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Call for entries: SHY RABBIT Print International 3

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts: Gallery, Studio and Workshops announces a Call for Entries for the “SHY RABBIT Print International 3”: – an international juried online exhibition, Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2012. Juror: Juergen Strunck, professor of art, University of Dallas, Irving, Texas

Building upon the overwhelming success of the SHY RABBIT 2009 / 2010 Print National Juried Exhibitions, and in keeping trend with a rapidly growing global marketplace, the “SHY RABBIT Print International 3” Call for Entries has been expanded to include submissions from international artists.

Internationally recognized printmaker and professor Juergen Strunck will review all submissions for consideration.

Special Recognition will be given to an exemplary print selected from this exhibit through a Purchase Award. The work will become part of the SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts’ permanent collection of prints.

All juried works will be represented online through the SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts’ website, in a gallery format created specifically for this exhibit with its own independent URL. Each piece in the online gallery will be displayed with the artist’s name, media information, size information and retail pricing (unframed).

This exhibit will remain online for one year, to maximize its exposure to an ever-expanding worldwide market.

The “SHY RABBIT Print International 3” is open to any artist 18 years of age or older. Original contemporary works in traditional and nontraditional printmaking media including book arts, three-dimensional and mixed media prints are eligible. All submissions must have been completed within the last three years. Straight or purely digital prints and photography are not eligible.

Entries can be mailed or submitted online at www.shyrabbit.com/Calls.html.

Submission deadline is Oct. 31, 2011, for online and postmarked entries.

For a Prospectus, visit www.shyrabbit.com/Calls_files/Print_Inter3a_Pros_1.pdf.

Printmaker and professor Juergen Strunck is known for his colorful relief prints. Strunck currently serves as professor of art at the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas.

Strunck’s prints have been shown in hundreds of invitational and competitive national and international exhibitions, and have been featured in 60 solo exhibitions worldwide.

Strunck has served as juror/curator for 20 competitive exhibitions throughout the United Sates, and has also served as a symposium panelist for a number of national universities and highly regarded print and graphics councils.

Strunck’s prints have been widely published, and are in the collections of numerous public institutions including the: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Whitney Museum of American Art; Library of Congress; Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, Fredrikstad, Norway; National Centre of Fine Arts, Giza, Egypt; and Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

SHY RABBIT strives to present ongoing exhibitions that invite curiosity and discussion; that keep artists involved and challenged; that create excitement and interest in the arts community and beyond; and that showcase contemporary fine art trends and ideas.

SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts; Gallery, Studio and Workshops is located at 333 Bastille Drive; two blocks north of U.S. 160, off of North Pagosa Boulevard, and west of the City Market complex.

The 4,000 square-foot arts facility houses a ceramic studio and fine art gallery, two mixed-media workshops, and two large exhibition spaces.

SHY RABBIT is currently open winter hours, Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at no charge, and evenings by appointment. Ample parking is available in front of the building.

For more information on SHY RABBIT, visit www.shyrabbit.com or call 731-2766.

For more information on exhibitions, visit www.shyrabbit.com/Exhibits.html.

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