Rafa Nasiri Art Studio, Amman, Jordan, takes the pleasure of announcing the call for the submission of works for the 6th Annual Graphic Arts (2019) for Young Arab Artists. Aimed to enhance the art of graphics in the Arab world and strengthen its value, Nasiri Annual Award is open to Arab artists all over the world from ages 20-40 years old to submit art works executed during the last three years. 

For its sixth edition, the committee has decided to extend the terms of submission to include graphic practices in its wider concept for personal and creative techniques, whether executed on paper or any other means provided that it follows one of the printing techniques, separate or integrated, as detailed in the following: 

- Etching, dry point, woodcut, silkscreen, lithograph, mono prints, digitals or any other modern technique based on the traditional means of printmaking.

- Photography, traditional or digital are not accepted.

 - 5-6 images, high resolution 300 dpi jpg, not exceeding 100x70cm, vertical or horizontal.

Participants are requested to send their entries through Rafa Nasiri website:

In addition to the images, kindly include a request letter clarifying the artist’s own vision in addition to the latest C.V and size

The final date for submission is on 31st December 2019

The award of $1000 will be given to the best artist
Submitted works will be presented to a jury of renowned Arab printmakers to take decision and announce the winning artist on a date not exceeding 31st. January 2020.

The winning entry in the 2019 Nasiri Annual Award 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 Muzaffar
Patron of Nasiri for Graphics Arts
Amman, May 2019