Print Competition 2021

The competition is organised by the Kunstgesellschaft Grenchen (Switzerland), and cultural association Land Art Biel/Bienne.

The 22nd Triennale Grenchen from September 9 – 26, 2021 in Grenchen (Switzerland) will be dedicated to the xylographic printing process.

Promotion of artistic activities in xylographic printing from all over the world.

“ The 22nd Triennale Grenchen is intended to promote and showcase artistic activity in xylographic printing from all over the world. To this end, the Triennale Grenchen is announcing a worldwide competition in which anyone can participate with their xylographic works. The submitted works will be shown at the exhibition locations in Grenchen, Solothurn and Evilard.

Theme :
“Time without time”
Every artist can participate with a motif on the theme „Time without time“ with 4 copies for sal .


_ The technique is limited to xylography (letterpress) on any medium, printed in black and white.

_ On the back of each work, your personal registration number, the name and surname of the artist, the title of the work and the selling price in CHF (Swiss francs) must be indicated.

Paper size: 148 x 210 mm, A5 (portrait format)
Size of the motif: 110 x 150 mm (portrait format)

There is no entry fee to participate!

The competition is free to enter

Deadline : April 30, 2021

Who may enter ?
The competition is open to artists from around the world.


• Interpretation of the theme: CHF 1,000
• Applied technology: CHF 700
• Innovation: CHF 700
• Audience Award: CHF 600

For further information visit the official website

Competition website

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