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CALL for ENTRIES: Divergent Ink

2017 August 28

Learn more about Divergent Ink from Rubber City Prints!DISHING it out

I’ve been invited to a black and white dinner.  On first glance, I assumed that it was just a black & white dress code, but, in fact, it is THE MENU that is color limited.  Each of us has been asked to bring a dish.  I am scrounging for ideas.  I have crostini with goat cheese and black olives, pasta with poppy seed infused oil & the ubiquitous black & white cookie or cupcake.  I’m open to ideas.  This next Call wants your black & white one-of-a-kind prints.  Limiting the palate requires you to up your game.  Whatcha got?

Check out this Call for Entries from Rubber City Prints (Akron, OH) for Divergent Ink, a black & white international print exhibit.  This media specific show offers a world-class juror.  Take a look…

Learn more about Divergent Ink from Rubber City Prints!CALL for ENTRIES:
Divergent Ink from
Rubber City Prints

In the northern hemisphere nature’s color continues to fade as the world goes to sleep during our transition from autumn to winter. To prepare our minds for the absence of color and the beginning of winter solstice the world of color becomes secondary as we prepare for a blanket of white to cover the north . . . . Conceptual creation becomes one of highest importance during this time and in this show we hope to gather a divergent collection of fine art prints that display the highest quality of imagery using only black & white ink.” — Rubber City Prints

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists 18+

MEDIA: Open to original fine art prints

DEADLINE:  September 10, 2017

NOTIFICATION:  September 15, 2017

ENTRY FEE: $45 for up to 3, $10 ea. add’l under 20″x30″, $15 ea. add’l over 20″x30″

JUROR:  Erica Criss holds her MFA from Kent State University and has been a practicing printmaker for the past 10 years.  Erica has been working in the non-profit sector of the arts for the past 7 years & is currently managing a printmaking studio in NYC, the Manhattan Graphics Center. Here, Criss works with a diverse group of artists & runs the NY International Miniature Print Exhibition & Competition. She has seen and handled prints from all over the world. 

AWARDS:  All accepted entries will be listed in an online exhibition catalog. Best of Show: Solo exhibit at Rubber City Prints, print supplies gift basket & $250 voucher towards RCP workshops; 2nd Place: 2 Free future entries & $100 voucher to RCP workshops; 3rd Place:  $50 workshop voucher at RCP; and (2) Honorable Mentions: $25 workshop voucher at RCP.

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