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 2019-20 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.: workshops, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)
Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking.
An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing.
$40,000 salary and benefits
furnished housing (in a shared, off- campus residence)
Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2019 .
Applications must include:
- 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)
- 3 professional references – names and contact information only
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.
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 centers 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.