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Southern Printmaking Biennale IX International 2020
Southern Printmaking Biennale IX International
University of North Georgia
Department of Visual Arts
332 Sunset Drive
Dahlonega, Georgia 30597


Contact Email: michael.marling@ung.edu
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Georgia
Event Dates: 4/28/20 - 7/17/20
Entry Deadline: 7/17/20
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 5
Total Media - Minimum: 3, Maximum: 5
Entry Fee (University of North Georgia): $35.00

JUROR:
2018 Award of Top Honor Recipient

Wes Beeler is a contemporary printmaker working primarily in the medium of screen printing. He received a BA in printmaking from California State University Fresno and an MFA in printmaking from Northern Illinois University. Originally from California he now resides in the Chicago suburbs teaching screen printing at the university level and working as the 2D fine arts area lab coordinator for a local community college.
Instagram: @seri_sloth

IMPORTANT DATES:
Entry Deadline: July 17, 2020
Jury Notification: July 25, 2020
Delivery of Artwork: August 14, 2020
Exhibition Dates: August 21, 2020 - September 21, 2020
Return Works Shipped: September 25, 2020

AWARDS:
One Person Exhibition 2021
Campus Visit and Lecture
Juror of SPB X International 2022 the last SPB Exhibition
2024 Retrospective Exhibition of all 10 Awards of Top Honor

ELIGIBILITY:
All fine art printmaking techniques, 2D or 3D, and mediums including woodcut, relief, intaglio, lithography, screen-print, monotype, collagraph and original digital media may be utilized. All prints must be hand-pulled and generated using at least one traditional method. This exhibition is open to all artist, 18 years and older, working in any traditional or non-traditional hand pulled printmaking media.
HOW TO ENTER:
Submissions are accepted only via café (www.callforentry.org) and must be completed by July 17, 2020. All entries must be uploaded using this online system. Do not upload images that contain borders or text that is not part of the original print. Images must be cropped to edge of print.
SHIPPING:
Artist are responsible for round-trip shipping and insurance. Works must arrive at UNG on or before August 14, 2020. COD deliveries will not be accepted. Artwork must be shipped in container reusable for return shipping via UPS, USPS or FedEx and include a prepaid return shipping label for works to be returned. Works without prepaid shipping label are deemed donated to the UNG collection. Please no glass in frames for shipped works, plexiglass only, absolutely no Styrofoam peanuts in packaging.

Artwork must be available for the entire exhibition period. Accepted 2D artwork must be shipped “Installation ready” with a hanging wire. No alligator teeth or sawtooth hangers. Only PlexiGlass glazing. Artwork must include label attached on the back with complete description information regarding the piece.

ABOUT SPB International:
The Southern Printmaking Biennale was established by Michael Marling de Cuellar in 2002 with the fundamental mission of providing the University of North Georgia students with dynamic educational stimuli and providing professional exhibition opportunities for serious artists working in the field of printmaking. This is the ninth exhibit and will conclude with SPB X International in 2022. The SPB has provided professional artist the opportunity to exhibit in group and one person exhibitions, provide lecture, studio demonstrations, as well as gain experience as the juror for an international exhibition. A retrospective exhibition of all the award winners of the previous twenty years will be exhibited in the Fall of 2024.

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