Studio Immersion Project (SIP) Fellowship

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

New York, NY 10018


Jul 25, 2021


Jun 25, 2021

Studio Immersion Project (SIP) is an intensive fellowship designed to introduce artists from multiple disciplines to printmaking. SIP invites artists seeking creative exploration through printmaking, regardless of expertise, to apply their creative knowledge and conceptual goals to the print medium.

Selected artists are each provided access to a community and professional printmaking workspace, a stipend, a materials stipend, three printmaking workshops, and assistance from EFA RBPMW staff and monitors. SIP has little or no out of pocket expenditures for artists while maximizing technical assistance in EFA RBPMW’s fully stocked and equipped intaglio, relief, lithography, and digital media workspace.

EFA Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop is located in the EFA Center at 323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor, between 8th and 9th Avenues in Midtown Manhattan.

- 1 year EFA RBPMW membership
-5 months unlimited EFA RBPMW studio access
- Monthly stipend
- Materials stipend
- 6 session SIP Orientation Program
- Includes: In depth studio orientation, basic intaglio, lithography, screenprinting, relief and monotype techniques.
- 3 EFA RBPMW classes picked from Summer Class Schedule
- Group exhibition in 20|20 Gallery the summer after fellowship year
- Scheduled project consultation with EFA RBPMW staff printers
- 5 month material & supply storage
- Access to exhibition and portfolio exchange opportunities through EFA RBPMW membership

Eligibility is limited to artists living and working in New York State that have no affiliation with any institution as a full or part time student, nor have received any other fellowship from EFA RBPMW in the past 2 years. Prior printmaking experience is not required and artists working in other media are greatly encouraged to submit to this intense printmaking immersion.

Artists of any race, gender, ethnicity, creed, or socioeconomic background are encouraged to apply. Selection is based on artistic merit determined by an independent 5 person interdisciplinary panel of art professionals in a blind jury. All jurors names will be made public following the announcement of selected participants.

All applicants will receive an automatic email response after successfully completing their application. Finalists will be notified for an interviews. Please do not call the office for selection results.