Sunday, June 7, 2009


CALL FOR ARTISTS – PRESS RELEASE from Tunde Toth – Artist - Kozo Studio and Gallery

As a Paper and Fibre Artist I have recently travelled to Tasmania for the 20th IAPMA Congress (International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists). I have been invited both to present workshops and exhibit my art work at the Congress and the “New Paper – Old Land” international paper art exhibition.

I'm in the process of establishing the Irish Network/Guild of Paper Artists and Papermakers - a network that assists and promotes artists, makers and raises awareness and appreciation for an ancient art form and related contemporary practice. This network has a lot of potential: promoting member's practice through the network's own website, blogs, organizing exhibitions and educational programmes (workshops, talks, demonstrations, inviting artists of international repute...etc.) and benefiting from international networking opportunities.

I would like to hear from artists and makers – paper and fibre artists, hand papermakers, crafts people and visual artists working with handmade paper in their practice in various contexts - who are interested in taking part in this project.

To express your interest please send the following information via e-mail to:

* expression of interest and your full contact details
* indication on whether you are available during July to attend our first meeting, in Kilkenny or in Dublin.

* short description of your work/practice – 1 A4 page only
* 2 images of your recent works and/or links to your website or blog or social networking site to view your work

Contact and further information:
Tunde Toth
Tel: 087-2543362

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