Open Call: Art Print Residence

Deadline: Ongoing
Art Print Residence is a professional Printmaking Studio specializing in intaglio and other printmaking methods.
The Art Print Residence provides accommodation for printmakers and other visual artists, writers and poets while they research and create their work at the studio. The rural setting provides a quiet space for you to live and work. You’ll have the freedom to create your own work or participate in a variety of courses and seminars.
The living spaces, residency and studio are housed on three separate floors of Jordi and Claudia’s lovely home. They are surrounded by a small garden, that hosts several special but shy turtle guests.
The house is located in Arenys de Munt, approximately 30 minutes from Barcelona and 45 from Girona by road. Arenys de Mar, the adjoining seaside town, is within walking distance and where you can catch local transport to Barcelona.
Art Print Residence offers the convenience of being close to the city with the peace and quiet of a rural setting.

For more information, visit their website.

Chhaap Baroda Printmaking Workshop Residency

Deadline: Ongoing

Spend quiet time to concentrate on your work and share your knowledge and experience with local artists. The residency operates throughout the year. During the period between Septembers to March this region witnesses a pleasant weather. Artist can stay in the studio which has two etching presses, hotplate and aquabox, along with a guest room with attached bathroom and kitchen. Artists who wish a more private and secluded space can be accommodated in a separate apartment. 

Visiting artist is expected to conduct a short workshop on any art media they like and present their work to local artists and students. At the end of their stay, a small informal exhibition of the work produced at the studio is organized by us.

For more information, visit their website

Cork Printmakers International Visiting Artist Residency

Deadline: Ongoing

This residency includes free Full Membership with 24 / 7 workshop access for up to six weeks. The successful applicant must give a talk to Cork Printmakers members about their work and /or give a print demonstration. Visiting artist are also asked to donate one print, created during their residency, to the Cork Printmakers Collection. The programme is intended to provide opportunities for artists to research and develop their own practice, to explore ideas and work processes in a new environment and to improve international networks. It is open to artists of all nationalities (though not to Irish artists) working through print media.

For more information, visit their website.

Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency

Deadlines:  March 1st and September 1st

The Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Residencies are free and one year long, starting on April 1st and October 1st each year, and they take place in the shared Artists’ Studio, including the solvent/etching area and the darkroom.

Keyholders work independently, in a productive atmosphere alongside other contemporary artists. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; print-making skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking techniques is available for new Keyholders. Technical assistance is not included in the program, but is available at additional cost.

Participation is competitive. Applications are evaluated by a rotating committee of artists, critics, curators, and art professionals based on the quality of submitted artwork. A total of 8 artists are awarded the residency annually. Artists based in the New York City area and without access to a studio space are encouraged to apply.


For more information, visit their website.



Lanesboro Artist Residency Program

Deadline: July 31, 2019 

The Lanesboro Artist Residency Program provides an opportunity for emerging artists to create new work and explore new ideas while utilizing the dynamic and compelling assets of an entire rural community as a catalytic vehicle for engagement and artistic experimentation. Through 2-week and 4-week residencies, the program offers emerging artists lodging, studio space, project & community facilitation, a weekly stipend of $1,000, and the time and space to focus solely on their community-engaged artistic practice. 

The Lanesboro Artist Residency Program is a place-based program for emerging artists where art and the artistic process instigates positive change, addresses or creates an opportunity to move the community forward or is otherwise central to problem-solving. Emerging artists driven to explore ways in which their work can be applied to the community and how Lanesboro’s rural community can inform their work are a good fit for this program.

Lanesboro Arts is also seeking artists whose work is inherently innovative and visionary, shows significant potential for growth and is accessible to people with diverse backgrounds. Engagement with the people and places of Lanesboro should be a core part of the artistic process of residency project proposals.

For more information, visit their website.

Women's Studio Workshop Studio Residency Grant

Deadline: June 30, 2019

The Studio Grant is a six- to eight-week residency for artists to create new work in any of our studio disciplines: intaglio, letterpress, papermaking, screenprinting, photography, or ceramics. WSW invites applications from artists at any stage in their careers.

This grant includes a stipend of $350/week, up to $500 for materials used during the residency, up to $250 for travel within the Continental US, free onsite housing, and 24/7 studio access. WSW can also provide technical advice and production assistance.

This residency has a two-step jury process: a rotating, impartial jury selects the finalists and then WSW applies for NEA funding for the chosen projects.

For more information, visit their website.

Scuola Internazionale de Grafica Venezia Visiting Guest Artist Full Fellowship

Deadline: June 15, 2019

This program is offered to 3 established, as well as emerging printmakers and book artists. The Visiting Guest Artist will receive keys and full access to the studios 7 days a week, as well as housing accommodation in a private bedroom in Ca' Dandolo on the Grand Canal. Ca’ Dandolo has hosted three Venice Biennale exhibitions (IRAQ’s Pavilion in in 2013 - 2015 and British artist Stephen Chambers’ “Court of Redonda” in 2017).

