International Print Center New York (IPCNY), International Call for Entries: New Prints 2019/Summer


International Print Center New York (IPCNY), International Call for Entries: New Prints 2019/Summer

Deadline: May 2nd, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Juror: Alison Saar

From their call: The International Print Center New York has announced an open call to artists for their IPCNY New Prints 2019/Summer. Submit your prints and print-based work to International Print Center New York’s 58th New Prints exhibition, on view June 21st – September 21st, 2018. The artists selected for the exhibition will also be invited to apply for the New Prints Artist Development program. This includes three opportunities to receive further training, guidance, and exposure: an artist residency program, mentorship program, and sponsored coursework.

This year’s juror is Alison Saar. Saar was born in Los Angeles, California. She studied art and art history at Scripps College and received an MFA from the Otis Art Institute. She received the United States Artist Fellowship in 2012 and has also been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. Saar has exhibited at many galleries and museums, including the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Saar is the recipient of the 2019 Southern Graphic Council International Lifetime Achievement Award.

Note: Artists who have exhibited at IPCNY within the past 2 years (New Prints 2017/Summer and later) may NOT submit their work for consideration

  • Open internationally, no nationality requirements.
  • Editioned prints, unique printed works, printed installations, artist’s books, print-based animations, and ephemeral formats are eligible.
  • Photography or direct reproductions of other artworks, such as drawings or paintings, are NOT eligible.
  • Prints must have been completed 12 months prior to the beginning of the open call, or after. (February 2018 and before are ineligible.)
  • Up to 3 images may be submitted.

There is no entry fee. Self-published artists, workshops, publishers, and galleries are welcome to submit print projects completed within the past twelve months. Please refer to the image requirements below.
Selected artists will be notified by email. If you have not received word by mid-May, please check our website or Facebook for a list of artists. Selected artists or their workshops/publishers will be responsible for the framing and delivery of work to IPCNY by June 21st, 2019. IPCNY will cover the return cost of delivery within reason (up to $100).

Artists selected for the exhibition will also be invited to apply for IPCNY’s New Prints Artist Development Program. The program includes three opportunities to receive further training, guidance, and exposure for their printmaking practice: an artist residency program, artist mentorship program, and sponsored coursework. Read more about the program here.
New Prints 2019/Summer will be the 60th presentation of IPCNY’s New Prints Program. Established in 2000, the New Prints Program is a twice-annual, juried open call for prints and print-based work created in the preceding twelve months, in keeping with IPCNY’s mission of supporting print artists and broadening access to the medium.

Website link for submission guidelines and link to entry:

IPCNY website home:

Note from their call: We encourage you to apply as early as possible. The deadline is 11:59pm EST on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

About: IPCNY was established in Chelsea in September 2000 as the first and only non-profit institution devoted solely to the exhibition and understanding of fine art prints. IPCNY fosters a climate for enjoyment, examination and serious study of artists’ prints from the old master to the contemporary. IPCNY nurtures the growth of new audiences for the visual arts while serving the print community through exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. International Print Center,  508 West 26th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY

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