Call for Entries – Rowan University

This Deadline Expired: Saturday, April 23, 2016

Deadline April 22: Artist in Residence Program SPRING SEMESTER, January 17–May 1, 2017 Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ College of Communication and Creative Arts Department of Art The Department of Art at Rowan University seeks a qualified professional visual artist for the Artist in Residence Program. The residency program supports the artistic development of professional artists while advancing creative and artistic excellence within the Rowan community. The residency period is one semester. Rowan University is a mid‐sized state institution located in southern New Jersey. The Department of Art serves approximately 200 majors and employs 12 full‐time faculty. The curriculum includes courses in drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, graphic design, illustration, web design, video and animation, sculpture, metals/jewelry, warm glass, ceramics, art education, and art history. The mission of the Department of Art at Rowan University is to provide students an environment in which to explore self‐expression and scholarship, build knowledge and acquire skills, and develop an understanding of how creativity is articulated through fine art and design. The Artist in Residence Program complements this mission by providing students with an opportunity to observe an artist at work and to engage in dialogue with the artist through talks, demonstrations, and open studio visits.
Eligibility: Must reside in North America
Must be a professional artist with an MFA
Must be able to work on your own without assistance
Cannot be a current or recent (within two years) employee of Rowan University
Cannot be a current student or alumnus of Rowan University Resident Receives:
$3000 stipend for the semester
24 hour access to a 280 square foot studio space
24 hour access to the Department of Art studios when classes are not being held. Studios include printmaking, computer labs, photography dark room, ceramic facilities (mixer, kilns, wheels, slab roller, metals/jewelry (torches, casting equipment, rolling mill, enameling kilns), sculpture facilities (including woodshop, welding and metal fabrication)
Optional Exhibition in the Rowan University Art Gallery coordinated with the gallery director Resident Responsibilities: Work in the studio space at Rowan University for 12‐15 hours per week, with at least two days on campus per week when classes are in session
Supply your own materials and hand tools
Give an introductory presentation about your artwork to the students, department, and university community
Hold at least two open studio events to share current works-in-progress with the students and university community 2
At the end of the semester, give a final public lecture or gallery talk about your artwork and the progress made during the residency period
Provide your own transportation to and from Rowan University
Provide your own housing Application Materials (Accepted by email only and all applications materials must be combined into one single PDF document):
One page proposal or letter of intent. Please include your name, address, email address, phone number, and website (if applicable) One-page artist’s statement
Digital documentation of current work, consisting of 10 images sized to 72 dpi and approximately 8 x 10 in. Please include the title, date, medium, and dimensions for each work. For video works, please supply complete URLs in your PDF. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2017 April 22, 2016 SEND APPLICATION TO: QUESTIONS? Contact Jill Gower at

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