Rafa Al Nasiri Annual Printmaking Award (2018): Call for Entries

Rafa Nasiri Art Studio, Amman, Jordan, takes the pleasure of announcing The 5th Annual Printmaking Award (2018) for Young Arab Artists. Aimed to enhance the art of printmaking in the Arab world and strengthen its value.

The Fifth edition is open to Arab artists all over the world from ages 20-40 years old to submit art works executed during one academic year in 2018.

The award of $1000 will be given to the best artist submitting art works executed in one of the following techniques:
Etching, dry point, woodcut, silkscreen, lithograph, or any other modern technique based on the traditional means of printmaking.
-Monotypes and digitals are excluded.
-Participants are requested to send their entries through Rafa Nasiri website:

– 6-8 images, high resolution 300 dpi jpg, not exceeding 100 x70cm, vertical or horizontal.
– Participants of previous year may take part again provided that they submit new entries.
– In addition to the images, kindly include a request letter clarifying the artist’s own vision in addition to the latest C.V
– The final date for submission is on 31st December 2018.

Submitted works will be presented to a jury of renowned Arab printmakers to take decision and announce the winning artist on 31st. January 2019

The winning entry in The 2018 Annual Nasiri Printmaking Award for Young Arab Artists will be exhibited in Amman, Jordan. The winner will be invited for several days of residence in Amman. Shipment of works and travel cost are not covered.

May Muzafar
Patron of Nasiri Printmaking Award
Amman, May 2018