Print Arts Northwest
7688 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219
971-258-1343

Emerging Printmakers Residency

Print Arts Northwest is seeking Emerging Printmaker Residents for its 2017/2018 program.
Designed specifically for printmaking artists at the beginning their professional careers, the EPR program is a fabulous way to make connections with other printmakers and learn how to show, sell and market your work—take your career to the next level!
Applications are now being taken until June 14, 2017!

Program Purpose
Provide professional development and guidance for emerging printmakers
Provide a venue for exhibiting original prints
Participate in the PAN network of professional artists
Program Overview
Duration: One year (October 2017 to October 2018)
Number of Resident Artists: up to 15
Cost: $150/year program fee, payable in 2 installments
(limited scholarships may be available)
Program Benefits
One-on-one mentoring with PAN member artist
Residency artwork in gallery sales bins
several times a year
Inclusion in Emerging Printmakers Exhibit at end of the program
Participation in PAN workshops and events, board meetings and annual meeting
Represented in Emerging Printmakers Residency section on PAN website
Access to Atelier Meridian (printmaking studio) in Portland, OR for 3 months at no charge
Professional Development workshops, which will include:
Standard business practices for printmakers
Professional presentation of work
Writing a resume, CV, bio, and artist statement
Grants and residencies
Where and how to show your work
Legalities and ethics
Social media/marketing
Printmaking prresentations and demonstrations by professional printmakers
Eligibility
Applicant will not be enrolled full-time in an academic institution
Applicant is not currently represented by a gallery
Resident of Oregon or southwest Washington
Commitment to participate fully in the program
To Apply
Mail, hand deliver, or email the following materials to:
Atilier Meridian
820 North River St B1
Portland, OR 97227
email: residency@printartsnw.org
Completed Application Form
3 samples of work
(submitted as originals or digitally as jpegs)
Brief artist's statement, resume, bio
Timeline
Application due: June 14, 2017
Program begins: mid-October, 2017 (exact date TBA)

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