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Maine Media Workshops: 2018 Book Artist in Residence

2018 Book Artist in Residence
Deadline: May 15

Maine Media Workshops
Rockport, ME

Since 2015, Maine Media has offered a month-long Book Arts Residency that provides time, space, and funding for artists creating a new, small-run, handmade book that features letterpress printing. We encourage the use of both traditional and new technologies in book arts and, as a media arts school, value the interplay between word and image. 

The 2018 Residency will be awarded to one artist and will run from October 1-29. The residency includes: 

  • weekly stipend (for four weeks) of $350
  • materials support of up to $500
  • travel stipend
  • beautiful accommodations overlooking Rockport Harbor
  • meals on campus at MMW+C
  • full access to our Book Arts Studio

To apply, please send the following ELECTRONICALLY to, compressed into one folder labeled with the artist’s name

  • Artist Statement and CV
  • A one-page description of the project, including anticipated materials and studio needs
  • A materials budget
  • Ten images of recent work, along with short descriptions of the work (images should be 72 pixels per inch | 800 pixels on the longest side | jpeg format | Adobe RGB 1998 color space)

Fees: FREE