Visual arts students or/and art graduates who have obtained their degree within the last two years, are encouraged to apply

The Program

The Academic Residency Program Partial Fellowship at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica provides the unique opportunity to grow as artists and develop a portfolio for a studio practice in one of the most established Art Programs in Italy.

Visual Arts students as well as Recent recipients of bachelor’s and master’s degrees will have the opportunity to attend a 1 to 3 month residency with accommodations in Venice. In addition, they will have access to our fully operational printmaking and artists’ book facilities, and the opportunity to draw inspiration from historic masterpieces to contemporary art which Venice has to offer.

The goal of the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica funding program is to ensure that Art students and graduates who have been accepted, can attend the Scuola with an affordable financial contribution to their experience.

In the Scuola residents will find one of the most reputed international Printshops, computer room and painting/drawing studio. Resident artists are given the keys to the Scuola and are welcome to use the facilites 7 days a week, from 9am to 10:30pm. Furthermore, resident artists will have the opportunity to participate in presentations & critiques, as well as collaborating on exhibition installations in our SG gallery in order to feel part of the Scuola community.

Partial Fellowship Fees

• 1 month: € 1,300.00
• 2 month: € 2,450.00
• 3 month: € 3,550.00

The program fees include use of facilities and housing. Resident artists are responsible for their meals and transportation.

Funding

We are glad to assist the accepted artists in the process of requesting funding from their home institution by providing them with a formal letter of acceptance in the program.

Accommodation Information

Accommodation is provided in the Scuola’s apartments in Campo San Maurizio, which is in the central historic area of Venice, a 5 minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Accademia. The furnished apartments are equipped with kitchen, bathrooms with showers and laundry facilities. Based on availability and enrollment, Academic Residents may be assigned a shared bedroom with another artist of the same gender. Complimentary wireless DSL Internet connection is also provided.

Printmaking and Painting Facilities

Resident artists will work in our large, luminous, and fully equipped printshop with presses for all printmaking media. Additionally, a painting studio provides individual work spaces. Please note that our painting studio is not suited for oil paint. Painters are encouraged to apply for work projects based on other painting techniques.Resident artists have the opportunity to attend our classes and workshops at no additional cost.

Computer Room and Serigraphy

There are 20 iMacs in the computer room equipped with Adobe® CS5. Resident artists also have access to a serigraphy studio and machinery for photoetching.

Art Supplies

Art supplies are available in shops as well as at the Scuola at a cost.

Fees

The program fees include use of facilities and housing. All resident artists are responsible for their meals. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified via email within 15 days from their application date.

Application Information

Applications are ongoing and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants must be currently studying Visual Arts at University level or have obtained a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree within 2 years of application.


ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

Applicants will be notified within 15 days from submission.

Name and Family Name*

Gender *
 Female Male Other

Date of birth *
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Place of birth *

Your email*

Please indicate a website or a link/links to your art-work*

Phone N# *

Your address*
Street, Number, City, State, zip, Country

Citizenship *

Passport # (for non EU citizens)

Date of expiration
mm/dd/yy


RESIDENCY PROPOSAL *
Please provide a brief description of your project


RESUME
Please email an updated CV in PDF or Word format to
applications@scuolagrafica.it


ACADEMIC INFORMATION
Current University, Degree/degrees, date/dates of graduation


Please email a pdf copy of your latest transcripts or degree to
resident@scuolagrafica.it


Program Dates

This Program is for 1, 2 or 3 monts and is from the first to the last day of the month.

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Please note: we do not provide studio orientation on Saturdays and Sundays. We therefore suggest that you do not arrive in Venice on Fridays and Saturdays, unless you want to take one or two days to relax and visit Venice before going to the studio.
1st choice
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2nd choice
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3rd choice
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Program Fees

 1-Month: €1,300.00 2-Month: €2,450.00 3-Month: €3,550.00


Please let us know if you have any special needs, conditions, or unusual factors that we should be aware of prior to your arrival.


