Washington Print Foundation Associate Fellowship

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Washington Print Foundation Associate Fellowship



This fellowship supports an emerging artist for an Associate level membership at the Washington Printmakers Gallery for a period of one year. This includes all gallery dues, exhibition opportunities, and working with the many experienced artists running a cooperative gallery.


To give an opportunity for an emerging artist to participate in a cooperative gallery founded in 1985 and has continuously provided a premier venue for printmaking and photography in Washington, DC. This fellowship will provide funding, mentorship, and a showcase for an artist to further their career in the visual arts. The Fellow will also receive training in all aspects of running a gallery and gallery related tasks. The benefits of an Associate Member includes:

  • Gallery representation in Washington, DC
  • Participate in monthly member show four times a year and inclusion in the Associate Member exhibit once a year.
  • 15 matted works in Bins and Flat files.
  • Artist page on website with images, statement, and bio
  • 60% proceeds of work sold
  • Gallery supported advertising and press releases
  • Opportunity for review of Washington critics
  • Opportunity to add local collectors to mailing list
  • Opportunity for solo events, demos, or classes
  • Full voting on governance and directions

Membership responsibilities include staffing the gallery 1 day per month, perform one regular task, attend monthly meetings (zoom or in person), have professionally presented work to be exhibited and updated on website and bins, cooperate with other artists to promote excellence and artistic growth.


Artists that have not had gallery representation and are out of school are welcome to apply. Students enrolled in an arts-related program are not eligible. The artist’s practice must include printmaking, photography, digital media, or book arts. The fellow must be able to commit to the one-year term and perform the Associate member gallery responsibilities.

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