Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Assistant Professor - Sculpture - Dept of Studio Arts and Art History

Hamline University - Saint Paul, MN 

Hamline University Department of Studio Arts and Art History invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Sculpture to begin in the Fall Semester of 2015. Master of Fine Arts degree required; two years teaching experience beyond graduate school and a significant exhibition history required. We seek a professional artist with the ability to teach both traditional and contemporary 3D/sculptural art practices. The ideal candidate will demonstrate dedication, achievement and commitment to teaching and scholarship; she/he will be expected to advance the Sculpture program and foster excellence in our students while teaching courses at all levels. It is essential that the candidate be professional, well organized and have the ability and desire to work with faculty colleagues in Studio Arts and Art History in a small liberal arts department.

Specific Requirements: The candidate will demonstrate the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary shop environment and is responsible for equipment maintenance with the assistance of a part-time student worker. Specialization in a specific medium will be complemented by the ability to teach all levels of Sculpture including 3D and 2D Design, Installation, and Independent Study, courses within the Studio Arts curriculum such as Senior Seminar, and general undergraduate liberal arts courses such as First-Year Seminar. Experience with Video/New Media is an advantage. Background in Art History and a commitment to its necessity in Studio Arts education is required. There will be a total of 6 courses per academic year. This position requires additional departmental/institutional duties such as committee work, student advising and recruitment, as well as demonstrable personal artistic scholarship. Please upload an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names of 3 professional references with full contact information. In addition, include link to url with 15-20 examples of your work and 15 examples of your students’ work. Upload all application materials at the following website: Please indicate if you will be attending the 2015 College Art Association Conference in New York in your letter of application. The application deadline is December 5, 2014. Hamline University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. 

Fellowship - The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists in Philadelphia is seeking applicants for a fellowship. They get about 300 applicants a year. Compared to NYFA, which is closer to 5000, you have increased odds.
The application is due December 15, 2014:

Join Peter Drake, Artist and Dean of Academic Affairs for the first Alumni Culturama

Meet at 3PM The FLAG Art Foundation - 545 West 25th Street, 9th Floor
1) Disturbing Innocence curated by Eric Fischl, - The FLAG Art Foundation
2) Louise Bourgeois - Cheim & Read
3) Matthew Miller - Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden Pocket Utopia
4) George Boorujy  - PPOW
5) Neo Rauch - Zwirner Gallery
Open to Prospective Students at MFA Open House, Current Students, Alumni
This is the kick off to the upcoming ALUMNI CULTURAMA series. A series of events and experiences suggested and led by alumni.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

2015 Open Call for Artists Alliance Inc's LES Studio Program

2015 Open Call for Artists Alliance Inc's LES Studio Program. Based in Lower Manhattan and supported by public funds, the LES Studio Program provides free three and six-month residencies to under-represented, emerging and mid-career artists. Artists of all disciplines – painting, photography, sculpture, video, installation, new media – are considered for fully-funded shared studio space in the historic Clemente Soto VĂ©lez Cultural and Educational Center. Please click on the following link for more information about the program and the application: LES Studio Program Application

Faculty Position - St. Catherine University - Saint Paul, MN

Ranked Faculty - Department of Art and Art History
St. Catherine University - Saint Paul, MN
The Department of Art and Art History invites applicants for a full time rolling faculty position beginning August 2015, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: We seek a candidate who is an artist and an enthusiastic educator with a strong desire to build the program and foster excellence in our students while teaching courses at all levels to majors and non-majors. The successful candidate should demonstrate a commitment to his or her personal studio practice and program/curriculum planning and development. The faculty member will teach a 3-3 course load for 2015-2016, that includes two ceramics classes (wheel and hand built), two three-dimensional design foundation classes, one sculpture class based on material exploration and one class in the liberal arts core curriculum. Other responsibilities include advising students in the discipline, overseeing and managing the sculpture and ceramics studios and related areas, participating in student portfolio reviews and other duties as specified by the department chair.

Position Qualifications
Required Qualifications: Earned Master of Fine Arts ( MFA ) with a consistent record of active engagement in the discipline. Candidates must demonstrate a broad knowledge of sculpture and ceramics, be able to articulate contemporary, historical and conceptual issues as well as manage the sculpture and ceramics facilities. Minimum 2 years college teaching experience beyond graduate assistantship.

Preferred Qualifications: An MFA in Sculpture with an emphasis in ceramics is preferred. Preference will be given to individuals with evidence of college teaching effectiveness. A commitment to contemporary art practice and good writing, speaking and interpersonal skills are also preferred. Applicants should have a strong interest in foundations level teaching for both majors and non-majors.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.

Special/Other Requirements Summary
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. Website link is: Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a letter of interest, CV, 20 examples of your own work and 15 examples of student work submitted on a single multi-page PDF with descriptions for each image (i.e., title, date, media, size and other relevant information; attached as required “Other Document 1”), statement of teaching philosophy, and artist statement. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Carol Chase at Deadline for applications is February 16, 2015.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue | St. Paul, MN 55105
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Program Director for the Summer Art Adventure Program - The Art League of Long Island

The Art League of Long Island, a not-for-profit 501 ( c )( 3 ) organization has an opening for a Program Director for the Summer Art Adventure Program. The Summer Art Adventure Program is a seasonal program offered in July and August. This is a specialty art program that offers the opportunity for students to explore the creative process, learn about art history, build new art skills and participate in an art show for family and friends.

The Program Director must have the ability to lead, manage, supervise and develop staff and oversee a complex operation.
  • Bachelor’s degree, MFA desirable
  • 5 years art teaching experience, camp director experience a plus
  • Ability to recruit, train, develop and evaluate staff of art instructors, class assistants & volunteers
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of working budget
  • Must be organized and work well with children and adults
  • Team player with high energy
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to with a cover letter describing your interest in this position and your salary requirements.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Call for Entries: The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2016

The National Portrait Gallery invites artists all over America to investigate the art of contemporary portraiture for the fourth Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, to be held in 2016. The competition and resulting exhibition will celebrate excellence and innovation, with a strong focus on the variety of portrait media used by artists today.

Deadline: November 30, 2014
More info here.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Internship with NY Critic/Curator

New York Critic and Curator seeking an intern to work one, possibly two days a week, who has writing skills to manage social media (Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook sites), assist with managing schedules, opportunities, organizing appearances, and basic office duties. The intern will learn skills of organizing, how to communicate with professionals in the art world and work beside a working art critic learning writing and editing skills, as well as gaining an intimate knowledge of the contemporary art world. Position needs a qualified, special person who is responsible, ambitious and professional and who is willing to assist with several curatorial and book projects, which will include communicating with artists, institutions and publishing houses. Knowledge of written Spanish a plus, but not necessary. Travel and lunch will be paid for. This is an exceptional educational and professional opportunity located in Brooklyn, New York. If you are interested in applying for this internship, please send in an email (no attachments please) a letter of interest, your resume, and contact information to: "Critic" at No solicitations please. Only inquiries pertaining to this internship will be considered.

Kassan Foundation Fellowship

The Kassan Foundation provides financial assistance to underprivileged artists who work in a representational style of painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpting, are in the early or developmental stage of their career, and demonstrate a commitment to making art a lifetime career.

This is the second annual year, the 2014 Fellows will receive 5,000 USD each.
application deadline: November 1, 2014
shortlist announced: November 15, 2014
fellows announced around: November 28, 2014

To be eligible for a KF Fellowship, applicants must be residents of the United States of America.

Read more here.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Rome Prize 2015

The American Academy in Rome is currently accepting applications for the 2015 Rome Prize. Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives. The deadline for the nation-wide Rome Prize competition is 1 November 2014.  Applications will also be accepted between 2-15 November 2014 for an additional fee. For more information on the application process and eligibility  visit the American Academy in Rome website:

2015 CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour - Call to Artists

The CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour in Mankato, MN is currently accepting outdoor sculpture submissions for the 2015 tour. The deadline to submit your application is November 1, 2014. The mission of the CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour is to provide a professional, year-round outdoor sculpture program in the City Centers of Mankato and North Mankato that is both high-quality and artist-friendly. We feature a well-balanced exhibit with all styles, types, materials and sizes of sculptures from a broad range of artists – local, regional, national and international.  Over the last four years, CityArt has sold ten sculptures from its program and has facilitated several commissioned pieces. For more information on our program, visit
How It Works
The 2015 CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour is planned to include over 30 sculptures in the core blocks of Mankato and North Mankato, MN. Instead of purchasing the artworks outright, CityArt obtains sculptures on loan from artists each year and provides nearly $30,000 in artist prize money which includes prizes for Best-of-Show (bronze & other material) and the People’s Choice Award. The sculptures are displayed for about one year (May to April).
Awards Structure
·         People’s Choice Award – purchase price up to $15,000 plus $3,000 cash prize
·         Best of Show - Bronze - $2,500, Second - $1,500, Third - $1,000, Honorable Mention - $500
·         Best of Show - Other Medium - $2,500, Second - $1,500, Third - $1,000, Honorable Mention - $500
Artist Stipend
Artists will receive $500 for delivery and pick up of first sculpture and $250 for second sculpture by the same artist.
*Minnesota artists accepted into the program will receive an additional $250.
Shipping Reimbursement: Artists will receive up to $250 in shipping reimbursement if their sculpture is not sold and needs to be shipped back to them at the end of the tour. Anything over and above this amount is paid by the artist.
Accommodations: Two night stay at the Hilton Garden Inn during the ‘Artists Weekend’ in May which includes an informal artists gathering on Friday night and a formal artists reception on Saturday evening following installation.
The complete submission process, tour info and application is attached. For questions please contact Noelle Lawton at or 507.385.6671.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Friday Night Open Drawing at the Academy

Open to NYAA students, alumni and faculty
6-9pm, Room 502, FREE

Fall 2014 Schedule
September 19
September 26

October 3
October 10
October 17
October 24

November 7
November 14
November 21

December 5
December 12

Monday, August 25, 2014

Call for Artists: Manhattanville Bus Depot

MTA Arts for Transit & Urban Design seeks professional artists for consideration to create artwork for the Manhattanville Bus Depot in Manhattan, NY.

Please download the Call for Artist information for submission guidelines and for more information about the project on AFT website at 

Seeking Painters

Liu Bolin (The Invisible Man) seeks painters well versed in realism to work as artists assistants. Assistants will be helping Liu Bolin with a special collaboration similar to the artist's well know Hiding in the City series. Four days of painting, September 4 - 7. Project will take place at Klein Sun Gallery, 525 West 22nd Street, New York. Rate is $150 per day. Fluency in Mandarin Chinese is a plus. Please send resume and work sample (no more than 4 images) to Elizabeth



The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program is a juried membership program for professional visual artists. The program provides subsidized studio space for over 75 contemporary artists.

EFA Studio Program internships provide a unique opportunity to work directly with artists in their studios (as Artist Assistants) and actively contribute to the creation of exhibitions and programs, while gaining exposure to the inner-workings of a multi-faceted, non-profit arts space (as Administrative Interns). Each intern will split his/her time between assisting artists in their studios and working closely with EFA Studio Program staff in the offices.

EFA Studio Program is seeking enthusiastic and committed candidates who desire to learn about contemporary art and arts administration. Successful candidates will be amiable, adaptable, professional, social, and confident. Interns should be comfortable working as a member of a team—working well with direction, while feeling confident to provide his/her own insights. Along with handling the administrative tasks of the program, interns will consistently be working directly with contemporary artists. A complete listing of our current member artists can be found on our website:

EFA Studio Program intern responsibilities during the spring will include:
- Acting as Artist Assistants to Studio Program artists
- Overseeing all social media platforms in collaboration with the Studio Program staff
- Hands-on planning and assistance for our biggest annual event - EFA Open Studios 2014
- Processing New Membership and Membership Renewal applications and paperwork
- Work on research projects involving artists, non-profits, and residency programs
- Communicating with artists about special events
- Interacting directly with our member artists.

Qualifications for all EFA Interns:
- Junior, Senior, or Graduate student with related major and/or interest in contemporary art
- Proficiency in Mac applications, Microsoft Office, and Adobe CS preferred
- Basic office skills (filing, phones, data entry)
- Ability to handle artwork
- Personal experience working on Facebook and Twitter
- Commitment of 2-4 days per week

We are currently looking for FALL interns to begin in late August or early September and remain through December 2014.

To apply:
Please email your cover letter and resume to Natalia Nakazawa: Please include the daysyou will be available to intern and your projected start date. We will contact those applicants we wish to interview in August 2014.

Window Studio - Artist Residency

Artist Residency
Organization Window Studio
Location Brooklyn, NY
Country United States
Application Deadline   08/29/2014

Window Studio of Bedford-Stuyvesant is seeking an emerging  to mid-career artist for their Artist-In-Residence program (AIR). The selected candidate will foster the mission of the organization while developing their own studio practice.

The Window Studio AIR is an intensive 6-month studio artist residency designed to immerse artists in their studio practice while sharing their process with the local community. Artists from all media are invited to apply. Four residencies, two held concurrently, are offered each year. Emerging artists living and working in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community are given preference but all New York City artists are welcome to apply.

Since an important component of the Window Studio AIR program is to interact with members of the community, applicants must be able to spend a minimum of 15 hours per week working in the studio. The artist will design and teach 1 weekend class and 1 weekday class per semester (2 classes total) There will be opportunities to teach additional workshops as well. The selected artist will receive unlimited studio access during the 6-month period as permitted by operating hours and monthly transportation stipend. The artist will have a culminating exhibition in the Window Studio Gallery. 

Window Studio AIR Eligibility:
The Window Studio AIR is ideal for emerging and mid-career artists working to develop their studio practice and career experience. Applicants cannot have an affiliation with any institution as a full or part-time student, fellow, or already be an artist-in-residence at another studio. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent MFA graduate.

Window Studio Hours of Operation Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Saturday - Sunday: 11.00 am – 4:00 pm. 

Deadlines & notifications:
All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm, Friday, August 29, 2014. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application via email by Friday, September 12, 2014.

Application Requirements:
All application materials must be submitted via email. A website, temporary website or blog is required to complete the application. Window Studio will not accept image attachments. All images on submitted web pages should include image specifications such as media, titles, date and size. Attachments will not be accepted for other required application materials. Application materials
should be included in the body of the email.

Deadline: Submit all materials online before 5:00pm, Friday, August 29, 2014.

Required Application Materials (do not include any attachments)
1. 200 word Statement of Intent
2. CV with current contact information
3. Artist Bio
4. URL Link to Website
5. 3 References with contact information (not letters of recommendation)

Statement of Intent Should Include:
▪ Prior artistic experience as it relates to your studio practice
▪ Conceptual and aesthetic ideas and goals you hope to achieve
▪ Why you want to be an artist in residence at Window Studio


Please contact Nicholas Rispoli with any questions via email at:

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Barre Sculpture Studios Internship

Barre Sculpture Studios, a stone carving studio in Barre, Vermont with a strong base in traditional figurative/representational work, seeks intern to begin September 1st for 2-3 months. 

Though we work primarily in granite, at the moment we have two clay modeling jobs to be cast in bronze that need to be completed alongside a demanding stone carving workload. An over life sized Alexander Hamilton that has already been enlarged and needs finishing/detail, with special attention to drapery and colonial dress (frock coat, leggings, loafers, vest, etc.) The figure is made out of grey Klean Clay (oil based) The foundry where the figure will be cast is in Rutland, VT. This will be the main focus of the internship. A 1/3 sized seated figure that is nearly complete with an emphasis on achieving a likeness in the portrait. This will also need to be copied and cast, so proficiency in mold making is a plus. (see attached photos)We will also ask that applicants do minor organization work throughout the shop that wouldn't exceed 3-4 hours/week. In addition to clay modeling, applicants will be exposed to tools and techniques of the stone carving trade at a professional level in one of Barre's premier stone carving studios. We have ample stone to practice on if students are interested in exploring stone carving on their own time.

Monthly pay will begin at $1,000 per month depending on experience.  We will supply a room conveniently located directly around the corner from the shop, (406 N. Main St. Barre, VT) which is in a two bedroom that is just a 5 min. walk from downtown Barre City. Apartment comes with one parking spot, trash removal, no internet/cable, washing machine not included, but laundromat is located across the street. Utilities not included (to be split with roommate) and internet is negotiable with roommate. Roommate is a 21 year old female who works locally and is very nice.

