Listings and Opportunities
For FREE entries in the Listings and Opportunities Sections of the Summer (2022) Issue of Printmaking Today - for exhibitions, events and opportunities planned for June, July and August 2022 - please send your information to: email@example.com by the 1 May 2022.
AWARDS, PRIZES & COMPETITIONS
BLACK ARTISTS GRANT
The Black Artists Grant is £500 given out monthly to three black artists in the UK with no strings attached, grant established by Creative Debuts.
DERBY PRINT OPEN
In its fifth year, the Derby Print Open is eligible to all forms of printmaking from artists resident in the United Kingdom. Entry fee is £25 per entrant and entrants can submit up to five works.
DEADLINE: 31 MARCH
HEART OF ENGLAND
See excellent list of grants available for education, community and arts organisations based in the Black Country/Midlands UK on ‘Grants Available’ page of website.
INTERNATIONAL ORIGINAL PRINT EXHIBITION 2022
Applications for this major international open exhibition will open from 4 March. This year’s judges are: Katriona Gillespie (Curator and Assistant County Arts Officer, Mayo, Ireland); Dr John Phillips Hon RE (LPS21 / The Museum of Unrest); Nadia Phillips (Contemporary Australian & Aboriginal Art Expert); Prof David Ferry (RE President) and Michelle Griffiths (RE Vice President). There will be a number of prestigious prizes including the Printmaking Today editorial prize. Venue is Bankside, London.
DEADLINE: 6 JULY
42nd MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL OF CADAQUES
Award-winning annual international juried competition and exhibition in Barcelona. Submit up to four prints, image no bigger than 10 x 10 cm, with a maximum paper size of 18 x 18 cm. The entry fee is up to 80 euros depending on where you live. Open to all printmaking techniques and the entry fee includes a copy of the exhibition catalogue. Accepted prints will be exhibited at the Taller Galeria Fort, Hort d’en Sanés, 9, Cadaqués from the end of June until 30 September 2022 before touring to other venues. Prints must be posted to: ADOGI, Ap. de Correus 9319, 08080 Barcelona, Spain to arrive by 15 March 2022. For more details and entry form visit website.
DEADLINE: 15 MARCH
The 10th edition of the Contemporary Miniprint of Kazanlak is open to international artists over the age of 18, working in traditional printmaking techniques and/or working in experimental digital printmaking and mixed media techniques All fine art printmaking mediums are acceptable, including relief, lithography, silkscreen, intaglio, monotype and original digital media. Photography and direct copy reproduction of artworks will not be accepted. All artists must agree to the entry terms and conditions below. Entry fee is 50 euros. Size of prints preferred 10 x 10 cm, but all prints larger than this on maximum paper size 19 x 19 cm will be accepted. Prizes.
DEADLINE: 20 APRIL
ON PAPER 2022
8th Annual international printmaking contest. Artists can submit one piece of work on a paper size of 300 x 400 mm. The international jury will select 10-15 shortlisted artists. The artists with the most votes will receive the awards. The ON PAPER first prize is 1000 euros. The second prize, 300 euros will be for the print with the most creative printing process. The shortlisted artists will be exhibited in Tinta Invisible, Barcelona, Spain in July. The winner will be announced at the opening ceremony on 30 June. Fee is 26 euros. Online application form.
DEADLINE: 1 APRIL
OVERWINTERING PROJECT: MAPPING
Now in its fifth year, this successful and effective initiative offers printmakers the opportunity to support migratory shorebirds through exhibitions, sales and online portfolio-sharing. Open call for prints. For more details, please read about the project first and then email firstname.lastname@example.org
RE ELECTIONS 2022
The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
(RE) was formed in 1880 to seek recognition for the value of printmaking as artwork in its own right. To this day it continues to promote original printmaking in all its forms, widen the knowledge and understanding of printmaking as a process, whilst also providing its members with artistic opportunities. Artists who work in any printmaking media, including digital printmaking, are invited to apply for membership. Successful candidates invariably are those who appear equally outstanding in all aspects of their work as practising professional artist-printmakers. Artists are assessed on their submission of eight prints and six drawings, made in the last three years. The online application must be completed by 12 noon.
