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17 Oct 2022

Compete INT’L Paperworks 2023

Northwest Art Center Minot, North Dakota, United States

Northwest Art Center

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: December 1, 2022 – Minot State University’s Northwest Arts Center announces a call for artist for its upcoming INT’L Paperworks 2023 exhibition. On display 13 Jan to 17 Feb 2023.

Original works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. Work must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an INT’L or Americas 2000 exhibition.

Nicole E. Soukup has worked to bring regional artistic voices into an international context through her curatorial practice. Building on her interests in intersectional feminism and social practice, she co-organized the cross-institutional arts festival, “Guerrilla Girls’ Twin Cities Takeover,” spanning more than 80 institutions and organizations. In 2017, she was named the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art and the Minnesota Artist Exhibition Project (MAEP) Coordinator at the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). During her time at Mia, she has curated several notable exhibitions, including “Guerrilla Girls@Mia,” “Sara VanDerBeek: Women & Museums,” “Sky Hopinka: Disfluencies,” and “Art and Healing in the Moment” (co-curated with Philando Castile family). As the MAEP Coordinator, she has overseen more than thirty exhibitions. Her tenure has seen increased national visibility, professional opportunities, and inclusivity in the juried program… see more

Cash and Purchase Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show chosen by juror. Purchase Awards selected by faculty committee. Best of Show earns a future solo exhibition and an invitation to future Best of the Best exhibits.

The INT’L juried exhibitions publish an illustrated catalog. A complimentary copy will be sent to each entrant.

2 entries $30; additional entries $5 each. Maximum 5 entries per artist.

Download Prospectus and Application or send SASE to:

INT’L Paperworks 2023
Northwest Arts Center
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58707

Entries will be acknowledged by e-mail as they are received. All entrants will be notified of selection results via e-mail.

Sales will be encouraged. A 30% commission will be charged on all works sold or purchased. Your entry grants permission to photograph your work and use your images for promotional or educational purposes only.


  • Deadline (postmark) for entries 1 Dec 2022
  • Notification of accepted works 15 Dec 2022
  • Receipt of accepted works begins 15 Dec 2022
  • Deadline for receipt of works 7 Jan 2023
  • Exhibition dates 13 Jan to 17 Feb 2023
  • Public Reception TBD 2023
  • Return shipping 1 Mar 2023

The Northwest Art Center encourages and promotes artistic and multi-cultural expression with education and outreach through an interdisciplinary regional arts center.

Northwest Art Center
Minot State University
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58707
t: 701-858-3264

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Opportunity Categories: + Open to All Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, Publication, Purchase, and Sales.

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