Printmaking Special Artist Residency at Arquetopia, Southern Mexico
ARQUETOPIA is a nonprofit foundation run entirely by artists,
promoting development and social transformation through contemporary art
with a non-traditional, culturally diverse and multidisciplinary approach.
PRINTMAKING SPECIAL ARTIST RESIDENCY
The Printmaking Special Artist Residency offers important professional opportunities
for emerging and mid-career national and international printmakers age 25 and over.
This residency is an autonomous Art Production residency for experienced printmakers.
It offers the opportunity to work at a prominent printmaking museum and studio in Puebla
or a professional printmaking studio in Oaxaca.
The techniques offered are intaglio, linoleum, woodcut, polyester plate, silkscreen
and the unique opportunity of working with a specific lithography stone from Mexico.
Maximum dimensions of the lithography printing press are 27x19 inches
and of the etching press are 60x35 inches.
RESIDENCY PROGRAM GUIDELINES
• Selection decisions are based on artistic work submitted.
The residency is for artists who want to advance their work.
• The residency pool is diverse in all aspects.
• The residency program is an opportunity for artists to pursue their own work, free of pressure
(especially work that in their particular circumstances would normally be difficult to produce)
• The creation of community among fellow artists and staff
during the residency period is important.
RESIDENCY TIME PERIOD/TERM OFFERED
Terms of 3-24 weeks.
Applications close 1 September 2013
For more information, click here for the Res Artis website