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.

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program Monitors

Deadline: Rolling

Monitors play vital role in the day-to-day operations of workshop by committing to a weekly four hour shift. In addition to maintaining the facilities, assisting with administrative duties, and working with shop patrons, they contribute to the workshop’s unique welcoming and collaborative atmosphere. In return, for every hour volunteered, monitors receive two hours of studio time, as well as discounts on classes and workshops.

For more information, visit their website.

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program Internship

All Internships are for a minimum of 2 days per week, require becoming an EFA RBPMW member ($35 annual fee), and require at least a three-month commitment. Interns must be available to work during office hours (10 am - 6 pm, Tuesday - Friday).

Academic credit arrangements for the internship must be made by the student. All paperwork for credit exchange is to be furnished at the beginning of the internship period.

All interns receive studio access outside of their internship hours. Internships are unpaid.

  • Summer Internship: June 1 - August 31     Deadline to Apply: May 1

  • Fall Internship: September 15 - December 15     Deadline to Apply: August 26

  • Spring Internship: February 15 - May 15      Deadline to Apply: January 25

For more information, visit their website.

"Sanctuary" | National Juried Exhibition at Arc Gallery

National Juried Exhibition at Arc Gallery
1246 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94103

DEADLINE:  March 18th, 2019
May 18, 2019 – June 22, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, May 18th 7-9PM

The word “Sanctuary” has recently been associated with individual and municipality resistance to the Federal enforcement of immigration laws. “Sanctuary” itself has a wide range of definitions: a place offering shelter, a sacred or consecrated place, a container of holy things, a refuge for humans or wildlife, and a place offering immunity from law. We are seeking works that broadly define “Sanctuary.” Works that convey political activism, faith and religion, wildlife protections, and a place of refuge, peace and safety are welcome, as well as abstract works that express the meaning of “Sanctuary.”

GUIDELINES: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, and artist books are all accepted. Artists must reside in the United States in order to be eligible to apply.

JUROR: Bryan Yedinak, Themes + Projects, San Francisco, CA - Bryan Yedinak is the co-founder of Modernbook and Themes + Projects where he has been both creative director and curator, fusing art, design, interiors, architecture, fashion, music, publishing and film within the aesthetic of both shop and gallery. Bryan has curated over 100 exhibitions over 20 years. He is currently on the advisory board of Modern Luxury interior design publication and a member of the San Francisco Art Dealers Association. Bryan grew up in San Jose, CA, and studied painting at California State University, Long Beach.

JUROR’S AWARD: A Juror’s Award ribbon, certificate, catalog and $250 will be presented to each of the three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme. 

GALLERY & ONLINE GALLERY: There are two opportunities to get into this show. The juror will select works that will be exhibited in the Arc Gallery and works that will be included only on the Arc On-line Gallery. All artwork selected will be included in the exhibition catalog. Catalogs will be available for order at the time of notification.

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.

Boston Printmakers (MA), Call for Entries: 2019 North American Print Biennial

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Presenting the best in contemporary and traditional printmaking, the North American Print Biennial has long been recognized as one of the most prestigious events in printmaking. Founded in 1947, the mission of the Boston Printmakers is to promote public knowledge of printmaking, encourage and support artists working in printmaking, and promote excellence and innovation within the field of printmaking.

For more information, visit their website

Wassaic Project Print Fellowship

Deadline: March 10, 2019

The Wassaic Project seeks a part-time Print Fellow to support our Print Program and Artist Residency based in Wassaic, NY. The Print Fellow will live and work in Wassaic, NY and manage our print shop, provide support on projects by artist-in-residence and visiting artists, and produce Wassaic promotional materials. Print Fellow will also work closely with 6 to 8 Print Edition Artists to produce a print edition with each (one print from each edition is part of compensation, too). The Print Fellow will have an opportunity to work closely with community of artists, and has 24-hour access to our print shop.

For more information, visit their website.

Call for Entries: 12th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019

Deadline: March 9, 2019

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is delighted to announce the 12th Biennial International Miniature Print Competition and Exhibition. This juried competition and exhibition, limited to works that are no more than four square inches (25.8 square cm), encourages artists to explore the miniature print format and provides them with an opportunity for exhibition. It is also an opportunity for artists and the public to view the current concerns of printmakers from around the world. Since its inception in 1997, the competition has attracted entries by more than 1500 artists from around the world and across the U.S.A.

For more information, visit their website


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 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.