At the end of the residency there will be a 1 month exhibition of the three selected artists in the Scuola's SGallery.

The Visiting Guest Artist is expected to attend concurrently running courses and workshops at the Scuola on a biweekly basis. The artist’s role in the classroom is to act as a mentor, providing further knowledge, input, and guidance to participating students. This enables the Guest Artist to become further integrated into the fabric of the Scuola’s community, while fostering dialogue in a dynamic studio setting among artists both local and international. The position allows for the freedom and time to create new work in the studio.

For more information, visit their website.

Guttenberg Arts Space + Time Residency

Deadlines: April and October


Everyone at Guttenberg Arts understands the financial difficulty facing artists of all levels and seeks to support their creative endeavors at our studio with the space and time artist residency (STAR) program.  

STAR provides artists with stipends to cover materials, travel and access to a professionally equipped workspace for the visual arts including printmaking and ceramics.  Artists work is supported with a group show at the end of the residency and three studio visits with arts professionals. Each artist will present a public lecture on their work or conduct a free public workshop towards the close of their three month residency.

Increasing an artist’s community is the first step toward a sustainable career in the arts.  Guttenberg Arts promotes each STAR fellow in print and on the web, through exhibitions and art fairs.


STAR artists are selected by a blind jury of arts professionals on the merits of their work.


For more information, visit their website.



Sitka Center for Art and Ecology | Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency

Deadline: 16th April 2019

The annual Jordan Schnitzer Printmaking Residency was established in 2002 to provide artists with little or no printmaking experience the opportunity to explore a new creative medium with guidance, instruction and technical assistance from Master Printmaker Julia D'Amaro. 

Three artists are invited to the Sitka Center each October and January for an intensive two week long residency, during which they work on copper plates, using a wide variety of etching techniques. At the end of each residency Julia prints the finished plates in editions of ten to be divided equally between the artist and Sitka. The Gordon Gilkey Print Center at the Portland Art Museum and the Jordan Schnitzer Collection also receive prints from each collaboration.

Please note: This opportunity is for artists who have no prior printmaking experience.

For more information, visit their website.

MACDOWELL COLONY fellowship

Deadline: April 15, 2019

The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for two weeks to two months. The MacDowell Colony believes that all talented artists should have the opportunity a MacDowell Fellowship provides.

There is no cost for a Fellowship; however, artists are responsible for materials and travel expenses. In order to open the residency experience to a wider, more diverse community of artists, MacDowell offers two financial assistance programs to those who have been awarded a Fellowship. Through the generosity of several foundations and individuals need-based stipends are available to artists who would not otherwise be able to afford the time away that a Fellowship requires. Additionally, travel reimbursement grants are available to defray the cost of domestic and international travel to and from New Hampshire.

MacDowell encourages applications from artists representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics. The sole criterion for acceptance is artistic excellence. MacDowell has ten artist studios, one of which is a printmaking studio. The printmaking studio includes an etching press and a lithography press, and allows for multiple forms of printmaking.

The application deadline for the fall 2019 residency period is April 15, 2019.

For more information or to apply, visit: http://www.macdowellcolony.org/apply-for-fellowship

Ratamo Printmaking and Photography Centre

Deadline: March 31


We offer a professional workshop specializing in intaglio printmaking and woodcut.


We are inviting printmakers and visual artists (also artists of another disciplines like writers and poets) to our residency. We provide you with personal assistance and workshop space you need to research and create your work. Our rural setting provides a tranquil space for you to live and work. You have the freedom to create your own work or participate in our selection of courses and workshops.

Our living space, the residency and our studio is housed on three separate floors of our lovely home. We are surrounded by a small garden, where we host several special but shy turtle guests.


For more information, visit their website.



La Ceiba Gráfica

Deadline: Ongoing

Ceiba Gráfica invites artist from all over the world to come and experience an environment where art, natural beauty and traditional manual techniques come together.

Residents may propose their own working program up to 1 month through our different forms of residencies. We offer educational(Permanent course included) and production residencies all including accommodation and 24-hour workshop use.

Our courses specialize in traditional printmaking techniques such as lithography over Mexican marble, metal etching and Moku Hanga (Japanese woodblock print) and are offered monthly each year. We also have a bookbinding course focused on Renaissance techniques using tools made by hand in our carpentry workshop.


For residents wishing to stay more than one month there is another possibility called Long Term Residency which can be reserved up to 6 months. It consist in a independent apartment equipped with own kitchen and bathroom offered for artist and students wishing to develop their own project involving printmaking or other artistic disciplines.


