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Second Semester Artist-in-Residence Instructor of Photography/Digital Arts

WHO:

An MA or MFA in any two-dimensional studio art area is desired. The successful candidate should have a strong background in teaching darkroom photography and digital media. Candidate must possess expertise in multiple darkroom processes and have knowledge of 35mm, medium and large format cameras. Technical knowledge should include mastery of Adobe Creative Suite 5.5. Knowledge in web design is preferred, but not required. The candidate should have a broad understanding of studio art practice and be knowledgeable of contemporary art issues and theory. Experience using technology in the classroom is expected as is a strong interest and willingness to collaborate with colleagues both inside and outside the Visual Arts department. The ability to work successfully with highly creative students with diverse learning styles is important.

WHAT:

Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of America’s most prestigious institutions for arts education, performance and fine arts is seeking to hire a Second Semester Artist-in-Residence Instructor of Photography/Digital Arts. The Artist-in-Residence are provided with benefits, meals, one-bedroom apartment and a stipend for the semester.

WHEN:

This position would commence January 19, 2015 and end May 31, 2015.

LINK:

https://www.smartrecruiters.com/InterlochenCenterForTheArts/78835022-artist-in-residence-instructor-of-photography-digital-arts-january-may-

University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College Artist in Residence

WHO:

Applicant must have an MFA or equivalent experience as a visual artist, an active exhibition record at the national/international level, must be a US citizen, or possess a valid work visa. Ideally, the applicant will have 1-3 years teaching experience at the college level beyond graduate school.

WHAT:

The selected Artist will receive an honorarium of $8,000, and will be required to teach two courses. The selected Artist would have the opportunity to teach additional courses, depending on availability. Additional courses would be compensated at current adjunct rates ($1,500-$2,750 each). In addition to monetary compensation, the recipient will receive the following: Free parking on campus, Use of the fitness center, swimming pool, library and other campus facilities, 24-hour access to the art studios, An exhibition in the Greer Museum, including cards and opening costs, and Mileage reimbursement for outreach activities.

WHEN:

Applications must be received by October 15, 2014 in order to be considered.

LINK:

http://www.rio.edu/fine-arts/Artist-in-Residence-Program1.cfm

Penn State Altoona Visual Art Studies Spring 2015 Emerging Artist in Residence

WHO:

This year’s residency seeks a studio artist with an emphasis in painting. Oils, watercolor, gouache, and acrylic will be considered with a strong preference for low-toxicity approaches that involve minimal to no use of solvents.

WHAT:

The residency is designed to offer an emerging artist substantial time to develop a new or existing body of work and offers a salary of $10,000. Duties include teaching one course in Painting during the Spring 2015 semester (January 12-May 9, 2015), lecturing about ongoing and future work, and serving as a resource to Visual Art Studies students. The Emerging Artist in Residence will also mount a solo exhibition. Benefits are not included. Artists in Residence are typically expected to live and work in the Altoona area during their residency. Studio/living space is not provided by Penn State Altoona, but resources are available to assist in finding appropriate rental spaces.

WHEN:

Application deadline is October 31, 2014, with review of applications to begin immediately.

LINK:

Apply to job 53520 at http://www.psu.jobs

Osage Arts Community Residency

WHO:

Emerging and advanced visual artists of all disciplines, as well as writers, and composers, are encouraged to apply for residency at Osage Arts Community. We also invite collaborative teams to apply. However, students are not eligible. At this time, we do not accommodate for performance or production crafts. Our primary criteria is the quality of your body of work and your ability to work in an extremely isolated environment. Although preference is given to new applicants, we look forward to seeing artists at Osage on a regular basis as alumni! Feel free to update and resubmit your application for review.

WHAT:

OAC’s current facility consists of a 6,000 sq. ft. multi-purpose shop, two general purpose studio spaces (25’ x 45’ and 20’ x 40’) both for painting/drawing/sculpture/mixed media, equipped with easel, tables, hand tools, and large wall space. The 155-acre site of land that surrounds the buildings can supplement indoor studio space. The studio’s best feature is privacy, which can serve as outdoor studio space, a beautiful view of the natural environment, excellent natural light, and walls upon which one can easily attach paper, canvas, and other art materials. There is wooded and cleared land available for outdoor installations or workspace. Our location on the Gasconade River allows extended explorations of the river.

