80 EUR for non-Spanish residents. The application form can be downloaded from the link and must include a curriculum vitae.
DEADLINE: 15 MAR 2024
The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists’ biennial prize exhibition returns in 2024, providing the opportunity for artists to exhibit their work and be rewarded for their talents. The exhibition will be held in the RBSA’s recently refurbished galleries and there will be associated prizes, including a Printmaking Today editiorial prize. Call for entries begins 8 December and selected artists will be notified by 6 February 2024. Exhibition on display from 29 February until 6 April 2024 with private view and artists’ talks. The RBSA also run a Portrait Prize that is open to artforms including printmaking. The call for entries opens in February 2024 and the exhibition will run from: 7 May–8 June 2024.
DEADLINE: 4pm, 22 JAN 2024
THE SCHULMAN AND BULLARD ARTICLE PRIZE
The Association of Print Scholars invites applications for the tenth Schulman and Bullard Article Prize. The Prize is given annually to an article published by an early-career scholar that features compelling and innovative research on fine art prints or printmaking. The award carries a $2,000 prize. Following the mission of the Association of Print Scholars, articles can feature aspects of printmaking across any geographic region and all chronological periods. Articles will be evaluated by a panel of advanced scholars on the author’s commitment to the use of original research and the article’s overall contribution to the field of print scholarship. Nomination criteria and full application details on website.
DEADLINE: 31 JAN
SSA EICHSTÄTT LITHOGRAPHY RESIDENCY PRIZE 2024
The Society of Scottish Artists, in partnership with Li Portenlänger, from Lithographie-Werkstatt Eichstätt, Germany, is offering a Lithography Residency Prize which includes a two-week residency in autumn 2024 for a practising artist of any nationality. Artists must be experienced in stone lithography and the award includes a solo exhibition with opening reception. Note that applicants have to be a member of the SSA, rates start at £10 per year for students and £40 for artist membership. Application opens on 2 October. Please see website for full application details.
DEADLINE: 29 JAN
TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL 2024
The International Printmaking Biennale of the Republic of China is one of the longest-standing international printmaking exhibitions in the contemporary era. Intended to promote international cultural exchanges, strengthen mutual understanding of Eastern and Western artistic values and attract outstanding printmakers from all over the world. The interactive discussion of printmaking concepts, along with the rapid development of creative techniques and the emergence of digital printing, has led to expression methods and content that are different from traditional printmaking, changed the traditional style of printmaking and presented different artistic characteristics. This exhibition serves as a bridge for Taiwanese art creators to connect with international printmaking. Call for submissions opens on 25 December.
DEADLINE: 5 FEB 2024
Membership applications welcome. Greenwich Printmakers Association sells members’ original prints from its gallery at: 1a Greenwich Market SE10 9HZ. If you are a London-based printmaker willing to help run the association and to invigilate in the gallery once every five weeks, then please visit/apply.
OPEN CALL FOR PRINTS
New Zealand and Australian artists only are invited to contribute to the Overwintering Project Print Portfolio. Artists are asked to contribute two prints on paper 280 x 280 mm from an edition of any size made in response to their local migratory shorebirds and shorebird habitat. The Overwintering Project is a multi-faceted art project, designed to raise awareness and funds for migratory shorebirds, their habitat and their research and conservation by BirdLife Australia. For details please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTIST AT SOANE
Creatives are invited to apply for Artist at Soane, a new residency for artists, architects and designers to mark the restoration of Soane’s Drawing Office. Creatives working in any mediums and disciplines are encouraged to apply to Artist at Soane, with the only stipulation being that drawing is central to their practice – whether observational or conceptual. Entries will be accepted from individuals and collaborations. Starting in the Spring of 2023, two residents will be hosted annually, for three months each, during the Spring (March to May) and the Autumn (September to November). There will be an honorarium of £1,500 per artist or collaboration and support from staff across the Museum over the residency period. The residency will highlight not only the historic importance of Sir John Soane’s Museum, its archive and collections, but also its contemporary relevance and connection with artists, architects and designers practising now. To enter, complete the online application form, including:
Up to 6 images of recent work
A one-page CV
Brief statements regarding how the residency would contribute to their practice, how they would approach the residency, etc.
TAMARIND INSTITUTE PRINTER TRAINING PROGRAM
Tamarind’s two-part Printer Training Program is designed for students who wish to pursue careers as fine art collaborative printers. This intensive, full-time programme concentrates first on strengthening and refining the students’ technical skills, then on the application of those skills to collaborative projects. Prior knowledge of lithography is required. A maximum of eight students will be accepted. Check website for full details and application process.
DEADLINE: 15 JAN