Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Call to Artists: Special Editions Residency 2008



Call to Artists:
Special Editions Residency 2008
Application Deadline Monday, December 3, 2007

The Special Editions Residency Program is a competitive national residency that offers emerging artists the opportunity to complete an important new body of work in printmaking. This work is created in collaboration with our experienced Master Printers, and is fully sponsored by the Lower East Side Printshop. Printmaking experience is not necessary.

The Printshop will provide materials, studio access, technical assistance, documentation, exhibition opportunities, limited travel and accommodation stipends for artists residing outside New York, and a $2,000 honorarium.

Applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered by December 3, 2007. Applicants must be legal US residents. For more information about the Printshop, the Special Editions Residency, and application requirements, visit www.printshop.org

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 have been supported in part by 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 Jerome Foundation, Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Community Trust, PECO Foundation, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs.  

This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

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