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Call for Entry - 13th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition

Presented by Merced County Arts Council at Merced Multicultural Arts Center

Mar 09 2019
Call for Entry - 13th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition

Work in any traditional printmaking media, open to all printmakers residing in California

The Merced County Arts Council is now accepting entries for its 13th Annual California Centered: Printmaking Exhibition.

This will be held at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, which features multiple galleries for contemporary visual arts. This 28,000 sq. ft. interdisciplinary fine arts and education facility is located in downtown Merced, California.

The purpose of this juried group show is to highlight and exhibit the best in recent California printmaking.

The show is open to all printmakers residing in California.

Work may be in any traditional printmaking media (excluding photography and digital prints) and must have been completed in the last three years.

Of the artists chosen to participate there will be three best in show awards given, recipients of which will each be given a solo show during next year’s exhibition.

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This year’s juror is Joseph Tipay. Tipay was born and raised in Fresno, California. He is the current printmaking professor at Merced College. He also teaches at Madera Community College Center, West Hills College, Valley State Prison and Avenal Prison. He received an M.F.A. from Academy of Arts University, San Francisco in Fine Arts: Printmaking. His prints deal with the struggles of his family, and the beauty that comes with adversity. They are a reflection of the economic, cultural, political and social climate. Joseph currently works on large-scale woodcuts, which investigate the effects of incarceration. He is an award-winning artist and has been exhibited nationally.

MCAC Curators:  Louisa Benhissen and Benjamin Serpa


$20 for the first entry
$5 for each additional entry

A maximum of 10 entries may be submitted

Contact: 209-388-1090


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Additional time info:

Entry Deadline:  Saturday, March 9th


Merced Multicultural Arts Center

645 W. Main St., Merced, CA 95340

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