Lawrence Art Center is excited to announce Celebrate Print, a Juried Print Exhibition. This exhibition will be held in conjunction with Lawrence Print Week and will be juried by LAC 22-23 Printmaking artist in residence Taro Takizawa and held at the Cider Gallery here in Lawrence, Kansas.
Celebrate Print is a celebration of printmaking, and in all its forms! All traditional print media is accepted this includes lithography, relief, intaglio, screen print, letter press, monotype and risograph. Non-tradition, Mixed media, digital printing, 3d and 4d works will be accepted as long as they highlight a traditional print media*
*4d works such as video and animation made with printmaking techniques will be considered on a case to case basis. No solely digital or photographic prints will be eligible. For more questions please contact Matthew@Lawrenceartscenter.org
ELIGIBILITY: Open to local, national and international artists 18 years or older. Works can not exceed 30″ in any direction (including frame), and all works should be exhibition ready.*
ABOUT THE JUROR:
Taro Takizawa is an artist who focuses on printmaking, wall vinyl installations, drawings and 2D designs. He received his BFA with a printmaking emphasis from Central Michigan University in 2011, and an MFA in printmaking from Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2017.
Born in Japan, he makes images connecting his experiences in Japan and the U.S. His works contain both western and eastern aesthetics with an appreciation of traditional printmaking processes and mark-making. He is fascinated with blending: the boundaries of contemporary studio practice and traditional processes, printmaking and installations, architecture and crafts, all influenced by traditional Japanese patterns from textile designs.
LAWRENCE PRINT WEEK:
Lawrence Print Week is a week-long celebration of printmaking and the printmaking community in and around Lawrence, KS.
Call Opens: 03/27/2023
Call Closes: 06/15/2023
Notification of acceptance: 06/30/2023
Work Shipped to the Lawrence Arts Center: 9/16/2023 – 10/16/2023
Show Opens: 10/24/23
Print Week: 10/24/2023 – 10/28/2023
Gallery Crawl: 10/28/2023
Show Closes: 11/17/2023
Work shipped back to Artist: 11/27/2023 – 12/10/23
FEES: $10 entry free for Celebrate print, this includes up to 5 media files.
FILE FORMAT: JPEG . Audio and video files may be submitted if essential to represent the work (i.e. time-based works, etc.). MP3 files may be submitted for audio. MP4 files may be submitted for video. Link to venmo or youtube for time based work will be accepted
FILE NAME: First Name_Last Name_Image # (e.g.: Cassatt_Mary_1.jpg.)
FRAMING REQUIREMENTS: Once accepted, all work must be presented professionally and exhibition ready. The following is required:
- Prints should be professionally matted/floated and framed, and be installation ready
- No sawtooth hangers
- Plexiglass only
Exceptions to above requirements include 4-D, 3-D works, and artist books.
For any special installation requirements, artists must provide visual and detailed instructions included in the packaging or via email. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss special installation prior to shipping.
Lawrence Art Center reserves the right to exclude any entry that presents complex hanging/exhibition problems or is not professionally framed.
We may also reject any work that is not accurately represented in the digital file. The decision is final.
All sales will be facilitated by The Cider gallery. Sales Split 70% Artist/30% Gallery.
- Select artists must make arrangements to have work arrive at the Lawrence Arts Center by 9/16/2023 – 10/16/2023. Artists are responsible for making arrangements for shipping and ensuring work.
- The Lawrence Arts Center will cover the cost of returning works to artists.
- Work must be shipped in a reusable box or crate.