To Apply:
§  Email portfolio and CV to Sean Williams
§  Applicant's portfolio should include: Photos of figurative work with examples of portraiture, knowledge of anatomy, knowledge of drapery/clothed figures, and any other relevant experiences in mold making, stone carving, foundry work, etc. 
§  Applicants are encouraged to visit the studio prior to their acceptance and will be accommodated during their stay in Vermont.  

Yonkers' Open Call for Urban Art

Yonkers' Open Call for Urban Art is a call to artists to submit their work for exhibition in storefronts and outdoor murals in Yonkers' Downtown Waterfront District. In collaboration with Mayor Mike Spano, the City's Department of Planning & Development, Community Engagement Through the Arts, Blue Door Gallery, and the Yonkers Downtown Waterfront Business Improvement District, Yonkers' Open Call for Urban Art will connect residents and visitors with original artwork, showcase creativity and continue the revitalization of Yonkers' growing Downtown Waterfront. Please visit the Yonkers' Open Call for Urban Art website for information on how to submit a proposal.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Call for Applications: Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program

New York Academy of Art/ West Nottingham Academy
Eric Fischl Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program

Eric Fischl, the New York Academy of Art, and West Nottingham Academy are pleased to announce an Artist-in-Residence Teaching Program located on the beautiful campus of West Nottingham Academy near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.  West Nottingham Academy was founded in 1744 and is a residential school for college-bound students with a strong emphasis on the arts.

Every year three artist/residents will be chosen exclusively from the alumni community of the New York Academy of Art to teach and create art on campus at the West Nottingham Academy.  Each artist/resident will be present on campus for one term of the trimester (the fall, winter, or spring).  Artist/residents will be given a private studio, an apartment in the Faculty Dormitory, three meals a day at the campus dining facility, access to a campus car as needed, an exhibition at the beginning of the residency, and the opportunity to present their work to the West Nottingham community in the form of an Artist Talk.  Each artist/resident will also be given an $8,000 stipend to support their work and to cover any unforeseen expenses during the residency, generously provided by West Nottingham alumnus Eric Fischl.

Each artist/resident will be required to teach two classes five days a week for eight to ten weeks, depending on the term of the trimester.  The syllabi for these classes will be designed by each artist/resident in consultation with West Nottingham faculty.

Interested alumni should submit:
-Five images of current work (72 dpi)
-One-page artist statement describing your work
-One-page pedagogical statement outlining your approach to teaching
-Current CV
-Cover letter specifying the discipline you would be applying to teach (printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, etc.) and the trimester you would prefer to teach

Currently, we are only accepting applications for the winter trimester and spring trimester.

The residency will run for 10-12 weeks during each of Nottingham’s trimesters as follows:
· December 1-March 4 (12 weeks)
· March 23-May 26 (10 weeks)

Deadline August 15, 2014

Please submit all materials to Heidi Elbers, Manager of Alumni Affairs,

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Williamsburgh Library - Visual Arts Studios

Spaceworks is building 3 new affordable visual art studios within the Williamsburgh Library. These private studios will range in size from 175-225 sq ft, and will be rented on an annual basis for $325-375/month.  Artist renters will be selected through a Studio Lottery. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2014. Here is the Press Release.

Level Hotel Brooklyn - Lobby Commission

An open-call invitation to artists who live or work in Brooklyn to apply for the prestigious commission of a large-scale artwork for the lobby of the hotel, scheduled to open in Williamsburg in early 2016.

Interested? Apply online from July 1st – September 15th, 2014... (read more)

Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities - Scholarships

The Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to offer three partial (half) scholarships in the amount of $600.00 for artists to attend John Jerome O'Connor's residential workshop "Confusing the Controller," which takes place Monday-Friday, July 21-25th. 
Further details may be found at

Please contact if you recommend students or if you are interested in applying for the scholarship. 

