27 Jun 2018

Competitions Megalo International Print Prize

Megalo Print Studio and GalleryKingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Opportunity Description

International Deadline: September 23, 2018 – Megalo Print Studio + Gallery are pleased to announce the first Megalo International Print Prize with an impressive $18,500 in prize money.

The Megalo International Print Prize is open to all artists over the age of 18 at the time of submission. Entries must be the original work of the entrant and have been created after January 2017.

Submitted works must be classified as one of / or a combination of the following: Intaglio, Relief (woodcut/linocut/engraving etc), Lithography, Screenprint/Silkscreen. Digital prints are ineligible, unless combined with one or more of the above processes such that the final print is predominantly produced using one or more of the above processes.

Prize winners will be announced at a special event during the exhibition, with the following prizes being awarded:

First Prize  – $10,000
Second Prize – $5000
People’s Choice – $1000+
Lerida Estate Acquisitive Prize – $2500

$40 AUD to submit 1 work, $60 AUD to submit 2 works.

Finalists will be announced on Friday 26th October and then contacted via email to confirm arrangements for delivery.

All selected works must be available for sale, with a price set by the artist during the application process. This price includes a 35% commission to be retained by Megalo.

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery has been at the forefront of Australian printmaking for almost 40 years. Based in Canberra, Australia, Megalo is a professional printmaking studio providing facilities in screen printing on paper and fabric, etching, lithography and relief printing. The Megalo Gallery presents an active program of print based exhibitions across these mediums.

Megalo Print Studio + Gallery
21 Wentworth Avenue
Kingston ACT, 2604

Opp Categories: Printmaking Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 09 Sept thru Oct and Open to Artists Worldwide. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, and Sales.

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