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Keyholder Residency Program 2013 – October Session

Lower East Side Printshop, the premier not-for-profit printmaking studio in New York, has opened applications for its 2013 Keyholder Residency Program, for residencies starting on 1st October 2013.

The program offers emerging artists — under-recognized and under-represented artists at early stages in their careers — free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers.

A total of 8 artists are awarded the residency annually.

Even though the residency is only open to current legal US residents, there are now limits to nationality.

Keyholder Residency includes:

  • 24-hour shared studio access
  • $1,000 stipend
  • storage space
  • basic supplies (newsprint, blotters, solvents, cleaners)
  • one free class in printmaking and consultations with Master Printers
  • 20% discount on all Printshop classes
  • free career development workshops
  • free digital documentation of selected works produced during the residency
  • inclusion in the Printshop’s permanent collection
  • opportunities to show new work in exhibitions and other public events presented by the Printshop

Lower East Side Printshop does not provide housing assistance.