Studio for rent in Jersey City

From Shauna Finn (MFA 2005):
Devasated that my studio-buddy is leaving me, I am looking for someone to share my awesome space in Jersey City. Two stops from downtown Manhattan, 20 minutes door-to-door to the Academy (1/2 hour on weekends). Great neighborhood with lots of food and beer and stuff. Plus you can come make art with ME! $500+utilities for about 400sqft (whole space about 800), available August 1st. Message me if interested:

Bryant Park Painter in Residence Program

The Bryant Park Corporation invites applicants to participate in the third annual Painter in Residence Program for the purpose of creating representational imagery of Bryant Park. The paintings will be visual record of Bryant Park from a painter's perspective. Four painters will be selected to paint outdoors in Bryant Park for a two week periods each as follows:
Program 1 – August 4 to August 15
Program 2 – August 18 to August 29
Program 3 – September 1 to September 12
Program 4 – September 15 to September 26

These paintings are commissioned by BPC and become the company's sole property.

Program Details:
Subject matter: Landscapes and iconic features of the park
Painting schedule: Daily (cancelled in case of rain; rescheduled with approval of Bryant Park program manager.)
Stipend: $1000 per week plus one-time supplemental fund of up to $1000 for materials. Amount for materials will be confirmed with receipts.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2014
Announcement of Award: July 25, 2014

The competition is open to all U.S. artists 18 years of age or older. Any artwork submitted for consideration must have been completed in the last two years. Though representational styles will be given preference, innovative and experimental approaches are welcome. Likewise, art using either traditional or alternative media will be accepted.

The submitted art will be juried by a group comprised of selected BPC staff members and select members of New York City's art community... (read more)

Art studio share available in Williamsburg

The room is approximately 200 sf, and about 120 is available for you.  Located in a secure building with good light from windows and a skylight above.  The room has both AC and heat.  Less than 10 minutes walk from the L train Bedford Ave stop.  $700/month, available from mid-June to February 2015.  Contact Kim Z (MFA 2010) at if interested and to schedule an appointment.  Non-smokers only please.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Adjunct Instructor Position

Institution:           Pennsylvania College of Art and Design
Location:              Lancaster, PA
Category:             Faculty / Fine Art Department
Posted:                 05/12/2014
Date Due:             Open until filled
Type:                    Adjunct

The Fine Art Department at the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design invites applications for an adjunct instructor of painting. The College is seeking a qualified candidate to teach FA283 Painting from Observation: Color, Form and Space I, a sophomore level course. The course is scheduled for Fridays from 10-5, beginning September 5th, 2014, and runs for 14 classes.

Course Description:
This course shares many of the objectives of FA281 Drawing From Observation, but in the medium of paint. Students will learn the characteristics, techniques, and applications of oil and water-based paint and mediums utilizing still life, interiors, and the human figure as subject. Students will be taught an integrated approach to accurate seeing, response to materials, construction of form, and design. Historic and contemporary examples of painting from direct observation will be studied to illustrate technical, formal, and aesthetic concepts.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of the techniques associated with oil and water-based paint, and the ability to teach these techniques in conjunction with a sophisticated marriage of concept and context.

A portfolio of painting from observation is preferable. MFA or equivalent required.

Please email a cover letter, CV (with reference contacts) and website URL to:
Eric Weeks, Chair - Fine Art Department, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

19th Annual American Art Conference

Initiatives in Art and Culture presents the 19th annual American Art conference, discussing “Revelations, Re-examination, Resurrection: Cycles and Circles in American Art.”
Find out more here.

New Artist Retreat Program

The Mayapple Center for the Arts and Humanities will launch this summer with ten pilot 5-day masterclasses in the visual arts, music, theater, creative writing and humanities.
Mayapple creates an atmosphere where artists and scholars of exceptional stature come to teach and collaborate with small groups of dedicated, like-minded participants. Just one hour north of New York City, Mayapple offers diverse programs for adults in a retreat environment.
Check out their website for the summer 2014 masterclasses:

Call for Work: Submit to Vox X

Vox Populi is happy to announce an open call for VOX X – our tenth annual juried exhibition of emerging artists, which will take place July 11–August 1, 2014. Jurors are Howie Chen and Matthew Brannon.
The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2014.
To apply, download a prospectus here and follow the instructions. The application is on SlideRoom and can be accessed here.
Applicants may submit up to 5 images in any media. Application fee is $35.