International Print Award Carmen Arozena

Carmen Arozena was a Spanish artist, born in the canary island La Palma . Following her premature death in 1963 her family and friends initiated in 1973 this Print Award in order to perpetuate her name and work.There is a great variety of printing techniques among the selected prints like the traditional woodcut, dry-point and etching or the more innovative ones created by artists pushing and expanding constantly this means of expression.

Artists are invited to present one print only , which has neither been exhibited nor awarded before, without framing and made between 2013 and 2015 .

Prints should be signed, numbered and dated. The edition must not exceed 25 copies plus artists’s proofs. Maximum support dimensions are 70cm x 100cm and the minimum support dimensions are 20cm x 20cm , not exceeding at any case 1cm of height.

Topic, technique and support are free.

There is no entry fee . Eligibility This Award is open to artists of all nationalities. Prize The judging panel will award two prizes:

• First prize : 4000 Euro ( approx. 4,500 USD )
• Second prize : 2000 Euro ( approx. 2,250 USD )

All awarded and selected prints will be exhibited at the ” Espacio Canario de Creacion y Cultura ” in Madrid, where the prize-giving takes place, followed by an exhibition at the ” Casa Salazar ” in Santa Cruz de La Palma ( Canary Island ).

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