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Seeking artist applicants to rent space in a fine art printmaking community and be part of a shared artist-in-residence space. All artists must have printmaking experience and a bachelors degree.


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Rubber City Prints offers live-in / caretaker Artist-in-Residency positions. Get inspired in a shared artist space, make an artistic masterpiece, and build your portfolio. Enter art shows all around the world and get your works noticed, awarded, and sold! 


To apply, use the link below to fill out the application, and email along with a  resume, cover letter explaining your printmaking experience, and five high-quality images of recent prints (completed within the last year)




Seeking artist applicants to rent space in a fine art printmaking community to live and work with other artists. All artists must have printmaking experience and be currently active in their printmaking practice (only apply with works completed
within the past year).

Selected applicants will have a private bedroom and shared bathroom with 24-hour access to the print studio. Our studio is equipped with a letterpress, two etching presses, a designated screenprinting area, inking stations, a clean work-
space area, two washing sinks, and a kitchenette.

This live-in position requires artists to be producing quality artwork while caring or the facilities and supporting RCP’s mission and educational opportunities.




Available residencies






  • Must have a Fine Arts degree  and proof of experience in printmaking 

  • Must apply & be approved by the Board of Directors

  • Must complete a background check

  • Be respectful of other printmakers in a shared space

  • Be responsible, tidy & well organized


  • Practice ethical upkeep of workspace and studio equipment

  • Checking incoming mail

  • Assist with show installations

  • Manage potential commissions with opportunities to get paid (optional)

  • Instruct classes and workshops with opportunities to get paid (optional)

  • Contribute to promotional outreach for printmaking commissions & services

  • Monitor studio/gallery during open studio hours and shows (minimum four hours/week) 

  • Manage observed quiet hours (12 am - 8 am)

Current Artist-in-Residence

current resident

Nicole Malcolm

Nicole Malcolm is an artist born and currently residing in Northeast Ohio. Malcolm received her BFA at Ohio University in 2021, with a concentration in Printmaking, a minor in Art History and a certificate in Museum Studies.
This year Malcolm plans to work as a Local Artist In Residence at Rubber City Prints in Akron, OH and build her portfolio of work. She is preparing for her first
Solo Exhibition this November-December in Canton, OH.  

Malcolm’s printmaking and mixed media works aim to represent physical and mental spaces, emphasizing memory, growth, and intimacy. These themes come directly from significant moments in her own life. By creating this work, she hopes to invite others to feel comfortable sharing their life stories as well.  

Malcolm has participated in national print exchanges, and shown her work in several local and national exhibitions. She was recently awarded two Honorable Mentions and The People’s Choice Award for her installation piece “Places You Pass” in the 2021-2022 Stark County Artists Exhibition, at the Massillon Museum in Massillon, OH.

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