27 June 2013

Call for Applications: Printmaking Residency, Mexico, by 1 Sept

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.

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.

• 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.

Terms of 3-24 weeks.

Applications close 1 September 2013
For more information, click here for the Res Artis website

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