Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Call for entries: Alex Workshop Center in Egypt

Seen on the New York Foundation for the Arts Facebook page:

The Alex workshop center in Alexandria, Egypt, is holding a program of artistic residencies for international artists starting in January 2011 to April 2012; this program is specialized for both sculpturing (stones) and Intaglio nontoxic printmaking for professional artists. The center will host one artist in each field in the period of 1 February 2011 to 15 February 2011. The center will provide accommodation and work studio for 12 work days, although the artist will have to afford the expenses of his/her transportation from his/her residency to Alexandria and the artistic materials.

The applications are to be presented from Monday 1 November to Tuesday 30 November 2010. Applications presented after that will not be regarded.


1- The applications are sent only by email to the center’s email info@alexworkshopcenter.org

2- The artist has to apply an updated resume

3- About 6 to 8 works that have been done in the last three years none of the images is more than 60kb in size.

4- Each artist will make an exhibition to show his/her works in the beginning of his/her coming to the center

5- Each artist will, at the end of eacgh residency, hold a workshop in his/her area of experience for 4 days for the young artists.

6- The center will hold an exhibition of the works that the artist has produced in the period of his/her residency and also the results of workshops in the observatory hall in the center.

For more information http://www.alexworkshopcenter.org/