HOW IT WORKS
Welcome to the Second Annual Parlor Trick Print Exchange! Each participating artist mails in an edition of 12 hand-pulled original prints. Of the 12 prints, 2 will be kept by the Parlor Trick Print Exchange for archival and promotional purposes. The remaining prints are randomized, sorted and sent to the other participating printmakers in the exchange. In the end, each artist will have 10 new pieces of art sent to them and their prints will be shared with 10 other artists across the nation. There will be a virtual art exhibition to showcase everyone’s submissions AND all postage and shipping costs are already paid for!
This print exchange is made possible by a DCA Art Fund Grant from Staten Island Arts, with public funding from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Sign up and read below for further details.
JULY 15th, 2022: Registration Opens
AUGUST 31st, 2022: Registration Closes(Registration closes once we reach 50 artists. )
OCTOBER 1st, 2022: Submission Deadline (Submission must be received by this date! )
NOVEMBER 1st, 2022: All exchange prints will begin at this time
DECEMBER 1st, 2022: Virtual Exhibition will go live
Registration for 2022 is now closed.
Thank you for your interest! Check back here for our Virtual Exhibition in December.
Thanks to an Art Fund Grant from Staten Island Arts, participation and shipping for this exchange is FREE! However, there is a lot of extra work that goes into this exchange that I do myself out of love for printmaking. Any donations to help cushion extra costs is much appreciated and will help me continue this exchange yearly!
Here is a thorough blog post about choosing the right paper for your linocut print:
Short video about Etchings from the National Museums of Liverpool:
Here is a crafty DIY silk screen hack video:
Here is a DIY screen printing video using a vinyl cutter: