Gowanus Studio Space is now offering Printmaking Residency Program. 6 artists will face off in a death match…no wait, not death match…6 artist will have unlimited access to the Gowanus Studio Printmaking Studio! That includes access to stuff that doesn’t fit in your tiny studio apartment! Think you want that residency or know someone that might, check the details below:

The 2012 Gowanus Studio Space Printmaking Residency Program is now accepting applications. Due May 15th, 2012.

The Gowanus Studio Space (GSS) Printmaking Residency Program will offer to up to six artists three months of unlimited access to the GSS printmaking studio.  Awarded residents will find the GSS printmaking studio equipped with intaglio, lithography, relief and silkscreen facilities, including all related photo-based processes and large format digital printing.  These residencies will culminate in an exhibition co-curated by Print Residents and GSS Directors. The exhibition will show a selection of the Residents’ works produced at the GSS in conjunction with recent work from the greater network of GSS printmakers.
In keeping with the GSS mission to facilitate production and encourage cross-disciplinary exchange, the GSS Printmaking Residency aims to bring accomplished artists and dedicated printmakers into the community with fellow GSS members fostering experimental collaboration within our community. Applications are due BY MIDNIGHT MAY 15th, 2012.
• The Printmaking Residency runs between June 15, 2012 and December 15, 2012.
• Print Residents are granted 24-hour access for three months to the GSS print shop within these six months.
• Print Residents are awarded discounted rates to all GSS printmaking workshops during their residency.
• In addition to use of the studio’s materials and supplies, each Print Resident is granted a materials stipend of $100.
• Print Residents should expect to spend at least 10 hours per week at the studio for the duration of their residency.
• Print Residents cannot be in another residency program or enrolled in school between June 15 and December 15, 2012.
• Each Print Resident will be asked to donate one (1) or more print(s) to the GSS Collection.
• Upon completing the GSS Residency Program, Print Residents will be offered membership to The Gowanus Studio Space with waived initial membership fee.
• Print Residents and GSS Directors will collectively curate the November print exhibition at GSS.
There is no application fee. Applications may only be submitted online, and must include the following:
• Completed Online Application Form
• Resume
• Statement of Purpose: Outline why the GSS printshop is your desired working environment, and describe the work you plan to make during this residency. (250 words or less).
• 8 Images of print-related work completed within the past 3 years.
• Image List
• Images should be in .jpg format, 72dpi and approximately 1280px in the longer dimension.
• Image filenames must contain the last name of the applicant (smith1.jpg)
• Images must be submitted separately from the Online Application Form as email attachments.
• RESUME should be emailed along with images as a .pdf
• Image list should be submitted via the Online Application Form (see form instructions).
• Be sure to choose the semester of the Residency you prefer for your project on the Online Application Form: June 15 – September 15 OR September 15 to December 15. Or you can choose: Either.
• Applications sent in the mail will not be accepted or returned.
• All applicants will be notified by email the week of May 20, 2012.
• Yunmee Kyong, 2011
• Michelle Levy, 2011
• Jomar Statkun, 2011
• Johee Kim, 2010
• Rachele Ostrow, 2010
• Maggie Wright, 2010