Here's the deal

This is Wingtip Press' sixth year of hosting our Leftovers print exchange. It started when we were cleaning out our flatfiles years ago and wondering what to do with all those little scraps of paper that were jamming up the drawers. We figured we weren't the only one with such delicious problems, so we invited a few printmaking pals to create prints from their scraps. Since then we've exhibited prints around the world, made new friends and expanded our collection of extraordinary prints.

All the details are in the previous post, so give us a shout - with an email to info@wingtippress.com to reserve a place at the table.


Leftovers Six, 6, VI, Yes SIX!

We got a bit behind in 2015. We moved - and we're planning another move one by the end of 2015. But that's not stopping us from sending out the call for Leftovers VI.  (We know - finally, right?) And we've got some new ideas about how you can get the most bang from your press.  In the past, Wingtip Press has been very successful in arranging multiple international exhibitions for your prints and we will always make sure that happens. We've also been able to secure the front page of a weekly arts publication featuring a handful of each year's submissions. But it's been at the expense of not having those prints available for either our exhibitions or auction for hunger relief - and our amazing auction has been the one to suffer.  We've already arranged to get the cover again this year, and we're also negotiating for a story in some regional publications and we don't want our exhibitions, our exchange - or our auction to suffer. So, we've decided to suggest an alternative to the 14 prints: If you're interested in being considered for the various publications we are hoping to be featured in, we hope you will consider adding an additional print to make a total of 15 prints for the  Leftovers VI exchange.  If your print is selected, we promise to secure copies of the publications for you and feature them on our website and this blog.

We've always left the subject matter up to you and it is certainly your decision.  We will say that our auction raises funds and consciousness about food safety and accessibility, so images that relate to the theme of food, farming, production, distribution, hunger, wholesomeness, food safety, local farmers markets, ingredients, dining or even your favorite kitchen utensil have a soft spot in our hearts. But, PLEASE, express yourself in whatever way you choose. We have a blast with all of this - from sending out the call, to relishing our trips to the mailbox, to carefully packaging each participants prints,  to exhibiting them and attaching the stamps that take them to you and around the world and back again.

So, here's the scoop!

We will send you the submission form when you send us your RSVP!

Boun appetito!



Has it really been since March that we posted?  Yikes, and oops. I believe that's right. Well, here in a nutshell is an update. The Leftovers V  prints have already travelled to Applestick Contemporary Gallery in Balnarring, Australia and to Wharepuke Gallery in New Zealand.  The truth being: the Southern Hemisphere has had a much better chance of seeing all these tasty morsels than you've had.

And, sadly, that's because we've bitten off more that we can chew this year.  We definitely plan to get the prints up on this site. But, meanwhile, if you're interested, head on over to Wingtip's facebook page and you'll get a taste of what we're talking about.  And just to sweeten our delinquency, here's a delicious, delectable print by Marsha Shaw.  Mmmmmmmmm.

Now head on over to Wingtip's  facebook page and do a little scrolling!



This is a rather different kind of Leftover. It's a bucket of Trader Joe's peanut butter cups that is sitting on my hospital tray. I've been  in the hospital here in Boiz-wah for nearly two weeks and have a few more days before discharge,  I had a serious car accident, totaled my 1998 Honda Civic and have broken my hip and pelvis and won't be walking for at least 60 days and then will still need assistance until my muscles in my left leg develop more strength.

Ugh! But I hear many Leftovers V prints have arrived and I expect to have them all in by April 15.  I
can't wait to get back in my studio as one of my great pleasures is opening each package that arrives.
We've got an exhibition scheduled for August at Applestick Contemporary Art in Balnarring, Australia and on to Atelier 6000 in Bend, Oregon in October and of course, we will exhibit them at Wingtip Press, too!

The title of this entry is GRATITUDE, I have learned a lot about gratitude the last few weeks and extend my gratitude to all of you for supporting Leftovers!


Faster than the speed of lightening

Or maybe faster than lightening. Lickity split! Leftovers have already arrived on our doorstep. The first edition all the way from Wales! And you can get a peek at them here on Melanie Ezra's blog - which you should be following anyway!

But don't let that deter you. We have until April 15.  So relax, you've got plenty of time!


A Little Bird Told Us

You might like to know the details of the Leftovers Print Exchange. You'll find our Leftovers V submission form below. We'll send you a copy of this when you register your participation by emailing us at info@wingtippress.com

We hope you'll join us!
Print by Daniel Mortensen

Leftovers V Print Exchange Submission Form

Artist submits 14 prints and will receive 12 prints in return. One print will be reserved for exhibitions and one print reserved for auction to support the Hunger Relief Task Force.

DEADLINE: Prints to be postmarked no later than April 15, 2014

Mail to:     Wingtip Press 
                  500 South 8th Street
                  Boise, ID  83702   USA

Mailing Address: 
Artist’s e-mail:    
Title of Print:        

Check list

   I have emailed an RSVP to: info@wingtippress.com
   I have included 14 original hand pulled prints up to 5” x 7”   
       (paper size not to exceed 5” x 7” – image size up to artist)
   I have signed and numbered my prints
   I have included contact info, location (State or Country) and printmaking
       process on the back of each print. Please do not include loose business
       cards, adhere to back of each print if included
  I have enclosed a US Bank check or cash for $20 or I have paid by PayPal   
       to: info@wingtippress.com
  I have included this submission form


It's That Time Again

Yes, it's time to announce Leftovers V!

Email info@wingtippress.com to register and receive the registration document.  We're looking forward to our fifth year of enjoying your Leftovers.