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Call for Artists: BYO Print

Deadline June 30th, 2016:

BYO Print is excited to announce that we will be hosting a Steam Roller Block Printing Party!!
We would like to extend an invitation to you (neighboring printmaking studios, block printing
aficionados, and artist teams) to carve large scale wood blocks to print with us during a “block”
party complete with music, inking stations, potluck picnic, and of course, steam roller block
printing. The goal of this event is to make some beautiful and humongous woodblock prints
while bringing together the printmaking community of greater Philadelphia.

If you would like to be a part of this printmaking opportunity please provide the following in a
PDF to byostudio.philly@gmail.com by June 30th, 2016:
• Team/Shop Name
• Name(s) of artist(s) on team
• Brief description of artist(s) experience / background
• 3 – 5 images of past print related work or website link to view work online
• Brief proposal or sketch

Upon acceptance, the $250 participation fee will be due. (We will send payment methods and
additional event information with confirmation.)
BYO PRINT will provide:
Participants BYO:
• MATRIX: Must be ¾” thick MDF, 4’ x 6’
• STEAMROLLER and OPERATOR
(other thicknesses or dimensions will not
• JIG, BLANKETS and DRYING SYSTEM
fit the jig provided)
• (6) white TYVEK sheets per participant
• ROLLERS AND BRAYERS
• BLACK RELIEF INK and all MODIFIERS
• ADDITIONAL PAPER: You may choose to
• INCIDENTAL TOOLS AND CLEAN UP
bring additional papers or cloth for printing
MATERIALS
Cost Per Team:
$250 per team (covers cost of materials above, site and equipment rental)
Event Site:
BYO Print – 155 Cecil B Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Important Dates:
• Application Due Date: June 30, 2016
• Payment Due Date: July 15, 2016
• Event Date: October 8, 2016

Click here for more information.

Opportunity posted on: April 27, 2016