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The Print Center
Conversation with Henry Horenstein & Shannon Thomas Perich
Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm
Free and open to the public.
“Henry Horenstein and Shannon Thomas Perich, Curator of the Photographic History Collection at the National Museum of American History, will discuss Horenstein’s three earliest series: Close Relations, Honky Tonk and Speedway, placing the work in both cultural and photo-historical contexts.”
“The Print Center’s Annual International Competitionis one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in intriguing ways, both in content and process. Artists who use printmaking and/or photography as critical components of their work, or whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices, are encouraged to enter.
If you are not already a member, your entry fee to the competition entitles you to a one-year membership to The Print Center.
Irene Hofmann, Phillips Director & Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe
Awards + Prizes
Three solo exhibitions at The Print Center to be held June-July 2013, Online exhibition, Philadelphia Museum of Art Purchase Award, Two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store, and up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and material prizes.
Non-Members: $45 ($60 outside US)
Current Members: $5 processing fee
The competition is open to all artists. All forms of art with photography and/or printmaking as critical components of the work may be submitted. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years. Submitted works cannot have been exhibited within 50 miles of Philadelphia or in any prior exhibition at The Print Center. Up to five images may be submitted. Only one entry per person.
Images: Up to 5 MB/each: jpg, png, gif
Videos: Up to 60 MB/each: mov, wmv, flv, mp4
You will be asked to label each uploaded file with Title, Date, Medium (e.g. etching, inkjet, gelatin silver, lithograph) and Size.
An online exhibition on The Print Center’s website will include the semi-finalists and all the images submitted by those artists, as well as biographical information and links to the artists’ own websites. Ten finalists will have more extensive information on the site, including additional images. Artists will be contacted by The Print Center for additional information and images.
Three artists will be selected from the ten finalists to receive solo exhibitions at The Print Center. Those artists will receive a $200 honorarium. Pending funding, especially for international artists, this amount may increase. Artists are responsible for delivering or shipping their work to and from The Print Center and all related costs, including framing when appropriate. The Print Center will install and de-install work.”
“Join The Print Center for a public conversation between artist Andrea Modica and critic and curator Vince Aletti. Modica and Aletti, longtime friends, will discuss their interest in the male nude in contemporary photography. Modica will debut a new series of intimate, unflinching portraits, and we will get the first look at these beautiful prints. Aletti will discuss his renowned collection of photographs of the male nude, which he has amassed over 30 years.”
“Photographer Lydia Panas will discuss her artwork, sign her newly published book The Mark of Abel and talk about her successful approach to sharing her work. The Kutztown, PA resident’s career has centered on creating evocative color portraits of friends and families which offer the viewer incisive character studies revealed through gaze and body language.
RSVP is not required, but preferred: evandenberg [at] printcenter.org or 215-735-6090 x1.”
“This retrospective exhibition will highlight the significant accomplishments of Robert Asman’s thirty-five year photographic career. Asman plays alchemist with the chemistry of black and white photography, resulting in nudes and landscapes displaying a captivating array of effects”
The Print Center
86th Annual International Competition: Photography
Juror: Jennifer Blessing, Curator of Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Deadline: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Fees: $45 | $60 outside US | $5 for members, for 5 images
For non-members the submission fee includes a 1 year membership to the Print Center
“The Print Center’s Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. Alternating yearly between printmaking and photography, it provides a unique opportunity for local, national and international artists to compete in a forum which emphasizes individual talent and expressiveness. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting artists who utilize photography in intriguing ways, both in terms of content of the imagery and process in which it was made. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic practice are encouraged to enter.
Awards + Prizes
A purchase award for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and material prizes and a two-year contract from The Print Center Gallery Store. Selected artists included in the online exhibition are eligible to receive all awards. Three artists will be chosen to mount solo exhibitions at The Print Center, which will take place January – March, 2013; those artists will receive a $200 honorarium. (Pending funding, especially for international artists, this amount may increase.)
An online exhibition on The Print Center’s website will highlight the selected artists and will include all images submitted by those artists, biographical information and links to artists’ own websites. A group of ten finalists will have more extensive information on the site, with additional images and supporting commentary from the juror and/or The Print Center’s Curator.
The competition is open to all artists. All forms of art are acceptable as long as photography is a critical component of the work. Work submitted must have been completed in the last three years. Up to five images may be submitted and only one entry per person.
Submissions are accepted online only at Slide Room.
“Each year our Open Book event brings artists presenting new publications to The Print Center. This year we will explore the collaborative process, by highlighting new books that were collaboratively made. It will be a wonderful opportunity to collect books, meet the artists and have them personally inscribe their books.”
Artists, Collectives & Organizations include:
Alice Austin & Jon Snyder
Holly Holly Hobby Hobby
Machete, published by Marginal Utility, Inc.
Purgatory Pie Press
They will also have signed copies of Publish Your Photography Book!
In conjunction with The Print Center’s Open Book event, artists Anni Altshuler and Leah Mackin, who make up the collective Holly Holly Hobby Hobby, will give a free bookbinding workshop where you can make your own summer activity book.