Print International 2021 - Tŷ Pawb

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PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2021

Exhibition Details/History

Open call exhibition for all traditional and contemporary print-based artists to submit for Print International 2021.

Successful applicants will have their work exhibited at Tŷ Pawb. This year alongside the exhibition we will also be celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the Regional Print Centre.    

Print International exhibitions have taken place biennially in Wrexham for around 20 years, with the exception of a break during the development of Tŷ Pawb.


Entry Deadline:  Midnight, Saturday 31st July


Key Dates

Entry Dates
Open for Entry: Tuesday 1st June 2021
Entry Deadline Date: Saturday 31st July 2021

Selection Dates
Selection Notification: 27 August 2021
Artwork Delivery: Work to be delivered between w/c 6th September  2021

Exhibition Dates
Private View:  3rd December 2021
Exhibition Open to Public: 4th December 2021 – 26th February 2022.                                                           

 

Submission Fee

One off fee for up to 3 artworks
Maximum Artwork Entries: 3
Entry Price: £10 (£8 for students or concessions)

 

Exhibition Entry Information

General Information
Print International 2021 is open to printmakers using traditional and digital printmaking processes, looking for the very best work in these areas.

Prizes will be presented at the private view to be held at Tŷ Pawb, Market Street, Wrexham, LL13 8BY

Eligibility
All forms of traditional printmaking will be considered, such as Lithograph, Intaglio, Screen Print, Woodcut, Etching, Dry point, Linocut, Monotype, Cyanotype, Collagraph, Mezzotint and Chine Collé and similar graphics techniques. Digital prints or photo-based images will be considered if they have clearly been combined with graphic techniques and have a physical print plate. (For example, photogravure, photo etch, photo solar plate).

Submission Procedure
Submission is by online entry only. 

Image Uploads
When filling in the application form please provide a link to your submitted images (300dpi),
Image files should be JPG or PNG and no more than 5MB. 


Pricing
Work selected for exhibition can be for sale, please indicate on your application if your work is not for sale. Commission of 30% is charged by the gallery, please allow for this when pricing your artwork.  Prices should include VAT if applicable.

Communications
All communication will be by email.

Selection
The judges will select the works for the exhibition. The judges will consider all correctly completed submissions. The decision of the judges on all matters is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Insurance
All artworks will be insured by Tŷ Pawb upon arrival and for the duration of the exhibition. Insurance of the artwork being sent to Tŷ Pawb is the responsibility of the artist.

Delivery and Collection
The artist is responsible for covering the cost of sending the artwork to the gallery. Tŷ Pawb will cover the cost of return postage.

Tŷ Pawb will return all work to the address supplied.  It is your responsibility to ensure we have the correct delivery address.

If you are applying from overseas, please consider how you will get your work to the exhibition at the required times.


Agreement
By submitting to Print International 2021 you accept and agree to the following:
The decision of the Selectors on all matters Is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
I understand that Tŷ Pawb reserves the right to make such changes to the exhibition arrangements and these Terms & Conditions as may be deemed necessary by circumstances.
Exhibition Times and Dates may change due to circumstances.  

I authorise Tŷ Pawb to process, store, and utilise the data in my submission and agree that, if selected for exhibition, images of my work can be freely used by Tŷ Pawb, The Gallery and associated organisations for promotional and publicity purposes.
All information provided by me is true and accurate and that the work submitted is wholly of my own creation.

I have read and understood these terms and conditions and by submitting this application I accept and agree to observe all the Terms and Conditions therein

 

FAQs: Print International 2021

How do I enter the Print International 2021
Entries to the prize must be made via the entry form. Entries made by any other way will not be accepted.

Is there an entry fee?
Yes, there is a £10 entry fee, this is for up to 3 artworks. (£8 for students or concessions)

When are submissions open?
Submissions are open from Tuesday 1st June – Midnight, Saturday 31st July

How many artworks can I enter?
You can submit up to three artworks. 

Can collaborative artists submit artwork to the open call?
Yes, collaborative artists can submit, please list all collaborators on the name section on the entry form. Please note that each artist can only submit once.

