Saturday, January 14, 2012

The Center for Book and Paper Arts: Artist Residencies

Deadline: March 5, 2012 (POSTMARK)

Summer 2012 Artist Residencies
The Center for Book and Paper Arts

Columbia College Chicago
Chicago, IL
Residency Dates: June 11–22, 2012 and July 9–20, 2012

The Columbia College Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts is offering two two-week residencies in the summer of 2012. The residencies are intended to provide time, facilities and assistance for specific projects. We are seeking emerging and mid-career artists who are experienced book artists, printers, and/or papermakers. The selected artists will receive studio space; assistance; access to the Center’s top-quality print (letterpress), bookbinding, papermaking, and digital (Mac)
studios; living accommodations; and a $1200 honorarium. One copy of each artist’s editioned project must be donated to the Center’s archive.

• Entry form
• Brief statement: Address how a residency will benefit your work.
• Project description: Provide a description of your entire project and emphasize what you plan to accomplish while at the Center. Please note which studio(s) you will be working in (print studio, paper studio, bindery, computer lab). In addition, please indicate what technical assistance you might require.
• Timeline: Outline a brief two-week timeline of your residency work.
• Indicate which residency dates you are available.
• Images: You may submit up to 20 images in Powerpoint, Keynote, Acrobat, Preview, or flickr (CD or DVD).
• Resume

Download Application Form:

Visit website for more information:

Center for Book & Paper Arts
tel: 312.369.6630
fax: 312.369.8082
email: book&