Deadline: March 11th, 2017 (postmark)

From their call: The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is delighted to announce the 11th Biennial International Miniature Print Competition and Exhibition. This juried competition and exhibition, limited to works that are no more than four square inches (25.8 square cm), encourages artists to explore the miniature print format and provides them with an opportunity for exhibition. It is also an opportunity for artists and the public to view the current concerns of printmakers from around the world. Since its inception in 1997, the competition has attracted entries by more than 1500 artists from around the world and across the U.S.A. The International Miniature Print Competition is held every other year, alternating with CCP’s other biennial, FootPrint International (for prints measuring 12 x 12 in. exactly).

Juror: Freyda Spira, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Media: All fine art printmaking mediums, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, monotype, and original digital media (No drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are eligible.) Prints may not exceed a total image area of 4 square inches (25.8 square cm), e.g. 1 x 4 in., 2 x 2 in., 1-1/2 x 2-2/3 in., etc. Outside dimensions of the printing paper may not exceed 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4cm). Paper beyond these dimensions on accepted prints will be trimmed to the dimensions required for the exhibition. Only two-dimensional works will be accepted.

Prospectus and entry form instructions, PDF: https://contemprints.org/images/MiniPrint_Prospectus-2017.pdf

Website link: https://contemprints.org/index.php/exhibitions/call-for-entries

About: The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is a non-profit printmaking studio and gallery dedicated to the art of the print. At CCP artists can work independently, collaborate with master printers, or enroll in workshops conducted by nationally recognized artists. We provide studios, equipment, and technical expertise. Exhibitions of original prints are held regularly in the gallery, and diverse educational programs are offered for experienced and emerging artists Footprint International is held every other year, alternating with CCP’s International Miniature Print Competition. 299 West Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut



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