The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica offers a small number of fellowships. Each year fellowships are offered to one independent artist, one member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and to one member of the Boston Printmakers.

This program is open to established professional artists including emerging printmakers and book artists. The Fellowship allows the Visiting Guest Artist to have keys and full access to the studios 7 days a week. The residency also includes an exhibition of work by the three selected artists at SGgallery.

Most exceptionally the Visiting Guest Artist is provided with housing accommodation in a private bedroom at Ca’ Dandolo palazzo on the Grand Canal. Ca’ Dandolo palazzo is also a location for Venice Art Biennale exhibitions having hosted IRAQ’s Pavilion in in 2013 – 2015 and British artist Stephen Chambers’ “Court of Redonda” in 2017.

More about this Program

The invited Visiting Guest Artist Fellow is expected to attend concurrently running courses and workshops at the Scuola on a weekly basis. The artist’s role in the studio is to act as a mentor, providing further knowledge, input and guidance to participating students & artists. The Visiting Guest Artist Fellow is encouraged to integrate with the fabric of the Scuola’s community, while fostering dialogue among artists, both local and international in a dynamic studio setting. The position also allows for the freedom and time to create new work in the studio

Online Application

I am applying as:
Member - Royal Society of Painter-PrintmakersMember - Boston PrintmakersIndependent Artist

Application Deadline 30 June 2019

Program dates are:

February 15 – March 31, 2020.

Applicants will be notified by July 15, 2019.

Staff, Health & Safety in the Laboratories

Our staff provides qualified assistance in the laboratories. The Scuola is a health & safety authorized school and laboratory. All safety, hygiene, and health features in our premises have been inspected and approved by local authorities. Non-toxic methods are also practiced.

Partial Fellowships

Members of the Royal Society of Painters Printmakers, Boston Printmakers and Los Angeles Printmaking Society are offered a 10% discount of our Residency fees.