Print Cromer 2024 – IN THE MOMENT

Building upon the success of last year’s Print Cromer: On the Edge at Artspace on the Prom, we’re back in 2024 with Print Cromer: In the Moment.

Perhaps your work invites us to explore our historical roots, the deep history of our rich and varied landscape, or the geological layers in the ground beneath our feet. Maybe it offers us a fleeting glance of a particular moment, the here and now, or reflects upon the coming and going of the seasons or the endless cycle of the tides. Whether past, present or future, ticking clocks or shifting glaciers, ‘In the Moment’ will explore our relationship to the ethereal, transient and perpetual passing of time.

We invite printmakers to submit up to 3 works of original print for the selection panel to consider, in response to this brief.

Submissions are welcome in any original printmaking medium (no giclee reproductions please) and works must have been made in the last 12 months. To make sure that we can show a wide range of work, we’re looking for a maximum framed size of A2 (42 x 59.4cm) or smaller. Artists are welcome to submit unframed work with clear instructions as to how it should be displayed (artists’ books for example).

Submissions are open worldwide, but please be aware that it’s the artist’s responsibility to deliver and to collect any unsold work.

Entries will be selected by our panel based on the images supplied and a few lines about how the brief has been interpreted. All work will be anonymous to panellists during the selection and no personal information will be shared at that time.

Cromer Artspace will take commission of 20% on all sales and the submission fees are £5 per work up to three works per artist.

The selection panel consists of Craig Frost (Curator), Neil Bousfield, Leanda Jaine and Niki Medlik.

Please send up to three images with a short cv and under 100 words about the response to the brief. Submissions should be sent using the form below by 20th June. We will notify you of the panel’s decisions  by 1st July

Key Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: 20th June (up to 11:59pm) 
  • All artists will be notified of the selection panel’s decision by 1st July
  • Successful applicants will be asked to deliver their work(s) on Tuesday 15th August 6-7pm or 14th August 9am -12 noon
  • Exhibition open 17-31 August
  • Collection of unsold work Sunday 1st September


All artists must submit their entries using the form on Cromer Artspace website which can be found below, paying £5 submission fee for each work. 

The form provides an optional space for you to add up to 100 words to summarise your work or practice if you would like to.

Entries must be submitted online as digital JPEG files only, files to be no larger than 3MB in size. Each entry will be judged on your image, which will be projected onto a large screen to be judged anonymously. It is vital that the quality of images reflects the work accurately and as professionally as possible within the 3MB limit.

When filling in the submission form please note that the name you provide will be the name printed in the exhibition material if successful. If you have an ‘artist name’ that is different to the name on your bank account, please let us know when completing the form. 

Cromer Artspace can accept no liability for loss of or damage to works submitted for exhibition. You are advised to arrange your own insurance. Cromer Artspace take every care over work submitted. 

Any work considered a conservation, health and safety risk, or likely to cause public offence will not be accepted. 

The light in Artspace on the Prom is strong, so please consider problems with reflection when deciding whether to frame work. Frames should be not less than half-an-inch wide at the back and have D rings attached for hanging. We will accept unframed work and do our best to ensure it is well looked after, but the artist needs to accept it may be at risk of damage. Please indicate if the work will be unframed, and include comprehensive information on hanging or display.


All work submitted needs to be available to purchase or marked as NFS. Payment to artists for works sold during the exhibition will be processed after the exhibition closes.

There will be a 20% commission taken on sales. Those who sell work will be invited to make a further donation to Cromer Artspace. 

This year we will have an online sales system; artists will be responsible for fulfilling any online orders.

Delivery, Install and Collection

The artist is responsible for all transport and associated costs to and from Cromer


All printmakers  over 16 are eligible to enter, whether amateur, student, semi-professional and/or graduate, professional or established.

Submissions must have been created by the applicant during the previous 24 months; the work must be your own. No late submissions will be accepted

We consider an original print to be artwork that has been either wholly or partly manually printed by the artist (or printed under the artist’s direct supervision). The artist will have created an image on block, stone, plate or screen from which the final print is produced. They will choose the paper that the image is printed on and will determine the edition size of the print (the number of copies printed). It is not a reproduction. 

After you submit your entry, there will be a short delay while the files are uploaded; you will then be taken to our payment gateway. We use PayPal as our gateway – if you want to pay by credit/debit card select that option.