Tuesday, 22 January 2019

SBP Miniprint Competition 2019




Southbank Printmakers are holding a mini print competition


The exhibition will run at our gallery in Gabriel’s Wharf on the Southbank from Saturday 4th May to Sunday 2nd June with a PV on Saturday 4th May 2019.

Eligibility
All professional and amateur UK printmakers are invited to submit work for this exciting exhibition. Submission Deadline: 5th April 2019.

Guidelines
• Submissions are invited from artists working in any recognisable hand produced printmaking technique except for digital or giclĂ©e and each artist may submit up to two different prints.
• The print image must be contained within a square area of 10cm x 10cm on a paper size no larger than 15cm x 15cm.
·  There is no specific theme, however as, Southbank Printmakers Gallery is open to the general public, we reserve the right not to display anything we deem to be unsuitable.
• Submissions that do not fall within these criteria will not be accepted.
• All works will be prepared for exhibition by Southbank Printmakers in a white mount measuring 20cm x 20cm and hung on the back walls of our gallery.
• All prints must be signed, numbered and titled by the artists, in pencil, beneath the image.
• All entries must be original and created within the last 2 years.
• The Southbank Printmakers Mini Print Exhibition is a selling exhibition and artists are advised that total of 40% commission will be retained by Southbank Printmakers Gallery so please set your selling prices bearing this in mind.
• Please send another of the same print for the browser, backed with stiff card, wrapped in cellophane and with a label on the back with name, title, medium and price.
• All payments for sales of pieces will be made by Southbank Printmakers Gallery to the artist after the end of the exhibition.

Submission Timetable
• Prints for submission should be sent, lying flat, in a sturdy, reinforced envelope, with the correct postage and a stamped self-addressed envelope to Liz Whiteman Smith, Mini print exhibition, Southbank Printmakers Gallery, 56 Upper Ground, Lambeth, London SE1 9PP by Friday 5th April 2019. We recommend sending and pre-paying for return by Special Delivery which is guaranteed to arrive on both occasions.
 • Southbank Printmakers Gallery Consultancy take full responsibility for the return of all unsold pieces.
• Each submitted piece must be accompanied by an official submission form containing the following details:
Name of artist, Artist contact details with full postal address - name of piece, printmaking technique, print edition numbers, selling price – please see above note
• Entry fees, or details of payment if paid by cheque or PayPal (see below for details) must be included with the submission.
To pay by PayPal, please visit:
click on the “Pay now” button and follow the instructions
• Selected artists will be informed of inclusion in the exhibition by email by Friday 19th April 2019
• Unsold pieces will be returned lying flat in your reinforced envelope by Southbank Printmakers Gallery, to the artist following the end of the exhibition in June 2019.
·  Any enquiries by email to Liz Whiteman Smith at entry.southbankprintmakers@gmail.com


Entry Fees
• A non-refundable entry fee of £20 for up to two different pieces per artist.
• Please enclosed a stamped self-addressed envelope for return of any unsold work once the exhibition is over.
• The entry fee can be paid online via PayPal at https://www.southbankprintmakers.com/competition

using your surname as reference or you can include a cheque, made payable to Southbank Printmakers Gallery. Please do not send cash.

Editions
Please send a second piece of each edition for the browser to enable sales. In the event of a sale, you will be contacted by Southbank Printmakers Gallery to send a replacement piece.

Liability
Although all work will be handled, packaged and transported with maximum care, Southbank Printmakers Gallery assume no responsibility for any damage or loss that may occur. All work is the responsibility of the artist at all times, so please ensure that your work is adequately insured.

Publicity
All participating artists agree to their selected work being featured in on-line and off-line publicity and marketing materials promoting the exhibition.

Southbank Printmakers Gallery, 56 Upper Ground, Lambeth, London SE1 9PP


Southbank Printmakers Mini Print Submission Form 2019

Artist’s Name

Address



Email

Telephone/mobile

Artist’s Signature


Print details:
Name of Piece
Technique
Edition number
Selling Price*
1.



2.



Browser work
Technique
Edition number
Selling Price*
1.



2.



* Please remember that Southbank Printmakers Gallery will retain a commission of 40% of the selling price. This must be reflected in your selling price. e.g. a selling price of £100 generates £60 for the artist and £40 for the gallery. We recommend a minimum selling price of £50 and a maximum selling price of £300.

This completed form, along with your prints should be sent to:
Southbank Printmakers Gallery, 56 Upper Ground, Lambeth, London SE1 9PP
by Friday 5th April 2019. Submissions should be packaged lying flat, in a sturdy, reinforced envelope with the correct postage. A same style, stamped self-addressed envelope must be included for the return of any unsold pieces. We recommend sending and pre-paying for return by Special Delivery which is guaranteed to arrive on both occasions.

The entry fee is £20 for up to two pieces and must either be included with this form as a cheque, payable to Southbank Printmakers or by PayPal, please visit:
click on the “Pay now” button and follow the instructions. Please use your surname as reference. Southbank Printmakers Gallery will notify successful artists of inclusion in the exhibition by email on or before Friday 19th April 2019.

Unsold pieces will be returned, lying flat in your envelope, using the postage supplied by you by Southbank Printmakers Gallery, to the artist following the end of the exhibition. Payment for any sold pieces, less the 40% commission will be paid within one month of the exhibition closing. You will be contacted by email for your bank details.

For further information please contact Liz Whiteman Smith at Southbank Printmakers Gallery by emailing entry.southbankprintmakers@gmail.com

I have paid the entry fee of: £20 by cheque/ PayPal                     (please delete as applicable)




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