The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers Election

Deadline: February 13, 2019

The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE) invites applications for election to the Society. Artists who work in any printmaking medium are eligible and the submitted portfolios will be judged by a group of their peers. Successful candidates will have demonstrated outstanding quality in all aspects of their work as practising professional artist-printmakers. Please email: for full application details and portfolio requirements.

For more information, visit their Website

Zea Mays Printmaking Residency Fellowship

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Zea Mays Printmaking is offering a subsidized fellowship for a 2-week residency in their printmaking studio to one printmaker who demonstrates artistic excellence, a love of printmaking and the intention of future achievement in the field of safer and non-toxic printmaking.  

Their residency offers the artist a private studio within the larger Zea Mays Printmaking facility.  The residency studio has a beautiful 40″ x 72″ Takach etching press, large worktables and 24/7 access.  Residency artists are housed in an on-site apartment which includes a full kitchen, bath, sitting room and private bedroom.  Access to the studios’ etching, screen printing, photopolymer and letterpress facilities is available during open studio hours. 

Open to all printmakers who are working without solvents or committed to converting from traditional methods to sustainable practices.

For more information, visit their website.

ace A.I.R 2019 open call at Buenos Aires, Argentina

Deadline: January 31, 2019


´ace Artist-in-Residence International Program aims to support all kind of contemporary artistic practices (including performance and curatorial proposals) through research and production residencies, promoting exchange, debate, experimentation and collaborative work.
 The program provides time, space and guidance to explore expanded as well as traditional print media, while it connects the artists with the art scene of Buenos Aires, Argentina, one of the Latin American cultural capitals.

PRODUCTION RESIDENCIES: Intended to produce new work, a project or a site-specific installation with the possibility to show the finished work at the end of the stay. We welcome all kind of projects and encourage submitting those that question the singularity of the art object by using new media, design and/or their interfaces, blurring their boundaries.

EXPLORATION RESIDENCIES: Emphasizes the process over the presentation of the results, encouraging residents to get inspiration from the new experiences achieved through the interaction with other residents and the cultural environment that the city of Buenos Aires provides.

The program encompasses a period of 4-weeks. Artists can apply for any slot for the current year or next year among those posted at the website. Residency working time starts on first Monday at 10am and ends on last Friday at 6pm.


a) Established as well as emerging artists who want to produce a body of work or to start a project that involves production, which may include an exhibition/installation.

b) Established as well as emerging artists who need technical assistance to develop new work with traditional or experimental techniques of printmaking, or want to explore new techniques and young artists interests in receiving technical and conceptual advice.

c) Established as well as emerging printmakers that would like to access to specific equipment to produce their work, editions or to make large size prints with or without assistance from the master printer.

We are looking for INDEPENDENT RESEARCH proposals (even when they will have tutorials from the 'ace team) in any discipline of visual arts, design or curatorship.

a) Established as well as emerging visual artists, designers and performers from all disciplines within the visual arts that are able to work or to research independently (there is not access to the print studio, common materials or specific tools in this category)

b) Established as well as emerging curators who want to have time and space for studying and writing or to do research in our library specialized in print, photography and digital media, while being immersed in a unique cultural environment. 

NOTE: There is not a minimum or maximum age to apply for a residency (although there is a lower fee for artists younger than 30 years old), as well as there is not discrimination regarding country of origin, race, language or gender identity when candidates are selected.


Artists have two different possibilities of lodging:

A) Aloj´ace are our guesthouses, apartments equipped to accommodate artists and curators. The apartments are fully furnished with a full kitchen and bath and all cost (Internet WI-FI, cable television, local phone usage, cleaning, linen and utilities) included. Each apartment can receive up to two artists or a single artist with accompaniment.

B) The artist may arrange its own lodging by renting an apartment, staying with friends or in hostels, hotels, B&B, etc. Buenos Aires is a city that offers many lodging options.


Artists that choose the Production Residency use the 'ace workshop: a large, quiet space with lots of light coming from several large windows and two skylights. The shop includes equipment to facilitate a variety of traditional and new print processes including Intaglio, Monotype/Monoprint, Woodblock, Waterless Lithography, Silk-aquatint, Photpolymer Intaglio, as well as artists' books and Drawing. Artists who choose the Exploration residency work in The Tower: a quiet and luminous studio located on the second floor with open view, accessibly by a spiral staircase. It is ideal to research, study, write and create.


