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Pigment+Paper: Call for Artists


2015 Seattle Print Arts Exhibition

March 4th - April 8th, 2015 - Bellevue College Gallery


Juror: Margaret Bullock, Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions – Tacoma Art Museum

Deadline for submissions: December 8th, 2014

How To Apply:
We welcome submissions from current members of Seattle Print Arts. If you are not a current member of Seattle Print Arts, sign up on line is easy. Go to to become a member.

You may submit up to three (3) images of works created in the past two years. All works that include some type of fine art printmaking are welcome, including all forms of intaglio, relief, archival digital print, lithography, artists’ books. Gyclees are not accepted.

Image Format: 
All images must be in JPEG format (.jpg), and sized to 1024 pixels (14.222 inches) on the longest side.
The image file should be named as follows: artist’s last name, first initial, underscore, number corresponding to the number on the image list (example: smithp_1.jpg).

Separate image list document (PDF or Word) MUST include:
Name, email, phone number, list of images numbered to correspond to jpeg files, including title, image size, media, and date.

Send To:
For e-mail submissions (our preferred method of receipt) attach all files to the message, do not embed jpegs in the text.

For regular mail submissions save jpeg files on a CD or flash drive labeled “Pigment +Paper 2015” and write the artist’s name clearly on the CD or flash drive and mail to:

Seattle Print Arts
1329 N. 47th St.,
PO Box 31148
Seattle, WA 98103


Dates to Remember:

♦ December 8, 2014 - submissions due via email (preferred) or by postmark date.

♦ February 1, 2015  - Confirmation of acceptance.

♦ February 21, 2015, 10am - 2pm - Deliver accepted artwork to Bellevue College. All work must be ready to hang  or display with instructions.

♦ March 4, 2015, 4 - 7pm  - Bellevue College reception.

♦ March 7, 2015, 4 - 6pm - Seattle Print Arts reception.



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Call for Entries: Pacific Lutheran University 2015 National Juried Print Exhibition.

Deadline for entries: December 20, 2014

This exhibition is dedicated to the diversity and quality of prints created across the United States. Pacific Lutheran University 2015 National Juried Print Exhibition is open to all artists working with hand-pulled printmaking processes.

Juror: Henry Klein is the owner and creator of an art dealership devoted to contemporary art from Central and Eastern Europe. Henry is also a past President of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, and served on the boards of the American Print Alliance, the Southern Graphics Council and the Advisory Board of the Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at UCLA.

Entry Fee: $30 for up to 3 entries. Include a check payable to Pacific Lutheran University with your entry form and CD.

Images may also be email to

Exhibition runs February 4 through March 4, 2015 in the University gallery.

Awards will be selected by the Juror.

For a prospectus visit:



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2015 Smelser Vallion Visiting Artist

The Doel Reed Center for the Arts outside Taos, NM invites applications for the position of Smelser Vallion Visiting Artist for a minimum of two weeks during July 2015. The visiting artist will be expected to undertake a project, in any medium, that is in some way influenced by and/or reflects the landscape and/or culture of the Southwest. The recipient also will be expected to deliver a public talk and/or demonstration while in Taos and to visit Oklahoma State University to share his/her work and conduct a workshop. The honorarium is $5,000. The Center will provide the artist with housing in Taos for two weeks and cover the expenses associated with the recipient’s Stillwater stay. Further information, and complete application details at

Applicants should send via email a curriculum vitae, ten images of their work, a one-page residency proposal, and a one-page proposal describing the student engagement in both the Taos course and Stillwater visit to Edward P. Walkiewicz, Director, Doel Reed Center for the Arts at: The deadline is Friday, January 16, 2015. For additional information about the position and the application, please consult the “Academics” section of our website: .



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Call to Artists: 2015 Collective Visions Gallery Show

Deadline: November 17th, 2014

Collective Visions Gallery is seeking entries to the 2015 CVG Show, a statewide juried art competition for artists residing in the State of Washington. We will have nearly $9,500+ in cash awards this year! Our juror is Greg Robinson, Executive Director and Curator of the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

Entries are accepted via for $45, or we can process your CD with jpeg files for an additional $15 fee (Fill out a prospectus and mail it along with your image CD to Collective Visions Gallery). Each artist can submit up to three entries, with a maximum dimension of 8 feet for 2D, 3D, and Photo/digital arts categories. Apply electronically at For a bio of the juror and for a prospectus, visit Call 360-551-7526 for more information, or write The CVG Show, Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton, WA 98311.



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Are you a printmaking artist, book artist, or involved in the print arts? Then check out this upcoming competition.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

Gallery One Visual Arts Center announces their first national juried printmaking exhibition titled , In Print. Accepted entries will be included in a month-long exhibition in May 2015, in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg, WA.

$1500 Award money, catalog for all, and a great line-up of professional jurors.
Enter through