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3th INTERNATIONAL ENGRAVING CONTEST GARZAPAPEL

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ENGRAVING  CONTEST RULES

 

···AREA OF THE ACTIVITY

International call

 

···ENTRY WORKS. 

- Free subject

- Free etching techniques (See Annex 2).

- Digital printed works won’t be admitted.

- Works must be done necessarily on Garzapapel papers (For sales points information or obtaining the paper even for free, see annex 1).

- Allowed sizes:  maximum size, 30x40cm. Any other sizes or weights offered by Garzapapel.

- The printed image size has no limit.

- Works submitted and awarded in other contests will not be accepted.

- There will be allowed 3 works per participant.

- To take part in this contest,  is not compulsory to be a Facebook user, but it is advisable in order to be better informed as well as it is also advisable to be a Garzapapel fan.

- Works from first prize winners will not be accepted after two years since winning the contest.

 

···WORKS PRESENTATION

Works must be send freight paid, by registered mail or shipment agency.

Deadline: October  31st, 2015.

Mail Address:

Garzapapel

Huerto del Pobre, 10

03801 Alcoy

Spain

Telf: 965 543 967Imagen de Contenido965 543 967

- Attention!!! : you must use a rigid container or inner reinforcement for the shipment of the works. You can ask for the paper through Garzapapel's website and a reusable and suitable pack will be sent for return shipment.

 

···ATTACHED DATA TO THE WORKS.

 

Author identification:

Name or pseudonym....................................................

Street.........................................................................

Zip Code- City.............................................................

Province.....................................................................

Country......................................................................

Phone number............................................................

E-mail........................................................................

Facebook name and e-mail (if you have a profile)..........

Work identification:

Title..........................................................................

Technique, See Annex 2.............................................

Used Paper: Size and weight......................................

Date of the work.......................................................

A Short author’s Curriculum.

PLEASE TYPE OR FILL IN THIS PART WITH CAPITAL LETTERS.……………………………………………………………………………………………………

 

···SCHEDULE

 

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- Deadline for submission: October 31st, 2015. The deadline will be determined by the date reflected in the registered mail or the date of the agency.

- Date for exhibition without a vote. As papers are received.

- Location : Garzapapel  Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garzapapel/173802649313549

- Voting: From January 1st, 2016  till  March 31st, 2016.

- Location: closed facebook group created for the votes counting : "GARZAPAPEL jury ENGRAVING CONTEST"

- Date and place finalists exhibition and awards ceremony: Showroom in Alcoy, date to be determined. May / June 2016.

 

···CONTEST OPERATION/JURY

 

1.-Works Presentation: Works must be sent to the above address before October 31st, 2015.

 

2.-Exhibition of the work: As works are received, they will be photographed in high standard conditions and they will be exhibited with no voting possibility on Garzapapel Facebook page.

 

3.- Public Vote: On January the 1st 2016, a special and closed group will be created to count the votes. Coming into this group, you may exercise your right to vote, which only will be available to all those friends  selected in Mr. Jorge Marti’s profile and they will be able to exercise their votes under the conditions explained below  until the deadline  March the 31st 2.016. We will add to this group  those people who can vote through a facebook notification.

Composition of the jury:To participate as a jury it is compulsory to be a user of the social network Facebook.

To prevent abuse, only the friends of Mr. Jorge Marti’s profile, which have been selected for this purpose (printmakers and people related to the world of graphics)  will be able to take part as a jury.

Every member of the jury will have the right to select up to three works.

To vote every of them must write a brief comment on the jury group wall, writing down also the work reference numbers and the artist's name if desired.

You can also choose for a secret vote sending a message through facebook to Jorge Martí.

The misapplication of the votes will invalidate the voting.Garzapapel will notify this invalidation, giving thus the possibility to correct the votes.

 

4.-Transparent counting of the votes, the counting will be done by Garzapapel under the contest rules listed above.

 

5- Public announcement of the results:

Subsequent to the recount, all the works and results will be publicly exhibited:

1º On-line in the blog of Garzapapel ‘s web and in Garzapapel Facebook page.

2º Physical exhibition of the finalist works: In May - June  2.016 we’ll organize an exhibition of the finalists works in a Gallery in the city of Alcoy. Date and venue will be detailed when concluded.

 

···AWARDS:

First prize 500€ (400 € in cash and 100 € in a batch to choose among Garzapapel paper in the website).

5 prizes of 100€ for finalists in a batch to choose among Garzapapel paper in the website.

Garzapapel will have the right to increase the prize and diversification of the awards, depending on the audience participation.

- After the contest, Garzapapel’s intention is to promote an exhibition with the prints of the call, either in galleries or via on-line. With the aim of promoting the artist and Garzapapel brand. To pick up the works after the contest, participants  should state it when submitting the works and they should deal with collecting them at the same address as the shipping, 2 months later of the awards ceremony.

- The participation on the call constitutes acceptance of the points above.

- Garzapapel would not be responsible for loss or damages of the works as a result of the transportation.

 

··· Annex 1.  Garzapapel paper access.

1 - You can buy the paper at the website www.garzapapel.com

2 - If you haven’t asked for samples previously you can ask for them completely free in Garzapapel website www.garzapapel.com  the size for the samples is 14 x 20 cm.To make it easy and minimize the cost all those people who has already asked for samples and now they can’t get the samples for free, in Garzapapel website we are offering a pack of papers very cheap in several sizes with free shipment worldwide.

3 - Garzapapel Worldwide  distributors:

See stores worldwide : 

http://www.garzapapel.com/index.php?pag=7

 

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Annex 2

 

INTAGLIO TECHNIQUES

C Intaglio printing (blank); embossing

C1 Steel engraving

C2 Burin (graver or gouge) engraving, notably on copper

C3 Etching

C4 Dry point

C5 Aquatint

C6 Soft-ground or other ground-based etching

C7 Mezzotint

C8 Intaglio engraving on linoleum, plastic and other materials

 

RELIEF TECHNIQUES

X Relief printing (blank)

X1 Woodcut

X2 Wood engraving

X3 Linocut

X4 Relief-printed engraved or etched metal plates, notably metal cut

X5 Relief-printed metal plates created for intaglio printing

X6 Relief-printed engraving of other materials, for example synthetic ones

X7 (Chinese) stone stamp

 

FLATBED, STENCIL

L1 Autolithography

L2 Autography (transfer lithography)

L3 Zincography

L4 Algraphy

P8 Original photograph, hologram P9 Serigraphic reproduction (photosilkscreen)

S Stencil (pochoir) CRD Computer reproduced design

S1 Original serigraphy (screenprint) Y Photocopy

S2 Mimeography (dye stencil)

S3 Katazome (oiled-paper stencil)

S4 Kappa (Katazome made with persimmon juice)

CGD Computer generated design

/.mon. Monotype

/col. Hand-coloured

 

Mixed techniques must be indicated as individual symbols separated by plus signs, e.g. C2+C3+C5