Call for Printed Matter Artist-in-Residence

Printed Matter Artist-in-Residence

Eyelevel is seeking submissions for its 2018 Printed Matter Artist-in-Residence program. The residency will take place throughout the month of May, 2018, alongside the Eyelevel Reshelving Initiative 8, a biennale exhibition of artist’s books, multiples, and printed matter.

The local artist-in-residence will be invited to spend up to one month experimenting with printed matter at Eyelevel. They will receive access to twenty-four hour studio space and space to host up to two public presentations of their choosing (workshops, artist talks, performances, facilitated discussions, etc.).

The artist-in-residence will receive a stipend of $1,200.00, plus an additional $300.00 per public presentation. Material costs up to $200.00 can be covered by Eyelevel.

Artists at all stages of their careers are encouraged to apply.


To Apply:

Eyelevel will accept applications in the form of text documents, videos, audio recordings, or in-person interviews, as required. Please use the format most familiar and accessible to you.

Please provide the following information in your application:

  • Who you are: a cv or short bio or introduction

  • What you hope to do: Briefly tell us about what you plan to work on during the residency (one page maximum, if applying with text). Please include your ideas for community engagement activities and/or public presentations.

  • What needs you have: Please mention what materials your project requires, accessibility needs, time-frame preferences and availability for the residency, and/or any other needs you may want to address .

  • Up to 10 images or videos or audio files for support material

Applications should be sent:

  • Electronically to

  • Or in person at Eyelevel, 100-5663 Cornwallis Street. Drop off hours between 1pm - 5pm Monday-Friday or by appointment.

Applicants will be notified by April 10, 2018.

For more information please contact