OPEN CALL: Open Portfolio FIG 2020
Continuous session of new artists and Contemporary graphic art works which helps to reconsider spaces and promotes new ideas; an inspiring area that breaks schemas and makes develop ideas, concepts… After an international selection made by a public call, there will be 3 meetings throughout 2020 where the artistic activity of emerging creators is supported, providing a forum and a meeting place for experimentation and knowledge. All of this is possible through an exhibition program where artists meet. Otherwise, they would not have the opportunity to show their work in a professional environment.
On the occasion of FIG Bilbao 2020, Printmaking and Art on Paper International Fair, it is made the call for the ninth edition of OPEN PORTFOLIO, with the firm intention to give visibility, support, disseminate and promote emerging artistic practices in the field of unique edition works on Paper.
The purpose and philosophy of Open Portfolio is defined as a promotion, dissemination and professionalization platform for those emerging artists, and also contemporary art forms, in the field of unique edition works on Paper.
It is conceived as a tool to establish the necessary connexion between educational level and professional practice of art.