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Call For Entry: Pressing Matters 2018

Presented by Central Coast Printmakers and San Luis Obispo Museum of Art at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

May 01 2018
Call For Entry: Pressing Matters 2018

Deadline for Submissions: May 1, 2018 — Open to all artists residing in the United States.

Central Coast Printmakers and San Luis Obispo Museum of Art present PRESSING MATTERS 2018 – A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Printmaking

Gray Wing exhibition on view August 24 to October 14, 2018

(Pictured: Holly Harmon, Coyote Breath, mono print)

Open to all artists residing in the United States. Any accepted entry that differs from the submitted image, or is unfit for display when delivered, will be excluded.

Submission Requirements
All entries must be hand-pulled prints using traditional printmaking processes in any combination of serigraphy, letterpress, calligraphy, etching, woodcut, lithography, linocut, drypoint, mezzotint, monoprint or solar plates. Digital and photographic elements may be used only as a supporting element. Artworks that are solely monotype, computer generated or digitally altered photographs or photographic reproductions will not be accepted. All accepted artwork must be presented professionally and ready for exhibition. All submissions must be hand delivered, emailed, or postmarked by May 1, 2018.

Juan Fuentes is a Chicano artist living in San Francisco, California. He is a long time cultural worker, art teacher, social activist/poster maker and printmaker. His art and social activism stems from his strong conviction that art is needed to make social change possible. Juan Fuentes’ printmaking artistry has been recognized globally.

Jurying & Awards
Central Coast Printmakers are pleased to present one Juror’s Award of $500 and two $125 Honorable Mention Awards at the opening reception on Saturday, August 25 at 3 PM.


Artists may enter up to 3 artworks. $25 entry fee for one piece; $30 for two pieces; $35 for three pieces.

Contact: (805) 528-4946


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Additional time info:

Deadline for submissions:  May 1, 2018


San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

1010 Broad Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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