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Call to All North American Artists for USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2024

Monday, June 3, 2024

Call to All North American Artists for USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2024

The 5th annual SOS ART Challenge and Exhibit of Miniprints on Peace and Justice

1) Miniprints from any North American artist or artist living in the USA
2) Miniprints limited to only traditional techniques of printmaking (digital prints not accepted)
3) Miniprints to relate to themes of peace and justice
4) Artist to submit up to 3 different miniprints
5) Unique size of miniprint: image 6x6", centered in paper 10x10"
6) Miniprint to have been created within the past 5 years

1) Deadline for application: June 3, 2024

2) Each miniprint to be artist-signed and accompanied, written on its back, by its technical details:
Name of Artist:
Title of miniprint:
Printmaking technique:
Year of creation:

3) Each submission to be accompanied, submitted online, by artist's and miniprint(s)’ information: *Artist: address, e mail, telephone, short biography, etc.
*Miniprint: information relating to each print and its accompanying statement, etc.
This information is to be provided by completing the "USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice Application Form" attached here or obtained at

4) Artist to send up to 3 numbered and signed prints of every different miniprint submitted; one to become part of the "USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2024" portfolio that will remain with SOS ART; the others (one or two for each different miniprint) to be offered for sale.

5) Miniprints to be sent loose (ie not matted or framed) in protective material, mailed to: SOS ART, 216 Erkenbrecher Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229

6) Miniprints to be received by SOS ART no later than June 10, 2024

1) The annual Miniprint Challenge and Exhibit is organized by SOS ART, a Cincinnati-based non- profit organization whose mission is to promote the arts as vehicles for peace and justice and for a better world (website:; e mail:

2) A selection of up to 50 miniprints received, chosen by SOS ART invited reviewers, will be exhibited at the yearly SOS ART exhibit and event for peace and justice to take place at the Art Academy of Cincinnati from June 21 until July 14, 2024; also possibly later at different venues. Miniprints not exhibited will be available to view by the public during the exhibit.

3) SOS ART and its invited reviewers will select up to 5 favorite "Coup de Coeur" miniprints (taking into account content, originality, artistry, skills, etc.). The artist creator of each "Coup de Coeur" miniprint will be recognized with a cash gift of $200.

4) Miniprints available for sale will be each offered for the unique price of $50 ($35 to benefit the artist and $15 as a donation to SOS ART). Miniprints not sold during the exhibit will not be returned and SOS ART will continue to offer them for sale in the future. Artists will retain copyrights to their artworks.

5) Images of all miniprints received will be included, with accompanying information, in a "USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2024" gallery folder posted on SOS ART's website (

To view the works submitted in previous years please check the following online galleries: USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 Exhibit

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