Deadline: 30 March 2019

Derby Print Open 2019

The Derby Print Open is an exhibition open to all showcasing contemporary printmaking from artists based in the United Kingdom. 


Green Door Printmaking Studio is Derbyshire’s only open access artist studio dedicated to the art and craft of innovative and environmentally sound printmaking. We strive to raise the profile of printmaking as a primary art form with a long and distinguished history. We also host and organise the International Print Exchange.

Deadline: 30th March 2019

Keep up to date with the Derby Print Open

How it works

Applications are open to all and there is no assigned theme.

Printmakers are invited to complete a submission form for up to three prints, and (subject to available space) each entrant will be guaranteed to exhibit at least one of the submitted works provided all other guidelines are adhered to.

The (non-refundable) submission fee is £25 per entrant (for up to three prints), which offsets costs incurred for administration, installation and promotional literature for the Derby Print Open.

The exhibition takes place throughout June 2019.

Important Dates

5 January 2019
Call for entries open

5 Jan - 30 March 2019
Applications accepted online

April 2019
Applications will be shortlisted and all printmakers notified by 17th April

May 2019
Shortlisted printmakers will be invited to deliver work to Green Door Printmaking Studio (between 13th - 18th May)

7 June 2019
Exhibition launch evening and awards gifted (5pm - 8pm)

7 - 29 June 2019
Derby Print Open exhibition showing at:
Green Door Printmaking Studio, Banks Mill Studios, DE1 3LB

July 2019
Collection of unsold work from studio (1st - 6th July)