DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 15 – OPEN TO ALL PRINTMAKERS
Academy of Art University Cannery Galleries
September 8 – September 23, 2018
Juror: Gail Wight, Associate Professor, Stanford University
Entry Deadline EXTENDED to June 15, 2018
Juror: Gail Wight holds an MFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute where she was a Javits Fellow, and a BFA from the Studio for Interrelated Media at Massachusetts College of Art. Her art has been exhibited both nationally and internationally in diverse venues such as the National Art Museum of China, the Natural History Museum of London, the Seville Biennial, and San Francisco’s international airport. Among her many artist residencies are western Australia’s Symbiotica, Art & Archaeology at Stonehenge, the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, and San Francisco’s Exploratorium. Public collections include the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Centro Andaluz de Art Contemporaneo in Spain, Yale University, and the San Jose Museum of Art. Wight is an Associate Professor in Stanford University’s Department of Art & Art History, where she focuses on Experimental Media and hybrid mediums. Her work is represented by Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco.
Theme: The California Society of Printmakers will host a national juried competition, open to all printmakers working in the United States, responding to the challenge of climate change. The exhibition will coincide with the September 2018 Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Possible topics include, but are not limited to, carbonization, coal mining, automobiles, oil drilling, fracking, ocean acidification, ocean warming, ocean garbage patches as large as states, species loss and the 6th extinction, plastic trash, and calving megaton icebergs.
Eligibility: Open to printmakers residing in the U.S. (and to all members of CSP regardless of the CSP member’s country of residence). Prints created in 2015 or later. All printmaking media, with the exception of works that are solely digital, are acceptable. Prints made using green printmaking materials and techniques are encouraged. Please read the full prospectus for further details before applying. To view the prospectus go to:
August 31 & September 1: Artwork Delivery 1pm – 5pm. Deliver work to: Academy of Art (Kevin M Goring) Cannery Gallery Suite 110/112 2801 Leavenworth Street San Francisco, CA 94133
September 1: Deadline for arrival of shipped work. (Shipped work must arrive between August 15 and September 1. Artwork that arrives after the deadline will not be exhibited). Mail work to: Kevin M Goring Academy of Art Cannery Gallery Suite 110/112 2801 Leavenworth Street San Francisco, CA 94133 phone: (415) 618-6236
September 13: Opening Reception, 6-8pm
September 25: Artwork Pickup, 10-5pm. For questions/concerns regarding artwork pickup call: (415) 618-6236