Monday, February 24, 2014

Juried show

No Entry Fee / Purchase Award
OffLINE Space, 21 Ludlow Street, NY NY

Deadline for Entries: March 1, 2014

Exhibition Dates: May 14- June 8
Akua Inks is proud to announce their first exhibition, "Pushing The Limits," an exhibition that will display works which transcend the traditional practices of printmaking. Our mission is to not only produce quality, safer materials for printmakers, but to facilitate a greater appreciation and understanding of contemporary printmaking. By expanding upon the context in which printmaking is typically viewed, "Pushing The Limits" will highlight the versatile contemporary print practices and works happening today such as mixed media prints, artists books, digital media, animation and installation.
Maddy Rosenberg is an independent international curator and artist. She is the founder and Executive Director/Curator of CENTRAL BOOKING, a two-gallery space in New York's Lower Eastside. She has curated numerous exhibitions including, "Text Out of Context" at the Hewitt Gallery of Art at Marymount Manhattan College and "Narrative Sequences" at The Center for Book Arts in New York. She received a National Endowment for the Arts Grant for her international multi-venue curatorial project, "New York/Paris DIALOGUE Paris/New York".
Susan Rostow is a New York City artist and the inventor of Akua Inks.

"I would like to encourage everyone to submit their work to be considered for this exhibition.  Central Booking is the gallery where I show my work and it will be a great honor to see an entire exhibition devoted to printed pieces made with  the ink that I created".  -Susan Rostow
Speedball Art Products will be sponsoring this exhibition. There are no entry fees.             

Purchase Award: One work will be purchased for Speedball Art Products' permanent collection.
There will be a printed and online catalogue of this exhibition.
All media, 2D and 3D which incorporate printmaking and Akua Inks are eligible. 

Artists may submit up to three images. Images must be available for the exhibition - no substitutions. Artists will receive acceptance/rejection notification to the email provided on the entry card. Akua Inks reserves the right to disqualify accepted pieces that appear inaccurately represented in the submission photo. 



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