DEADLINE: 31 MARCH
8TH SWEDISH INTERNATIONAL SMALL PRINT EXHIBITION 2022
Open to all forms of printmaking. Entry fee 18 euros for up to four original prints on size A4 paper. Prints must be sent for judging, but note that prints will be destroyed, they will not be returned at the end of the exhibition.
DEADLINE: 8 APRIL
UK COVID-19 FREELANCE ARTIST RESOURCES LIST
An aggregated list of FREE resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists and creatives of all disciplines. Note: this grew out of an equivalent American list, a link to which is on this site.
WELLS ART CONTEMPORARY 2022
The competition is open to all artists over the age of 18, working around the world in all mediums and styles. The WAC exhibition will take place in July and August 2022. All shortlisted artists will be in the running to win awards, including cash prizes and a residency in Provence. The panel of judges includes Matthew Burrows MBE, contemporary artist and founder of the Artist Support Pledge, and Nana Shiomi RE. The entry fee is £15 per work or £12 per work for current students. Artists can submit up to four works.
DEADLINE: 25 APRIL
Online resource created for printmakers using Facebook. Lists open calls worldwide.
FURTHER ARTIST’S OPPORTUNITIES
in the UK can be found on websites such as a-n (Artists’ Newsletter), Artquest, ArtsHub and Art Rabbit, while the London-based organisation Art Licks has temporarily given over its weekly newsletter to artists opportunities. The Art Newspaper has also compiled a list of UK and international financial aid for the self-employed and small business in the arts. See www.artquest.org.uk
ARTS FAIRS, CONFERENCES, OPEN STUDIOS & FESTIVALS
IMPACT 12 – THE PRINTMAKERS’ VOICE
Callouts for curated exhibitions, solo and group exhibitions, technical demonstrations, reflective practice panel discussions and papers have come and gone but still to come: Callout for co-operatives, prints studios and printmaking workshops. Promote your studios on the website and during the conference – call open now until end Aug with the aim to include everyone! IMPACT 12 will be hosted in Bristol and online from 21–25 September 2022.
DEADLINE: 31 AUGUST
LA MALDITA ESTAMPA
Print studio and gallery in Barcelona accepting residency proposals.
LANDER ART CENTER
Residency proposals invited. Studio space for three months and access to equipment, exhibition, teaching opportunities.
RAGINI ART RESIDENCY
Serviced loft apartment and print studio for rent in the beautiful grounds of artist Ragini Upadhayay’s home 8km from Kathmandu in Nepal. The guesthouse can accommodate up to four adults. Price for one adult: 350 euros per month (or 25 euros per day). Plus, additional studio cost 20 euros per day, includes ink.
ABBOTT AND HOLDER
30 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LH
Anne Desmet RA – 30 Years of Collaged Engravings. A solo exhibition of around 90 works.
25 May–28 June
4 St James’s Square, London SW1 4JU
Marcelle Hanselaar. Solo.
Until 31 Mar
48 Hopton St, London SE1 9JH
RE Original Prints. Annual show of work by RE members.
13 May–11 Jun
Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG
Human image: masterpieces of figurative art. Touring internationally.
28 Apr–26 Mar 2023
The Woodpecking Factory: Victorian Illustrations by the Brothers Dalziel. See Cuttings.
20 May–1 Aug
SOAS, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Lu Xun’s Legacy: Printmaking in Modern China. See book review Issue 118.
Until 19 Mar
CRISTEA ROBERTS GALLERY
43 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JG
Patrick Heron: Shaping Colour. 40 prints from 1956–1999.
Until 5 Mar 2022
Vanishing Points. Major exhibition of new work by Barbara Walker.
18 Mar–23 Apr
DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY
Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD
Helen Frankenthaler: Radical Beauty. See Preview in Issue 119.
