In its inaugural year, the Jordan Schnitzer Award for Excellence in Printmaking supported two contemporary artist, one emerging and one established, whose practice highlights printmaking at the IFPDA’s 2018 International Art Fair. Established with the generous support of the Jordan Schnitzer, this annual Prize granted each artist with $10,000 to support new work and experimentation in print. The award both encourages the artist’s focus in printmaking while raising public consciousness about the unique ways in which artists engage printmaking in their artistic practice.
The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) is a nonprofit organization of expert art dealers who foster a greater appreciation of fine prints thought exhibitions, programs, print fairs, and the IFPDA Book Award. Their annual International Art Fair for Prints & Editions offers visitors have an unrivaled opportunity to view and acquire outstanding works across the diverse range of periods and specialties represented by the IFPDA’s exhibiting members.
The IFPDA Foundation is pleased to announce that the two winners of the 2018 Jordan Schnitzer Award for Excellence in Printmaking are Ida Applebroog and Lothar Osterburg.