BIG INK seeks large woodcut proposals for Pickwick Indepedent Press

Pickwick Independent Press

Entry Deadline: Mar. 23

536 Congress St
Portland , ME 04101

Large woodcut proposals are now being accepted for printing events at and Pickwick Independent Press in Portland, ME (Deadline March 23rd, 2015). BIG INK is a collaborative project that encourages the practice and understanding of large woodcut. Artists are invited to submit a proposal to create a woodcut, at least 24” x 36” in dimension, via an open call for entry. If accepted, artists are given two months to carve their image into a piece of plywood. Castonguay remains in contact with the artists providing guidance and technical support when needed. At the end of the two months, Castonguay schedules a printing session at a local print studio where all the artists meet and help one another print their woodcuts onto paper. Typically between 30 to 36 hand pulled prints are produced during two days of printing session. It is free to apply please visit for further information.

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