The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Zea Mays Printmaking Residency Openings

Zea Mays Printmaking
320 Riverside Dr, Florence, MA

We still have some openings for Fall - Winter 2017-18 Residencies and we're expediting applications! Apply now and receive an answer within a week.

Full Residency - including private studio and on-site accommodations
December 4-17, 2017
January 2-14, 2018
January 30 - February 11, 2018
February 13 -25, 2018

Mini-Residency - 6 days in the members' studio with on-site accommodations
September 19-24, 2017
December 5-10, 2017
January 9-14, 2018
February 6-11, 2018
February 20-25, 2018

You can do a residency at Zea Mays Printmaking in two ways -

A Full residency includes a private studio with our largest press (Takach 40" x 72" etching press), access to all of our etching, photopolymer, screen printing and monotype facilities and equipment and accommodations in our lovely on-site apartment. Price is $1500 for 2 weeks.

A mini-residency brings you into our members' studio where you get two work tables and share a press with our members. Mini-residencies are 6 days long and include access to the studio and all of the facilities and equipment during open hours, plus accommodations in the on-site apartment. Price is $600 for 6 days.

Read more about both types of residencies and apply!

Residency Application

Check our our Residency Fellowship

Residency Dates: May 29-June 10, 2018

Zea Mays Printmaking is offering a subsidized fellowship for a 2-week residency in our printmaking studio to one printmaker who demonstrates artistic excellence, a love of printmaking, and the intention of future achievement in the field of safer and non-toxic printmaking. Open to all printmakers who are working without solvents or committed to converting from traditional methods to sustainable practices.

INCLUDED: Private printmaking studio with 40” x 72” Takach etching press. Access to etching facilities and photopolymer darkroom, screen printing facility and other studio equipment. On-site housing in our guest suite.

Application deadline: December 15, 2017 Notification: January 15, 2018

For more information:

2018 Residency Fellowship Application

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