Call for Submissions 2020
The Derby Print Open is an exhibition open to all showcasing contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom.
Green Door Printmaking Studio is Derbyshire’s only open access artist studio dedicated to the art and craft of innovative and environmentally sound printmaking. We strive to raise the profile of printmaking as a primary art form with a long and distinguished history. We also host and organise the International Print Exchange.
We are celebrating our third Derby Print Open in 2020!
Applications are now open!
Read below for more details...
Framed Print Submissions
We invite printmakers to submit up to three (3) framed prints per entrant. Works may be part of a series or stand-alone. Upon selection, printmakers will be invited to include up to two (2) additional unframed prints from the same edition.
£25 per entrant
Unframed Print Submissions
We invite printmakers to submit up to five (5) original unframed prints per entrant. Upon selection, printmakers will be invited to include up to two (2) additional unframed prints from the same edition.
£15 per entrant
Derby Print Open 2020
Deadline for Submissions - 30th March 2020
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 framed works are accepted.
The exhibition takes place throughout June.
Call for entries open
Jan - March
Applications accepted online
Deadline for submissions 30th March
Applications will be shortlisted and all printmakers notified by 12th April
Shortlisted printmakers will be invited to deliver work to Green Door Printmaking Studio (between 4th - 9th May)
Exhibition showing 5th - 27th June
Derby Print Open exhibition showing at:
Green Door Printmaking Studio, Banks Mill Studios, DE1 3LB
Exhibition launch evening Fri 5th June (5pm-8pm)
Open weekend Sat 6th & Sun 7th June (11am - 3pm) info TBA
Collection of unsold work from studio (6th - 11th July)
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