The Overwintering Project is an environmental art project inviting artists from Australia and New Zealand to respond to the unique nature of their local migratory shorebird habitat. Printmakers are invited to contribute one print created in response to their local environment. For more information click on the link below.
Overwintering – Project description 2017
Geelong Gallery invites artists to submit entries for the 2017 Geelong acquisitive print awards. This acquisitive prize and exhibition has been conducted by the Gallery since 1996.
An exhibition of selected prints will be held at the Gallery from 5 August to 8 October 2017, from which, prizes totalling $8,500 will be awarded consisting of: the Geelong acquisitive print award of $5,000, the Ursula Hoff Institute award of $3,500 and additional acquisitions up to $3,000.
The prize-winning prints will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on Friday 18 August 2017.
For all the details visit geelonggallery.org.au/prizes
Please note: the award is open to artists working in recognised printmaking processes (such as intaglio, relief, planographic and digital processes) and does not extend to photographic prints.
Exhibition sponsors Estate of Dr Colin Holden and Ursula Hoff Institute
Exciting news. Two members of the Southern Printmakers Association have been selected as finalists for the Burnie Print Prize; Laura Stark and Suzanne Shelley.
The ‘Prize’ is an initiative of the Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) in northwest Tasmania. The Gallery prides itself on its nationally recognized collection of works on paper.
The selection for the Burnie Print Prize 2017 will be done by Akky van Ogtrop, Art Historian/Curator, President Print Council of Australia, Dr Deborah Malor, Honorary Associate – Visual Arts and Design, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery and Dr Jan Hogan, Studio Coordinator Printmaking, Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania.
The annual exhibition of the Southern Printmakers Association on the theme of ‘Roots’ opens on the 11th October 2016. Pamela Griffith will formally open the exhibition on the 15th October (4-6pm). Printmakers will present an informal discussions about the work on show on Saturday 22nd October 1-2pm.
To view an e-book of the exhibition go to:
To order a hard cover book place your order at this link.
To order a soft cover copy of your book place your order at this link.
The exhibition will also feature postcards from the 2016 postcard exchange.
Sydney Printmakers will be reviewing applications for membership at their September meeting. To find membership applications go here. Applications are due on the 1st August.