Open Call

Keyholder Printmaking Studio Residency

Lower East Side Printshop

With Funding
Free / No Costs
New York, United States


• Only legal US residents may apply (i.e., Social Security cardholders). • Students enrolled in any kind of degree program at the time of the residency are not eligible. • 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.

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


October 01, 2020 - September 30, 2021


  • $1,000.00 stipend (one-time)


Print Shop, Shared Studio


No meals


Printmaking, Visual Arts


No languages listed

Program Description

Lower East Side Printshop, NY, offers emerging artists FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. The application deadline is September 1, 2020 for residencies that begin on October 1, 2020. 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. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Keyholder Residency includes: • 24/7, one-year access to a shared studio with printmaking facilities • $1,000 stipend • Free career development workshops and salons • Group exhibition opportunities • Consultation hours with Printshop printers

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