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CALL FOR ENTRIES: Annual Members’ Exhibition


With Fresh Eyes Annual Members Exhibition


November 27 – December 3, 2023
CCP will begin accepting work the week of November 27, 2023.
No submissions accepted after December 3, 2023.
Mailed entries must be received by December 2, 2023.

December 10, 2023 – February 18, 2024

A Message from Our Executive Director:

Dear Members,
I am coming to you this year with a project. It has been some time since I last issued a Members’ Show theme with a direction behind it, but I think you’re all up for the challenge. In recognition of the many prints that are made but didn’t feel quite right, or weren’t finished and have not been revisited, or those that have been waiting for the right inspiration to reach completion, I am asking you all to dig into your print storage and pull out something that has been waiting for a final touch. I’d like you to use this time to try find whatever it is that makes the print “just right” and complete. The past print does not need to have been originally printed in the last year; it can be an older print. It just needs to have been completed after January 1, 2023, for this year’s exhibition. I am curious to see what you uncover from the drawers and flat files, and whether dedicating time to this theme becomes that last push that was needed to pull something great off of the press. When “the magic moment” comes and you look at the results, is it what you envisioned?
Kimberly Henrikson
Executive Director

Click Here to Download the 2023 Members Exhibition Prospectus

Pay $20 Entry Fee online with this link

Awards Juror

Jenn Bratovich, Director of Exhibitions and Programs at Print Center New York

Jenn Bratovich is the Director of Exhibitions and Programs at Print Center New York, where she works with artists, publishers, curators, writers, and arts programmers to think about print. Since joining Print Center New York she has helped shepherd the organization through its move to a new, ground-floor exhibition space in the heart of Chelsea; contributed to sharpening the organization’s curatorial vision; and led development of a new exhibition and artist development program to support emerging artists. She has previously held positions at Hunter College Art Galleries and Women’s Studio Workshop, and holds an MA in art history from Hunter College. She is interested in how print fits into wider contemporary practices that include sculpture, installation, and performance.


Submissions must be original fine art prints, including monotypes, monoprints, and unique impressions. Traditional printmaking mediums such as woodcut, intaglio, lithography, and silkscreen are eligible, as are digital prints. Drawings, photographs, and direct reproductions of drawings and paintings are not eligible. All prints must be signed in pencil by the artist. Paper size may not exceed 30 x 22 inches (full sheet). Prints must have been completed on or after January 1, 2023, and must not have been previously exhibited at CCP. Each member may submit one original print. All prints must be for sale.

MEMBERSHIP: Only current CCP Members are eligible to participate. To become a member or renew your membership, please visit our Membership Page.

How to Enter

    1. Download and complete the entry form (page 2 of the Prospectus)
    2. Pay the Entry Fee of $20. You may include your payment when delivering your print, or pay online with this link. If you pay online, you must print out your payment receipt and include it with your Entry Form.
    3. Prepare Your Print for Hanging. Prints must be submitted with foam core backing and Plexiglas cut to size. CCP does not provide the foam core or the Plexiglas. Prints can be matted, preferably with a neutral color mat. Prints will be installed using “L” fasteners provided by CCP.
    4. Attach the entry label to the back of the foam core.
    5. Deliver your Print.
      • Local artists can deliver in-person, November 27-December 3, 2023, during CCP Business Hours.
      • Out-of-Town Entries: Mailed entries must be bubble-wrapped in flat, reusable cardboard cartons (no wood or board crates, boxes, etc.) and sent prepaid to arrive at CCP no later than December 2, 2023. The artist must include return postage or the print will become the property of CCP. At the end of the show, any submitted print that has not been sold will be returned to the artist in its original packaging.
        SEND TO: Center for Contemporary Printmaking / Attn: 2023 Members Exhibition / Mathews Park, 299 West Avenue / Norwalk, CT 06850, U.S.A.


  • BEST IN SHOW: Solo exhibition in the Center’s Lithography Studio Gallery to coincide with the Annual Members Exhibition 2024
  • SECOND PRIZE: Half-day with CCP Printer
  • HONORABLE MENTIONS: One-day studio rental
  • BINNIE BIRSTEIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS: 2 Awards of $250 each to be put towards a CCP workshop


All works must be for sale. Every effort will be made to sell the exhibited prints, and artists will receive 50% of sales.

Pick-up Dates for Unsold Work: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 – Sunday, February 25, 2024, 12 – 5 PM. Works not picked up on these dates will be charged a storage fee of $10/day and will become the property of CCP after 30 days.

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