FOOTPRINT 2018 is an opportunity for the presentation of current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking within the boundaries of the one square foot (12” x 12”) configuration.
This year’s, Juror, Susan Tallman, Editor-in-Chief at Art in Print and Adjunct Associate Professor Art History, Theory and Criticism at School of the Art Institute of Chicago, reviewed 319 prints from 166 artists representing eighteen countries. Tallman selected eighty two works by sixty-two artists representing twenty two states and fourteen countries. View list of accepted artists here.
First Prize: Cleo Wilkinson, Then III, Mezzotint Print
Second Prize: Mike Sonnichsen, Dyadic #5 (from the 12×12 series), relief print from 3 etched aquatinted plates
Third Prize: Meaghan Morrow, Last Call, Silk aquatint and chine collé
Awagami Paper Award: Victoria Varner, Crossed Paths: Eight Directions, engravings on gampi papers