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Ink & Print: Juried Printmaking Exhibition
By Coos Art Museum

U.S. Multi-State Deadline: September 1, 2018  –   Highly regarded Coos Art Museum’ announces an open call for submissions in one or more of the printmaking processes from artists residing in West Coast States.

This exhibition will feature the fine art of printmaking, including the four traditional methods of intaglio, relief, screen print (stencil), and lithography, along with monotype, monoprint, combination of these methods. Any and all themes of expression define the parameters of acceptable entries.

All artists 18 years of age and older residing in the West Coast states of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington are invited to apply.

Original and copyright-free digital media may be utilized. Art must be hand-pulled and generated using at least one of above mentioned printmaking methods. Computer generated art is eligible only when it incorporates traditional methods of hand pulled printing. All artwork must be no larger than 48 inches overall in any direction and a weight limitation of 40 pounds. This includes frame… see more specifications.

JUROR – Nicole ​Pietrantoni
Nicole ​Pietrantoni​​ explores the complex relationship between human beings and nature via installations, artists’ books, and works on paper. She is the recipient of numerous awards and residencies including a Fulbright to Iceland, a Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Grant, an Artist Trust Fellowship, the Manifest Prize, and the Graves Award for excellence in ​h​umanities teaching and research. Her work has been in over 100 ​national and international exhibitions.

Nicole received her MFA and MA in Printmaking from the University of Iowa and her BS in Human and Organizational Development and Art History from Vanderbilt University. ​ ​​Since 2012, she​ has been a professor at Whitman College where she teaches printmaking and book arts.​

1st: $600, 2nd: $450, 3rd: $250 and 4 Honorable Mention Awards at $100 ea.

Each artist can provide a total of up to three (3) submissions. There is a non-refundable fee of $25 for the first submission plus $10 for the second submission plus $10 for the third submission.

Submission by digital files on compact disk, flash drive or memory card.

Visit us online for more details and to Apply.

Works in the exhibition may be available for sale. Artist agrees to donate 30% of any sale to Coos Art Museum.


  • September 1, 2018, 11:59pm – Submittal deadline
  • September 14, 2018 – Notification of acceptance/rejection to artists by email
  • December 8, 2018 – All artwork delivered or dropped off at Coos Art Museum
  • December 14, 2018 5- 7pm – Opening Reception
  • December, 14, 2018 – February 9, 2019 – Exhibition on display
  • February 9, 2019 – Pick up work 4-6 pm
  • February 10, 2019 – Pick up work 10 am – noon
  • February 12-15, 2019 – Unsold work shipped out or pickup (or other arrangements made)

Visit us online for more details and to Apply.

“Coos Art Museum is the cornerstone of visual arts on Oregon’s Southern Coast. Through collections, exhibitions and educational programs, we are building an arts and cultural community and promoting the appreciation, understanding and expression of visual art.” Located on the scenic southern Oregon Coast Coos Art Museum is the 3rd oldest art museum in Oregon. CAM traces its roots to the Coos Artist League, active since 1950. In 1982 Coos Art Museum members, acquired and remodeled the old US Post Office building, a historical art deco structure built in 1937. The Museum has six active galleries with over 5,500 sq. feet of display space and a 603 piece Permanent Collection of mid-20th Century and contemporary American art.

Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson Avenue
Coos Bay, OR 97420

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