Program: Print Editions Program
We believe it is vital to provide both emerging and established artists with space and expertise to produce new work. To that end we have developed the Wassaic Project Print Editions Program as an extension of our Artist Residency Program. Our Print Fellow, a master printer, works closely with each artist to create an image maximized for the silkscreen process and prints the edition in tandem with the artist to ensure the highest quality prints. We are very proud of the work that is produced in Wassaic.
Past Editions Program Artists Include:
Adam Parker Smith, Alex Paik, Amanda Lechner, Caitlin Berrigan, Carl D’Alvia, Carolyn Salas, Danielle Durchslagg, Danielle Mysliwiec, Eliza Myrie, Ghost of a Dream (Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom), Glendalys Medina, Jackie Saccoccio, James Siena, Jen Dalton, Joshua Frankel, Judith Eisler, Kirsten Lamb, Lisa Iglesias, Michael Waugh, Michelle Leftheris, Molly Dilworth, Nick Vaughn and Jake Margolin, Pamela Council, Paul Outlaw and Jen Catron, Rob de Oude, Sara Jones, Shane Morrissey, Shannon Finnegan, Shanti Grumbine, Steph Benenson, Susan Hamburger, Tara Cooper, Thomas Broadbent & William Powhida
2017 Print Edition Artists:
Amanda Valdez, Brent Birnbaum, Caris Reed, Christopher Daniels, Eve Biddle, Heather Hart, Hiba Schahbaz, Josh Frankel, Katia Santibanez, Michael Stamm, Paul Wackers & Will Hutnick
The Wassaic Project provides:
- Our Print Fellow: a master printer to help develop the image, separations and print the edition
- Up to $200 worth of paper costs: (WP stocks Arches 88 in White, $200 = 40/sheets)
- Our silkscreen studio: to create and print the edition including screens, exposure unit, and basic ink colors for custom mixing (our shop is only equipped for screen printing)
- Housing for up to 5 nights in Wassaic: which we expect to be ample time to complete your edition.
The Artist provides:
- Personal Travel and food: There is fantastic food right in Wassaic for dinner at the Lantern Inn Fri-Sun and great lunch food three miles north in Amenia at Back in the Kitchen. Wassaic is easily accessible by Metro North to the Wassaic station on the Harlem Line. We’re happy to pick you up from the station and help coordinate travel for food if you are not bringing a car or bicycle.
- Donation of 10% of the edition or 5 Prints, whichever number is greater, PLUS 5 Proofs. Note that the donation is of the physical prints, not future percentage of sales. We suggest proofs be numbered as follows: 1 AP (artist’s proof, taken/owned by the artist); 1 PP (printer’s proof, taken/owned by the printer); 4 WPI (Wassaic Project Imprint, kept by the Wassaic Project) or A/P 1-5. Wassaic’s prints will be sold to fundraise in the future and at least one will be kept in our archive. Proofs are used as gifts to the master printer and supporting staff that make the program run.
- Paper costs beyond $200 & any speciality inks: outside of CMYK inks provided by WP
Materials should be coordinated with our Print Fellow before arrival. We have basic ink colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black) in the shop as well as French Paper in white and additional Arches 88 that can be bought at cost from the Wassaic Project. We recommend buying paper from French Paper or New York Central Art Supply and specialty inks from Perma Set. More info about our shop here.
* The artist retains all copyright of the work.
* When the print is exhibited, the Wassaic Project encourages the artist to give appropriate acknowledgement of Wassaic’s support, for example: Produced with the Wassaic Project Print Edition Program.
* The value of the print will be set by the artist and/or their gallery and it is the artist and gallery’s responsibility to update the Wassaic Project as to any future change in price.
* The Wassaic Project reserves the right to auction off the prints and/or include them as raffle items in future (with full value acknowledged but not necessarily sold at full value) benefits as well as exhibit the prints in the Wassaic Project archive.
* The Wassaic Project reserves the right to use images of the artist and print for promotion.
Wassaic Project 2017 Print Fellow:
Keely Snook received her MFA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Printmaking from the University of Tennessee Knoxville and BFA from California State University Chico. In 2014 she was selected for a collaborative, large-scale installation at the annual College Art Association Conference in Chicago, IL and assisted in letterpress and intaglio courses at the Frogman’s Print and Paper Workshop. In 2015 she was sponsored to attend Mildred’s Lane, a residency program in Narrowsburg, PA founded by Morgan J. Puett and Mark Dion. Her work primarily deals with the gendered body as a method of examining the social and cultural pressures that influence the formation of self. She has taught courses in both Printmaking and 4D Foundations.