Cultural Affairs Bureau Continues to Launch Macau Printmaking Triennial Calls for Submission Universally from Today

Cultural Affairs Bureau Continues to Launch Macau Printmaking Triennial.

Organised by the Cultural Affairs Bureau and co-organised by Printmaking Research Centre of Macau, the 2nd Macau Printmaking Triennial will be held in November this year. Experienced printmaker James Wong is invited again to co-ordinate this triennial in order to construct an optimal platform for printmakers to converse on. The gold award prize is increased to MOP250,000, while the silver award and bronze award offer purses of MOP80,000 and MOP50,000 respectively, in the hope of encouraging and attracting participation of outstanding works from all over the world. Effective today, the Cultural Affairs Bureau seeks submissions universally, acceptance of which will be from 1st to 30th June. To enhance the development and exchange of printmaking artists, the Cultural Affairs Bureau held the 1st Macao Printmaking Triennial in 2012, which was well received by local and foreign artists. Types and production techniques of printmaking are not restricted for the submission. Works must have been produced within the recent five years and not have been exhibited in previous editions of the Macao Printmaking Triennial. The size of the works on paper must not exceed 1m2, and each individual may submit two works at most. They must be kept flat and well-wrapped for delivery to Art Square, Ground Floor of Handover Gifts Museum. The Organiser will invite a number of renowned printmakers from China and other countries as judges. A shortlist will be announced in July. Rules and regulations as well as application form can be downloaded from the Cultural Affairs Bureau website: or official website of the Macao Printmaking Triennial:; alternatively, they are accessible from the Cultural Affairs Bureau Building, Macao Museum of Art, Tap Seac Gallery, all libraries under Macao Central Library, Macau Design Centre, Rui Cunha Foundation Gallery, Art for All Society and Ox Warehouse. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Ieong of the Printmaking Research Centre of Macau on Tel: (853) 2836 7588 during office hours or E-mail:

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