Until 17 Apr
EAMES PRINT ROOM
159 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UW
Mychael Barratt: Homage. An exhibition of artists’ dog prints by Mychael Barratt PPRE to celebrate the publication of a box set.
Until 27 Mar
EAMES FINE ART GALLERY
58 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD
Jason Hicklin: Out of Darkness. Etchings and watercolours of Pembrokeshire, South Wales.
Until 13 Mar
The Mall, London SW1
Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition. Members and non-members selected through open submission.
61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT
Frank Connelly Printmaking. Exhibition of works by the late Frank Connelly alongside prints by his friends, colleagues and students.
Until 12 Mar
ONE PAVED COURT GALLERY
1 Paved Court, Richmond, TW9 1LZ
Ghost in the Ink. Monotypes and artworks by Hilary Dalke.
16 Mar–3 Apr
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Kyōsai: The Israel Goldman Collection. Exhibition of Kyōsai’s paintings, woodcut prints and illustrated books.
19 Mar–19 Jun
137 Copeland Road, London SE15 3SN
Withheld. Group show curated by Rosie Zielinski.
5 Jubilee Road, St George, London
Eric Haacht. Solo exhibition.
50 Greek Street, London W1D 4EQ
Confectus Britannia. Photomontages by David Ferry PPRE of a playful and odd marriage between old-fashioned British scenes with sugary confectionaries.
Until 18 Mar
16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA
Paula Rego: Subversive Stories. Featuring 80 prints (etchings and lithographs) from across Rego’s extensive career.
Until 29 May
Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH
In Praise of Hands. Free display of woodcuts by Naoko Matsubara and poems by Penny Boxall.
Until 13 Mar
Vision of a Moment: Japanese prints 1950–1960.
Until 3 April
THE BISHOP’S PALACE
The Bishop’s Palace, Wells, Somerset BA52PD
Landmarks. A solo exhibition of large-scale monotypes by Gail Mason.
2 Apr–28 Jun
Bucks Mills, Bideford, Devon EX39 6AN
Of Such Will This Room Tell. Rachel Marsh and Elizabeth Willow show their response to The Cabin, through print, artist books and installation.
DANUM GALLERY, LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BZ
Out of Line. Sir Frank Brangwyn and Melanie Bellis. See Preview.
30 Apr–10 Jul
High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA
Scene through Wood: A Century of Wood Engraving. Celebrating the art of wood engraving over the last 100 years curated by Anne Desmet RA RE.
Until 1 May
11 Eastgate, Beverley, HU17 0DR
Ropewalk Printmakers. Members of the Ropewalk Print Workshop serving the wider Humber region.
8 Apr–14 May
JACK HOUSE GALLERY
121 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HW
In and Out of the Frame. Group show by ‘The Five’, see Preview.
19 May–1 Jun
Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AF
The Decline of Eels. Prints by Julia Manning.
Until 19 Mar
Society of Wood Engravers’ 84th Annual exhibition.
19 Mar–14 May
PALLANT HOUSE GALLERY
8-9 North Pallant, Chichester, PO19 1TJ
Hockney to Himid: 60 Years of British Printmaking. See Preview in previous issue.
Until 24 Apr
LADY LEVER ART GALLERYLower Road, Port Sunlight, Wirral, CH62 5EQ
Kunichika: Japanese Prints. See Cuttings.
15 Apr–4 Sept
ROYAL UNITED HOSPITAL
Combe Park, Bath, BA1 3NG
Shades of Green. David Ferry PPRE was invited by curator Sandra Higgins to respond to the countryside around Somerset.
Apr–Jul, exact dates TBC
TORRE ABBEY MUSEUM
The King’s Drive, Torquay, TQ2 5JE
The Printed Line. Prints from the Arts Council Collection.
6 Apr–8 May
Bridge Street, Bath, BA2 4AT
From Hogarth to Hodgkin: Our Best Prints. Showcasing the best of the Gallery’s collection, dozens of artists, past (Cranach and Dürer) and present (Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry).
