Thursday, September 12, 2013

Please see attached photo file of a Charles Brand intaglio press that is for sale in Ft. Lauderdale.  It is in excellent working order.  The bed is 26"x48".  Price is $4,900.
If you are interested, please contact:
Michelle Finnerty

This press is the same size of our medium size press at MCA. It just needs some cleaning.
M Davila

Full graduate assistantship at ISU

> September 9, 2013

> Dear Colleague,

> The printmaking area in the School of Art at Illinois State University 
> (ISU) is making available one full graduate assistantship beginning 
> the 2014 Spring semester. This assistantship entails a full tuition 
> waiver, a stipend for duties assigned within the area, and an 
> off-campus studio space in a cross-media community of graduate 
> students in the School of Art.

> The printmaking faculty / staff is comprised of Sarah Smelser 
> (Intaglio), Morgan Price (Lithography), Veda Rives (Associate Director 
> of Normal Editions Workshop, the printmaking research and publishing 
> facility at ISU) and Richard D. Finch (Director of Normal Editions 
> Workshop). Each of the intaglio and lithography facilities occupies 
> approximately 2,500 square feet of space with etching and processing 
> facilities, and opportunities for photomechanical and digital work. 
> The intaglio studio has five presses available, the lithography studio 
> has three presses, and Normal Editions Workshop has one press.

> The full graduate assistantship will require twenty hours of work per 
> week in the School of Art. Most printmaking graduate assistantship 
> positions focus on assignments as teaching assistants with faculty, 
> with some weekly hours assigned to assist undergraduate students 
> outside of scheduled class meetings, assist with projects at Normal 
> Editions Workshop, or complete other duties assigned by the School of 
> Art Director.

> Applications for this graduate assistantship will be accepted until 
> October 1, 2013 or until the graduate assistantship position is filled.

> To receive an application, contact Becky Fisher, School of Art, Campus 
> Box 5620, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-5620. Telephone: 
> (309) 438-2728. Email:

> Additional information is available. Please telephone us: (309) 
> 438-7530. Access information on the web at:

> (Supplemental information about admission to the graduate program in 
> MFA in Art, awards, scholarships, grants, and the Baber Graduate 
> Fellowship Grant?available competitively to graduate students who are 
> outstanding performers / studio artists in music, art, or theatre?is 
> available at this latter site.)

> Sincerely,

> The Printmaking Faculty and Staff

> Richard D. Finch Morgan Price Veda Rives Sarah Smelser

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

2014 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition
Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University

Deadline: Sunday, October 20, 2013
Exhibition Dates: January 30 - February 28, 2014
Juror: Lyle Williams, Curator of Prints and Drawings, The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio
Awards: Will be made at the discretion of the juror. Each artist receiving an award will have their artist’s statement of 100 words or less printed in the exhibition catalog. Typically more than half of the show is purchased for the ASU Permanent Collection of Art and by the viewing audience.
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 and older. Submissions must be original works on paper, created within the last two years, including but not limited to, digital, intaglio, lithographic, photographic, relief, serigraphic and stencil processes. Monotypes are also eligible but reproductions of pre-existing works are not.
Display: Each selected print will be framed by the Bradbury Gallery during the exhibition. In order to ensure your print will fit into the frame, each print must arrive matted in or mounted on a horizontal or vertical, 16 x 20, 20 x 24, or 24 x 32 inch white or off-white mat.
Works Accepted: Results of the selection process will be emailed to all entrants the second week of November, 2013. Each print selected for exhibition must be received by the Bradbury Gallery no later than December 6, 2013.
Images and Catalog: Each artist may submit up to three prints, represented in a digital format (jpeg preferred) with a resolution of a minimum of 300 dpi at 4 x 5 inches or 1200 x 1500 pixels. The digital files must be print quality as all works selected for exhibition will be reproduced in a full-color catalog. By entering this exhibition each artist grants consent for the use of submitted images for reproduction in the catalog, for publicity and for educational purposes.
Entry Fee: A $30 (nonrefundable) entry fee permits each artist to submit up to three prints.
Sales: The sale of prints in the exhibition will be promoted. A commission of 25% will be retained from the sale price. No commission will be retained for purchase prizes.
Phone: 870 972 2567

CBAA Conference 2014 Utah

Registration for the 2014 College Book Art Association Conference is now open. 
Please go to the conference webpage for more information and to register.

The conference is hosted by the Book Arts Program at the J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah in Salt Lake City 
and features a variety of events including:

members’ exhibition, invited speakers, panel presentations, studio demonstrations, roundtable discussions, student lightning round, 
vendors’ fair, Salt Lake City area tours, local exhibitions, student member portfolio reviews, members’ showcase, auction, and 
Cornered---an all-new folded-form exchange

Please remember these deadlines:
- Conference Travel Grant applications are due by September 15.
- Student Lightning Round proposals are due by September 15.  We encourage all students to share their relevant projects and experiences.
- The Folded Form exchange postmark deadline is November 15. You must register for this option through conference registration.
- The Early Bird Conference Registration deadline is December 1.

We are looking forward to a terrifically engaging conference!

Your 2014 Conference Co-chairs,
Marnie Powers-Torrey and Emily Tipps