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CHema Skandal!, Dignidad (detail), xylograph, 26 x 32.5 in, 2021

2024 CONFERENCE

From the Ashes: Printmaking, Preservation, and Renewal

MAPC 2024 will explore the relationship between printmakers and the natural environment. The conference will take place at Kansas State University from October 2-6, 2024. Topics may include eco-friendly printing techniques, research on organic materials and bio- based chemicals, and print as a physical or conceptual vehicle through which to interface with environmental concerns.

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MAPC JOURNAL

Our latest journal issue

Volume 34/35, Repair, is guest-curated by Aja Edwin Mujinga and features cover art by Fidencio Fifield-Perez.

Recent news and opportunities

  • PrintStream: What to Know About Residencies

    Tune into our Spring 2024 PrintStream on Thursday, February 22 at 7 PM EST. How should you prepare for a residency? What should you think about when you’re applying, packing, considering viable projects, and/or deciding what is a good fit for you? Learn more at this PrintStream, part of an online event series organized by the……

  • Flint Print Club Artist Commission 2024

    The Flint Print Club at the Flint Institute of Arts Museum + Art School seeks an artist printmaker to produce an exclusive print edition for the Club’s members and the Museum’s permanent collection. AWARD: – Commission project and museum acquisition – $5,000 honorarium – $1,500 budget for supplies and printing – Opportunity to give artist……

  • Call for Prints: Wood Engravers’ Network 5th Triennial Exhibition

    The Wood Engravers’ Network is thrilled to announce the 5th Triennial Exhibition: a juried, traveling exhibition of relief engraving; expanding interest in and promoting the traditional and contemporary manifestations of the medium. Relief engraving can include engraving on any material (end grain wood, plastic, Corian®, Resingrave®, etc.) as long as it is printed in relief……