Letterpress by the Bay Exhibit Applications Open

The Historic St. Andrews Waterfront Partnership (HSAWP), the managing organization of the Panama City Publishing Company Museum (PCPCM), will host its 4th annual juried exhibition to showcase creativity with letterpress printing techniques. From this craft, we strive to challenge and inspire artists and historians to continue the love of printing.

January         Call for entries.
May 10          Applications due. Submit online (see below) or via email to Museum@HistoricStAndrews.com.
May 30          Notice of acceptance will be sent via email only and include a payment link.
June 14         Original entry due at the PCPCM. Ship or deliver to the address below.
June 29         Exhibit opens.
July 20          4:30 – 6 p.m. Exhibit reception and awards.
August 3       Exhibit closes.
August 31     Deadline for artists to collect their work.

HSAWP invites letterpress artists 18+ years of age to submit. The applicant must have completed the submitted work within the last 2 years. Letterpress art will be displayed in UV-resistant frames provided by the museum. Incomplete applications and 3D entries will not be accepted. Letterpress art:
– can be posters, broadsides, or other pieces
– must be 2 dimensional only
– no larger than 11” x 17”
– include the use of type
– be unframed with no mat

The jurors’ criteria for the exhibit include craftsmanship and creative original use of the medium. The jurying process is anonymous. The judges have the option to create a “Judge’s Category”.

Awards will be announced at the artist reception and posted on our website, Facebook, Instagram, and email.

– 1st place George West Award: $300
– 2nd place Lillian West Award: $200
– 3rd place Buddy West Award: $100
– People’s Choice Award
– Judge’s Choice Award
– Printer’s Choice Award

If you desire to print an application click here to download.

We are no longer accepting applications.