The Derby Print Open is an exhibition open to all showcasing contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom.

Showing: 1 - 30 June 2024

The call for submissions has now passed.
Shortlisted participants will be notified before Sat 6th April.

Derby Print Open

How it works

Applications are open to all and there is no assigned theme.

Printmakers are invited to complete an online submission form before the deadline, and (subject to available space) each entrant will be guaranteed at least one of their submitted works being exhibited, provided all other guidelines are adhered to.

Submission fee (£30 / £25 GD Members) for up to five (5) framed prints. All fees are non-refundable and offset costs incurred for administration, installation and promotional literature for the Derby Print Open. All works are subject to a 30% commission fee if sold. NFS works are accepted.

The physical and virtual exhibition(s) will take place throughout June, spanning multiple venues.

Important Dates

February 1st
Call for entries open

February - March
Applications accepted online

March 31st
Deadline for applications

Applications will be shortlisted and all printmakers notified by 6th April. Work should be delivered to studio between 15th - 21st April

Deadline to approve catalogue pages - 5th May. Secondary optional delivery week Wed 8th - Sun 12th May

Exhibition showing 1st - 30th June

Unsold work to be collected from the studio between 8th - 14th July