Your submission will be reviewed by a panel representative of diverse artists and community members. They will select the resident from the applicant pool. All applications will be reviewed on the basis of: seriousness of purpose; harmony with OAC mission; creative use of the time, space and environment; and quality of proposal.

WHEN:

Application Deadline: None
Resident Season: Year-round
Average length of residencies: 2 months

LINK:

http://osageac.org/index.php/theprogram/

Old Furnace Artist Residency

WHO:

It is open to all forms of artistry: sculpture, painting, video, sound, conceptual, poetry, fiction writers, critical theorists etc. Special attention is given to practices which are focused on social justice and being socially engaged. Emerging artists are especially encouraged to apply.

WHAT:

The Old Furnace Artist Residency is an ongoing artist project curated by Jon Henry. The residency is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

O.F.A.R. seeks to expose/engage artists to/with (rural) communities. The residency is at no cost to the participating artists but they will need to provide their own transit to Harrisonburg; Participating artists are asked to donate one piece of art to the residency in exchange for the room, board, and food. This art collection will be used for future exhibitions and OFAR projects/publications. The ultimate goal is to donate the residency’s collection to a permanent museum or archive. Collaborative projects with Jon are encouraged but not required.

WHEN:

The second batch of residencies will be from June 2014 – January 2015. Artists can stay for a minimum of 1 day and a maximum of 1 month.

LINK:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1nFcXdEgx6lXYhdy4UWSuaW3nqLElmkd0RqqShnTLDGs/viewform#_=_

H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship

WHO:

The H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship is open to a scholar who will earn a PhD or advanced terminal degree in the first half of 2014 (by June 30, 2014) or an emerging scholar who was awarded a PhD or advanced terminal degree in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 or 2009 in a field related to the built environment. Such degrees include PhDs in the history, theory or criticism of architecture, landscape architecture, or urbanism; historic preservation; the practice of architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning; or other fields of advanced study related to the built environment including an M.Arch, MUP, MLA or a Masters in Historic Preservation program. Priority will be given to those whose chosen profession is relevant to the interests and objectives of the Society of Architectural Historians, i.e., the history of the built environment, historic preservation, conservation, and social implications of architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism.

WHAT:

The Society of Architectural Historians’ prestigious H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship will be offered for 2014 and will allow a recent graduate or emerging scholar to study by travel for one year. The fellowship is not for the purpose of doing research for an advanced academic degree. Instead, Prof. Brooks intended the recipient to study by travel and contemplation while observing, reading, writing, or sketching.

The goals are to provide an opportunity for a recent graduate with an advanced degree or an emerging scholar to

  • see and experience architecture and landscapes firsthand
  • think about their profession deeply
  • acquire knowledge useful for the recipient’s future work, contribution to their profession and contribution to society
  • The fellowship recipient may travel to any country or countries during the one-year period. This fellowship is funded completely by the Society of Architectural Historians’ H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellowship Fund.

    WHEN:

    October 1, 2014 Application Period Closes at 11:59 pm Central US time

    LINK:

    http://www.sah.org/jobs-and-careers/sah-fellowships-and-grants/h-allen-brooks-travelling-fellowship

    The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico

    WHO:

    The Foundation accepts applications from and offers residency grants to painters, poets, sculptors, writers, playwrights, composers, photographers and filmmakers, of national and international origin.

    WHAT:

    The campus of the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation consists of eleven artist residency casitas on eighteen acres in the heart of Taos, NM.

    Three casitas are designated for visual artists, three for composers, and five for literary artists. They are single-occupancy, furnished homes with all your basic amenities.

    WHEN:

    The Foundation offers three sessions a year:

    • Session 1 (mid January – early April)
    • Session 2 (mid May – mid August)
    • Session 3 (early September – Late November)

    The annual deadline for applications is January 18th for residencies the following calendar year. Grantees will be notified of their fellowship awards by June 1st.

    LINK:

    http://www.wurlitzerfoundation.org/

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