Call for Proposals
The California Printmaker 2021
Color and Printmaking

The California Society of Printmakers is soliciting proposals for its 2021 issue the theme: Color and Printmaking. We are interested in how working with color helps you express your ideas, discover new directions and develop a cohesive body of work. We are also interested in your process, including methods and materials.

We would like proposals by print artists such as yourselves and are also seeking recommendations of artists (please include website link) whose work contributes to this topic. Artists are invited to write their own articles; we are also able to provide an editor to facilitate. Articles should be 700–1500 words, with accompanying images

Proposals Deadline: August 30, 2020

California Society of Printmakers Shelter In Place Grants

What it is:
In line with CSP’s mission to support professional development and opportunities for printmakers, the CSP Board of Directors is offering a number of unrestricted cash awards ranging from $200 to $500 each, to current CSP artist members whose art making has been negatively impacted by the recent Covid-19 shelter-in-place orders. Please tell us why you should be selected to receive this award in 100 words or less.

Who is eligible:
All CSP Artist & Student Members in good standing.
Current and recent CSP board members are not eligible for this program, in compliance with CA 501c3 guidelines.

Timeline:
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Notification of awards to applicants: May 8, 2020

How to apply:
Apply thru submittable. Provide a brief 100 word maximum description of why you would like to receive funds, including the amount requested.

About funding:
Awards may be given proportionally depending on the number and characteristics of the applications.

Membership in the CSP is open to artists from anywhere in the world who create hand-pulled prints. This includes artists who use traditional printmaking techniques, such as etching, lithography, relief printing, and silk screen. It also includes artists who make hybrid prints, monoprints, and artist books, so long as some hand printmaking is involved. Artists who use solely photographic or digital methods are not eligible for artist membership.

Artist Members are juried into the organization by a review committee of current and past members of the CSP Board.  Deadline: June 1, 2020.

For more information and to Apply: CSP Submittable page.

For the 2020 CSP Residency season, we will implement individual applications, and announce host sites separately. Our first Residency opportunity of the season is with In Cahoots Residency / Macy Chadwick.

2020 California Society of Printmakers Artist in Residence 
Juried by host:
Macy Chadwick of In Cahoots Residency
Petaluma, California

CALENDAR:
Project submissions due April 20th, 2020.
Selected artist will be notified by April 25th.
The residency at In Cahoots will occur June 8-20th*

*If an alternate time is needed due to ongoing Covid-19 issues, selected artist will work with Macy to find an alternative time.

Read the full call for proposals at the CSP Submittable site.