Rafa Nasiri Art Studio, Amman, Jordan, takes the pleasure of announcing the call for the submission of works for the 8th Annual Award for Graphic Arts (2022) addressed to 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.

The committee, since the sixth edition, 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.

- 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: www.rafanasiri.com

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

The final date for submission is on 31st December 2022 The award of $1000 will be given to the winning 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 2023.

In view of the ongoing health circumstances, the celebration will take place online. The winner will receive the Award through bank transfer, followed by a special certificate. The winner’s artworks submitted will be published on Nasiri web page www.rafa nasiri.com, and Nasiri Award Facebook accompanied with the relevant info.

May Muzaffar Poet and Art Critic

Patron of Nasiri Annual Award for Graphic Arts Amman, July 2022