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Extremeños Creative Association invite you to the First International Print Exchange “69”. This exchange is open to printmakers around the world with the purpose to promote printmaking, traditional techniques, exchanging prints between artists and create connection with artist around the world.

What is about this print exchange?

Every artist has to send to the association an edition of 15 original prints. Finished the dateline, a portfolio of 12 randomly selected prints will be mailed to each participant three months later to the finished date. We will keep 3 prints from each edition submitted to de exchange: 1 print will remain at Extremeños Creative Association, and two for traveling exhibitions and promotional proposes. In any case the association will never sell or get economic return from the prints.

Also each participant will receive a catalog that will collect all the works of the participants of this edition.

Theme.

As the name says we are looking for prints about eroticism and sensuality from every point of views: delicate or explicit, figurative or abstract, funny, sexy or pornography. Open to your own interpretation.

Media.

Any traditional Printmaking process: Relief, Linocut, Woodcut, Intaglio, Lithography, Serigraphy, Collograph, Photoengraving, Additive Techniques…

No digital prints, photocopies or monotypings.

Requirements:

  1. One original edition by each artist, 15 prints.
  1. Use only printmaking Paper or Hand made Paper Acid Free
  1. Paper Size: 7,5 inches x 10,5 inches.
  1. Image size for the plate no more than 6 inches x 9 inches.
  1. Horizontal or vertical format.
  1. The 15 original prints include glassine sheets or tissue paper between each print, cut to match paper size.
  1. Each print must be Signed and Numbered in front side.

Deadline

Prints must be received by December 16th, 2016.

Due to the recent weeks we have received new registrations we have decided to extend the period of admission 2 months of definitive way. We apologize for the inconveniences.
New deadline: March 3

Participation

The artist has to register in the exchange sending an email to acreaex@gmail.com with the issue: Registration 69.

When the artist has ready the prints for sending, firstly has to pay the registration fee 20€ via PayPal to: acreaex@gmail.com. – Pay Now

This fee covers the costs of postage and promotion of the project and Exhibits. Fee is non- refundable.

The artist has to complete the submission form and must include the ID of the PayPal transaction. Download the Form.

You have to send the edition with the submission form to:

I INTERCAMBIO DE GRABADO “69”
Jesús Mateos Brea
C/ Peña 7A, 2º
10003 Cáceres
España

The prints has to be sending properly, in such a way as to maintain its security and integrity. The association doesn’t be responsible for damages, losses, customs costs or another problem related to the sending.

To avoid possible customs costs or retentions mark the shipment as: “Content without commercial value”.

The participants that belong to an artist group, printmaking workshop, academy, school… if you want, can send all the editions together. In this case, you only have to send an email to acreaex@gmail.com informing about it.

Promotion

Firstly the received prints will be shown in the BelleArtes gallery of Cáceres and after this it will be organized several travelling exhibitions.

It will be edited a catalogue with all the received prints submitted and their authors and also, all of them will be published in our web gallery.

Important

All prints must conform to the guidelines, any prints that do not fit the guidelines will be returned to the artist and the fee is not refundable.

The portfolio of 12 randomly selected will be made from management software.

The exchange participation implies to accept that guidelines however, any other problem that we don’t reference here, it would be resolve for the association.

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