Open Imagination
 March 01, 2024
Lower East Side Printshop - Call to Artists: Keyholder Residency

Lower East Side Printshop offers emerging artists FREE studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monotype, waterbased screenprinting, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand. Keyholders work independently in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio and have access to a vibrant community of peers for six months. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but familiarity with the medium is recommended. Participation is limited and competitive. Applications are evaluated by a panel of seasoned artists, curators, and art professionals based on the quality of submitted artwork. Emerging artists without a studio are highly encouraged to apply. Keyholder Residency includes: •24/7, six-month access to a shared studio with printmaking facilities; •$1,000 stipend; •Free career development workshops and salons; •Group exhibition opportunities; •Consultation hours with Printshop’s staff. Keyholder Residencies are limited to emerging artists only. The Printshop defines emerging artists as under-recognized and under-represented artists in early stages in their careers. Requirements: Up to 8 images of recent work (JPEG); Image list: your name, work title, year, medium, and dimensions (PDF Format); Artistic resume (PDF Format). Application form on our website.