Peebles Print Prize (PPP)

A print prize that is representative of the highest level of printmaking in Australia, solely focused on the intaglio technique

Art Opportunity previously on at Queenscliff Gallery & Workshop (QG&W) in Victoria, Australia. Published by Soula Mantalvanos on Wednesday 08 March 2017. Friday 31 March 2017 to Friday 26 May 2017.

Remember image Graeme inking up a plate image

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PRIZES Winner, PPP 2017 receives $4,500 ($4,000 cash & studio access at QG&W for 5 days incl. materials to the value of $500) Winner, People’s Choice, PPP 2017 receives $750 People’s Choice, PPP 2017 award is a cash prize supported by QG&W Total prizes worth: $5,250

QG&W is located in Victoria on the Bellarine Peninsula’s coastal town of Queenscliff with a focus on printmaking and other works on paper. QG&W proudly shows the work of over 70 Australian artists/printmakers. As well as operating the gallery space, QG&W also offers art and printmaking workshops and printmaking studio access.

QG&W exhibiting artist, Graeme Peebles, is Australia’s leading mezzotint printmaker. Graeme studied and lectured at RMIT and is a multi-award-winner in his field with his work collected privately and by institutions around the world. Being a purist, Graeme’s print method is traditional and in keeping with a process taught over past centuries. Graeme has over 40 years of printmaking knowledge and experience and is highly regarded amongst his peers.

Preliminary judging by Gordon Craig (University of Queensland & Print Council Australia committee member), Peter Lancaster (Lancaster Press) and Graeme Peebles. Finalist judge is Hertha Kluge-Pott.

DATES
Submission call for entries Mar 31, 2017 (you may enter sooner if you wish)
Deadline for entries May 26, 2017
Finalists announced Jun 30, 2017
Exhibition official opening and winners announcement Aug 6, 2017
Exhibition duration Aug 2 – Sep 11, 2017

http://qgw.com.au/ppp/