This year’s Chinese New Year print exchange, in partnership with Toronto’s Proof Studio Gallery, produced beautiful works of art! Above is a glimpse of the work submitted by talented printmakers. Click images to enlarge.
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It’s that time of the year again where we get our submissions ready for the Chinese Zodiac International Print Exhibition and Exchange organized by Proof Studio Gallery in Toronto. We have been participating in this fun event for many years. It is highly recommended! Below are the submission details taking from Proof Studio. Why not give it a try?
Year of the Horse Submission Form
13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange
at PROOF Studio Gallery
Celebrating The Chinese Year of the HORSE 2014
PROOF Studio Gallery is again pleased to host the 13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange – an opportunity for printmakers from anywhere in the world to connect with each other by exhibiting their print interpretation of the zodiac sign of the HORSE for the Chinese New Year 2014. In previous years artists from Switzerland, Australia, India, Guatemala, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Ireland, Scotland, Hong Kong, France, the United States and Canada have participated in this exhibition and print exchange.
Print Information & Submission Guidelines
Each artist creates a limited edition print using a traditional print technique such as etching, wood block, linoblock, embossing, lithographs, relief, silkscreen or mixed print media inspired in some way by the HORSE. As always, the Year of the Snakeis both an exchange and a series of exhibitions. The first print is kept and used for the travelling exhibitions. The other prints are offered for sale or used for the exchange. For the exchange, you receive back other artists’ work and other artists get your prints.
2013 Exhibitions included: PROOF Studio Gallery in Toronto, OCADU (Ontario College of Art & Design University) Toronto, Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa, Muskoka Art Place Gallery, Port Carling, Ontario, Royal Rosseau College, Muskoka and Concordia University Mouse Hole Gallery in Montreal. Similar exhibitions are planned for 2014 for the Year of the Horse. The show travels from February to the end of May. After the show comes home to PROOF your prints are exchanged and mailed out.
Requirements for Submission
Dimensions: paper size 10″ x 12″ maximum (image can be any size that fits on 10” x 12” paper, 3-5 prints
Printmaking Media: Any traditional printmaking technique or combination including relief, etching, lithography, silkscreen, wood block, mixed print methods, letterpress, monoprints – please no straight digital prints.
Participation Fee: $25 (Covers your participation fee & matting & mailing)
Payment must be by cash of either Canadian or American denominations, Canadian cheques only, or Paypal (Paypal username is fineart ‘at’ proofstudiogallery.com)
Submission Deadline: Must be received by January 20th, 2014
The first print is matted and used for the travelling exhibitions. All other prints will be offered for sale. Proceeds are split 30/70 with artist. Unsold prints are exchanged with other printmakers.
Keep up to date and look at participating artists work by checking out the blogspot http://www.yearofthehorseprintexhibition.blogspot.com/
Send Prints to: PLEASE NOTE OUR CHANGED ADDRESS!
PROOF Studio Gallery, Studio 104, Case Goods Warehouse, Bldg. 15,
15 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 3C4
fineart ‘at’ proofstudiogallery.com
Contacts: Sheila Jonah or Natalie Draz of PROOF Studio Gallery
Each print must have a submission form on back! Please attach it by paperclip or low-tack tape (not glue)
Please make sure to include your MAILING ADDRESS in the first form!
Year of the Horse Submission Form
Number of Prints (maximum of 5!):