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INK, PRESS, REPEAT

National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition

 

Exhibition Dates:

April 2 – May 9, 2018

 

Submissions Deadline:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST)

 

 

ABOUT THE COMPETITION 

Since 2001, the University Galleries at William Paterson University has organized an annual juried printmaking exhibition featuring traditional and digital print media and book art. One artist will be selected to have a future solo exhibition at the University Galleries.

 

ABOUT THE JUROR 

Alexander Campos is the Executive Director & Curator of The Center for Book Arts in New York City, and has over 25 years of experience in the museum world. He has worked at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.  At the Center for Book Arts, he has organized over two dozen contemporary arts exhibitions including Protest ≠ Profest: Global ConcernsThe Un(FRAMED) PhotographRacism: An American Family ValueThen & Now: 10 Years of Residency Programs at The Center for Books Arts, and Multiple Limited Unique: Selections from Permanent Collections of The Center for Book Arts, and, more recently Ornate/Activate for the South Asian Women's Collaborative Collective. He has also worked with 60 artists, including Buzz Spector, Chantal Zakari, Brian Taylor, Zahra Partovi, and Collette Fu, to produce solo project based installations and exhibitions, several of which merge photography and book arts. He holds an M.A. in Arts Administration/Museum Management from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education and a B.A. in the History of Art and Romance Languages from University of Pennsylvania.

 

TIMELINE 

Submissions Deadline

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST) 

Notification

Thursday, February 1, 2018 

Receipt of Work Deadline

Postmarked by Friday, February 23, 2018

 

ELIGIBILITY

Open to all artists residing in the United States. Works must have been completed within the past two years (2016 - 2018) and may not exceed 60 inches. Work previously shown at the William Paterson University Galleries will not be accepted.

 

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS

All accepted work requires proper framing and should be ready to be hung (except for book art which will be displayed in vitrines on pedestals). The Juror reserves the right to reject any work found to be unacceptable upon arrival.

 

SALES

The University retains a 20% commission for all artwork sales.

 

LIABILITY

All work shown at the gallery will be insured for the duration of the exhibition. The gallery cannot insure works in transit.

 

SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

The cost of shipping or hand-delivering works to and from the gallery is the responsibility of the artist.

 

SUBMISSION PROCESS

  • To submit your artwork, please visit: https://ink-press-repeat.artcall.org and click the green "Register" button in the top right-hand corner of the website.
  • Register as a user for ArtCall.org to submit your artwork (up to 3 submissions). In addition to your contact information, you will be allowed to include a bio/vitae by typing or pasting the information into the field labeled "Bio/Vitae." (Please note: This information will not be visible to the juror, but will be included in the exhibition binder should you be invited to participate in the show.)
  • To submit your artwork, fill out the required information for each artwork individually (images can be uploaded/attached later after submitting this information). You will have the option to include a brief artist statement with each submission by typing or pasting it into the description field. (Please do not include your name with this statement as this will affect the blind jurying process.)
  • Once you have submitted the details for each artwork, you should receive an email confirmation (check your spam folder if you did not receive this in your inbox).
  • Next, log-in by clicking the blue "Log-In" button in the upper right-hand corner of the submission webpage (https://ink-press-repeat.artcall.org). You can now reopen each of your artwork submissions to attach up to two images per submission. (Please note: Images must be a minimum of 960 pixels on the longest side, and a maximum of 4,600 pixels on the longest side. The maximum file size per image is 4MB. Images are accepted in JPEG, PDF, or DOC file formats.) Save/submit these changes once you have uploaded and attached your images.
  • You can log-in and edit your submissions to update information as needed up until the submission deadline.

 

Contact:  Gallery Manager Emily Johnsen, johnsene@wpunj.edu or (973)720-2654