Saturday, January 14, 2012

Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition

Deadline: February 1, 2012 (POSTMARK)

Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition
Department of Art and University Galleries
Texas A&M University

Corpus Christi, TX
March 30 – April 28, 2012

The Department of Art and University Galleries at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi are pleased to announce the inaugural Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition, a competitive juried competition held in conjunction with the 2012 Oso Bay Biennial. This month-long festival has proudly served fine art and culture to the South Texas Region for over 30 years. This year's events focus on the expansive realm of Printmaking.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to professional artists living in the U.S. and Canada who are 18 and older. Entries must be original fine art prints including traditional, digital or experimental print media. Artists’ books are included, no photographs. Works must be original, not exceed 60 inches in any direction and have been completed in the last 3 years.

ENTRY GUIDELINES: Work will be juried from jpegs submitted on CD ROM.

ENTRY FEE: $30 for 3 entries, $5 for each additional artwork. Maximum of 5 entries.

JURORS: Bill Fick & Tom Huck

Bill Fick is the director of Cockeyed Press which specializes in the production of linocut prints and small books and co-authored with Beth Grabowski: Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process, published by Prentice Hall.

Tom Huck is a visual artist best known for his large-scale satirical woodcuts. Huck's woodcut prints are included in numerous public and private collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Spencer Museum of Art, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Saint Louis Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Fogg Art Museum, and the New York Public Library.

AWARDS: Merit, Purchase and Materials Awards totaling over $2500 will be announced by the jurors during the closing reception on Thursday, April 26th 2012. A Materials Award from generous sponsors will be given in each category: Lithography, Intaglio, Relief and Screenprint.

SALES & COPYRIGHTS: Sales are encouraged. A 30% commission will be retained by the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) University Galleries. Your entry grants permission to photograph and use your images for promotional or educational purposes only.

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Michelle Locke
Director of University Galleries
Texas A&M University
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5721
Corpus Christi, TX 78412