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imPressed: National Call for Entry Printmaking Exhibit
Art Gym Gallery
Attn: Elke McGuire
1460 Leyden Street
Denver CO 80220

Event Dates: 3/22/18 - 4/14/18
Entry Deadline: 2/11/18
Application Closed

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 3

Entry Fee (imPressed National Call for Entry Printmaking Exhibit): $25.00

Art Gym Gallery is inviting printmakers living in the United States to submit work to the 3rd annual imPressed national call for entry printmaking exhibit.

imPressed, on view March 22, 2018 through April 14, 2018, aims to highlight current trends in contemporary American printmaking and shine a spotlight on a cross-section of artists working in a variety of traditional, alternative, and experimental print processes.  Prints to be submitted may include but are not limited to: monoprint, screen print, intaglio, photopolymer, photogravure, collagraph, stone lithography, plate lithography, photo plate lithography, relief, woodcut, linocut, cone-cut, risograph, steam roller, book arts. Prints utilizing laser engraving as a component of a printed work will also be considered. Inkjet and giclée will not be accepted.

Guidelines:
• Artists may submit up to 3 works.
• $25 submittal fee must be paid via PayPal at time of submission. Submission fee is non refundable.
• Artist is responsible for covering all shipping costs for delivery and return of artwork.
• Art must be original and not a reproduction.
• Art dimensions should not exceed 48 inches in any direction.
• All art sent to Art Gym Denver un-framed or not ready to hang will be displayed with magnets on a steel plate.
• Artists must be a resident of the United States and be 18+ years old.
• Art Gym Denver will receive a 30% commission on all work sold.
• Accepted artwork may be refused last minute at Art Gym Denver’s discretion if unable to install or hang properly, or if art varies greatly from the submission image.
• Art Gym Denver is not responsible for any artwork damaged, broken, or stolen while on exhibit, in storage, or in transit to and from the exhibition.
• Art Gym recommends all artists carry insurance sufficient to cover the full replacement value of their artwork.

Awards:
1st Prize: $500
2nd Prize: $200

Important Dates:
• Sunday, February 11, 2018, 11:59pm
Submittal deadline

• Friday, February 23, 2018
Notification of acceptance/rejection to artists by email

• Friday, March 16, 2018
All artwork delivered by mail or dropped off at Art Gym Denver

• Thursday, March 22, 2018 5- 8 pm
Opening Reception

• March 22, 2017 – April 14, 2018
Exhibition on display

• Monday, April 16, 2018
Unsold work pickup (or other arrangements made)

Juror
Craig Zammiello is a Master Printer with over 40 years of experience in all areas of printmaking.  He is the author of a studio manual on photogravure, and the book Conversations from the Print Studio published by Yale University Press.

Craig Zammiello worked 25 years at Universal Limited Art Editions, where he collaborated with numerous artists, notably Jasper Johns, Elizabeth Murray, Robert Rauschenberg, James Rosenquist, Kiki Smith and Terry Winters.  Currently, he is a Master Printer at Two Palms, working with Matthew Barney, Mel Bochner, Peter Doig, Ellen Gallagher, Chris Ofili, Elizabeth Peyton, Dana Shutz and Chuck Close.

He received his M.F.A. from SUNY Stony Brook in 1995. He has taught numerous workshops and classes at New York University, Yale University, The Robert Blackburn Printmaking Studio, the Royal Academy of Antwerp and the Flemish Center for the Graphic Arts in Belgium. He is currently Adjunct Faculty within the School of the Arts at Columbia University.

Zammiello has exhibited his work in the US and abroad.  His prints can be found in the collections of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium, Yale University Art Gallery, and the Hoesch Museum in Düren, Germany.


imPressed History:
impressed 2017 - Artwork displayed from 27 artists selected from over 350 submissions. Artists from 16 states were represented. The exhibit included a diverse range and exceptional use of printmaking processes including: photopolymer, line etching, aquatint, mezzotint, engraving, photo lithography, plate lithography, linocut, reduction woodcut, monotype, screen print, letterpress, book arts, and laser engraving.

imPressed 2016 -The inaugural imPressed exhibit displayed 26 prints from 230 submitted works. Artists from 14 states were represented and the print processes included: screen print, stone lithography, plate lithography, collagraph, screen printed ceramic glaze, digitally animated screen prints, photopolymer intaglio, copper plate photogravure, chine-collé, aquatint, drypoint, waterbite, clay print, reductive woodcut, and monoprint.