March 25-April 30, 2009
Deadline December 15, 2008
An opening reception will be held at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center on
Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Noyes Cultural Arts Center
927 Noyes Street, Evanston, Illinois 60201
The Noyes Cultural Arts Center will hold an exhibition of print multiples in conjunction with the Southern Graphics Council’s annual convention Chicago in March 2009
Juror: Julian Cox, artist, printmaker and director of One Horse Press will select work for the show. He is currently Printmaking Studio Coordinator and principal printmaking instructor for the Evanston Art Center’s printmaking department/One Horse Press.
Awards and Recognition:
We hold that the arts are not competitive and therefore there will be no prize winners. Special recognition will be given for outstanding hand work and for technical innovation in printmaking. A recognition ceremony will be held at One Horse Press printmaking studio on Saturday, March 28, 2009.
All work will be hand pulled prints on paper which are multiples, part of a declared or actual edition of 5 or more identical prints. Imagery may be hand drawn or digitally generated but printing must be done by hand and executed by the artist. Framed dimensions must be no larger than 24x33. All accepted work must be framed with plexiglass (not glass) or mounted and ready to hang.
The “Hand Made Prints” exhibition is open to all artists, 18 years of age or older. Works submitted must have been made in 2004 or later.
All work must meet the “Media Requirements” described above.
Each artist may submit three works for consideration.
A completed submission form and $10 entry fee must accompany each entry (please enclose a check made payable to the City of Evanston )
Artists may submit slides or images on CD। Slides must be 35mm, 2”x2” slides clearly marked with the artist’s name and the title of the work or number corresponding to the title list on the submission form. The top of the slide must be indicated. Slides should be contained in a transparent plastic sleeve.
CD’s should be JPEG format in a reasonable file size (below 2 MB) with the artist’s name and the titles or numbers corresponding to the submission form clearly marked on the CD.
Applicants will be notified of acceptance status by email by March 2, 2009. Accepted works must be received at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center by March 15, 2009.
Work should be shipped in a reusable box and addressed to the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street, Evanston, Il 60201, Attention: Julian Cox, One Horse Press.
Return shipping costs/postage must be included.
Works may be hand delivered (also by March 15, 2009), hand delivered works must be picked up by May 5, 2009 unless a shipping box and return postage is included with the work.
Applicants including a stamped, self-addressed return envelope will have slides/CD’s returned.
A price list must accompany all accepted works offered for sale.
Works sold through the exhibition will be subject to a 15% commission to the City of Evanston .
Exhibiting artists have the option of providing contact information to prospective buyers of their work। Noyes Cultural Arts Center will advertise the exhibition through in-house print material, email, website and other publications.
The Noyes Cultural Arts Center will provide $20,000.00 insurance for the entire contents of the exhibition, with a $250.00 deductible.
An opening reception will be held at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, March 28, 2009 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Deadline for entries: Dec. 15, 2008
Fee: $10.00, check payable to City of Evanston ($10.00 total for up to 3 submissions)
Up to three submission
Submission Form: (please print clearly)
Allow Noyes Cultural Arts Center to pass contact information to prospective buyers? (Yes/No)
Work #1 Title Medium Size Date
Work #2 Title Medium Size Date
Work #3 Title Medium Size Date
Note, under “Medium”, please include a complete description of working method for prints, i.e. rather than “intaglio”, “copper plate etching with engraving and roulette” or “photopolymer plate intaglio from four plates”, rather than “gum transfer”, “gum transfer from color separated paper Xerox images, four paper matrices”
Please mail submission form, images (slides or CD) and check for $10.00 payable to City of Evanston
Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. Evanston, Il 60201 Attn: Julian Cox, One Horse Press