Letterpress Artwork Competition & Exhibition

This is finally becoming a reality! As an extension to celebrating our 25th birthday, we are inviting you Perth to take part in our juried art exhibition titled “My Perth”.

The jury panel will be selecting 20 artworks to be letterpress printed on 300gsm cotton stock.

On the jury panel: (list of jury panelists modified as of 15 July 2013)

Ms Hilda Klap – Secretary of Printmakers Association of WA
Ms Claire Trolio – We Love Perth (weloveperth.net.au)
Ms Jill Yelland – WA artist, typographer and printmaker

Print editions will be limited to 50 copies each and will be exhibited and on sale in late 2013.  The selected artists will receive 20 copies of their own letterpress printed artwork.

Deadline for artwork submission: 31 August 2013 via email contact@wpprint.com.au

The exhibition will be held at Whiteman Park Print Shop with a grand opening gala on Sunday 17 November and will run until Sunday 24 November.

Artwork Submission Guideline
Theme:  My Perth (your interpretation)
Paper Size:  8”x10” (203x254mm)
Colours:  2 spot colours (Orange 021U & Blue 279U), single sided (not CMYK)
Print format:  300dpi or higher PDF format
Other specifications: – Include crop marks & at least 3mm bleed
–   Overlapping colours must be submitted in separate colour PDFs
–   Minimum font size is 5pt
–   Minimum line weight is 0.5pt
Please include your name, contact number, and title of artwork in the email.

Any competition queries regarding artwork guidelines for letterpress printing please email contact@wpprint.com.au  (Please note in subject line “Competition Enquiry”).

Regards, Ann & Phil

flyer for letterpress comp

Special thanks for Amanda Williams of Type Tamer who helped create this flyer for us! Click here for the PDF version: wpprint_letterpresscomp

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