California Arts Council

State of California

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Pressing Matters
For National artists


A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Printmaking

Exhibition on view August 24 to October 14, 2018 

Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the United States. Any accepted entry that differs from the submitted image, or is unfit for display when delivered, will be excluded. Submission Requirements: All entries must be hand-pulled prints using traditional printmaking processes in any combination of serigraphy, letterpress, collagraphy, etching, woodcut, lithography, linocut, drypoint, mezzotint, monoprint or solar plates. Digital and photographic elements may be used only as a supporting element. Artworks that are solely monotype, computer generated or digitally altered photographs or photographic reproductions will not be accepted. All accepted artwork must be presented professionally and ready for exhibition. All submissions must be hand delivered, emailed, or postmarked by May 1, 2018.

Juror: Juan Fuentes is a Chicano artist living in San Francisco, California. He is a long time cultural worker, art teacher, social activist/poster maker and printmaker. His art and social activism stems from his strong conviction that art is needed to make social change possible. Juan Fesntes’ printmaking artistry has been recognized globally. Visit his website:

Sales are encouraged but artwork need not be for sale. SLOMA will retain 50% commission on any artwork sold. Sale price on entry form must include commission and cannot be changed after acceptance. All artwork will remain in the exhibition through October 14, 2018.

Insurance & Liability: SLOMA insures artwork on exhibition but not in transit. The Museum and CC Printmakers will not assume responsibility for artwork improperly framed or poorly packaged for shipping. Artists are encouraged to carry their own insurance. Submission to this exhibition constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant to listed conditions and the use of images for publicity purposes. SLOMA and the CC Printmakers reserve the right not to display work inconsistent with juried images.

Deadline: 05-01-2018
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
San Luis Obispo, CA

Contact: Ruta Saliklis
Phone: 805.543.8562

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