The not-for-profit association Espace René Carcan as organizer of the René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking, has successfully launched its 6th call for entries.
The competition is open to etchers and apprentice etchers from all countries and without age restrictions using the following techniques: embossing, lithography, linocut, xylo engraving, screen printing and monotype.
Three prizes will be awarded by an International Jury and one by the public. The total prize fund amounts to 10,000 Euro.
Submitted prints must have been made within the last 3 years and will be in paper format of 60 x 80 cm maximum.
The following prizes will be awarded in 2024.
- the International Grand Prix, with prize money of 5,000 Euro is awarded to the best artist chosen by an international jury
- a First runner-up – Roger Dewint Prize, with prize money of 3,000 Euro is awarded to the second best artist chosen by an international jury
- a Second runner-up, with prize money of 2,000 Euro is awarded to the third best artist chosen by an international jury
- the Public Prize, voted on by Internet users an honorary prize
The prize-giving ceremony and the opening of the exhibition will take place on Saturday 3 February 2024 in the Bibliotheca Wittockiana, the exhibition will be held until 3 March 2024.
Established in 2014 to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Belgian watercolour artist and printmaker René Carcan (1925-1993), the Prize fulfils the artist’s wish to promote engraving and prints.
René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking 2024 – Entry Fee
An entry fee of 45 Euro is required.