QG&W exhibiting artist, Graeme Peebles, is Australia’s leading mezzotint printmaker. Graeme studied and lectured at RMIT and is a multi-award-winner in his field with his work collected privately and by institutions around the world. Being a purist, Graeme’s print method is traditional and in keeping with a process taught over past centuries. Graeme has over 40 years of printmaking knowledge and experience and is highly regarded amongst his peers.
Together, QG&W and Graeme have established a significant print prize that is representative of the highest level of printmaking in Australia, solely focused on the intaglio technique.
Preliminary judging by Gordon Craig (University of Queensland & Print Council Australia committee member), Peter Lancaster (Lancaster Press) and Graeme Peebles. Finalist judge is Hertha Kluge-Pott.
Winner, PPP 2017 receives $4,500 ($4,000 cash & studio access at QG&W for 5 days incl. materials to the value of $500)
Winner, People’s Choice, PPP 2017 receives $750 People’s Choice, PPP 2017 award is a cash prize supported by QG&W
Total prizes worth: $5,250
Submission call for entries Mar 31, 2017
Deadline for entries May 26, 2017
Finalists announced Jun 30, 2017
Exhibition official opening and winners announcement Aug 5, 2017
Exhibition duration Aug 2 – Sep 11, 2017
Principal sponsor: 360Q
Corporate sponsors:Direct Recruitment, Shelter Shed & Terindah Estate