The Kahn Family Fellowship is available to artists with postgraduate degrees in printmaking or book arts locally, nationally or internationally. They also serve as a shop manager and have all the privileges of a Printmaker Associate, including unlimited access to the studio to produce their own work, the possibility of teaching workshops, and editioning for others on a fee basis. The Fellow will have a solo show here at The Ink Shop for the month of June. This fellowship, in memory of our colleague Peter Kahn, is designed to offer opportunities to artists seeking further experience and professional development in printmaking and book arts.
The Ink Shop offers one fellowship each year. This Fellowship comes with a generous stipend. Information and the application form can be found below. Direct all inquires about this program to our Board President.
The Fellowship Application is due August 30, 2019. We will notify the new chosen fellow by September 5, 2019. The fellowship will begin on October 2, 2019 to July 2, 2020.
Here is the Fellowship Application online form. Applicants are expected to provide a project proposal, 10 images on a CD or via portfolia online, and a resume including your background in printmaking processes. Direct any inquiries about the Fellowship to the President of the Board of Directors.
Who is Peter Kahn?
H. Peter Kahn (1921-1997) is fondly remembered by generations of Cornell students and Ithacans as a man whose life was dedicated to art, especially the arts of fine printing and the handmade book. A prolific typographer, illustrator and book designer as well as a painter, the German-born artist was a member of the Cornell community for forty years. The Kahn Family Fellowship a key element in our programming, furthering the legacy of Peter Kahn’s life and art and drawing together artists and writers in collaborative projects of the kind that were so important to him. His wife Ruth Kahn, the children's book author of the series My Father's Dragon, is found in translation around the world.