Call-out for entries - InkMasters Print Exhibition 2020

Published by: InkMasters Cairns | 24-Feb-2020
InkMasters Cairns invites entries for our 5th biennial Inkmasters Print Exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns. Entries close 8 May 2020. This is an international juried exhibition that brings together the best printmakers from around the world. Works entered can be any print medium (or combination of media), traditional and contemporary, in a range of formats including 3D works such as artists' books. Selected works are eligible for a number of non-acquisitive prizes. Works will be archived in an online catalogue and video record of the launch that takes place on 24 July 2020. Exhibition finishes 23 August 2020.
Venue: Tanks Arts Centre
Address: 46 Collins Avenue, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Date: 24 July - 23 August 2020
Time: 6pm launch 24 July 2020
Call: 412369662
Around 100 prints will be selected from all entries for exhibition at Tanks Arts Centre, our extraordinary 'industrial' venue in the tropics. Non-acquisitive prizes will be awarded by our judges: Sally Foster, Curator, International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books at Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Ashleigh Campbell, Director NorthSite, Cairns and Cairns-based international artist Brian Robinson. A public talk will be delivered prior to the launch by Sally Foster.

Prizes include: Dr Raya Mayo Award for Printmaking Excellence $4000 | Anna Eglitis Prize for Emerging Regional Artist - Residency at InkMasters Print Workshop in kind $1500 | Award for Printmaking Merit $1000 in kind for printmaking equipment - Mitomel Printmakers | Award for Artist's Book, 3D work or Novel Use of Media $1000 - TPG Architects | Award for Innovation in Printmaking $1000 | Award for Early Career Printmaker $1000. Further awards to be announced - watch InkMasters website and Facebook for updates.

Important Dates:
Entries Close Friday 8 May 2020
Selected artists notified Monday 18 May 2020
Selected works delivered by Friday 26 June 2020
Exhibition dates 24 July - 23 August 2020
Works not sold returned from: 28 August 2020

See for Conditions of Entry and Entry Form

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