The Division of Drawing, Painting and Photography at the New York College of Ceramics at Alfred University is seeking candidates for the Theodore Randall International Chair in Art and Design, a distinguished resident artist and teaching position for the Spring semester (January to May) of 2019.
The Randall Chair was established in 2007 to honor the legacy of artist and educator Theodore Randall who is remembered as the architect of the School of Art and Design at Alfred and as a significant artist and organizer in the field. This position is open to established artists working in painting that are internationally-based, non-US citizens living outside of the United States, who, by virtue of extensive experience can bring diverse cultural experiences to studio practice and teaching at Alfred.
The Division of Drawing, Painting and Photography seeks those who can facilitate an innovative connection with the faculty and students in the School of Art and Design. The Painting faculty encourages a diversity of approaches within the unique language of painting and fosters critical dialogue addressing contemporary global perspectives.
The recipient of the Theodore Randall Chair, in collaboration with Drawing, Painting and Photography faculty, will be responsible for teaching two upper level courses based in their art practice and interests and may include interacting with senior students conducting independent studio work as one of the courses. The recipient will have access to exceptional facilities, expertise, and technology to pursue their own project(s). The salary is competitive. Round trip travel expenses, housing, and a materials stipend will also be provided.
The School of Art and Design at Alfred University is an accredited member of NASAD with 33 full-time faculty serving more than 400 students. The School is unique among institutions of higher education with an open curriculum allowing a robust and diverse experience in studio art, design, and art history courses. Students and faculty alike thrive in an intensive and supportive learning environment. School of Art and Design students are fully integrated into Alfred University’s community of 2,000 students. The NYSCC includes the School of Art and Design, the Inamori School of Engineering, and Scholes Library and was established in 1900 to advance research in art, design, and engineering. That intellectual and creative legacy exists in all of the areas of study in the School of Art and Design. A half-semester appointment is possible.
MFA degree, its equivalent or professional accomplishments in the field.
Email your letter of interest, a brief course proposal, resume, 20 images of artwork, an artist’s statement, and the names of 3 references with contact information (address, phone number, and email), as ONE PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.