IMPACT Printmaking Journal

IMPACT Printmaking Journal

In celebration of the 20th year anniversary of the IMPACT Printmaking Conference, the Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR) is very pleased to announce the launch of a new magazine, the IMPACT Printmaking Journal. The first issue is now live at:

IMPACT stands for ‘International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking: Artists, Concepts and Techniques’, which takes the form of a conference that is run every other year. Over the years, the IMPACT conference has increasingly focused on creating an academic forum on all aspects of print: advancing technological knowledge, contextualizing print, talking about the poetry and language of print, and maintaining a showcase for print practitioners.

The aim of the IMPACT Printmaking Journal is to support scholarly and critical debate in the field of print. The journal enables academics and industry professionals to share knowledge; allows artists and makers to show practice-led and object-based research; and focuses on the rich material culture of the printed world. The journal provides a platform for discussion for all those who are interested in the print world, whether they have been participants at an IMPACT conference or not.

Contributions from academics and practitioners, scientists and industry professionals, writers and philosophers, students, graduates and independent artists alike are warmly welcomed. Submissions can take several forms, including articles, research projects, exhibition essays and reflections on individual works. All contributions will be peer-reviewed by a panel of referees. ​

Call for submissions to the third issue of the IMPACT Printmaking Journal

Submissions for the second issue have now closed and we are welcoming submissions for the third issue.


For inclusion in our third issue, please submit articles by 29 Sept 2020 to and


Please find guidelines for submission here.

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