Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia

General information

Brief description of organisation

Founded in 1969, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica is the most established and equipped Venetian studio for professional and practicing artists.

Our international residency programs are offered with or without housing accommodation.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

Our resident artists have 7 days a week access to fully equipped and extensive facilities in the central area of Cannaregio. Our studios are wheelchair accessible.

The Scuola has 8 etching presses, 1 lithographic press, 1 vertical woodcut press,1 Vandercook letterpress and - in a separate serigraphy studio - exposure unit and 2 serigraphy tables.

In addition, 2 drawing/painting studios accommodate up to 8 artists.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Educational Programmes
  • Printmaking
  • Open to visual artists as well as scholars

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 5 and 10

Grants available

3 Visiting Guest Artist Full Fellowships per year.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Donation of an Artwork

Artists are encouraged to interact with the Italian and international Scuola community

Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency


Urban/ Facilities are located in central Venice

  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Computer
  • Printmaking Facilities
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
  • Private Apartment
  • Shared Room
  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By train

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By plane

Go to Piazzale Roma by bus or taxi, then catch the Vaporetto (line 1). Get off at San Marcuola (stop N.° 3). The Scuola is just there, with the address of Calle Seconda del Cristo, 1798.

You can also catch Alilaguna Arancio and get off at Ponte delle Guglie, a five-minute walk to the Scuola.

By car

No cars in Venice!

Nearest airport

Marco Polo Airport

Link to Google Maps

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Contact information

Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia
Cannaregio 1798
30121 Venice

Phone: +39-041-721-950

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