InkFest - the Biennial Festival of all things Print | InkMasters Cairns Inc.
InkMasters Cairns InkFest a festival of all things print

InkFest - the Biennial Festival of all things Print

Inkfest is an innovative addition to Cairns cultural calendar showcasing the fascinating and diverse artform of printmaking in a wide range of activities and community events.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic InkFest has been postponed until 2021. We look forward to once again enjoying our festival of all things print with you then. In the meantime, to all our printmaking friends and colleagues please take care of yourself and others and stay safe and well. 

The principal events are the international juried Inkmasters Print Exhibition July -  August in Tank 4, Tanks Arts Centre: with 100 prints from around the world (new dates for entries will be advised as soon as confirmed) and The Big Print Community Event Sunday 25 July, Tanks Market Day.

The Big Print begins with workshops in Cairns schools, remote indigenous communities and other local organizations and artists creating big lino blocks to make a huge print 30 metres long. It will be rolled into being with lawn rollers by a big team of volunteer printmakers, friends and then exhibited in Tank 4 and at Cell Art Space, Ergon Energy Building,109 Lake St Cairns. 

Troppo Workshops are held at Inkmasters Print Workshop at 55 Greenslopes Street Edge Hill. Participants may show and sell their prints in "Prints from the InkFest Workshops" Tank 4 Tanks Arts Centre. And much more!

We sincerely thank all the artists, sponsors, donors, supporters and volunteers who contribute to the festival.

Wherever you are in the world, we hope you will be able to join us for InkFest 2021 – there is something in the festival for everyone!

Please donate! All donations $2+ to Inkmasters Gift Fund are Tax Deductible. From 19 Oct you will double the value of your donation because Cultural Partnershiips Australia are donating $1 for $1 to support InkFest 21 in their Plus 1 program.

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