Location: Venice, Italy
Mission: The Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia was founded in 1969. We are the premier international studio in Venice for practicing and professional artists and designers. Our spacious and equipped facilities are located in the heart of Venice, in the Cannaregio area.
The Scuola organizes residency programs, courses and workshops, international university programs and exhibitions.
Resident artists and students from all over the world, as well as Italians, share the Scuola’s activities.
Cost: Residency fees from 700 € per week. The Scuola offers 11 Full Fellowships every year
Application Fee: n/a
Number of Artists: 10 resident artists
Length of Stay: From 1 to 12 weeks
Accommodations: Provided accommodation consists of private bedrooms in the Scuola’s apartments in Campo San Maurizio, which is in the historic center 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. Complimentary WiFi Wireless internet is also provided. Residencies can be attended with or without Scuola accommodation.
Demographic/Medium: Residencies are offered to professional and practicing artists, as well as to Visual Arts graduates.
Printmaking & Book-Arts, Calligraphy, Illustration, Painting & Drawing (oil and enchaust not admitted), Photography, and Filmmaking
Benefits: A residency at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica provides the unique opportunity to experience Venice, not as tourists, but as independent working artists with the Studio’s international creative community.
All resident artists have access to the Scuola’s studios 7 days a week.
Since 1969, our resident artists have worked side by side with Italian and international artists and have taken part in our daily activities: workshops, seminars, presentations, exhibitions, visits to collections and libraries. Resident artists are fully immersed in the local life and culture.
The Scuola is a health & safety authorized institution. All safety, hygiene, and health features in our labs and studios have been inspected and approved by health authorities. Non-toxic methods are also practiced.
The Scuola employs its personnel on a permanent basis, and pays social security. Qualified assistance is provided in our studios and apartments.
Fellowships offered each year:
• Visiting Guest Artist (6 weeks): 4 Full Fellowships
• Resident Artists Coordinator (12 weeks): 4 Full Fellowships
• Artist Pension Trust© Residencies (4 weeks): 3 Full Fellowships
Deadline: Ongoing, Visiting Guest Artist Full Fellowship: every year, 31 May