Ursula Hoff Essay for Imprint

Dr Ursula Hoff was an influential print curator and historian, one of the Print Council of Australia’s founding members and its first President.

In honour of Dr Hoff’s rich legacy of print scholarship, the PCA in partnership with the Ursula Hoff Institute are inviting submissions from emerging and established art historians, curators and writers, to write an original research essay that considers an aspect of Australian print culture over the past 50 years.

One writer will be commissioned to produce an original 2000 word essay for publication in the Summer issue of Imprint (December 2017), and will receive $1100.00 for their work.


Creative Printmaker Traineeship



Letterpress Printmaking Traineeship at The Distillery (Darlinghurst)

All information here: https://www.the-distillery.com.au/about/careers/printmaker-traineeship/ 

One of the world’s oldest trades, re-imagined for 2017. (…that is, the printing trade)

The Distillery’s Creative Printmaker Traineeship is suited for those seeking long term, learning and employment opportunities in the fields of printing, craft and design. It is a rare opportunity to patiently learn a beautiful and at times frustrating craft, while being paid a wage.

If you are successful, you would join a highly motivated, successful and like-minded team of creative professionals who are multi-disciplinary skilled. At The Distillery, learning to print is often a starting point to diverse and rewarding career of commercial creativity. Since 2011, we have a proud history of helping shape the careers of some of Australia’s leading craft-skilled creatives including Daryl Prondoso, Elise Polito, Ben Toupein, Adam Flannery, Liv King, Haley Bruce, Julian Henderson, Cassandra Shelton, Tom Scarcella, and many more.


Applications close Friday 14 July, 2017, with interview priority given to more immediate applications.