Exchange of Prints 2017

1 May 17

Galway Print Studios annual Print Exchange is back. EP'17 is a unique opportunity for artists to connect with other artists and printmakers across Ireland. It is an exciting way for you to grow a collection of contemporary fine art while also promoting your work.

Participants will produce an edition of twelve prints in any theme. You will then receive ten randomly selected prints from other participants in the exchange. Galway Print Studio will retain one print for our archive and one print to be exhibited in The Black Gate Cultural Centre Galway, in August of 2017.

EP'16 Box setThe cost of taking part in the Print Exchange is €16 and if you have any questions please email the EP’17 team at

All the details for taking part are listed below.

Entry is now open and we would love for you to take part in EP'17.

Go on! Sign up to EP'17 today!

Margaret McArdle - YearningThere is no theme.

You do not have to be a member of a printmaking workshop to take part, but we welcome group applications from workshops and print studios.

Each printmaker will produce an edition of twelve prints in a process(es) of their choosing. For correct guidelines on producing an edition click here for editioning guidelines from IFPDA.

Paper size is strictly 26 X 22cm. The image size or orientation is up to you.

Prints must be on archival quality printmaking papers. Prints on cartridge paper or similar will not be included in the exchange.

Reproduction Prints of existing artwork, regardless of it being a limited edition, will not be accepted.

Each participant will receive a random selection of ten prints from other artists in the exchange. Galway Print Studio will retain one print for their archive and one print will be exhibited in Galway this August.

The exchange is open to artists resident in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland only.

John Behan RHA - CuchulainnThe entry fee to take part will be €16. This is payable through PayPal on registration or by cheque, postal order or cash directly to the Studio.

All prints should be numbered, titled (or not) and signed.

Please put the following information on the back of your prints in pencil: Artist Name, Workshop or Studio, Medium. (Contact details and or website info is optional).

Suzannah O'Reilly - ConfinesPrints must arrive at the Galway Print Studio, Unit 8, Ballybane Enterprise Centre, Ballybane, Galway by Friday August 11th 2017.

For further enquiries please email the EP’17 team at

Go on! Sign up to EP'17 today!
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