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HKOP Research Fellow
(Print Art/Imaging Technology)

HKOP Research Fellow (Print Art/Imaging Technology)

HKOP Research Fellow is aimed at supporting local printmakers who plan to partake in the research and development of technologies applicable to print art, to be shared primarily with the Hong Kong printmakers, and interested artists or groups.

Research parameters include but are not limited to

  • Contemporary imaging technologies and processes – analogue and digital

  • Application of new materials in contemporary printmaking – including pigments, matrices and substrates, etc.


The selected fellows will enjoy:

  • Free access to the Print Lab and HKOP Archive of Hong Kong Open Printshop

  • Free access to 2 of the printmaking workshops organized by HKOP

  • Technical and artistic mentorship

  • A stipend of $40K, over the period of the project – 12 months

  • A duet exhibition curated by the HKOP to disseminate and share the outcomes of the research project with the public



  • Applicants must be Hong Kong residents

  • Graduates of local or overseas tertiary education institution – major in print art or related discipline of visual arts

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, able to manage daily conversations in Cantonese preferred

  • Applicants must demonstrate a high-level understanding of one of the following mediums: lithography, intaglio, monotype, screen printing, relief printing and digital printing

  • An understanding of digital technologies and academic research would be an advantage

  • Applicants must present a comprehensive portfolio to support the above criteria

  • Able to commit to a 12-month fellowship, from Sept 2022 – Aug 2023



  • Conduct research as proposed

  • Attend regular meetings with Project Leader for review and evaluation

  • Collaborate with other researchers if needed

  • Deliver research reports, presentations, and exhibitions to conclude the fellowship

  • Participate in the preparation of a duet exhibition scheduled in September 2023

Application deadline: 18 Jul 2022 (Monday) 1300, HKT.
Any late or incomplete applications will not be considered
Please email your application to with the subject: Application for HKOP Research Fellow

The application must include the following:

  1. A completed application form

  2. A portfolio of 10 images of recent work with detailed captions – media, dimensions, year completed, etc., in JPG format, each file no less than 2MB. Please save images as last name_01.jpg, last name_02.jpg

  3. Video files should be saved as MP4 or MOV, and should be no longer than 5 minutes in length.

  4. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview with the juried panel in August



  • Prof Stephen HOSKINS (Professor UWE UK, Founder CFPR, UK)

  • Ms Wuon-gean HO (Research Associate CFPR UK, Editor IMPACT Printmaking Journal)

  • Mr FUNG Ho-yin (Project Leader, Executive Director HKOP)

  • Ms LEE Mei-kuen, Carol (Artist, HKOP Board Member)


  • Applicants should understand and agree to be bound by the guidelines stated in this document.

  • Hong Kong Open Printshop reserves the right to make the final decision regarding any alternative arrangements.


If you have any questions, please contact us.


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