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BIPOC Fellowship 2023 (FALL)

Zygote Press is excited to offer three (3) paid fellowship seats to local Black, Indigenous, and People of Color art educators, artists, or creatives.

The fellowship is a 10 week program which gives artists the opportunity to learn a variety of printmaking techniques, including silkscreen, etching, lithography, monoprint, relief, and RISO.

Residency applicants should demonstrate an interest in sharing their knowledge with other artists through educational programming.

Residency focus: Local BIPOC Artists/Educators

Residency dates: October 3rd - December 12th, 2023

Stipend: $500

Two hours of Shop Orientation

Shop flat file, locker, shared studio space, tools for the duration of the residency.

Twenty hours of instruction with Zygote staff/teaching artists.

Work with a cohort of 3 artists in a collaborative studio environment.

Zygote Community Patron Membership (value of $50) in the year of the residency, which grants access to Open Studio, and discounts on workshops and classes, and includes the ArtsPass membership with participating Cleveland arts organizations.

An independent advisory committee will review applications and make recommendations. Applicants should allow two to four weeks for the committee to make their decision.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 1st, 2023

All application materials below must be in a single PDF file no larger than 5MB

To apply, email the following materials to :

(1) A letter of interest (500 word limit)

(2) A portfolio of recent work (5-10 images)

(3) Short Bio (one paragraph)

(4) Resume or CV

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