The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in painting/drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the 2017-18 academic year.
Fellowship recipient responsibilities:
Teach one class per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Painting & Drawing Area. The candidate will teach an introductory course in the Fall semester and an advanced course in the Spring semester.
Present a public lecture about their work
Participate in limited public outreach activities (e.g.: radio interview, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)
Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking.
Fellows will also receive a private studio as well as furnished housing in a shared, off-campus residence.
Applications must include a C.V (including phone number, email, mailing and website addresses); letter of interest; one page artist's statement; link to artist's website providing digital documentation of recent work (at least 20 images with slide script/description of work) and contact information for 3 professional references (names and contact information only).
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.
MFA in painting/drawing in hand by the start date or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience, demonstration of a promising program of creative development using painting/drawing as a mode of creative expressions and experimentation through the production of a personal body of work.
Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of painting/drawing; proficiency in critical theory and general IT proficiency.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.