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Diablo Valley College National Juried Exhibition of Prints
EXTENDED DEADLINE April 15, 2012: Application

Diablo Valley College Art Gallery
321 Golf Club Road Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Exhibition Dates: August 27th ~ September 28th, 2012
Juror: Archana Horsting, Executive Director of Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years or older presently residing in the United States. Works executed between 2009 and 2012 are eligible.
Media and size: Original works in all traditional printmaking media including but not limited to intaglio, relief, screen print, lithograph, monotype are eligible. Digital and three-dimensional works are eligible but must incorporate at least one traditional hand-pulled process. Purely photographic images and photomechanical reproductions made of existing works will not be considered. Size of work cannot exceed 30” x 40” frame dimensions.
Entry process is entirely through the web-based service BAYVAN, including uploading jpeg images and paying the entry fee.
Entry deadline: April 1st  2012. Visit URL:
Entry fee: $30 per artist up to for three works. $5 is added per each additional work. (Maximum 6 works).
First Prize: One artist will be selected to have a solo exhibit at Diablo Valley College Art Gallery in 2013 (month TBA).
Second Prize: One-month artist residency at Kala Art Institute, Berkeley CA in 2013.
Full Prospectus

Or Contact:
Toru Sugita Diablo Valley College Art Department 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 925-685-1230 x 2893

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

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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.
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

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

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