The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to established artists in printmaking for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the following academic year.
Duration of residency
Fellows are expected to teach one course per semester, from August 2020 through May 2021 (roughly 10 months).
Fellows stay in furnished, private, off-campus housing. See grantwood.uiowa.edu for photos of housing.
Disciplines, work equipment and assistance
The applicant will have received an MFA in printmaking at the start of the appointment or have an combination of education and experience that exceeds the MFA degree, evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience beyond their graduate career, demonstration of a promising program of creative research that contributes to the current needs of the undergraduate and graduate student population in the Studio Art Division.
Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of printmaking, proficiency in critical theory and contemporary art is desired.
Studio / Workspace
Fellows receive full access to the university printmaking facilities and studio space.
Fees and support
– An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Professor in Printmaking
– $40,000 salary and benefits
Expectations towards the artist
Fellows are expected to:
– Teach one class per semester in the University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Printmaking Area. The candidate may teach either an introductory, intermediate or an advanced course depending on 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 Painting & Drawing, and possibly the fellow in Performing Arts