Call for Submissions: EPI 2008

The Society of Northern Alberta-Print-artists is excited to present:
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Call for Submissions

Deadline: April 22, 2008 for submission materials

Eligibility: open to all artists

Original work in all traditional printmaking techniques is eligible including: intaglio, relief, lithography and screen printing as well as digital and three-dimensional print based work and print installations. There are no size limits.

Conditions:

  • Work must have been produced after January 2006.
  • Neither pure photographic images or photomechanical reproductions of existing work will be accepted.
  • Work done under instruction is not eligible.
  • Matted or framed work will not be accepted (see: shipping).
  • Prints will be assumed to be for sale unless stated. In the event of sales, twenty (20) percent of the sale price will be retained to cover administration costs.
  • SNAP board members and EPI organizing committee members are not eligible.
  • Large scale and three dimensional work will be juried in the context of available exhibition space, costs of shipping and installation.

Stage One:

  • Each artist may submit up to five (5) images as good quality 35mm slides or on CD’s with a optimum file dimension of 768 x 1024 pixels.
  • Slides and CD images must be labeled/identified with the artists last name and numbered to correspond with the entry form. Slides and CD’s will not be returned.
  • Images, entry forms and non-refundable entry fee of $65.00 (US) in the form of a bank money order made out to the Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists must reach the exhibitors by April 22, 2008.
  • Notification of accepted works will be mailed by May 16, 2008 (please do not send actual work until notified of jury results).
  • Slides, CD’s and completed entry forms (printed or typed in english in block letters only) should be sent to;

EPI 2008
Society of Northern Alberta Print-Artists
10309 – 97 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5J 0M1

Telephone: 780-423-1492 (for express courier only) Telephone inquiries regarding shipping or jury results will not be answered.
Direct all inquiries in writing to the above address or to
e-mail: epi@snapartists.com

Stage Two:

  • Selected work must be received by June 30, 2008.
  • Work must be shipped in strong reusable cardboard tubes or other suitable packaging.
  • Work must be sent by parcel post or express courier and all shipping and insurance costs must be borne by the sender.
  • Labels enclosed with the official notification package must be affixed to the back of the work(s) and to the outside of the package as indicated.
  • All applicable customs forms must accompany shipment.
  • All work must be sent as printed matter / no commercial value.

Return of work:

All works will be returned in the same packages that they were received in.
Exhibited works (except those receiving awards) will be returned within 60 days after the close of the exhibition at EPI’s expense.
Artists are responsible for notifying EPI of changes in return address. Works returned as undeliverable will become the property of EPI 2008.
Work will be handled with all possible care, however, organizers shall not be held responsible for unforeseen loss, theft or damage incurred during shipping or handling.

Jury:

International juries will be convened for both stages of the competition.

Catalogue:

A colour catalogue including reproductions of selected works will be published and each artist included in EPI 2008 will receive a copy of the catalogue without charge.

Calendar:

  • April 22, 2008 – Receipt of slides, CD’s, entry form and fees
  • May 16, 2008 – Notification of acceptance
  • June 30, 2008 – Final date for receipt of accepted works
  • Sept 26, 2008 – EPI 2008 opens at Capital Arts Building and other venues

Terms

  • All prize winning works will become the property of SNAP, or awards sponsors.
  • EPI has the right to reproduce and photograph accepted works for non-commercial purposes related to promotion, education and catalogue reproduction.
  • EPI reserves the right to reject any entries that do not match the images submitted on slide or CD.

Prizes

A grand prize of $5000 CND along with silver and bronze prizes and a number of purchase awards will be given.

Check Edmonton Print International online here: www.EdmontonPrintInternational.com
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