UC resident one of four American finalists for international prize in printmaking

Submitted by Julianne Ricksecker:

An artist and printmaker and University City resident of 42 years, Julianne Ricksecker is one of four American finalists in the René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking.  The prize will be awarded February, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

Four prints from each of the 30 finalists will be exhibited at the Bibliotheca Wittockiana, a museum dedicated to book arts, bookbinding and related disciplines. The show runs from February 15 to May 15, 2018. A jury will award the Grand Prize and a 1st and 2nd Mention.

The René Carcan Public Prize will be selected by a public vote online at http://award.renecarcan.be/current_edition. You can vote for Julianne Ricksecker by clicking “like” next to the images of her art. Please note, you must be have a Facebook account to “like” the art.

You can vote for each piece individually at these links:

The contest is sponsored by Espace René Carcan, the non-profit association created in 1990 by René Carcan (1925-1993). Its main aim is to “develop the art of printmaking”.Twenty years after his death, the Espace René Carcan, in partnership with the King Baudouin Foundation, created the biennial René Carcan International Prize for Printmaking which will take place for the third time in 2018.

Visit Ricksecker’s website to see more of her art www.artbyjulianne.com

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