Scuola Internazionale di Grafica, Venice

Name of Residency: Venice Artist Residencies


Throghout the year, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica organizes Studio Residencies→   for established and emerging artist, as well as for art enthusiasts.

Studio residents→ have 7 days a week access to our fully equipped and extensive studios and print-workshop in the central area of Cannaregio. Our studios are wheelchair accessible.

Our resident artists are offered the opportunity to live and work in Palazzo Dandolo on the Grand Canal. During their studio residency at the Scuola, they will also find work space in the Palazzo.

Residency Programme since: 1969
Description of Organisation:

Founded in 1969, the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica is an established and equipped studio for professional and practicing artists located in central Venice, Italy.

The Scuola organizes courses and workshops, residency programs, exhibitions and cultural events. Present and past affiliations and collaborative projects include organizations such as Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, Boston Printmakers, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Premio Leonardo Sciascia Amateur d’estampes, the Artists’ Book Triennal of Vilnius, etc.

Present and past affiliated institutions include, Rhode Island School of Design, Boston University, Indiana University, Pratt Instutute, The University of Iowa and may others.


Organisation founded in: 1969
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Private company
Working Languages:
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 3
Number of studios: 4
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 5 and 10
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Shared Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Printmaking
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Shared accommodation
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Computer
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Library/research resources
  • Printmaking facilities
  • Technical assistance
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Does your residency uphold partnerships beneficial to resident artists? : The Scuola is affiliated with the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers (UK), with Boston Printmakers and Los Angeles Printmaking Society (USA)
    Application process: Digital application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): Fees based on Residency duration (start from €525.00)
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): Yes
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): 3 Visiting Guest Artist Full Fellowships per year.
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Donation of artwork
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Exhibition
    • Open Studios
    Selection process: By staff
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: Marco Polo Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Venice Trainstation
    How to reach by plane: Admitted Resident Artists receive a PDF handbook with directions to the Scuola
    Street & Number: Cannaregio 1798
    Postal Code: 30121
    City: Venice
    Country long: Italy
    Cannaregio 1798
    Venice 30121 ITA
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