Saturday, January 29, 2011

Printmaking Council of New Jersey: Artist in Residence Program 2011

Deadline: March 1, 2011 (POSTMARK)

2011 Artist in Residence Program
Printmaking Council of New Jersey (PCNJ)

Branchburg, NJ
Residency: May 1 to June 20, 2011
Final exhibition: October 16 - December 25, 2011

The Printmaking Council of New Jersey (PCNJ) is a non-profit fine art center specializing in print and paper media. PCNJ offers an annual 6 week residency to professional artists who are interested in developing new and innovative work in printmaking and its related disciplines. PCNJ welcomes applications with diverse perspectives, personal narrative and style.

PCNJ's Artist-in-Residence (AiR) is supported by a grant from the Adolf Konrad Foundation. PCNJ is committed to helping arrange for the special needs of the artist, publicity for both the artist and the program, and to providing exposure for the artist's work.

Benefits for the Artist-in-Residence (AiR)
*Use of a professional studio and related equipment.
*A $1,000 stipend to support the residency and offset the cost of supplies.
*Uninterrupted time to explore new ideas and techniques.
*Interaction with a new community of artists.
*Publicity in local and regional media.
*An opportunity to exhibit work at the end of the residency period.

Residency Requirements (truncated)
In 2011, PCNJ seeks applicants working in printmaking and its related disciplines, preferably in a non-toxic format.
The AiR MUST BE self-sufficient in a printmaking studio.
The AiR shall use the studio in a manner that demonstrates a strong commitment to the program.
He/she will spend at least 20 hours a week at PCNJ, which can include days, night, and weekends.
The goal of the AiR should be to complete a new body of work. This could include print editions, artist books, papermaking, and installations, among others.
The AiR is also responsible for offering a limited number of events at PCNJ, such as lectures, demonstrations, workshops and publicity functions.
The AiR will donate a small portion of the work completed during the residency to PCNJ.

Fee: There is no entry fee.

Calendar: Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2011. Selected artist and one alternate will be notified by March 15, 2011.

Download application:

Visit website for complete details:

440 River Rd
Branchburg, NJ 08876
Phone: (908) 725-2110