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March 21, 2014

The First Annual WVU Print Club Exchange and Exhibition is open to all undergraduate students. For information, please go to or email

March 31, 2014

13th LESSEDRA World Art Print Annual, Mini Print 2014. Sponsored by LESSEDRA Gallery & Contemporary Art Projects, Sofia, Bulgaria. The maximum dimension is 29 x 23 cm (paper size) and the limit is three prints per person. Please go to for more information and entry forms.

April 8th, 2014

Submit you large woodcut proposal for the BIG INK project. Artists are invited to submit a proposal to create a large woodcut, at least 24" x 36" in dimension, for the next BIG INK printing event at Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, MA. Lyell Castonguay provides supplies, guidance, and technical support to the artists and helps them during the scheduled printing day. It is free to submit your proposal for consideration! Artist are given approximately two months to complete their woodcut prior to printing day. For further information please visit

April 11, 2014

Iowa State University Print Society's: TRANSFORMATION 14th Annual Postcard Print Exchange
Any editional printmaking technique is accepted, including woodcut, litho, intaglio, photography, silkscreen or digital prints. Monoprints/monotypes will not be accepted. The size is 4" x 6" and 13 prints are needed. Transformation Prospectus.pdf Contact the Print Society president Stephanie Schoeller if you have comments or questions.

April 30, 2014

Mini Print International of Cadaqués, 34th Edition is accepting entries. To access the rules, visit and select ENTRY FORMS 2014

May 24, 2014

Shy Rabbit Contemporary Arts announces a call for entries for the SHY RABBIT Print International 5, a juried exhibition. The exhibition is open to any national or international artist 18 years or older. Original contemporary works in traditional and nontraditional printmaking media, including book arts, three-dimensional and mixed media prints are eligible. For more information on this Call for Entries, and to view the Prospectus, please visit:

June 1, 2014

Call for Printmakers: Los Angeles Printmaking Society's Push and Pull Traditional and hybrid prints will be showcased together in this exhibition. Hybrid prints selected must employ at least one traditional printmaking technique in the overall piece. 3-D work will be accepted.
Download a PDF of the prospectus.

Four Times Per Year International Print Center New York
IPCNY presents selections of current prints four times per year. These are juried shows.
Yearly Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (MI-LAB) Artist-in-Residence Program (formerly Nagasawa Art Park Pilot Program) is designed for international artists, print teachers and printmakers who wish to learn Japanese mokuhanga printmaking techniques with Japanese teachers. Located at MI-LAB Studio/Residence near Lake Kawaguchi on a foot of Mt. Fuji located at Fuji-Kawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi-ken, Japan.

Mini Print International of Cadaques
The Mini Print International of CadaquƩs is a print competition open to all printmaking techniques and tendencies, in which artists from all over the world participate.

Biennial event, held on even numbered years. Entries are accepted in the fall of the previous (odd numbered) year Pacific States Biennial National Print Exhibition
Held at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo, Campus Center Gallery, Hilo, HI.

For information go to
Quadrennial, the next exhibit will be in 2014. KIWA (Kyoto International Woodprint Association) sponsors an unjuried exhibition every four years. In the last exhibition 222 artists from 37 countries participated. Prizes are given including one from McClain's. For information go to
  The Art Deadlines List is a subscription service that sends out artist opportunity announcements. To subscribe go to
  The American Print Alliance makes a list of competitive exhibits available to subscribers of their magazine, Contemporary Impressions. Go to to subscribe.
  Exchange Partners in Print is an Australian based non-profit artist run organization for printmakers, photographers and all media artists who want to share their work and ideas. They have been organizing print exchange portfolios since 1992. Exchange Partners in Print welcomes Australian and overseas printmakers, photographers, media artists and designers. Their web site is