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Women’s Studio Workshop Artist’s Book Residency

July 26, 2012

WHO:

Preference is given to artists who are willing to work full-time over one full residency period. Generally, we are able to teach you whatever you need to know. We do expect you to have basic knowledge of at least one major component of your work.

WHAT:

These residency grants are designed to enable artists to produce a limited edition book work at WSW. Working intensively in our studios for six to eight weeks, artists print and bind their own books. WSW technical assistance includes training on new equipments, introduction to new materials, and assistance with production.

The grant includes a stipend of $2,000 to $3,000 for six to eight weeks, materials up to $750, access to all studios, travel costs (within the Continental US), and housing. Projects are chosen by a jury of outside artists and curators.

Generally, we encourage an edition size no larger than 100 and no smaller than 50. WSW has developed a series of archive and exhibition opportunities for the books. Artists have the option of collaborating with WSW on marketing of artists’ books for a 50% commission fee. WSW has artists’ books in collections world-wide and six institutions are repositories of all the artists’ books published by WSW. The repositories are: Indiana University (Bloomington), Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Delaware, Vassar College, Virginia Commonwealth University and Yale University.

WHEN:

Postmark deadline is November 15
Grant recipients are notified by February 1.

LINK:

http://wsworkshop.org/program/residency-grants/

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