Grants

Through the IFPDA Foundation, the IFPDA provides grants for exhibitions, scholarly publications, and educational programs that promote a greater awareness and appreciation of fine prints.

2015 Grant Awards

Pressing Through Time: 150 Years of Printmaking in Taos
Pressing Through Time: 150 Years of Printmaking in Taos
The Taos Center for the Arts
The first exhibition to survey the historic sweep of important prints produced in the Taos Valley from the 1860s to present time. There will be community-wide set of exhibitions, with prints to be shown in nearly all of the museums in town. September 2015 through January 2016.
Material as Meaning: Process and the Object in Printmaking
Material as Meaning: Process and the Object in Printmaking
Association of Print Scholars
This symposium will support new critical ideas and research about printmaking, provide an opportunity for intellectual exchange and promote community and networking opportunities among members of the print community. To be held November 7, 2015 at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Stanley William Hayter and the Atelier 17
Stanley William Hayter and the Atelier 17
Baltimore Museum of Art
Features more than 200 works from the BMA's collection, including prints, matrices, drawings, and books by Hayter and his associates spanning from 1927 through the 1980s. The exhibition is curated by Ann Shafer, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs. Traveling show 2016 - 2018. Venues TBD.
Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists, 1934-2000
Art for Every Home: Associated American Artists, 1934-2000
Grey Art Gallery at NYU
This exhibition- organized by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University- provides the first comprehensive and critical overview of Associated American Artists (AAA) who popularized American prints in the 1930's and promoted American art over the following six decades. April 2016.
Rembrandt's Changing Impressions
Rembrandt's Changing Impressions
Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University
Funding for the symposium to accompany the exhibition, the first in over 40 years to highlight the unprecedented manipulations Rembrandt (1606-1669) made to his prints. Focusing on approximately 20 of his most drastically changed works, and displaying multiple impressions of each, it will allow for first-hand examination of the works' range and nuance. Curated by PhD candidate Robert Fucci, whose art world career began as a print specialist at Davidson Galleries, Seattle. Open from Septempber 15 through December 12, 2015. Symposium November 5, 2015.
Graphic Passion: Matisse and the Book Arts
Graphic Passion: Matisse and the Book Arts
Morgan Library & Museum
Graphic Passion will be the first exhibition in the United States devoted exclusively to Matisse as a book artist, and the first anywhere since the 1986 show at the Musee Matisse in Nice. This show opens on October 30, 2015 and is on view through January 17, 2016.
20th Retrospective: Highlights from the Past Twenty Years
20th Retrospective: Highlights from the Past Twenty Years
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
Support for the exhibition and public programming to celebrate the centennial. On view from September 12 - December 13, 2015.
Mary Chenoweth: Modern Printmaking
Mary Chenoweth: Modern Printmaking
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Museum
Support for exhibition and lectures for the exhibition of Chenowith's etchings, monotypes, lithographs, and other print media, and her artistic impact on the region. There will be two scheduled lectures during the exhibition, as well as a gallery talk with Blake Milteer and printmaking classes and workshops offered through the Bemis School of Art.
SAGA Centennial Show Catalog
SAGA Centennial Show Catalog
Society of American Graphic Artists
Support for the catalogue for the exhibition hosted by the Art Students League of New York to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the founding of SAGA. Over 125 contemporary SAGA artists and 25 prints from some of SAGA's illustrious past members will be on public display November 1 - 8.