Monday, February 27, 2012

Call for Printmakers 2012: II LA CALACA PRESS International Print Exchange

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II LA CALACA PRESS International Print Exchange
La Calaca Press invites you to participate in the II LA CALACA PRESS International Print Exchange and Exhibition. This exchange is open to printmakers from the USA and abroad. The purpose of this exchange is to promote printmaking and create connection with artists around the world.
Requirements:
· Deadline date: Prints must be received by June 1st, 2012
· Please RSVP by e-mail to: Carlos Barberena at calacapress@gmail.com
· Theme: “CALACAS” Day of the Dead / Open to your own interpretation.
· Media: Any traditional Printmaking process: Relief, Linocuts, Woodcuts, Intaglio, Lithography, Serigraphy, Collograph, etc.  - NO DIGITAL PRINTS OR PHOTOCOPIES -
· Paper Size: Must be 9 inches by 7 inches.  Print/image size is open.    
 *Please use any Archival Paper or Hand made Paper.
· Edition: 15 identical hand-pulled, original prints, include glassine sheets or tissue paper between each print, cut to match paper size (9”x7”).
·Each Print must be Signed and Numbered.
· Fee: $20 paid via PayPal to: carlosbarberenadelarocha@gmail.com or a Check made out to: Carlos Barberena (Checks from US Banks only) or via Western Union. This Fee covers the costs of postage and promotion of the project and Exhibits. *Fee is non-refundable.
· Exhibitions: TBA. Check out http://calacapress.blogspot.com  for updates
 · A Portfolio of 12 randomly selected prints will be mailed to each participant in July 2012. We will keep 3 Prints from each edition submitted to the exchange: 1 print will remain at La Calaca Press and two for traveling exhibitions and promotional purposes.
· All prints submitted will be put in a web gallery and may be reproduced to promote this project. Please visit http://calacapressinternationalprintexchange.blogspot.com/ for more info.
· IMPORTANT: All prints must conform to the guidelines. Any prints that do not fit the guidelines will be returned to the artist. *Fee is not refundable.
· Please RSVP by e-mail to Carlos at calacapress@gmail.com and mail submission to:



 II LA CALACA PRESS Print Exchange Submission Form
Please complete this form and mail with your print submission. To be received by June 1st, 2012.
Artist’s name:______________________________________________________________________
Mailing Address: __________________________________________________________________
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Artist’s e-mail:_____________________________________________________________________
Artist’s website:____________________________________________________________________
Title of work: ______________________________________________________________________
Media: ___________________________________________________________________________
Artist’s Signature: ______________________________________________Date: ______________
* I accept the conditions and requirements of participation.
Reminder Checklist:
· Send an e-mail RSVP to Carlos at calacapress@gmail.com
· Include 15 original hand-pulled prints. Paper Size: Must be 9 x 7 inch. (No Exception)
· $20 paid via PayPal to: carlosbarberenadelarocha@gmail.com or a Check made out to: Carlos Barberena (Checks from US Banks only) or via Western Union. This fee covers the costs of postage and promotion of the project and Exhibits.
· Include glassine or tissue paper between each print.
· Sign and number prints. (Example 1/15, 2/15,...15/15).  
· Include this submission form.



La Calaca Press Exchange


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