Thursday, February 2, 2017

Exchanges Status

Exchange #71

This Exchange due February 1st.
Martha Knox, our fearless coordinator, has been posting regular updates on our YahooGroups Forum

Some participants are posting their contributions on our Facebook Group as well so check to see everyone's images. Link to the FB group on our website front page:

Exchange #72

This exciting exchange has now closed with a full roster of eager printmakers and 3 on the waiting list. Should be a great one! Details:

Theme: "WINGS"
Paper size: other 5 X 11 inches (12.5 x 28 cm)
Image size: Any size to fit paper (any orientation)
Paper type: No restriction

Drop-out deadline: April 1, 2017
Delivery deadline for finished prints: May 1, 2017

Coordinator To Be Announced

Monday, January 2, 2017

Exchange #72 Open for Business!

Happy New Year everyone!

Exchanges Status

Exchange #72 is now open for sign ups
Size Other - 5 X 11 inches (12.5 x 28 cm), Theme: "Wings",
Sign-up January 1, 2017 due May 1, 2017

Here is the info page:

Exchange #71 is due February 1, 2017 so everyone get cracking!
Your coordinator is Martha Knox and she is sending frequent messages to the forum so stay in touch with her about your progress.

Exchanges #69 and #70 are now mailed back and the galleries will be updated later this week.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Exchanges Status Report!

Exchange #70

Gillyin Gatto, our awesome coordinator reports that about a dozen sets of prints have been received. Deadline is today November 1st so everyone should be very close to mailing their prints. Thank you for your constant updates on the YahooGroups-Barenforum, Gillyin!


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Exchange #71

This exchange will be closing shortly and is fully loaded with eager printmakers willing to share prints. The theme is open and that always makes an interesting collection showcasing a variety of styles and subjects.

As of this day, 63,900 prints have flown all over the world in the name of sharing woodblock art since Barenforum's founding. That's 30 participants, 30 prints each, 70 exchanges if anyone wants to check my math. Each of the long-time participants owns an astounding collection of nearly 2100 prints from all over the world.

Our Exchange Program lives here:

Prints from Baren Exchange #67

Cut! Print!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Baren Exchanges continue strong

Baren Exchange #68

Exchange #71 Open for Business

Seventy-one! The resiliency of the exchange program is amazing. Some members might remember the first few print exchanges, some continue to collect amazing prints from all over the world.
When we celebrated Exchange #50 we already thought that was an astounding achievement and now we are 20 past that and looking forward to #100? Well, one at a time.
For now Exchange #71 is filling quickly.

Exchange Basics

For those who don't know, printmakers traditionally exchange prints on a regular basis and organized print exchanges are very much part of any self-respecting printmaker's life.
Link to the exchanges:

Exchange Galleries

Browse's astounding collection of prints from the world over.