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Call for Artists: Special Editions Residency 2012

  • Deadline:
    Dec. 2, 2011, midnight
  • Location:
    Lower East Side Printshop, 306 W 37th street, New York, New York, 10018, US

Special Editions Residency Program                    
The Lower East
Side Printshop invites emerging artists of all disciplines to apply for the
2012 Special Editions Residency, a competitive residency program that allows
emerging artists to create new work through exploration of printmaking. The
Printshop offers an opportunity for artists to complete an important new body
of work in collaboration with our experienced master printers, fully sponsored
by the Printshop.  
Residencies will
take place for a period of three to six months, including production time,
scheduled between February 2012 and February 2013. Projects must be well under
way and ready for production by October 1, 2011.
Artists are provided with technical assistance, financial support,
and the time and space to explore printmaking. Experimentation and exploration
of new materials and processes are welcome. No previous printmaking experience
is required. 
 Residency includes:
• 12 day-long collaboration sessions with master printers during a
period of three to six months, including project production/editioning
• Independent studio access during the residency
• All project materials
• Up to $4,000 stipend
 • Print and internet publicity
• Catalogue and project documentation
• Limited travel and accommodation stipends for artists living
outside of New York City
The Lower East Side Printshop, founded in 1968, is a non-profit
studio in New York City that supports contemporary artists of all creative
backgrounds by offering them studio space, career services, and expertise in
printmaking to develop new work through experimentation and collaboration. In
our classes, workshops, and exhibitions, a broad and diverse audience of
enthusiasts, professionals, and institutions can learn about and collect
Application Deadline: December 2, 2011
For more information, contact info@printshop.org, or go to