Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia

General information

Brief description of organisation

Founded in 1969, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica is the premier university program in Venice for Printmaking and Book Arts, as well as the most established and equipped studio for professional and practicing artists.

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, and our Graphic Design computer room has 12 iMacs to be used by resident artists in digital imaging, as well as film editing.

Organisation founded in

1969

Brief description of residency program

Throghout the year, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica offers Residency Programs for professional and established artist, as well as for scholars.

Residents have 7 days a week access to our fully equipped and extensive facilities in the central area of Cannaregio.

Artists have the opportunity of living in Ca´ Dandolo, a prestigious Palazzo on the Grand Canal.

Residency program since

1969

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

Program for Visiting Guest Artists: 4 Full Fellowships per year

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food

This is a fees based program

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

Setting

UrbanFacilities are located in central Venice

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

4

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
  • Shared Apartment
Wheelchair

Wheelchair accessible studios and accomodation.

Working language(s)
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
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
Italy

applications@scuolagrafica.it
http://www.veniceprintmaking.com

Phone: +39-041-721-950

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