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MADE ON THE LEFT was founded in 2008 by independent designers to support Western Australian creative talent. We hold bi-annual handmade craft markets to showcase local designers.

Being on the left hand side of Australia no longer

means you'll be at a disadvantage.

Our aim is to support all creative designers and events showcasing independent labels. MOTL is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organisation. You may wonder why we promote other markets besides MOTL; it’s because it’s not about us, its about you; the buyers and sellers of indie wares. Here at the blog, you’ll discover up to date information about our latest market, the low-down on some of Perth’s emerging talents, other opportunities for artists and designers and a little bit of fun stuff too. It’s all right here… welcome!

Monday, August 12

Letterpress Art Competition

Whiteman Park Print Shop has celebrated the craftsmanship of traditional letterpress printing since 1988. For their 25th anniversary, they want to invite everyone - Perth artists, illustrators, graphic designers, typographers, printmakers and enthusiasts - to take part in a juried art exhibition titled "My Perth"
The jury panel will be selecting 20 artworks to be letterpress printed on 300gsm cotton stock. Print editions will be limited to 50 copies each and will be exhibited and on sale in late 2013. The selected artists will receive 20 copies of their own letterpress printed artwork. Deadline for artwork submission: 31 August 2013 via email

The exhibition will be held at Whiteman Park Print Shop with a grand opening gala on Sunday 17 November and will run until Sunday 24 November. 

Any competition queries regarding artwork guidelines for letterpress printing please email contact@wpprint.com.au (Please note in subject line "Competition Enquiry") or visit their website for artwork submission guidelines. 

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