Deadline: 01/02/2019

Grant Wood Painting & Drawing Fellowship

University of Iowa seeks Grant Wood Painting & Drawing Fellow.

Description of residency program
The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in painting and drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program.

During the academic year, each fellow will teach a total of two courses at the University of Iowa, leaving the rest of the time for the artist’s own work and research. A teaching salary, benefits, and studio are provided.

Fellows culminate their Fellowship with an end-of-year exhibition. 

Learn more about former Fellows and their experiences on our website.

Duration of residency
August 2019-May 2020

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
Grant Wood Fellows become part of the University of Iowa Painting & Drawing faculty as Visiting Assistant Professors. As such, they will have access to the Steven Holl-designed Visual Arts Building and the facilities within. The Grant Wood Art Colony encourages interdisciplinary work and utilization of a research university.

Fellows are provided with private and semi-private, fully furnished apartments minutes from campus. See images of accommodations here.

Fees and support
Fellows receive:

  • an appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing
  • $40,000 salary and benefits
  • private studio
  • furnished housing (in a shared, off- campus residence)

Expectations towards the artist
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.: workshops, discussion of your work with a local arts organizations)
  • Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking.

Application information
Required Qualifications
The applicant will have received an MFA in painting/drawing 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.

Desirable Qualifications
Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of painting/drawing; proficiency in critical theory and general IT proficiency.

Submission Information
Applications must be made through the jobs@UIOWA website under requisition number #73541.Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2019.

Grant Wood Painting & Drawing Fellowship

Grant Wood Painting & Drawing Fellowship

United States of America

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