Deadline: 28/02/2019

PRINTmeKING - OPEN CALL AND PRIZE

One month free residency in Milan, Italy + 1500€ prize.

Description of residency program
PRINTMeKING 2019 Art Prize is an opportunity for artists, printmakers, designers and illustrators in the contemporary art world whose practice and research involves, but is not necessarily limited to, the medium of printmaking.
We wish to award an individual with the possibility to travel to Italy, where they can experience a new culture, access the necessary facilities to express their ideas, engage in meaningful conversations, and gain visibility amidst new audiences. PRINTMeKING is aimed to those who are self-sufficient in one or more of the following traditional printmaking techniques: etchingphotopolymer etchingsilk-screenwoodcut, and lithography.
The prize will be awarded to a single winner. Ten other finalists will be selected for a group show.

Duration of residency
1 month productive residency at gate44’s print-shop in Milan, Italy during the month of June 2019.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

  • 24 h. access to the print-shop
  • Group exhibition in gate44’s gallery with other 10 finalists
  • Publication of an article on gate44’s website and on objectsmag.it and archiobjects.org
  • Social media coverage of the residency and final exhibition
  • Inclusion in gate44’s online shop (not a requirement)

Accommodation
Free accommodation in a private apartment

Application information
To enter, candidates should apply online through gate44’s website uploading the following material and information:

  • Basic personal info (name, email, address) and a good-quality identity photo.
  • Website/social media (if applicable)
  • Bio/CV along with a brief artist statement 
  • A portfolio of max. fifteen high quality images of recent works. (Not all images have to be of printed works; the portfolio should both demonstrate the applicant’s ability in printmaking and his/hers general conceptual and aesthetic direction)
  • A detailed explanation of the project the artist wishes to carry out while in residency 

COST

  • 25 € for early bird applications
  • 35 € after December 1st
  • Finalists only: postage fee for shipping artwork.
  • 1.500 € cash award to cover travel expenses, materials, and cost of living

(10) FINALISTS’ PRIZE

PRINTmeKING - OPEN CALL AND PRIZE

PRINTmeKING - OPEN CALL AND PRIZE

Location
Italy

Application deadline
28/02/2019

Residency starts
01/06/2019

Residency ends
2018

More information
http://www.gatefortyfour.com/printmeking/

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