5 Mar–4 May
WEST YORKSHIRE PRINT WORKSHOP GALLERY
Unit 2, The Piazza, Huddersfield
Bringing it Together. Four artist printmakers reflect on the impact Covid 19 has had on their practices: Clare Phelan; Kathryn Desforges; Nigel Morris; Theresa Taylor.
Until 19 Mar
12th Flourish Award Exhibition. Touring prize exhibition.
9 Apr–28 May
WORLD OF GLASS
Chalon Way, St Helens, WA10 1BX
12th Flourish Award Exhibition. Selected from open submission by Mohammad Barrangi, Yasmin Canvin and Grant Scanlan.
Until 18 Mar
YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK
West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4LG
David Nash: Full Circle. Ambitious retrospective including site-specific works at YSP spanning four decades.
Until 5 Jun
ZILLAH BELL GALLERY
115 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PQ
Chris Orr RA. Satires.
16 Apr–7 May
EXHIBITIONS: WALES, SCOTLAND & N. IRELAND
12 Kings Court, King Street, Glasgow G1 5RB Scotland
Mohammad Barrangi: Anything is possible.
Until 27 Mar
FFIN Y PARC GALLERY
Llanrwst, Wales, LL26 0PT
Adam Taylor, Colin See-Paynton and Gilly Thomas.
FYNS GRAFISKE VÆRKSTED
Hans Jensens Stræde 18-20, 5000 Odense, Denmark
On Copper: Lacombe, Percival, Tang-Petersen, Schrøder.
Hardy Ernst & Emil Ernst.
1 Apr–3 May
Light & Shadows in Long Lanes.
Masarykovo nábr. 32, 110 00 Nové Mēsto, Prague, Czechia
Scenes from the City: a multidimensional Journey. Solo by Gabriela Jolowicz.
22 Mar–30 Jun
18th TALLIN PRINT TRIENNIAL
Seven sites in Tallin, Estonia
WARM. CHECKING TEMPERATURE IN THREE ACTS.
Until 27 Mar
EXHIBITIONS: NORTH AMERICA, CANADA & BEYOND
CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS (NEW YORK)
28 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
Daily Ritual. Featuring Chloë Bass, Francesca da Rimini, Lenny Silverberg, Susan Weil and Adrianne Wortzel.
Until 26 Mar
Father Gave Water: An Homage to Childhood, Persian and Process. Golnar Adili.
Until 26 Mar
CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART
11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 USA
Women in Print: Recent Acquisitions. See Preview in previous issue.
Until 19 June
INTERNATIONAL PRINT CENTER NEW YORK
508 W 26th St, 5A, New York, NY 10001, USA
Unfinished. Curated by Queer.Archive.Work.
Until 26 Mar
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028, USA
In the Orbit of Jacques Louis David: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints.
Until 31 May
MINNEAPOLIS CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS
Main Gallery, Minneapolis, USA
www.mnbookarts.org2022 Minnesota Book Artist Award: Works by Cathy Ryan.
Until 6 Mar
OPEN STUDIO PRINTMAKING CENTRE
104 - 401 Richmond St. W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8 Canada
Documenting Border Barriers. A sobering study of global borders by Pamela Dodds.
4 Mar–16 Apr
227 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Melbourne, Australia
Towards Strangeness. See Preview.
14 Apr–5 May
10572 115 St NW, Edmonton AB T5H 3K6, Canada
Touching Gravitas. Liz Ingram and Bernd Hildebrandt.
Until 19 Mar
UWE, Bower Ashton Campus, Bristol BS3 2JT
Bristol Artist’s Book Event (BABE). 70+ exhibitors. All welcome, free event.
LONDON ORIGINAL PRINT FAIR
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
LOPF. Check website for up-to-date listings.
Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston, Cumbria LA12 7LZ
Printfest. Annual festival.
28 Apr–1 May