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Upcycled Art

Calling All Artists!
Upcycled Art at Atelier 6000

Located in Bend, Oregon, Atelier 6000 is a printmaking and book arts studio and gallery presenting local & national artists working across multiple disciplines with an emphasis on contemporary book arts, works on paper, and printmaking.

A6 will feature "Upcycled Art" in April of 2012. . . . One person’s trash is another’s treasure - artwork created from what some may consider waste giving the items a new lease on life.  This exhibition highlights artists aiming at good usable design and real beauty taking the notion of reprocessing and conservation to a new height in original prints from collagraphic plates of found objects, as well as 2D and 3D mixed media art to create Upcycled Art.

Attached is a prospectus for the Upcycled Art exhibition. Please forward this email to any artists that may be interested in this exhibition.
 
*Prospectus online on our website www.atelier6000.com

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Print Postcard Exchange

12th Annual University Print Society Postcard Print Exchange Call For Entries Due Friday, April 13, 2012
12th Annual University Print Society Postcard Print Exchange
The theme for this year’s exchange is “Disguise”. Feel free to interpret how you like.
Requirements:
1. Any printmaking technique may be used (woodcuts, lithography, intaglio, photography, silkscreen, digital printmaking, etc.)
2. Create 13 duplicate postcards, each must be 4” x 6”
3. The 13 identical prints should be sent individually to the address posted below.  Each card must be stamped and will bear the markings of travel and the postal service. (Do not send the cards together in one envelope.)
4.  Include the following information on the back of the card:
        a. Your name and return address (legible please)
        b. April Katz' address (details below)
        c. Title
        c. Process(es) used
        d. Your e-mail (optional)
5. If you can, send (separately) a small donation of $8 ($4 for students) to help pay for postage. Checks payable to The University Print Society

Send postcard prints to:
April Katz
University Print Society
158 Design
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3092
USA

ENTRIES DUE: Friday, April 13, 2012

After receiving everyone's postcard prints the University Print Society will divide up the cards and you will be sent 12 new and different prints from other participants. The University Print Society will keep one of the 13 for its collection. Postage for returning the 12 new prints will be paid for by the University Print Society, however your donation will help us out tremendously.
*Please send questions and comments to the University Print Society president, Troy Chebuhar troyc@iastate.edu

WEN Juried Relief Engraving Exhibition

The Wood Engravers’ Network (WEN) is excited to host its first juried exhibition of relief engraving. Bringing wood engraving to a broader audience to promote and encourage a passion for the tradition and contemporary experimentation of relief engraving.
Entries and fees must be received by March 2, 2012.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Wood Engravers’ Network seeks prints to be included in a Relief Engraving exhibition. The exhibition will debut at Asheville BookWorks and tour nationally. Venues and dates will be announced as they are scheduled.

ELIGIBILITY
Eligible works need to be primarily relief engraving. Relief engraving can include any engraving on wood, plastic, Corian®, Resingrave® – any material – as long as it is printed in relief.

ENTRY FEE
A non-returnable entry fee of $30 USD for current Wood Engravers’ Network members.
A non-returnable entry fee of  $40 USD for all other entries.

Entry fees cover the submission of up to 3 images.
Entries and fees must be received by March 2, 2012.

JUROR
Tim Peterson, Director and Curator of Franklin Art Works, a contemporary art gallery in Minneapolis, MN.

CALENDAR
March 2, 2012 - Entries and fees due (not a postmark date)
March 24 - artist notification of acceptance via email
April 13 - work must arrive at MCBA for inclusion in exhibit
May 10 - Exhibit opens at Asheville Book Works

DOWNLOAD FULL PROSPECTUS
Click on "CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2012 WEN Exhibit!"

Please post this call or pass this along to anyone you think might be interested!
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Joanne Price
Exhibitions Manager
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
1011 Washington Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415
612-215-2528       


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