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CALL FOR ENTRIES:

 

Shop Swap: 

CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY PRINTMAKING AT ELP 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

ENTRY DEADLINE: APRIL 16, 2022

JURY NOTIFICATION: APRIL 25, 2022

EXHIBITION PARTNER: EAST LONDON PRINTMAKERS (ELP)

 

ABOUT SHOP SWAP: Shop Swap is an annual print exchange exhibition designed to increase visibility for CCP member artists and artists at other community print shops. CCP members are invited to submit original fine art prints to be reviewed by an outside juror who will select a representative body of work from the submissions. As “shop swap” suggests, these prints will be sent to that year’s collaborating studio for exhibition, while a group of prints from their organization’s artists will be sent to CCP to be displayed in our Lithography Room Gallery.

SHOP SWAP PARTNER 2022: The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is collaborating with East London Printmakers to exhibit our members’ work internationally! CCP and the East London Printmakers will be sending each other a representative body of work illustrating the talents of each other’s membership.

East London Printmakers is a not-for-profit, artist-run studio based in Mile End. Their aim is to provide professional and affordable printmaking facilities for artists and designers and to create opportunities for them to discuss and exhibit their work. Their studios offer Open Access for screen printing on paper and fabric, etching and relief and run a variety of courses and residencies. East London Printmakers is home to forty seven key-holders, represents over 250 Associates and attracts over one thousand visitors annually.

 

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Eligibility

Only current CCP Members are eligible to participate.

All fine art printmaking mediums, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, monotype, and original digital media (No drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are eligible).

All prints must be signed in pencil by the artist. Paper size may not exceed 30 cm ON THE LONGEST SIDE. Only two-dimensional works will be accepted. Prints must have been created on or after January 1, 2021. All prints must be for sale.

All entries must be submitted by email. Each member may submit up to three files of three prints. Judging will be done virtually via the files submitted. Jpegs must be 72 dpi, files should be 600 to 1200 pixels on the longest side. Maximum file size for each image is 1 MB.

 

Awards Juror

Tatiana Mori

Executive Director of the Greenwich Arts Council

Tatiana Mori has been working for the Greenwich Arts Council for the past 20 years. She directed the Council’s Bendheim Gallery for the past 17 years and was named the Executive Director two years ago. Tatiana has curated and judged numerous shows in the TriState area. In 2008, she participated as a curator for the emerging artists’ network for ARCO, a prestigious art fair in Spain. In the same year, Tatiana mounted one the most successful outdoor installations in Greenwich, CT, by renowned Cuban artist Esterio Segura. In 2015, she launched the International ART Travel Program, coordinating five international group trips to locations including, Cuba, Peru, and Italy. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Meninas Award, given by the Spanish Consulate in NYC to Latin American women who help empower the collaboration of women artists in the area.

 

IMAGE LABELING: Jpegs MUST be labeled as follows:

Last Name_First Name _Submission Number

Example: Smith_joe_1.jpeg; Smith_joe_2.jpeg

 

WORK LIST: Include a word document that corresponds with the image labeling. Include your name, address, email, phone number, and all print information (title, size, medium, edition size, price, date completed) for each image.

Send Submission Emails to:

shopswap@contemprints.org

All email subject lines must read “Your Name: Shop Swap 2022” ie: “Jane Doe: Shop Swap 2022”

 

ENTRY FEE: Each artist may submit up to three prints for a fee of $30. The submission fee can be paid on the CCP Call For Entries page at www.contemprints.org/ exhibitions/calls-for-entries/, over the phone at 203- 899-7999, or by check, made payable to Center for Contemporary Printmaking. Please send entry fee to:

Center for Contemporary Printmaking

Attn: Shop Swap 2022

Mathews Park

299 West Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06850

Entries will not be considered without entry fee.

 

ONLY WORKS SELECTED BY THE JUROR NEED TO BE DELIVERED—Please do not mail works unless notified.

 

WORKS ACCEPTED: The prints selected from this call for entry will be exhibited at East London Printmakers in London, England this summer. Artists selected will be provided with details for delivery of work WITHIN THEIR JUROR NOTIFICATION.

The group of selected prints will be mailed as a single package to East London Printmakers. Prints must be unmated and unframed.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Only current CCP Members are eligible to participate. To become a member or renew your membership, please fill out the form and mail it, along with payment to: Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Mathews Park, 299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850. You can also join or renew online at contemprints.org

 

LIABILITY: Although all reasonable care will be given to work submitted to this exhibition, CCP is not responsible for loss or damage to entries.

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