for Artists / Naestved
The Graphic Arst Print Workshop was established in 1988 with support from Storstroem
County. The counties in Denmark were closed down by January 1, 2007, and the print studio
is now supported by the municipality of Naestved.
The Workshop is situated in the beautiful old former Groennegade Military Barracks -
now a cultural center - in the very center of the
provincial town Naestved in the Southeastern part of Zealand.
The Print Studio is a cooperative of artists interested in working seriously and
professional with printmaking and have a board with 5 members selected by the artists.
The Print Studio provide facilities for the artists to make prints using a variety of
methods including etching, lithography, photopolymer gravure, linocuts, woodcuts, computer
graphic and other related processes.
The Studio / Workshop is small - only about 70 square meters - and it is difficult for
more than one or two artists to work at the same time.
If accepted by the board the artists join on a membership basis and have free access to
Members have added benefits such as participating in frequent courses at the workshop and
in exhibitions arranged by the Workshop different places in Denmark.
The Print Studio cooperates through the program Samarbejdet Faellesværkstederne with the other artists
workshops in Region Zealand.
The Print Studio has published two books: Om Grafik (About Printmaking) and Billed / Sprog
(Picture / Language)
The Print Studio also provide
opportunities for guest artists from other Print Workshops and also - on a limited scale -
for artists in residence. There is no application form. The board decides on the basis of
samples of the artist's work.
Accommodation facilities: One-room bedroom with bath. Access to fully equipped kitchen.
The Studio do not give grants/financial support to guest artist and artists in residence.
Accommodation facilities and use of Studio / Workshop facilities are free, but the artist
must pay for the material and stuff used and also the normal membership fee (p.t. 100
Danish kr for one year.)
2010 the Print Studio has opened
GrafikGalleriet, a gallery for fine art
prints - see the gallery website: www.grafisk-galleri.dk
NB: See also text and interview about the Print Studio at the websitet
Print Workshop Central: