An open and inclusive studio space, where artists and creators of all backgrounds can come and experiment without constraints; a conducive environment where (almost) anything is possible, built around a constantly evolving eclectic and vibrant artistic identity.
Le Chantier is large research, creation and exchange project aims to generate a dialogue between the artistic, ecological, scientific and entrepreneurial communities and to enable the development of innovative eco-responsible practices.
The Customized Residencies program is intended for all creators who wish to carry out a project with the resources of the center, for a determined period of time. It is aimed at projects that have specific needs or that fall outside our regular hosting parameters. For example, projects that require training, technical support specific to our facilities or special conditions. Selected candidates will be entitled to a discount on all services at the center.
Guest artists and other non-programmed projects.
L’imprimerie’s Vitrine welcomes in residence artists-curators who propose an interdisciplinary project including several creators. Following the center’s mission and values, la Vitrine is an extension of the studio, opening on to Sainte-Catherine Street: an evolutionary platform in research and creation that affirms that “Art begins with its making”.
Now available to all members on reservation
The Prix Albert-Dumouchel for emerging artists
The Prix Albert-Dumouchel for emerging artists fosters the emergence of new practices in the printed arts by celebrating the boldness and quality of research by emerging artists.
It is open to students enrolled in undergraduate visual arts or related programs whose practice is related to the printed arts. In collaboration with Arprim, L’imprimerie offers the winning artist a three-month residency, including 24/7 access to the workshops.
Montreal Emerging Photography Award
(2015-2017) Presented in collaboration with Occurrence, the Montreal Emerging Photography Award aims to assist, recognize, and encourage local emerging artists (40 years and younger), by offering concrete support to help them get their career started.