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Call for Work: Stand Out Prints 2016

Highpoint’s International Juried Print Exhibition

Highpoint is pleased to announce Stand Out Prints, our third juried print exhibition. The exhibition will fill Highpoint’s 1,000+ square feet of gallery space with select impressions of contemporary printmaking. The exhibition will run from September 16th through October 15th, 2016 with an opening reception taking place Friday, September 16th from 6:30-9pm.

Juror: Elizabeth Wyckoff is Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Saint Louis Art Museum. She worked previously at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, the New York Public Library, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She received her PhD from Columbia University with a specialization in early 17th-century Dutch prints.

Eligibility: Artists must be 18 years of age or older and work must have been completed after January 1st, 2014. While non-traditional or digital output is accepted as a print element, submissions must utilize traditional print media (Lithography, Relief, Intaglio, Screenprinting, Monotype). Three-dimensional work may be submitted. Shipping arrangements, packaging and related costs are the responsibility of the artist. Prints will be displayed unframed behind glass cut to paper size (unless otherwise specified by the artist). Each artist may submit 1-3 images for consideration.

Prizes: $2,000 in cash prizes and $300 in gift certificates will be awarded by the juror.

Entry Fee: Non-refundable handling fee of $30.

Sales: Highpoint will retain 20% of proceeds from exhibition sales. Work does not need to be available for purchase in order to be eligible for this exhibition. All unsold work will be returned after the exhibition in its original packaging.

Agreement: Submission of artwork constitutes an agreement that allows Highpoint to photograph and reproduce accepted work for promotional purposes and allows work to remain on display at Highpoint for the full duration of the exhibition. Submission also grants Highpoint and the juror permission to make final presentation decisions.

Liability: Work will be insured the entire time it is on Highpoint’s premises. If damage occurs and the piece can be repaired, liability will be limited to the cost of repair. Damages incurred in transit to and from HP are the responsibility of the artist.

Shipping: All accepted work must be packaged in sturdy, reusable containers. Prints may be shipped rolled in mailing tubes or flat in well-padded containers. Highpoint will cover return shipping costs for artists located in the continental United States. Artists outside the U.S. will be assessed return shipping charges.

Application: Beginning April 1, applications will be accepted via Applications will be accepted through May 31.

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