Friday, October 28, 2011

Artist Studio (Jeff Koons) - Job

Seeking detail-oriented, senior Painter to work full-time with leading contemporary artist in a demanding studio atmosphere. At least 3 years experience with automotive and industrial paint systems is required. Experience with the painting, masking, and finishing of complex 3-dimensional forms is also required. Prior experience working with artists and painting sculptures is a strong plus. Work entails coordinating the workflow of the Sculpture-Painting area, finishing 3-dimensional aluminum and bronze sculptures with industrial paint systems, paint / surface preparation, and matching color with a high level of precision. ensuring that the highest level of craft is achieved with each sculpture. Please send resume, as well as images of work specifically showing attention to detail, to Please include "Sculpture-Painter" in subject line. 

Foundations Instructor in Studio Art - Job

Art: Full-time, non-tenure track Lecturer position to teach undergraduate foundation courses in Studio Art. MFA in a 2D Studio Art discipline is required. Applicants must be knowledgeable in contemporary studio foundation instruction. Background or experience in teaching drawing, painting, 2D design, and color theory desired. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at university/college level beyond assistantship. Position has 4/4 teaching load with advising and committee duties. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample lesson plans and syllabi, portfolio of personal and student work (CD, DVD format), and names and contact information of 3 references to: Foundation Lecturer Search, Kenneth FitzGerald, Art Department, Visual Arts Building, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. For information about the Department of Art and its affiliate, the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries, please visit our web site at The Department of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools Art and Design (NASAD). Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Civitella Ranieri Foundation 2- Internship

2012 dates are as follows:

May 2 – June 8
June 12 – July 25
August 7 – September 14
September 19 – November 6

Role and Responsibilities:

- preparing rooms and equipment for Fellows’ arrival
- picking up and dropping off Fellows and Guests at train stations, bus stations and airports
- giving orientation information
- assisting Fellows (visual artists, writers and composers) in their work
- running errands
- greeting guests and giving tours of the Castle to visitors
- general office work and assistance
- preparing for events, including technical assistance and cleaning up
- communicating with the kitchen for meal planning
- helping to clear tables and set up for receptions
- re-shelving and cataloguing books, videos and DVDs in the Library
- cataloguing and organizing the art collection for the Civitella Gallery
- planning, researching and presenting historical and cultural information for field trips
- general assistance to the Executive Director, Fellows’ Coordinator, and Office Manager


JANET BRUESSELBACH (MFA 2009) - Seeking Space

Teleportraiture is looking for a host!  Janet Bruesselbach's series of
45 small oil portraits painted from live remote videochat sittings is
fully funded on Kickstarter, but needs a friendly space to show in
April or May to fulfill her promises to the backers.  This is urgent
and needs to be scheduled and confirmed ASAP.  We will need to host
two receptions, preferably with enough internet connectivity and
computers to allow for remote attendance.  The show can last 2-4
weeks, in the NY area, preferably Manhattan.  Janet can take care of
everything and cover most costs, but would prefer not to pay Manhattan