Thursday, March 12, 2009

Open Call to Monoprinting Artists

Santa Fe Community Convention CenterThe Community Gallery announces an open call to monoprinting artists in preparation for the upcoming exhibit: "THE MONOPRINT, Past and Present". All monoprints must be received in the Community Gallery (201 W. Marcy St.) NO LATER THAN 5 p.m., Saturday, April 4 2009. Community Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

All monoprint artists are requested to submit a SINGLE piece for consideration in the second exhibit celebrating the Monothon. All monoprints must not exceed 22" x 30" and should be delivered with rigid backing and wrapped in plastic for their protection. Any work received not meeting those parameters will not be considered for exhibition.

All submissions will be juried by an advisory committee and those chosen will be exhibited for sale in the Community Gallery during the dates of the exhibition. Those not chosen will be contacted to pick up their work. All work will be for sale and artists will receive 60% of all realized sales.

Contact Rod Lambert, Community Gallery Manager
Santa Fe Community Convention Center
201 W. Marcy (at the intersection of Marcy and Sheridan)

Exhibition Schedule:

March 20 – April 24
Image and Process: A Historical Perspective of the College of Santa Fe Monothons, featuring the work of over 50 juried monoprints from the College of Santa Fe’s Monothon archive. Preview the exhibit from March 20 through March 26. Grand opening celebration and auction Friday, March 27, 5-7 p.m. in the Community Gallery.

April 27 – May 22
What Seeds Have Borne: Current Monoprints from Local Artists, a juried exhibition of new works, featuring the work of juried monoprints from artists and printers in New Mexico who are maintaining the tradition of the Monothon. Exhibition runs April 24th through May 22nd.

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