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Arts Fort Worth - PressFest: Print and Zine Expo 

PressFest is an exhibition and fair of print media, zines, experimental publications, and prints hosted by Arts Fort Worth.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – May 8, 2022; 11:59 p.m. Central Standard Time   


EXHIBITION ART DROPOFF – May 30, 2022; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.   

EXHIBITION DATES: June 3, 2022 - July 30, 2022

FESTIVAL DATE: July 9, 2022 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Three (3) categories are available to submitters: Exhibition - $20.00; Tabling - $20.00; Exhibition & Tabling - $30.00. Texas Artist Coalition members receive a $5.00 discount on submission fee.   

Work will be juried from images submitted only through the gallery’s online submission. Eligible works include artist-made zines, comics and graphic novels, letterpress prints and cards, the work of small presses, woodcuts, screen prints, handmade books and other types of book and paper arts. Images must be JPEGs with minimum width/height of 800 pixels, maximum size as 3MB. The title of the image file should be the same as the title of the artwork.  


Exhibition: Work must be suitably framed (alternative hanging methods are accepted and must include hardware) and ready for hanging. D-rings should be used for heavy works, wires for works under 5 lbs. Zines will be clipped to string lines for display and handled by visitors during run of exhibition. If your work does not meet these specifications, please include detail of how you would like to exhibit your work.

Tables: Table & two chairs provided by Arts Fort Worth. Covering/display material to be provided by artist.


All work will be for sale unless the artist informs the gallery to the contrary. 30% of proceeds from sales will go to Arts Fort Worth and the remainder to the artists.    


Work must arrive by May 30, 2022 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Substitutions and late arriving work will not be exhibited. Work must remain for the duration of exhibition.    


All applications must be submitted before 11:59 (CST) on May 8, 2022. Arts Fort Worth will notify accepted applicants only by May 12, 2022.     

USE OF IMAGES: Any image submitted may be used for non-commercial, marketing or promotional purposes directly related to this show. This use may include in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.     


Please direct all questions to:  Robert Long, Exhibitions Manager - rlong@artsfortworth.org

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