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

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

Derby Print Open 2023

— CALL FOR ENTRIES —

The call for entries for our Derby Print Open 2023 is now open!

We invite printmakers based in the United Kingdom to submit up to 5 original prints to be showcased in the exhibition throughout June.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31st March 2023

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.

All submission 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.

Important Dates

February 1st
Call for entries open

February - March
Applications accepted online

March 31st
Deadline for applications

April
Applications will be shortlisted and all printmakers notified by 10th April. Work should be delivered to studio between 17th - 23rd April

May 7th
Deadline to approve catalogue pages

June
Exhibition showing 1st - 30th June

July
Unsold work to be collected from the studio between 3rd - 9th July

About

The Derby Print Open was created in 2018, by Green Door Printmaking Studio, with a simple ideology; to promote printmaking and printmakers around the UK.

Over time, the DPO has developed, showcasing artists from all over the UK, partnering with local businesses to add to the cultural impact of the arts within Derbyshire.

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