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The 5th British open National Print Exhibition

11 - 22 February 1998 at the

MALL GALLERIES
THE MALL
(NR.ADMIRALTY ARCH)
LONDON SWI
Open l0am - 5pm daily

Printmakers are cordially invited to submit their work to the fifth open National Print Exhibition to be held at the Mall Galleries in central London in February 1998.

Organised by the Federation of British Artists (FBA), in conjunction with the Royal Society of Painter~Printmakers (RE), this open exhibition has become an increasingly popular and important event in the printmaking calendar, attracting an abundance of artists' submissions and visitors from all over the country.

Several thousand pounds worth of artists' awards are very generously sponsored by companies from the printmaking world such as:
Arcturus Fine Art, Artichoke Print Workshop, Autotype International, R.K. Burt & Company Ltd., Fabriano Paper Mill, Galleries Magazine, T.N. Lawrence Ltd., Gavin Graham Gallery, Printmaking Today, John Purcell Paper, St. Cuthberts Paper Mill, Whatman International, Zenith Gallery. The Gwen May RE Commemorative Award,The Julian Trevelyan Hon. RE Memorial Award, The Joseph Webb ARE Commemorative Fund Award.

The exhibition is open for all artists to submit up to 6 prints at £7.50 each, although artists should note that no unframed work will be accepted, and that frames should be of a professional standard. Aluminium frames will be permitted on condition that they are wired.

To submit work please send a large SAE to:
FEDERATION OF BRITISH ARTISTS,
17 CARLTON HOUSE TERRACE,
LONDON SWIY 5BD
Tel: 0171-930 68441Fax: 0171-839 7830

RECEIVING DAYS:
Friday 12 & Saturday 13 December 1997 10am-5pm
At 17 Carlton House Terrace
London SWIY 5BD

Friday 12 December 1997 at Royal West of England Academy 11am-4pm,
Queen's Road,
Clifton,
Bristol
Tel: 0171-9306844
Fax:0I7I-839 7830

CONDITIONS

Artists may submit up to SIX prints, at a fee of £7.50 per entry, although the maximum number of works which will be selected is THREE.

All printmaking methods are eligible, however, artists should note that no unframed work will be accepted, although available unframed editions may be listed in the catalogue if the necessary information is supplied. Frames and mounts MUST be of a professional standard. Aluminium frames will be permitted on condition that they are wired.

All work must be accompanied by an entry schedule which can be obtained from the address given above and clearly labelled. You are advised to read the blue sheet of conditions which will be attached.

You are also advised to include your date of birth as several awards have age restrictions, and unless your age is given you will be judged ineligible.

The dates given above are the ONLY days that work can be received or collected from the FBA offices at 17 Carlton House Terrace.

All prints must be for sale.

NATIONAL PRINT WORKSHOP

The following workshops are being held in conjunction with the exhibition at Artichoke Print Workshop.

Plate Lithography with David Jarvis Monday 16 February

Japanese paper making and wood block printing with Hiroko Imada
Tuesday & Thursday 17 & 19 February

Stone Lithography with Andrew Bird
Tuesday & Wednesday 17 & 18 February

Etching & Drypoint with Melvyn Petterson RE
Thursday 19 February

Monotypes with Heidi Koenig
Friday 20 February

Intro to Intaglio, Lithography and Relief printing with Colin Gale & Melvyn Petterson RE
Saturday 21 February

For further information & bookings please contact:
Artichoke Print Workshop
Shakespeare Centre
245a Coldharbour Lane
London 5W9 8RR
TeI:0l7l-924 0600

ARTISTS' PRIZES AND AWARDS

GWEN MAY RE COMMEMORATIVE AWARD
£1,000 awarded for an outstanding work by a printmaker aged 26 or under.

ST. CUTHBERT'S PAPER MILL AWARDS
£300 of paper awarded to an art college submitting the most promising collection. £300 of paper to a print-making student of outstanding merit.

JULIANTREVELYAN HON RE MEMORIAL AWARD
£1,000 cash to an outstanding printmaker.

ARTICHOKE PRINT WORKSHOP AWARD
Two-week open use of the Artichoke Print Workshops, including all materials, offered to two outstanding printmakers.

GALLERIES MAGAZINE AWARD
£775 of advertising and editorial promotion to a student of outstanding merit.

FABRIANO PAPER MILL AWARD PRESENTED BY R K BURT & CO. LTD
Over £300 worth of paper to the college submitting the most impressive and varied collection of prints.

T N LAWRENCE MATERIALS PRIZE
£300 worth of printmaking materials for an outstanding relief or intaglio print.

THE WHATMAN INTERNATIONAL PAPER AWARD
Paper to the value of £250 awarded to an outstanding printmaker under 30.

JOHN PURCELL PAPER AWARDS
Paper to the value of £125 awarded to two outstanding printmakers.

THE JOSEPH WEBB ARE COMMEMORATIVE FUND AWARD
£250 awarded to an outstanding student of etching under the age of 35.

THE ART REVIEW AWARD
A purchase prize, plus a free subscription and editorial to a printmaker of outstanding merit.

ZENITH GALLERY PURCHASE PRIZE
For the most outstanding work in the exhibition selected by Deborah Roslund.

GAVIN GRAHAM GALLERY AWARD
£250 to an outstanding printmaker.

THE ARCTURUS AWARD
£250 to an outstanding printmaker.

PRINTMAKING TODAY AWARD
Advertising in Printmaking Today to the value of £230.


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