CALLING ALL PRINTMAKERS — We’re excited to announce the Call for Entries for PrintAustin 2020 and The Contemporary Print Juried Exhibition are NOW LIVE!

Have a print-focused event, exhibit, talk, panel, workshop or demo in mind? We invite you to submit to be a part of our upcoming festival, taking place January 15 – February 15, 2020! If you’re a printmaker or curator looking for space, or a gallery/venue seeking an artist, please reach out to us at info@printaustin.org and we’ll be happy to put you in contact with others in the printmaking community.  Submit event here.

Claudia Zapata

Now, more about The Contemporary Print. This is our 7th annual juried show and we’re excited to announce our juror: Texas-born curator, artist, and doctoral candidate, Claudia Zapatafrom the Smithsonian American Art Museum, where she currently acts as the Latinx art curatorial assistant in support of their upcoming exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965-Now. Claudia’s passion for Chicanx and Latinx art, and identity-based exhibitions has inspired her previous work as the Curator of Exhibitions and Programs at Mexic-Arte Museum, the Co-Founder of the Puro Chingón Collective, and now the pursuit of a Ph.D. in Rhetorics of Art, Space and Culture at Southern Methodist University.  To learn more about this event and submit an application, follow this link.

Registrations close on November 1, 2019, so there is still plenty of time to get your submissions in! Stay tuned as we open our calls for the PrintEXPO, our Trade Portfolio, and Bin Fest later in the year.

Cathy + Paloma