POSTMARK DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1ST 2012
JURORS: BILL FICK & TOM HUCK
UNIVERSITY GALLERIES DEPARTMENT OF ART TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY CORPUS CHRISTI
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The Department of Art and University Galleries at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi are pleased to announce the inaugural Oso Bay North American Printmaking Exhibition, a competitive juried competition held in conjunction with the 2012 Oso Bay Biennial. This month-long festival has proudly served fine art and culture to the South Texas Region for over 30 years. This year's events focus on the expansive realm of Printmaking.

AWARDS:
Merit, Purchase and Materials Awards totaling over $2500 will be announced by the jurors during the closing reception on Thursday, April 26th 2012.    A Materials Award from generous sponsors will be given in each category: Lithography, Intaglio, Relief and Screenprint.
ELIGIBILITY:
Open to professional artists living in the U.S. and Canada who are 18 and older. Entries must be original fine art prints including traditional, digital or experimental print media. Artists’ books are included, no photographs. Works must be original, not exceed 60 inches in any direction and have been completed in the last 3 years.
ENTRY GUIDELINES:
Work will be juried from jpegs submitted on CD ROM. (Maximum dimensions at eight inches on longest side – 300 dpi maximum resolution).    No slides, please.
Please label each jpeg entry in the following manner: FirstLastName1.jpg, FirstLastName2.jpg, FirstLastName3.jpg, etc
Please write your name and e-mail address on the CD. Notifications will be sent via e-mail. CDs will not be returned.
ENTRY FEE:
$30 for 3 entries, $5 for each additional artwork.    Maximum of 5 entries. Please make a check or money order payable to Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.
SUBMISSION OF ACCEPTED WORK:
All accepted works must be shipped professionally framed, wired and ready to hang. Plexi only, no glass. Special display instructions must be explicitly stated and included in shipping.

CALENDAR:
Deadline (Postmark) for submitting entries: FEBRUARY 1st 2012 Notification of Accepted works via e-mail: FEBRUARY 27th 2012
Shipping accepted works begins: MARCH 6th 2012
Deadline for receiving works: MARCH 25th 2012
Exhibition Dates: MARCH 30th – APRIL 28th 2012 Public Reception with Awards and Lecture by Tom Huck and Bill Fick
Thursday, April 26th, 2012 Return shipping begins: May 4th, 2012

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