StoneMetal Press

1420 S. Alamo #104

San Antonio, Texas 78210

(210) 227-0312

 

email:

  prints@stonemetal-press.com

Hand Pulled Prints 2009 Call for entry coming soon.

 

Kathy Vargas will be this year's juror.

 

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JUROR

Kathy Vargas

MEDIA eligibility & specifications

PRINTS: All prints must be original in design & hand-pulled by the artist. Images may be computer or photographically based, but actual work must be made using a printmaking process. Photographs, computer output prints (ink jet, iris, etc.), copier or offset reproductions are not eligible. Dimensions of framed artwork may not exceed 48" in any direction and weight may not exceed 30 lbs. Limit of three print entries per artist. Judging will be by slide only. One slide per print. Collaborative pieces are not eligible. Artists from outside the US may rent frames for the exhibition & mail prints rolled in tubes. Artists within the US must send work framed.

BOOKS: Printmaking elements must be used in all books submitted. All books must be original in design & hand made & assembled by the artist. Collaborative pieces are not eligible. Dimensions may not exceed 30" in any direction. Limit of three book entries per artist. Judging will be by slide only. Two slides per book; one of the cover & one detail of sample book.

Entries in either category must not have been a previous exhibition in San Antonio, Texas. All work must be returnable through DSL, UPS, Fed Ex, or U.S. Mail. Artists pay return shipping. Work shipped from outside the U.S. by UPS is subject to custom brokerage charges. These charges must be prepaid by the artist. Additional information on the shipping of artwork will be mailed to those accepted.

CALENDAR

Dec 2009 Postmark deadline

Feb., 2009 Notification of acceptance

April 12, 2009 Accepted work received.

April - May 2009 Exhibition in conjunction with

Printmaking Month in San Antonio.

the New StoneMetal Press Gallery, Ground Floor, Bldg B.

Blue Star Contemporary Art Complex, San Antonio, TX, USA

 

 

ENTRY FEES

The non-refundable entry fees permit each artist to submit up to three (3) original prints and/or three (3) original books.

The fee is: $15 per print entry (limit 3)

$15 per book entry (limit 3)

ENTRY PROCEDURE

Each entry should include the following.

_A check or money order payable to:

    "StoneMetal Press" for total entry fees.

 

_Completed, signed entry form.

 

_Self-addressed, stamped business

   envelope for return of slides.

_Not more than 9 slides total.

PRESENTATION FOR JUROR

For technical reasons, this exhibition will be judged by slides. 

1. Artist Name at top left hand corner, the word "TOP" at upper right hand corner.

2. At bottom left hand: Title and Media.

 

3. At lower right, Size. 

No glass slides.

Slides of unaccepted work will be returned if you include a #10, 4" x 9 ½ " self-addressed, stamped envelope with the entry. Utmost care will be taken in handling all submitted slide entries, however; StoneMetal Press will not be responsible for loss or damage to slides. Slides of accepted artwork will become the property of StoneMetal Press slide library.

Artists selected by the juror agree to submit actual works for the exhibition. Work must be the same work as depicted in slides. Differences in color, quality, or presentation may disqualify the work. Prints must be available for exhibition & sale.

SALES

All work in the exhibit must be for sale. The sale of prints in the exhibition will be promoted. A 50% commission on any work sold from the exhibition will be retained by StoneMetal Press & the gallery.

AWARDS

  • The juror will choose Best of Show and for each category, Prints and Books, a First, Second & Third Place.

  • Over $1,000 Cash prizes.

  • Honorable Mentions are awarded at the juror’s discretion.

  • The Dan Welden SOLARPLATE Award: $100 in SOLARPLATES will go to a work that has the media identified as " SOLARPLATE."

CATALOG

A catalog of the show will be published, featuring a color image of each exhibited work. Each accepted artist receives a copy of the catalog. Additional copies will be for sale.

Catalogs of previous shows are still available, while supplies last, for $5 each.

Mail to payments and forms with slides to:

StoneMetal Press

1420 S. Alamo #104

San Antonio, Texas 78210

Make all inquiries to: (210) 227-0312

www.StoneMetal-press.com

email: prints@stonemetalpress.com


Hand-Pulled Prints International XIII

Entry form for PRINTS

Please type or print clearly

Artist: ______________________________

Address: ___________________________

____________________________________

Tel: home ____________ work__________

Email_______________________________

PRINTS (3 max.) Fee of $15 per print

1. Title: _____________________________

_________________________________

Medium: _________________________

_________________________________

Size: ________________ Fee: ________

2. Title: _____________________________

_________________________________

Medium: __________________________

_________________________________

Size: _________________ Fee: _______

3. Title: _____________________________

_________________________________

Medium: __________________________

_________________________________

Size: _________________ Fee: _______

Total: _______

Neither StoneMetal Press, nor their agents will be responsible for theft, loss or damage of any of the work submitted to this exhibition. No insurance will be carried by the exhibiting agencies, but all possible care will be used in handling prints and books. All accepted work will remain as placed by the committee and no work will be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition. Signing this entry form constitutes acceptance of stated conditions and permission to reproduce work for catalog and publicity purposes.

By signing this agreement, the artist agrees to deliver any accepted work for exhibition and sale, and to abide by the rules as set out in the prospectus. No changes on this entry form will be permitted after acceptance. No entry will be accepted with incomplete information or without signature of the artist.

_______________________________________

Artist’s signature


 

Hand-Pulled Prints International XIII

Entry form for BOOKS

Please type or print clearly

Artist: ________________________________

Address: ______________________________

___________________________________________

Tel: home ______________ work _______________

Email_______________________________________

BOOKS (3 max) Fee of $15 per book

1. Title: _________________________________

______________________________________

Medium: _______________________________

Size: ______________________ Fee: ________

2 slides per book: Label cover slide #1c; details #1d

2. Title: _________________________________

______________________________________

Medium: _______________________________

Size: ______________________ Fee: ________

2 slides per book: Label cover slide #2c; details #2d

3. Title: _________________________________

______________________________________

Medium: _______________________________

Size: ______________________ Fee: ________

2 slides per book: Label cover slide #3c; details #3d

Total Fees : ________

Neither StoneMetal Press, nor their agents will be responsible for theft, loss or damage of any of the work submitted to this exhibition. No insurance will be carried by the exhibiting agencies, but all possible care will be used in handling prints and books. All accepted work will remain as placed by the committee and no work will be withdrawn before the close of the exhibition. Signing this entry form constitutes acceptance of stated conditions and permission to reproduce work for catalog and publicity purposes.

By signing this agreement, the artist agrees to deliver any accepted work for exhibition and sale, and to abide by the rules as set out in the prospectus. No changes on this entry form will be permitted after acceptance. No entry will be accepted with incomplete information or without signature of the artist.

_______________________________________

Artist’s signature