Call for Submissions: Alberta Printmakers 2018/19 Programming

Date: Aug 2, 2017

Alberta Printmakers invites all artists incorporating print media techniques within their practice to apply for our 2018-2019 Juried Gallery Program.

Description:
Alberta Printmakers (A/P) programs 6 exhibitions per year in the Main Space Gallery, located in Calgary, Alberta. The gallery programming is determined by a selection committee and is based on the quality of submissions. A/P provides a number of benefits for accepted proposals including: a personalized exhibition essay and event invitation, CARFAC fees, and one-way shipping. All accepted artists are also invited to attend the opening and give a public lecture about their work as part of A/P’s Engraving Culture Speaker Series.

Gallery Mandate:
Alberta Printmakers (A/P) Gallery is an artist-run gallery located within the Alberta Printmakers’ print centre. The A/P Gallery Program exhibits innovative, contemporary, print-based art produced by emerging, mid-career and established artists. Print techniques can include any (or combinations of relief, intaglio, monoprint, lithography, silkscreen, digital and may be combined with any other media, such as, but not limited to fabric or ceramics. A/P Gallery shows regional, national and international artists working in a range of concepts and techniques. Our goal is to provide opportunities for the artistic and public communities to experience the diversity of print media art as a contemporary and vital artistic medium.

Gallery Location:
Alberta Printmakers (A/P) Gallery is located at 4025 4th Street SE Calgary Alberta.  The gallery is nestled within the communal print studio space. It is lit with fluorescent lights and has a top clerestory window that lets in natural light during the day.  One wall is painted cinder block and two walls are painted drywall.  Please see the floor plan for detailed dimensions.

Application requirements
Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Ten numbered & labeled JPEG digital images. Each image 1MB maximum.
  • Corresponding digital image list indicating the size, title of work, media and date (format)
  • Artist’s Statement (PDF format)
  • Curriculum Vitae up to 4 pages (PDF)
  • Written exhibition proposal (PDF), please refer to attached gallery map
  • Completed application form found on the Alberta Printmakers website

***Note: Only Email submissions will be accepted. Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed. Submissions which do not follow the format described above will not be reviewed.***

Submissions must be received by the deadline of 4pm MST: October 2, 2017.

Email submission packages to:
A/P Gallery Committee

Questions? Contact:
Carrie Phillips-Kieser
Executive Director
Phone: (403) 287-1056

For more information, visit the Alberta Printmakers website.