Please let us know where did you hear about the Scuola's Residency Programs*


 I have read and approved the program information and the terms of participation in the program

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TERMS OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM


Applicants must be currently studying Visual Arts at University level or have obtained a Master's or Bachelor's degree within 2 years of application.



Deposit


Upon acceptance in the Program all artists are requested to pay a € 250.00 deposit, which will go towards the payment
of the Residency. The deposit is not refundable

Late Cancellations

Artists who cancel 30 days prior to commencement of the Program will be requested to pay 50% of their Residency fees.

Funding

We shall be glad to assist independent artists in the process of requesting funding in their country by providing them with 
a formal letter of acceptance in the program.

Accommodation Information


Accommodation is provided in private bedrooms the Scuola’s apartments in Campo San Maurizio, which is in the central historic area of Venice, a 5 minute walk from Piazza San Marco and the Accademia. The furnished apartments are equipped with kitchen, bathrooms with showers and laundry facilities. Free wireless DSL Internet connection is also provided. Based on enrollment and calendar, Academic resident artists may be assigned to a double bedroom shared with another artist of the same gender. Painting in the apartments is not allowed.

Studio Facilities

Resident artists work in our large, luminous, fully equipped printshop with presses for all printmaking media. Additionally, a painting studio provides individual work spaces. Please note that our painting studio is not suited for oil paint, nor for painting methods which may provoke strong smells or require use of toxic materials. Painters are encouraged to apply for work projects based on painting techniques that are compatible with a shared space.

Life at the Scuola

Resident artists, as well as graduate students, have open access to the Scuola’s studio facilities. They are given keys 
to the Scuola and are welcome to use the facilites 7 days a week, from 9am to 10:30pm. Both artists and students enjoy 
participating in life at the Scuola through presentations and critiques. When in calendar, resident artists have the opportunity to attend our classes and workshops at no additional cost.

Computer Room and Serigraphy

The computer room is equipped with 20 iMacs (running Adobe® CS5), a scanner and two printers. The cost of a color print-out as well as the cost of a xerox copy, is 25 cents. If you prefer, we can direct you to a printing shop for larger formats than A4 and for good quality printouts. The computer room is free all day from June to September, and in October to May from 16:45. 
Part of the compound has wi-fi; you can bring your laptop and connect it to the Internet. Resident artists also have access to 
a serigraphy studio, darkroom and machinery for photoetching.

Art Supplies

These Materials are available to everyone: Etching grounds, soft ground, alcohol, petroleum, abrasive powders, detergents, 
bites (ferric chloride, copper solphate), lithography stones and materials, screens and equipment for serigraphy, black ink for etching, lithography and typography, proof paper and vellum paper. Other equipment is available only on a limited basis (glue, acrylics, permanent markers, masking tape, cutters, carborundum, tarlatan). You are required to provide your own materials, including brushes and pencils. Gloves, tarlatan, coloured inks, etching paper, copper, aluminium, wood and zinc can be purchased from the Studio or in local stores. The equipment of the Scuola is valuable. Since everyone can use it, special care must be taken to return all such equipment where they belong. Things are never to be taken out of the Scuola. Each morning a staff member checks all the equipment, printing characters, inks, rollers, brushes. Books are to be returned to their place after you have consulted them and are never to be taken out of the Scuola.

Shipping Goods to Italy

Shipping goods to Italy is a hazardous business, as customs may block them and request complicated paperwork. Shampoo, medicines, vitamins, health supplements will almost certainly be checked. The Scuola is unable to provide assistance in dealing with customs, therefore we strongly discourage all our resident artists from shipping items to Venice.
Guests in the Apartments

We can accept in our housing facilities only our resident artists. Overnight guests are not allowed.

Non Discrimination Policies

The Scuola welcomes in its studios and apartments artists of all genders, ethnic groups, political and sexual orientations.

Your Art-Work

All our resident artists are requested to donate a minimum of one art-work produced during their residency for the Scuola's collection.