Call for entries: 2017 International Sint-Niklaas bookplates and small printing competition

Call for entries: 2017 International Sint-Niklaas bookplates and small printing competition

Everyone living anywhere in the world and aged over 18 can submit his/her prints. Prints from woodcuts to digital prints and almost all types of fine graphic printmaking techniques are allowed.

The Sint-Niklaas International Exlibris Centre will continue to support authentic bookmarks or exlibrises with this competition. But also other small prints may qualify for one of the coveted prizes.

The total prize pool for the competition is now 7.500 EUR. So it’s worth trying your luck.

Information about the 2017 International Sint-Niklaas bookplates and small printing competition is available at the website of the city Sint-Niklaas.

You can read the rules and the subscription form at http://musea.sint-niklaas.be/exlibris/grafiekbiennale/concours-wettbewerb-competition

Much more info on the pdf here, scroll down for English version:

http://www.sint-niklaas.be/sites/default/files/reglementen2017-1_6.pdf

You must fill in the entry form and send with artwork before 1st November 2016. There is no entry fee. All works that are sent in become and will remain the property of the International Exlibris Centre. A selection of the submitted prints will be exhibited during the 28th Printmaking Biennial in 2017 in Sint-Niklaas. Students/alumni can drop forms and artworks packaged ready for sending into OC4 to go in the mail. Address:

Internationaal Exlibriscentrum – Stedelijke Musea – Wedstrijd 2017

Zwijgershoek 14, B-9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium.

Prizes

Sint- Niklaas Awards for three different types of main techniques: 1.250 EUR for each award.

Award for Young Talent: Victor Stuyvaert Award for a relief print of a participant under 30: 750 EUR.

Special bookplate awards: Town of Sint-Niklaas Award for the best bookplate: 1.250 EUR.  Graphia Award: 500 EUR.

Topic Award: Town of Sint-Niklaas Award for the best entry with CITY IN THE FUTURE as topic: 1.250 EUR.

Stedelijke Musea – Internationaal Exlibriscentrum Sint-Niklaas

Zwijgershoek 14, 9100 Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

www.sint-niklaas.be

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