Open Call

Keyholder Residency at Lower East Side Printshop

Lower East Side Printshop

With Funding
Free / No Costs
New York, United States


- Only current legal US residents may apply (Social Security Number is a must!) - 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 at early stages in their careers - Artists without access to a studio space are encouraged to apply - Past recipients of the Keyholder Residency are not eligible - Artist duos or teams are not eligible; residencies are awarded per artist - Artist must reside in the New York metro area during the year of residency

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 01, 2022 - March 31, 2023


  • $1,000.00 stipend (one-time)


Print Shop


No meals


Printmaking, Visual Arts


No languages listed

Program Description

Lower East Side Printshop offers emerging artists FREE year-long residencies in its shared printmaking studio in New York City. The application deadline is March 1, 2022 for residencies that begin on April 1, 2022. 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’s master printers Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monotype, waterbased screenprinting, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand. For more info, and to apply, please visit:

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