2019 National Small Works Competition & Exhibition

2019 National Small Works Competition & Exhibition

Open Call

May. 01, 2019
Washington DC/United States
Deadline Jun. 08, 2019
Exhibition, Competition
Digital, Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking, Exhibitions,...
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2019 National Small Works Competition & Exhibition

Washington Printmakers Gallery, located in the fashionable Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC, seeks small works for an exhibit to be held from August 1 - 25, 2019. Grand Prize is a 2020 Solo Exhibition at the gallery. 

Eligibility: Hand-pulled prints, screen prints, digital prints, photographs, and three-dimensional work – including artist books –  with print components, completed within the past two years.  Image may be no larger than 100 square inches, with framed size of 256 square inches or less. 3D works are limited to 250 cubic inches. Open to artists 18 years and older. 


Grand Prize: Solo exhibition at the Washington Printmakers Gallery in Georgetown.

1st  Prize:   $500 cash award from Washington Print Club

2nd Prize:   $150 Solarplate Award gifted by Dan Welden

3rd  Prize:  $100 Gift Certificate from Dick Blick 

4th  Prize:  $100 Materials Award from Renaissance Graphic Arts. 

5th  Prize:  $100 Plaza Art Materials gift card


Entry Fee: $35 for up to four entries.


Entries: Entry link and prospectus here: http://washingtonprintmakers.com/national-small-works/


Judging:  The juror is JD Talasek, the director of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences. Mr. Talasek is creator and moderator for a regular salon called DASER (DC Art Science Evening Rendezvous) held at the NAS and he organizes a similar salon in Austin, Texas. He has served as a creator, organizer, and advisor for numerous conferences, publications, and symposia. Mr. Talasek has taught at the University of Delaware and Essex and Howard Community Colleges, and has curated exhibitions at the National Academy of Sciences and the University of Delaware.  Artists will be notified of the Juror’s decisions on/about June 20

Questions? Email washington.print1@gmail.com. 


Sally Canzoneri
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