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Washington Printmakers Excellence in Printmaking
Posted on : September 21, 2012 Author : Annie_Newman


  Since 2004, The Washington Print Club has joined with the Washington Printmakers Gallery and its nonprofit arm, The Washington Print Foundation, to award an annual Excellence in Printmaking student prize. The aim of this is to encourage printmaking and the use of traditional, non-digital techniques.   1ST PRIZE: $500; a one-year gift membership in the Washington Print Club to the winning artist and their University Art Department. 2ND PRIZE: A one-year gift membership to the WPC and a $50 gift certificate to Plaza Art Supplies 3RD PRIZE: A one-year gift membership to the WPC and a $25 gift certificate to Plaza Art Supplies Honorable Mentions may also be awarded at the juror’s discretion.   CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY
Applicants must be:
• an undergraduate not more than four
semesters (40 credits) from graduation OR an
MFA degree candidate, a declared major or
minor in printmaking, or have taken at least 2
courses in printmaking,
• attending an institution in the continental
US. (US residency is not a requirement),
• 18-24 years of age by February 1 2012
Prints must be:
• Primarily hand-pulled. Primarily digital
or photographic processes are not allowed.
Digital or photographic processes may be used
in addition to the primary hand-pulled element.
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Please CAREFULLY read the criteria of
eligibility for this exhibition. Submissions
that are not qualified will NOT receive a
refund.
2. To apply, visit https://
client.smarterentry.com/
WashingtonPrintmakers and sign up for
an account. This part of the process is
FREE.
3. Click “Register for Shows,” and
select “Excellence in Printmaking 2012.”
4. Pay for your images: $15 for the first 3,
and $5 for each additional image.
5. Upload your images. Be sure to include
the title, date, media, and size of each
print.
6. If you wish to change the images you
submitted or update your information, you
may do so until the end of the entry period
(12/31/12, 11:59 pm) by logging back on
the link above.

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