Pyramid Atlantic Art Center: Keyholder Residency

By Editorial Team on September 13, 2018

Deadline: Fri, 02 November 2018

Courtesy of Pyramid Atlantic Art Center.
Deadline: November 2, 2018

Notification: December 4, 2018

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center’s Keyholder Residency is a competitive opportunity for emerging artists who want to have unlimited access to the studios in exchange for working 4 hours a week for Pyramid Atlantic. The residency is awarded to artists who hope to gain more knowledge and improve their skills in the printmaking, papermaking or book arts studios. Two artists are selected per session (fall, winter & spring) by the Pyramid Atlantic artistic staff. Keyholders work in a productive community atmosphere alongside other artists, and are expected to abide by all studio policies. Housing does not come with Keyholder Residency.

Winter Residency Dates: January 15 – March 15, 2019

Selected Artists will receive:

  • 24-hour studio access (up to 30 hours a week)
  • Flat file & storage space
  • Promotion in Pyramid Atlantic newsletter and social media

Keyholder residents are asked to:

  • Work 4 hours a week for Pyramid Atlantic (Perform daily operational tasks including but not limited to ordering supplies, receiving and unpacking orders, responding to organizational inquiries, and working at the reception desk)
  • Care for studio equipment and tools
  • Bring consumable supplies (paper, ink, newsprint, etc.)
  • Present one artist talk or public demonstration
  • Share studio with other artists and Pyramid Atlantic programming


  • Project description-a letter of intent explaining why would you like to participate in the Keyholder Program, how this opportunity will affect your career goals, and what studios/equipment you plan on using.
  • Resume
  • 10 images of recent work
  • $25 Application Fee

Learn more here.