MINIPRINT FINLAND 2014

 

International exhibition and competition of small sized graphics

The first Miniprint Finland exhibition was organized in 1992 by Association of Graphic Artists of Lahti. This time it will be organized for the eighth time in cooperation with Hyvinkää Art Museum 28.3.2014 – 18.5.2014. The exhibition is juried. Jury consists of on one representative of the Association of Finnish Printmakers, one representative of the Graphic Artists Association of Lahti, The Grand Prix winner of Miniprint Finland 2010 and 1 invited international graphic artist.

 

The exhibition is open to all artists. This year there will be two separate categories:

  • The common category consists of the traditional printing techniques, including monoprint methods and digitally printed works.
  • The second category is the Ex libris category.

 

 

Common category

The theme is “Infinity - ”, it refers to something unbounded,
without any limit. It has different meaning in fields science like
mathematics, philosophy or theology. It can be interpreted in
conceptual ways.

 

Ex libris (bookplates) category

The Latin words ex libris freely translated means: My book /
a book from my shelf / Belongs to my library. There is no specific
theme in ex libris category. The themes on the bookplates very
often describe things that are important in the life of the owner
of the book, i.e. profession, hobbies, neighbourhood, family,
values etc. More information on ex libris: www.exl.fi

 

 

Jurying

Jurying will take place in two stages. Electronically sent images (Stage 1) will be Juried and the chosen artists will be informed and asked to send their original artworks for the final selection (Stage 2).

Participation for the first stage is free. Registration fee, for artists selected to Stage 2, is 40 €. This covers the handling costs of the parcels.

 

Works and size limits

Send no more than 3 artworks.

Original artwork’s size should not exceed 20 × 17 × 5 cm.