YOU ARE SUBMITTING A MAIL-IN POSTCARD MADE ENTIRELY OF YOUR HANDMADE PAPER.
THERE ARE NO DESIGN OR SIZE RESTRICTIONS, EXCEPT THOSE IMPOSED BY THE POSTOFFICE.
If your piece is over size or over thickness for standard postcard rates, it is acceptable if you pay a higher postage to have your piece delivered.
YOUR PIECE MUST INCLUDE YOUR RETURN ADDRESS AND YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS. A WEBSITE AND SMALL LOGO CAN ALSO BE INCLUDED.
MAIL YOUR PIECE TO POSTCARDSAREPAPER.ART, 2861 SWAFFORD ROAD, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE, 37932, USA.
EACH ARTIST CAN SUBMIT 2 PIECES.
ENTRIES ARE RESTRICTED TO PAPER ONLY.
INK, PRINTING, PAINT, PENCIL, OR SIMILAR MEDIA ARE ALLOWED ONLY IN THE ADDRESS BLOCKS.
Feel free to make the address blocks decorative and artistic if you are so inclined, providing that the post office can still read things.
TEXTURED PAPER, PAPER WITH ADDITIVES OR THINGS MIXED IN, MULTIPLE POURS, EMBOSSED PAPER, PULP PAINTING, MULTIPLE LAYERS, GLUE, AND COLLAGES ARE ALLOWED.
If you want to send a separate postcard or even letter describing your concept, techniques, or fiber, that information will be included when your piece is photographed. This is optional.
IF YOU DON’T MAKE YOUR OWN PAPER, YOU CAN PURCHASE PAPER AND SUBMIT AS LONG AS YOU FOLLOW THE OTHER RULES.
PAPER IS DEFINED AS BEING PRIMARILY DERIVED FROM PLANT BASED CELLULOSE, BUT THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS AS TO THE PROCESSING OR BONDING OF THAT MATERIAL.
POSTCARDS RECEIVED IN ENVELOPES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR PRIZES.