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OPEN CALL:
EMERGING HONG KONG PRINTMAKERS

HKOP Award in Printmaking 2024-2025

Open Call: Emerging Hong Kong Printmakers

 

HKOP Award in Printmaking

In order to encourage young printmaking talents, the HKOP Award in Printmaking was established in 2018. This award aims to discover emerging local printmakers and provide residency, funding and support for creating their exhibitions.

 

Past recipients include (listed in alphabetical order):

2018-2019   |  Glo CHAN Cheuk-yan, Jacky CHEUNG Tsz-ki, Jeannie WONG Ho-ching

2019-2020  |  Emily HUNG, Avery LAU Hong-lam, LI Ning

2020-2021  |  Nicolas HO Sheung-yan, Chivas LEUNG Wai-yan, Sammi MAK Wing-sum

2021-2022  |  Irene LEE See-wing, Eugene LUN Yue-chi

2022-2023 |  Aria CHAN Chi-yan, Phoebe HUI Kei-wing

2023-2024 |  Janet CHAN Hiu-ying, Anna LAM Hiu-man

ELIGIBILITY

You are eligible to apply for the award if you are:

  • Hong Kong permanent resident.

  • Graduate of local or overseas higher education institutions in recent five years with a degree related to art.

  • Pursuing a career in printmaking in Hong Kong.

 

FEE

FREE of charge.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should submit the following documents:

        (i) CV
        (ii) Portfolio
               - There is no limit to the number of artworks as well as the techniques used.
               - Please provide each work's name, size, medium, edition size, year and image(s).
        (iii) A proposal for your exhibition
              - No more than six pages.
              - An artist statement should be included (Maximum 500 words).
              - Detailed exhibition proposal that should outline the exhibition theme, a tentative working timeline                     of the six-month residency and expected deliverables.

  1. All the documents should be in Word, PDF or PowerPoint format. Unless artworks are videos, please DO NOT share files via links.
     

  2. Only applications by email are considered valid.
     

  3. Please submit your application to recruit@open-printshop.org.hk with the subject: "Submission: HKOP Award in Printmaking 2024-25" on or before 19:00, 16 June 2024, HKT.
     

  4. Attention: Submissions which do not follow the rules or with missing data will not be accepted. Late submissions will not be considered.

AWARD ARRANGEMENT

HKOP Award in Printmaking is expected to support no more than two recipients and reserves the right not to provide any awards.

 

 Recipient(s) will be granted the following:

  1. A free six-month residency at The Print Lab, Hong Kong Open Printshop, between September 2024 to April 2025.

  2. Venue and technical support, with material subsidy.

  3. Pairing with a mentor who will provide advice and support.

  4. A venue for exhibition, between May and June 2025.

 

Successful applicants will be notified by July 2024.

SELECTION

  1. Entries which comply with the rules of the open call will be screened by our assessment panel.

  2. Applicants will be shortlisted for an interview to present their exhibition proposals to our assessment panel in late June.

  3. Final results will be announced on Hong Kong Open Printshop’s website and Social Media page(s). Recipients will be notified individually.

 

ASSESSMENT PANEL

Shirky Chan (Independent Curator)
Cheung Tsz-ki, Jacky (Artist, Alumnus of HKOP Award in Printmaking)
Lam Lok-san (Senior Technical Officer of HKOP)

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  1. Applicants should understand and agree to be bound by the guidelines stated in this document.

  2. Hong Kong Open Printshop reserves the right to make the final decision regarding any alternative arrangements.

  3. In the event of any discrepancy between the English and Chinese versions of these Terms & Conditions, the Chinese version shall prevail.

ENQUIRIES & CONTACT

If you have any questions, welcome to contact us.

 

Office Hour: 11am-7pm, Mon-Fri

Tel: 2319 1660

Email: contactus@open-printshop.org.hk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hkopenprintshop/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hkopenprintshop/

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