Call for Submissions: Print Pulse 30: A National Undergraduate Printmaking Exhibition



To highlight undergraduate print-based studio production coming out of Canadian Fine Art (Visual Art) programs. Furthermore, to gather exemplary print-works for Queen’s University and Kingston communities. The jurors will select thirty print-works and will award four cash prizes totaling $1,000 dollars.


  • Open to undergraduate students currently or recently enrolled in a B.F.A/B.A program printmaking course.
  • Only print-works produced during undergraduate studies are eligible.
  • Recent graduates must have completed their studies after April 30th, 2018.
  • Prints on paper (or other substrate) must be no larger than 22 x 32 inches.
  • 3D print-works must be no longer than 12x12x12 inches in any dimension.
  • Maximum weight 5lbs.
  • Open to relief, intaglio, serigraphy, planography, monoprint, digital print and interdisciplinary print-based works.

Exhibition Details

  • Location: Union Gallery, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON
  • Dates: Mid-September to Early November 2020
  • Jurors: Dr. Stephanie Dickey (PhD), Brian Hoad (MFA)
  • Awards: $400 (1st place), $300 (2nd place), $150 (3rd place x2)

Submission Details

  • Submission: WWW.PRINTPULSE30.COM
  • Fee: $5.00 dollars for up to three print-works
  • Submission Dates: February 1st to April 30th, 2020 (11:59pm)
  • Send inquiries to Alejandro Arauz (Organizer):


Print Pulse 30:NUPE would like to acknowledge that Queen’s University is situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory. Also, the support of the George Taylor Richardson Fund.