Our working facilities include an experimental lithography workshop equipped with 2 small presses available for beginners and initiates as well as for some artists wishing to print and develop their techniques using our own marble slabs and drawing materials made locally: lithography crayons, pencils and tusche.


A large professional lithography printing workshop in charge of our Master Printer with a range of 2 presses: an offset press ideal for color lithography and a large wooden press for stones up to 125 x 93 cm for artists and residents wishing to produce editions on larger formats.


A separate, fully-equipped workshop is available for all traditional metal printmaking techniques as well as for linocut and woodcut.

Adjoining this, there is a unique Moku-Hanga workshop for research and teaching in this traditional Japanese woodblock printing technique.

La Ceiba Gráfica also offers large studio spaces for painting and sculpture, including a low-temperature ceramics kiln.


For more information, visit their website.



Black Church Print Studio International Residency

Deadline:  February


BCPS International Artist-in-Residence programme was established to facilitate contemporary artistic practice in the Studio and to further the professional development of artists. It enables the creation and production of new work, fosters an exchange of ideas and influences and encourages the sharing of expertise.

• Emerging, mid-career and established professional artists are invited to apply.

• Selected participants in this programme will receive accommodation, basic materials, studio equipment and facilities usage and technical and administrative support.

• Artists will have access to etching, lithography, screenprinting and relief presses, and to multi-media and digital equipment.

• Travel and material costs are the responsibility of the participating artist.

• This year's Residency is scheduled for a single four-week term in July 2019.

• The successful resident will be asked to complete two editions of works completed during his/her residency and donate two prints from each to the Studio, one for the Archive Collection and one for fundraising.

• The resident artist will be required to give a demonstration and seminar during their residency.


For more information, visit their website.



Kala Artist-In-Residence Program

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital media including video production can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence. Residency applications are accepted online three times per year. Artists who apply for a residency should be familiar with at least one of the media offered at Kala. Considerations for acceptance are conceptual creativity and technical knowledge.

Resident artists receive year-round 24-hour access to the printmaking workshop and/or electronic media center, individual storage space, possible exposure on Kala’s website and in other exhibitions at Kala or outside exhibition spaces, and participation in a vital, international artistic community. Artists also receive a 20% discount on classes and private tutoring offered by Kala. Please note that this is a studio residency only; housing is not included. Artists are responsible for finding their own housing.

For more information, visit their website.

Edition/Basel

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Edition/Basel is a 12-day program for artists working in intaglio, relief, lithography and letterpress techniques at the Druckwerk Printmaking Studio in central Basel, Switzerland. The program is an opportunity for art making and for cultural exchange through a shared interest in the graphic arts. Artists selected participate in 2 sessions. Each session is a 12-day program consisting of 10 artists. Session 1 runs from July 3 to July 14, 2019, concluding with an exhibition at the Basler Papiermühle Museum. Session 2 runs from July 17 to 28, 2019, concluding with an exhibition at the Salon Mondial at Atelier Mondial Basel. Exhibition project themes are chosen collaboratively, and interpreted individually or collectively by participants during their time in the workshop.

For more information, visit their website.

La Mano Grafica Artist Residencies

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Apply for a residency with La Mano Press in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, México, under the direction of printmaker Artemio Rodriguez. For the past few years La Mano Grafica has offered the opportunity to artists of all disciplines (printmakers, designers, painters, illustrators, animators, etc.) to come and take part in their residency project. It is a one week residency where participants from many different places convene and work on a series of print projects. 

These residencies have proven fruitful for the participants as they share experiences with artists from other parts of the world. We've had the opportunity of working with some amazing talent thus far and are excited to see what they do with the medium in the future. 

The open call is available every year during the month of February, the results are given the second week of March. Most residencies are held during vacation/holiday season, often during Spring Break, Summer Vacation, or Holiday vacations. 

To apply, submit CV, letter of intent, and 5 images of their work and 3 images of drawings in .jpg format in low resolution, to lamano.grafica@hotmail.com. There is no application fee.

For more information, visit their website.

Anderson Ranch's Artists-in-Residence Program

Deadline: February 15, 2019

Anderson Ranch’s Artists-in-Residence Program fosters creative, intellectual and professional growth for emerging and established visual artists. Residents have access to world-class facilities and 10 weeks of studio time, free from everyday pressures. Residents can pursue interdisciplinary projects among a community of working artists, and gain feedback from prominent Visiting Artists and Critics. The Ranch setting is specifically crafted to aid artists in the production of their work.  The residency is designed to allow artists to take risks and pursue new projects and ideas. Resident artists will be provided housing, studio space and meals.  Residencies are offered in ceramics, new media, photography, furniture design, woodworking, painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture. All residents pay a fee of $1,500 for the 10 weeks at the Ranch.

Four of the 28 residencies are fully funded fellowships awarded by the jury panel.

For more information, visit their website.