SSA/Engramme Exchange Programme 2013

Call for entries

The Society of Scottish Artists, in collaboration with Engramme Print Studio, is offering all SSA Members the opportunity to apply for this prestigious award of a solo exhibition of prints in Quebec, Canada.

Denise-Blackburn_1-wNow in its third year, this exchange programme has been set up to create a dialogue between Scottish and Canadian artists working in the field of printmaking. Engramme offers financial assistance for the exhibition and the artist whilst in Canada and also provide funds to help with shipping of the work to and from Canada.

All types of membership are eligible to apply. Non-members may apply by becoming Ordinary Members. Click here to find out more.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Sunday 28 July 2013


To apply for this first stage selection, please email the following to:

  • Completed application form – click here to download
  • An up to date C.V. and a brief artist statement (no more than 200 words)
  • 8-10 jpeg images of proposed work for exhibition (Digital images submitted should be in JPEG format with the filename yoursurname1.jpg, yoursurname2.jpg etc to relate to the order on your form. Each image should be 72 dpi and should be no larger than 700 pixels longest edge. The file size should be no more than 1MB each, and emails should be limited to 5MB or five images per email)


Due to the nature of this project and the timings involved, applicants are expected to have a significant body of work, from which a selection can be made for the exhibition, therefore a proposal will be requested from a shortlist of artists selected by the SSA. These proposals will then be sent to the Board of Governors at Engramme Print Studio in Quebec for final selection of the successful applicant.


Shortlisted artists will be informed by the end of September 2013.