How many photographs of my artwork should / can I upload?
You must upload a primary image showing the work in its entirety including border. If you think it would help the judges, you can also enter up to two further images showing details of your work. The photographs titles should include your name and the name of the artwork you are submitting. Photographs must be in JPEG, JPG or PNG format and must be no larger than 5mb. 

Who can enter the Print International 2021.
The prize is open to artists worldwide working in the field of printmaking. All forms of traditional and digital printmaking techniques will be considered. Original prints can be submitted. Digital prints can be accepted, providing the work was conceived and produced as a digital print. Printed reproductions of original works that exist in another medium are not eligible. 

What techniques are accepted?
All forms of traditional printmaking will be considered, such as Lithograph, Screen Print, Woodcut, Etching, Dry point, Linocut, and similar graphics techniques. Digital prints or photo-based images will be considered if they have clearly been combined with graphic techniques and have a physical print plate. (For example, photogravure, photo etch, photo silkscreen, photo solar plate, cyanotype).

Do I have to create a new work or can I submit an existing work?
We will accept both new and existing works as long as the work meets the above criteria. 

Can 3D work be submitted?
Yes, sculptures, artist books and 3D objects that incorporate/combine printmaking will be considered.

When will I know if I have been shortlisted?
All applicants will be notified of outcome by 27/08/2021

Do I have to frame my artwork?
All work will be framed by Ty Pawb, unless the frame is integral to the artwork.

When should I deliver my artwork to the gallery?
If you are shortlisted, your artwork should be delivered to the gallery between 6 – 10 September. 

What are the dates of the exhibition?
The exhibition will be open from 4th December 2021 – 26th February 2022

When will the winner be announced?
The winners will be announced at the private view on 3rd December 2021.

Will my artwork be for sale?
Yes, all prints will be for sale in the exhibition. When submitting your work, you must include the retail price, including VAT. Artists can choose to have work not for sale.

Will the Covid-19 pandemic effect the exhibition?
We fully intend to open this exhibition as currently scheduled; however, during  these unprecedented times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we may be required to make amendments to the exhibition and schedule to abide by the government guidelines. We will continue to update the artists and visitors to reflect this.

Is there a minimum edition size?
There is no requirement for edition size and the works submitted can be unique (1/1)

Is there a maximum/minimum print size?
There is no size limitation.

Will there be a catalogue/publication?
We have not yet made a definite decision about the availability of a printed colour catalogue; we have produced them historically but certainly there will be a digital tour of the exhibition available. 

How will my works be promoted?
All selected works will be promoted on our website, archive and social media channels : Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

What are the criteria for the exhibitions?
The criteria for the exhibition is to showcase a variety of artworks. We aim to present a broad range of artistic identities, expressions and practices. We are not looking for a particular theme or site-specific artwork for the exhibition. 

What is the gallery’s screening procedure?
Our screening process will be done by a team of three experienced judges who practice and research within printmaking. We have had different judges for each open call. The choices of the implemented artworks are based on the selection of that year’s curating team. 

Who are the judges?
The judges for this year are Leonie Bradley (Editor of Printmaking Today, artist and elected member of the Society of Wood Engravers), Tracy Hill (Artist, Research Associate Artlab Contemporary Print Studios, UCLan.) and Nigel Morris (Artist/Printmaker, Facilitator, Coordinator of Regional Print Centre).

How do I know if my application was submitted successfully?
You will receive an automatic confirmation after submitting the application. Before contacting us, please also check your spam folder. 

Who pays for the transportation/insurance of the artwork?
The artist is responsible for covering the cost of sending the artwork to the gallery. Tŷ Pawb will cover the cost of return postage.

Are the artworks insured while they are in the possession of Tŷ Pawb?
All artworks will be insured by Tŷ Pawb upon arrival and for the duration of the exhibition.

What percentage does the gallery take on the sale?
The gallery commission for any sold artwork is 30% and then there is 20%VAT on the commission as a ‘Sales Agent’ which works out at 6%, so overall works out at 36%.

Payment

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