Fresh Paint
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
7th Iowa State University Postcard Exchange
The official notice is out:

7th Annual Postcard Print Exchange - Iowa State University

Please share information about this project with as many people as you can. Iowa State University's Print Club is hosting the 7th Annual Postcard Print Exchange. Each year artists participate with entries from across the United States and as far away as Australia and the United Arab Emirates. Please read the following prospectus and pass the information on. Thank you.

April Katz
You are invited to participate in the 7th Annual University Print Society Postcard Print Exchange

The theme for this year's exchange is "BOGO: Buy One Get One Free" (Feel free to interpret this in any manner you can imagine.)


1) Any EDITIONABLE printmaking technique may be used. (woodcuts, litho, intaglio, photography, silkscreen, digital printmaking, etc) Please Do Not send monoprints/monotypes. Each of the prints should be the same.

2) The post cards must be 4" x 6".

3) 13 identical prints should be sent individually to the address posted below. (Each card must be stamped and will bear the markings of travel and the postal service. Do Not send the cards together in one envelope.)

4) Include the following information on the back of the card:
a. Your return address
b. April Katz' address (details below)
c. A list of the process(es) used
d. Optional: your e-mail address

Donations Requested: Please send separately a donation to help pay for postage. Sen cash or checks payable to The University Print Society. Suggested Donations:
$2 students
$3 others
$4 international
Send more if you can, less if you can't.

ENTRIES DUE: Wednesday, APRIL 23, 2008 (Prints received after April 33, 2008 will not be included in the exchange. So please try to postmark prints with sufficient time to arrive here.)

After receiving everyone's postcard prints the University Print Society will randomly divide up the cards and you will be sent 12 new and different prints from other participants. The University Print Society will keep one of the 13 for its collection. Postage for returning the 12 new prints will be paid for by
the University Print Society. Your donation will help us out tremendously however.

Please be sure to put your return address on every postcard sent.

Send postcard prints to:

April Katz
University Print Society
158 Design
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-3092

*Please send questions and comments to the University Print Society president, Asa Wentzel-Fisher

Hope everyone can participate. I'll really really really try to get something in for this one (missed Cascade because of bad back/weather/depression/running out of time once I figured out what I wanted to do).

Have put this on the calendar already.

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