There is no application fee. The production residency has a basic fee and the artist can select other options: lodging, materials or technical assistance. The basic fee covers studio space and access to equipment. The residency fee does not include travel, health insurance and shipping expenses.


The Production Residences are opportunities to:

- Develop a new body of work having the possibility to present it to the Buenos Aires artistic community at the end of the residency in a casual open studio format.

- Exhibit a body of work or design a site-specific installation for the Políglota Room or the Central Hall, having a formal opening and reception.

- Make a series of monotypes, and edition of prints or artist books (bringing the plates or doing the plates at ´ace).

- Receive technical assistance to intensively produce in a short period of time.

The Exploration Residences are opportunities to:
a) Work independently in a visual art project and have the possibility to share it with the Buenos Aires artistic community at the end of the residency in a casual open studio.
b) Work independently in a theoretical or curatorial project, taking advantage of the ´ace studio, library and the city of Buenos Aires cultural offers (including museums, galleries and libraries to do researches).

Request additional information and an application form here.

Call for Entries: Juried Printmaking Exhibit "Ink It: Contemporary Print Practices" 2019

Deadline: January 27, 2019

BlackRock Center for the Arts is now accepting entries for the juried exhibition “INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices” (selected works will be on view February 23 – March 30, 2019). Juror:  Crawford Alexander Mann III, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. 

The biennial “INK IT: Contemporary Print Practices” is a regional juried exhibition open to artists over the age of 18 who live, work, or attend school in Maryland, Washington, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, or West Virginia. This is a non-thematic exhibition of works completed within the past three years (January 2016 – January 2019). Artists may submit entries of up to three works which are original, archivally printed and editioned prints using traditional and/or non-traditional printmaking techniques including woodcut, linocut, lithography, engraving, etching, mezzotint, screenprinting, letterpress, monoprint, monotype, collographs, chine collé, solar plate, digital printing, along with current innovations. No photographs or Giclee reproductions. Both hanging and pedestal works will be considered. All artwork must be for sale.  (BlackRock retains a 30% commission on art sales.)

For more information, visit their website

Artlink Call for Entry: 39th National Print Exhibition

Submission Deadline: January 25, 2019

Artlink is pleased to present the 39th National Print Exhibition. This juried exhibition will feature contemporary printmakers working in all printmaking mediums, including intaglio, lithographs, relief, screenprints, monoprints, letterpress, artist books, digital prints and print installations. Prints must have been created within the last two years and not have been previously exhibited at Artlink. Reproduction prints will not be accepted.

For more information, visit their website.


April 20–December 31, 2018

Winners will be notified January 31, 2019

New Impressions is a competition for college students across the country to compete for prizes for themselves and their school.

  • Prizes awarded to individual winners and their school in 7 printmaking categories!

  • Winning prints will be exhibited at the Sawtooth School for Visual Arts and at the Southern Graphics Conference in 2018.

  • Juried by a panel of influential printmakers.

For more details about the 2018 competition, see their website and rules.

Oehme Graphics Artist Residency

Deadline: December 31st, 2018

Individual month-long artist residencies are available throughout the year, scheduled around artist project times. Residencies will be awarded by a jury appointed by the Director to applicants who successfully demonstrate a need for working space at the print studio and have a strong, consistent portfolio of primarily print-based work. 

Awarded artist residents will be allocated one month at the studio, including some materials (except plates) as well as housing in the upstairs apartment and meals. Residents will be able to use the press for four hours during normal working hours (9 - 5, M - F) and at will for the remainder of each day. In addition they will receive one hour of collaborative planning time with the master printer each working day, and will have the opportunity to utilize the staff for a small hourly fee. At the end of the residency, Oehme Graphics will choose up to one half of the finished pieces to be placed in the collection and made available for sale. Oehme Graphics will host an exhibition of selected works from the residency, with an opening reception and artist talk.

For more information, visit their website.

Lander Art Center Artist-in-Residence Program

Deadline: Open Entry

We are seeking self-motivated artists searching for the time, space, and resources needed to explore ideas and create new work in a unique rural setting. Chosen applicants will be provided studio space, access to studio equipment, and 1 year Art Center supporter membership.

Additional paid instructional hours for both youth and adult workshops and classes is available for those interested. 

Artist in residences who take full advantage of the studio space, mentoring, exhibition and instruction opportunities and engage with our local artist community truly make the most of their experience to grow as an artist.  

For more information, visit their website.