Arcadia University’s Public Art Residency invites artists and scholars focused on creative intervention in the public realm to develop creative, community focused projects rooted in Glenside, Pennsylvania.
The ideal candidate should possess expertise in the theory, history and application of visual thought as it pertains to the field of public art.
In addition, applicants should have a strong professional record and a solid teaching methodology.
Successful candidates should demonstrate a clear vision of the role public art plays in relation to social, cultural, economic, and technological forces, as well as the ability to draw on personal research and professional practice to provide students with a ‘real world’ perspective.
Specific responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to, teaching one apprenticeship class focusing on the Arcadia Public Art Project (FA378.X Gallery/Entrepreneurship Apprenticeship) beginning on January 19, 2021; and planning/organizing/executing all aspects of the Arcadia Public Art Project beginning on or around October 23, 2020 and ending on or around May 15, 2021.