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CONTEMPORARY NORTHWEST PRINT INVITATIONAL


  • Davidson Galleries 313 Occidental Avenue South Seattle, WA, 98104 United States (map)

CONTEMPORARY NORTHWEST PRINT INVITATIONAL 2019

DAVIDSON GALLERIES & SEATTLE PRINT ARTS

Juried by Sam Davidson

Davidson Galleries and Seattle Print Arts are pleased to present the exhibition, Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational 2019, for the month of August. Davidson Galleries is committed to showcasing contemporary works on paper and original fine prints, in addition to antique and modern works on paper. Seattle Print Arts is dedicated to fostering connections between Pacific Northwest printmakers and creating avenues to share and engage with a dynamic audience. This exhibition will feature the best work of contemporary Pacific Northwest Print Artists.

Located in the heart of Seattle's historic Pioneer Square, Davidson Galleries has exhibited antique, modern, and contemporary original prints since 1973, drawing from the largest inventory (c. 20,000 items spanning more than five centuries) of original works on paper in the Northwest.

Seattle Print Arts’ mission is to foster intellectual and artistic dialogue, serve as a resource for news in the field of printmaking, forge links between artists, and serve as a base for a variety of activities that focus on the print arts.

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The Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational 2019 will be exhibited August 1-31, 2019 at Davidson Galleries. The opening reception is First Thursday, August 1st, 2019.

INVITATION TO SUBMIT:

FIRST ROUND:

- Must be or become Seattle Print Arts Member to be considered for the final round of jurying, no other submission fee required. Artists must join Seattle Print Arts at https://www.seattleprintarts.org/ or confirm their membership by emailing membership@seattleprintarts.org (Artists may email the board at spaboard@seattleprintarts.org and request financial assistance in becoming a member of SPA)

- Submit the following as attachments via email to northwest.print.show@gmail.com with your name as the subject line

  • Up to 3 print images, saved as low resolution (around 72 dpi) JPEG or TIFFs and sent as email attachments

  • Completed artist submission form as a PDF email attachment

- Submit application via email to northwest.print.show@gmail.com

- Digital techniques accepted, but must utilize at least one traditional printmaking process

- Submission emails must be received by June 9th, 2019. Submissions received after June 9th 2019, unfortunately, cannot be considered

- Application must be submitted by individuals. No group submissions or submissions via organizations.


The Prints:

- All printmaking techniques welcome, but must include at least one traditional printmaking technique

- Works must be for sale

- Prints must be signed

- Prints must include edition notation.

- Prints must have been completed during or after 2018

- There is no required imagery theme.

- Paper Size is limited to 11” x 15”

- Must be or become Seattle Print Arts Member to be considered for the final round of jurying, no other submission fee required. Artists must join Seattle Print Arts at https://www.seattleprintarts.org/ or confirm their membership by emailing membership@seattleprintarts.org (Artists may email the board at spaboard@seattleprintarts.org and request financial assistance in becoming a member of SPA)

- Photos, videos of in progress work preferred (please email to northwest.print.show@gmail.com with artist name in subject line)

FINAL ROUND:

If selected for the final round of jurying, a Contemporary Northwest Print Invitational administrator will notify you via email by June 16th, 2019

The Shipping/Drop Off of Prints:

- Unframed and unmatted prints must be received by  July 1st, 2019

- Inventory list (artist submission form) emailed and physical copy included with print delivery

- Please include interleaving sheet(s) with print, either glassine, or newsprint

- Participants must include an envelope clearly labeled with name and email for print returns.

- Artists are responsible for delivery or shipping (with return label) of selected prints, and will be responsible for picking-up unsold work on September 10th, 2019.  

- Artists are responsible for ALL shipping costs to and from Davidson Galleries.

**Please note, if shipping through Fedex or UPS, return postage will not be charged unless used.

- Artists are responsible for their own insurance. Organizers are not responsible for loss or damage of works during shipping and handling.

- Photos, videos of in-progress work preferred (please email to northwest.print.show@gmail.com with artist name in subject line)



SHIP TO:                                         

Davidson Galleries                                                 

C/O: Nikki Barber                                      

313 Occidental Ave S.                                    

Seattle, WA 98104                                                    

*Seattle residents, please note you can drop off artwork to Davidson Galleries, directly. Kindly call ahead to let us know when to expect you. (206) 624-7684

                            


Please Direct Questions to:

Sam Davidson, Nikki Barber           

northwest.print.show@gmail.com



The Northwest Print Show will be exhibited during August 2019 at Davidson Galleries. Opening reception is First Thursday, August 1st.



REPRODUCTION COPYRIGHT
Images of accepted works may be included in an exhibition catalogue. By applying for consideration, artists grant Seattle Print Arts and Davidson Galleries permission to use images of accepted works for the exhibition catalogue, and in print and/or electronic media for publicity.


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