The Grant Wood Art Colony Fellowship in Painting
The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in painting and/or drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program. The Ideal applicant will have received an MFA in painting/drawing, show evidence of a beginning to somewhat established exhibition record or demonstrate professional experience equivalent, and have some teaching experience.
- Possible courses the candidate will teach:
- Painting I
- Life Drawing
- Painting/Drawing Graduate Workshop (with tenured faculty member)
- Depending on past teaching experience and strength of studio practice, the GWF may also teach “Painting II” and “Concepts in Drawing.”
- Fellowship period: mid-August through mid-August of the following year.
- Fellows receive:
- private studio
- furnished housing (in a shared, off- campus residence)
- part-time teaching experience at The University of Iowa
- Solo exhibition
- Fellowship recipient responsibilities:
- Teach one class per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Painting and Drawing Area
- Present a public lecture about your work
- Participate in limited public outreach activities (for example: radio interview, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)
- Solo exhibition
- Applications must include:
- 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
- One-page artist’s statement
- Resume/C.V. including phone number, email, mailing address (and website)
- Required Documents:
- Curriculum Vita
- Name and Contact Information of 3 References
- Letter of Interest
Online Painting Fellowship application and information. Application deadline is March 17, 2013.
For more informationplease contact:
Saffron Henke (email@example.com)
Assistant Director for The Grant Wood Art Colony
1131 E. Burlington St.
Iowa City, IA 52240