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The Dayton Society of Artists (DSA) is pleased to present LITHO-LINO-MONO-MORE. All printmakers, 18 years or older, living, working, or attending school in the state of Ohio are eligible for entry. All art submitted must have printmaking incorporated in their production process: woodcut, etching, engraving, lithography, screen printing, etc. Photography, giclee prints, and digital work are not eligible unless they have additional printmaking elements. Traditional and non-traditional approaches are welcome. Nicholas Hill will be this year’s juror and $700 will be awarded in prizes.

Contingency Plan: The DSA is exceedingly hopeful that everything will be opened back up in late June/early July, but the worst-case scenario is that the exhibition will be hosted online as other shows have been this 2020 season. Sponsored in part by the Dayton Printmakers Cooperative.

The DSA is a non-profit member-based organization. It was founded in 1938 and acquired a Victorian house in the 1960s which was then converted into a gallery. The DSA’s mission is to “connect, support, and educate artists and the community.” The DSA hosts various workshops and events throughout the year to fulfill its mission as well as hosts a variety of exhibitions.

Artists must be 18 years of age or older and live, work, or attend school in Ohio.
2D Artwork must be no larger than 60“ tall x 48” wide.
3D artwork must fit on a pedestal that has a footprint of 15” x 20” (or smaller) or sit on the floor
Artwork must be professionally presented. 2D work must be ready to hang with wiring on back. DSA is open to other installation methods, but they must be pre-approved.
Artwork must be labelled on the back, or underneath, with your name, title, and price
Artwork must not have been exhibited before at the DSA
Artwork may not be picked up before the close of the show
Submit up to three (3) printmaking works. These works must be finished new work or work made within the last five years. Object details are required for each work submitted: Title, Year, Medium, Dimensions, Price (If not for sale, it’s insurance value).
Accepted work that differs significantly from submitted images, or suffers from poor presentation, will be disqualified.

$20 for the first piece and $5 for each additional image submitted for a grand total of up to three pieces/$30. (1 piece: $20, 2 pieces: $25, three pieces: $30).

Submissions Due: Sunday, June 21, 2020 by 11:59pm
Notification: June 29
Delivery of Art – in Person: Tues, July 21, 11–5 & Wed, July 22, 3–8pm
Delivery of Shipped Art: July 21 and July 22
Reception: Fri, August 7, 6-9 PM
Exhibition Runs: Fri, July 31– Sat, August 22
Pick-up Dates: Tues, Aug 25, 11–5 & Wed, Aug 26, 3–8pm
Return of Shipped Art: Shipped out the week of Aug 24

Nicholas Hill, a printmaker and artist-curator, is a Guggenheim Fellow who has exhibited his artwork in over 200 juried and invitational exhibitions, including solo exhibitions, in the United States, Germany, France, Poland, India, Chile, Czech Republic, and Denmark. His work is represented in public collections, including the Library of Congress, the New-York Historical Society, the United States Department of State, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Nicholas is represented by Printworks Gallery in Chicago.

Please visit the 'External Link' below for more information and to submit an entry.
Relevant research areas: North America, Contemporary

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