2018 René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking

I am thrilled to announce that I have been selected as a finalist for the René Carcan International Prize For Printmaking! This biennial award and exhibition is presented by the Espace René Carcan, whose mission to promote the artistic heritage of the Belgian printmaker and watercolour artist, as well as provide recognition of the art of printmaking in general. You can learn more about René Carcan’s work here.

 

“Last Light”, etching, 8″ x 10″, ©2014 Julianne B Ricksecker

The nominated printmakers will exhibit at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana in Brussels, Belgium, a museum dedicated to book arts, book binding and related disciplines. The show opens February 15th and closes May 15th of 2018.

In another round of jurying, a panel of experts will examine the actual prints to select a printmaker for the René Carcan International Grand Prix. There are also a 1st and 2nd Mention, as well as the René Carcan Public Prize, selected by a public vote. I will let you know when you can look for the public voting process online!

UPDATE: Public Prize voting is now open!  If you visit here: http://award.renecarcan.be/node/1898
you will see a page with my 4 pieces.  There should be a “like” button next to the enlarged image.  “Like” = Vote.  You may click on each image to see the “like” button for that image. Apparently you can vote for as many images as you want, but you can only vote one time for a specific image.  NOTE: it requires a Facebook account to vote.

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