Friday, August 31, 2007

Lower East Side Printshop, New York, Residency

Dear Friends,

I hope this finds you well, and that you have enjoyed a good summer so
far. I wanted to let you know about a great opportunity for emerging
artists at the Printshop, that is also open to non-printmakers. If you
have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me, and feel free
to forward this to anyone you think might be interested.

Wishing you a happy holiday weekend.



Felicity Hogan

Outreach Director
212.673.5390. x13

Lower East Side Printshop, New York, offers free year-long
studio residencies for emerging artists. Application deadline is
September 9, 2007; residencies start on October 1st.

Keyholder Residencies include free 24/7 access to a large shared
studio, professional printmaking facilities, storage and basic
supplies, exhibition opportunities, educational programming, and
support services. Artists from all disciplines are eligible;
printmaking skills are not required; basic instruction in printmaking
is available at no cost.

Click here for more information about the studio facilities, and
application requirements.

Sei Kim
Programs Manager
Lower East Side Printshop, Inc.
306 West 37th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018


Lower East Side Printshop, Inc. (LESP) is a non-profit
printmaking center in New York City that promotes excellence in the art
of printmaking by enabling artists to create new artwork and offering
educational programs for the general public. Founded in 1968 as a
community art center, the Printshop has provided thousands of emerging
artists with studio space, technical and financial assistance. The
Printshop enriches the field by promoting high professional standards
in printmaking, artistic collaboration, innovation, and environmentally
friendly practices. Printshop is the largest openly accessible print
workshop in New York City, with studios open 24/7.

The Lower East Side Printshop's programs are supported by the public
funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State
Council on the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural
Affairs. Private funders include: the Lily Auchincloss Foundation,
Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New
York, Con Edison Company of New York, Ford Foundation, The Greenwall
Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Wolf
Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation, MacDermid Printing Solutions, New York
Community Trust, New York State Artist Workspace Consortium, The
Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., The Andy Warhol Foundation for the
Visual Arts, our members, and numerous generous individuals.

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