The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to established artists in painting/drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the following academic year.
Duration of residency
Fellows are expected to teach courses during the entire academic year–August 2020-May 2021.
Fellows stay in furnished, off-campus, private housing.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
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 outside of graduate career, demonstration of a promising program of creative research that contributes to the current needs of the undergraduate and graduate painting and drawing population..
Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of painting/drawing is desired.
Studio / Workspace
The Fellow receives a private faculty studio for the duration of the residency.
Fees and support
– an appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing
– $40,000 salary and benefits
Expectations towards the artist
Grant Wood Fellows are expected to:
– Teach one class per semester in the University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Painting & Drawing Area. The candidate may teach either an introductory course or an advanced course depending on their strengths and the needs of the program
– 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, and possibly the fellow in Performing Arts.