Spring 2018 artist in residence program

Spring 2018 artist in residence program

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

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October 7, 2017
Spring 2018 artist in residence program
January 16–May 11, 2018
Application deadline: October 13
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
4505 South Maryland Parkway, Box 5002
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-5002
United States of America
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The Department of Art at the University of Nevada Las Vegas invites applications for its Spring Artist in Residence Program. Two eight-week terms are available: January 16 to March 16 (session 1) and March 19 to May 11 (session 2).

The successful candidates will remain in residence throughout their sessions. Responsibilities for each term include teaching one undergraduate and one graduate course; participation in group critiques, and performing individual studio visits. We welcome applicants whose practices and teaching proposals complement our strong offerings in studio arts and art history.

Studio space, as well as a 10,000 USD honorarium, will be provided for each position. Travel to and from Las Vegas, lodging, and other expenses are not included, and will be the responsibility of the successful applicant. Payment is made upon completion of services.

With over 29,000 students and 14 colleges and professional schools, the University of Nevada Las Vegas is the premier research institution in this dynamic metropolitan area and stunning desert region. The UNLV Art Department offers BA, BFA and MFA degrees in Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking and Painting/Drawing, the BA degree in Art History, and a BS in Graphic Design & Media. The department serves over 600 undergraduate majors, as well as 12 graduate students in our selective MFA program. Visiting artists in the past several years have included Letha Wilson, Carter Mull, Lucky DeBellevue, Miljohn Ruperto, Deborah Aschheim, and David Gilbert.

Applicants should be actively engaged in contemporary artistic practice, and show evidence of a continuing national or international exhibition record. Applications from practitioners of studio disciplines. Writers, critics, and art historians are also encouraged to apply. MA, MFA, PhD or equivalent terminal degree required.

To apply, submit the following by October 13, 2017 as a single PDF to artstudentworker [​at​] unlv.edu:
–Cover letter
–Artist statement
–Teaching philosophy
–Artist portfolio: ten images from the recent works described with size and medium; art historians and writers: submit 10–15 pages writing sample
–Course descriptions for undergraduate (instructional) and graduate (critique-seminar) classes, and
–List of three references with contact information.

Please indicate your session preference in your cover letter.

Review of applications will begin October 16, 2016. Complete applications submitted by this date will receive full consideration. Notifications for successful applicants will be made on or around November 3, 2017.

Due to the volume of submissions, application materials will not be returned. 

UNLV is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering diversity within faculty and student population, and we encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

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