Thursday, October 17, 2013

Call for Entry: 13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange at PROOF Studio Gallery

13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange
PROOF Studio Gallery
 Distillery District, Toronto, Canada

Celebrating The Chinese Year of the HORSE 2014

PROOF Studio Gallery
is again pleased to host the 13th International Print Exhibition and Exchange -
an opportunity for printmakers from anywhere in the world to connect with each other by exhibiting their print interpretation of the zodiac sign of the HORSE for the Chinese New Year 2014. In previous years artists from Switzerland, Australia, India, Guatemala, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Ireland, Scotland, Hong Kong, France, the United States and Canada have participated in this exhibition and print exchange.

Print Information & Submission Guidelines

Each artist creates a limited edition print using a traditional print technique such as etching, wood block, linoblock, embossing, lithographs, relief, silkscreen or mixed print media inspired in some way by the HORSE. As always, the Year of the Horse is both an exchange and a series of exhibitions. The first print is kept and used for the travelling exhibitions. The other prints are offered for sale or used for the exchange. For the exchange, you receive back other artists' work and other artists get your prints.

2014 Exhibitions included:
PROOF Studio Gallery in Toronto
OCADU (Ontario College of Art & Design University) Toronto
Ottawa School of Art, Ottawa
Muskoka Art Place Gallery, Port Carling, Ontario
Concordia University's MousePrint Gallery, Montreal.

The show travels from February to the end of May. After the show comes home to PROOF your prints are exchanged and mailed out.

Requirements for Submission

Dimensions: paper size 10" x 12" maximum (image can be any size that fits on 10" x 12" paper, 3-5 prints
Printmaking Media: Any traditional printmaking technique or combination including relief, etching, lithography, silkscreen, wood block, mixed print methods, letterpress, monoprints - please no straight digital prints.
Participation Fee: $25 (Covers your participation fee & matting & mailing)
Payment must be by cash of either Canadian or American denominations, Canadian cheques only, or Paypal (Paypal username is
Submission Deadline: January 20th, 2014 

The first print is matted and used for the travelling exhibitions. All other prints will be offered for sale. Proceeds are split 30/70 with artist. Unsold prints are exchanged with other printmakers.

Keep up to date and look at participating artists at the blogspot

2014 Year of the Horse Print Submission Form

Each print must have a submission form on back! Please attach it by paperclip or low-tack tape (not glue)
Please make sure to include your MAILING ADDRESS in the first form!

Year of the Horse Submission Form
Number of Prints (maximum of 5!):
Printmaking Techniques:


PROOF Studio Gallery, Studio 104,
Case Goods Warehouse, Bldg. 15, 
15 Case Goods Lane, Distillery District,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5A 3C4 

Contacts:   Sheila Jonah or Natalie Draz of PROOF Studio Gallery

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