CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
8th SPLITGRAPHIC BIENNIAL 2017
Call for Applications to the 8th Splitgraphic 2017 is now open.
The 8th Splitgraphic will be organised in Split, from October to December 2017.
The 8th Splitgraphic Group Exhibition will be held in October 2017, in the venue of Old City Hall (People’s Square in Split), where selected artists’ works will be exhibited.
The curator of the 8th Splitgraphic 2017 is INGRID LEDENT, graphic artist and professor at the Royal Art Academy Antwerp in Belgium.
Call for Applications is international and open to all artists, as well as students of graphic art.
All graphic techniques are accepted. There is no size limit. Work should not be more than 3 (three) years old.
Each artist may apply with up to three (3) works.
The selection of works for the 8th Splitgraphic 2017 is organised in two (2) stages of selection.
The first stage application to the 8th Splitgraphic 2017 is free.
The first stage is based on digital selection of works.
All works are to be sent in digital form to the following e-mail address:
with subject 8. SPLITGRAPHIC 2017
Digital reproductions of graphics should be 1200px wide, 72dpi resolution, in JPEG.
Please attach the application form to your e-mail, along with reproductions of works.
Application form should be filled legibly in BLOCK LETTERS: name, surname, address, e-mail, work titles, size of works, techniques and year of production.
Download the application form in .pdf for the 8th Splitgraphic HERE.
Deadline for 1st Stage application:
1st May 2017
!!! NEW DEADLINE: 20th May 2017
1st Stage results will be announced:
1st June 2017 20th June 2017 NEW DATE!!!
Artists will be notified about the results via e-mail.
Results will also be available on www.splitgraphic.hr in the NEWS section.
Selection for the 2nd Stage of participation in 8th Splitgraphic 2017 will be made from all the applied digital works accepted in the 1st Stage.
Selected works will be published and uploaded to Splitgraphic’s ONLINE GALLERY at www.splitgraphic.hr
Selected artists in the 2nd Stage whose works will be published in the ONLINE GALLERY will need to submit the application fee of €50.
Application fee for students is €30. Confirmation of student status should be attached to the application. Subsequent confirmation of student status will not be accepted.
Artists who do not submit the application fee before the deadline will not be published in the ONLINE GALLERY.
Application fee deadline:
1st June – 15th June 2017 20th June – 5th July 2017 NEW DATES!!!
From works selected in the 2nd stage and published in the ONLINE GALLERY, the curator will decide which works will be exhibited in the Group Exhibition of the 8th Splitgraphic 2017.
Awards given at the 8th Splitgraphic will be chosen from selected works in the Group Exhibition.
As in the former editions of Splitgraphic Biennial, each artist may vote and rate the work in the ONLINE GALLERY. Work with the most votes and the best rated will win the ARTISTS’ AWARD. You may vote by clicking on the stars below each work in the gallery.
Of the works published in the ONLINE GALLERY, certain artists will be required to send their works by post, if requested by the biennial curator. If the curator of the biennial selects artist’s works, then these works will be exhibited in the Group Exhibition of the 8th Splitgraphic Biennial 2017.
Each artist will be notified by e-mail about shipping his/her work and final selection for the Group exhibition.
Deadline for shipping works for the Group exhibition:
1st August 2017 5th August 2017 NEW DATE!!!
Splitgraphic International Graphic Art Biennial
Majstora Jurja 5
21 000 Split
Please write on your tube or parcel:
PRINT MATTER – NO COMMERCIAL VALUE – FOR EXHIBITION ONLY
Please send with your works: completed application form and short biography.
Please write at the back of each print: title, technique and year.
Splitgraphic will confirm the arrival of works by e-mail.
AWARDS AT THE 8th SPLITGRAPHIC BIENNIAL 2017
GRAND PRIX 2017 – 1000 euro (solo exhibition 9th Splitgraphic 2019)
3 SPECIAL AWARDS
YOUNG ARTIST AWARD
ARTISTS’ AWARD (ONLINE GALLERY)
AWARD CRVENI PERISTIL/RED PERISTYLE (Award for inventiveness in graphic art)
ROBERT ADAM AWARD (Award for work with the motive of Diocletian’s Palace or Split)
Curator’s decision is final and unchangeable.
Works that are selected for the Group exhibition may be donated. It is necessary to choose either donation or work return on the application form. If neither donation nor work return is marked, that is, if the application form is incomplete, Splitgraphic will consider these works to be donated.
Splitgraphic is not responsible for any damage in shipping when receiving or returning works.
Splitgraphic is not liable if the address on the application form is incorrect when returning works.
We are available for all enquiries and information on: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 1st STAGE: APPLICATION DEADLINE:
1st May 201720th May 2017
- 1st STAGE RESULTS:
1st June 201720th June 2017
- Application fee deadline:
1st June – 15th June 201720th June – 5th July 2017
- ONLINE GALLERY – VOTING:
1st June – 15th July 201725th June – 5th August 2017
- POSTING WORKS DEADLINE:
1st August 20175th August 2017
- AWARDS AND FINAL RESULTS FOR GROUP EXHIBITION: 15th September 2017
- GROUP EXHIBITION OPENING: 15th October 2017
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATES HAVE BEEN CHANGED! THANK YOU!
As the organiser Splitgraphic has the right to change or amend parts of the Call for Applications that will be published on the Splitgraphic Biennial web site.
All artists who apply will be published in the catalogue of the 8th Splitgraphic Biennial as participants.
8th SPLITGRAPHIC 2017 EXHIBITION PROGRAMME:
- GROUP EXHIBITION (selected by Ingrid Ledent)
Old City Hall, Split, 15th October – 15th November 2017
- SOLO EXHIBITION WOJCIECH TYLBOR KUBRAKIEWICZ (Grand Prix 2015)
Salon Galić Gallery, Split (in collaboration with HULU – Croatian Association of Artists), 10th – 21st November 2017
- GROUP EXHIBITION International Biennial Lodz: Sebastian Grochocki and Marcin Wydrzyński
University Gallery “Vasko Lipovac”, Split, 24th November – 5th December 2017
You may submit the application fee:
- Online at our web site, by credit card online secure payment system Payway (below)
- Via PayPal, using email@example.com e-mail address
- Via Splitgraphic bank account:
Account holder: International Graphic Art Biennial Splitgraphic
Bank name: Societe General Splitska banka d.d.
Account number: 2330003-1100165642
SWIFT CODE: SOGEHR22
Questions and complaints
It is very important to us, as well as our pleasure to hear from you if you have any questions, observations or complaints. All positive criticism is especially welcome.
We shall contact you in the shortest period of time.
Our e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org