PAPERWORKS 2022 International Juried Competition

JUROR: Kiko Aebi is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, a position which she has held since 2019. In this role, she has provided exhibition and acquisition support on various projects. Most recently, she worked with Senior Curator Jodi Hauptman and Associate Curator Samantha Friedman on Cézanne Drawing (2021) and contributed texts to the associated exhibition catalogue. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Research Grant and holds an M.A. in Contemporary Art History from Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and a B.A. in Art History and Environmental Studies from Amherst College.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video.

All entries to the Paperworks 2022 competition must be the original work of the artist.

ACCEPTED MEDIA: Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation.

AWARD: Selected artists will have up to six pieces included in a one month, online exhibition on – and promoted on b.j spoke gallery’s social media accounts August 1-31, 2022. Awards will be given to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place artists.

OPENING RECEPTION – will be held online – Saturday, August 13th at 7:00pm using ZOOM.

ENTRY FEE: $35.00 for up to 6 images and/or 2 videos, any or all of which could be selected for the on line exhibition. You will be juried on your body of work. If you’re submitting an Installation or sculptural work you might consider using 2 or more of your 6 permitted images and/or a video, in order to give the juror an accurate visual. Please keep in mind 6 images are 6 images, not 6 entries.

SIZE LIMITATIONS: PAPERWORKS 2022 will be an online exhibition. There are no size constraints for work submitted.

DEADLINE: May 22, 2022 11:59 Mountain Time

NOTIFICATION: Artists will be contacted by June 10, 2022.

LEGAL AGREEMENT: Entering the competition implies your consent for b.j. spoke gallery to use your name, artist statement, and images of your art in all advertising and publicity for PAPERWORKS 2022, including but not limited to; print, video, on line, and social media.

HOW TO APPLY: Submissions are made through Call for Entry (CaFÉ) website. You must create a user account on CaFE in order to submit your work to PAPERWORKS 2022. It’s free, just go to: If already have an account on CaFE you can access the call directly – just click here.

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