Residency opportunity – Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute School of Art

The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute School of Art is seeking 7 qualified applicants working in different media for its NEW 12
month Artists-in-Residence program to begin Fall 2013. Arrival on
campus is expected during the week of August 19, 2013. Artists must
commit to the full 12 month residency program.

Objective: The objective of the Artists-in-Residence
program is to provide additional expertise and experiences and
awareness of new techniques and approaches to our students, faculty,
staff and general public within our educational programs at MWPAI. MWPAI
Artists-in-Residence will have the opportunity to work in a stimulating
unique environment that consists of our Museum of Art, Performing Arts
and School of Art. The MWPAI School of Art is comprised of two programs –
PrattMWP college program and Community Arts Education program of art
and dance. Artists-in-Residence must be willing to live and work as part
of a close-knit community in this perfect opportunity for an early
career artist. The Resident will have exceptional resources in which to
hone their skills, develop new works, gain experience as a working
artist or to pursue a teaching career, gain public exposure through
PrattMWP and CAE events, help educate the public about the arts while
making connections with the Utica community and have unique
opportunities to interact with Museum professionals and visiting art
professionals. The Artists-in-Residence will also have access for
personal and professional research at our on-campus Art Library that
hosts an impressive art reference collection of more than 26,000 titles.

Qualifications: MFA preferred with residencies available in the following studios: Ceramics, Communication Design, Dance (Costume Design), Jewelry/Metal Arts, Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture

Length of Residency: 12 months with opportunity for
renewal of 2nd year depending upon individual faculty/departmental
needs. Arrival on campus is expected the week of August 19, 2013.

For more details visit their website here.  


Application and Selection process

Application deadline is March 15 with notification
to selected Artists mid-April. Interested applicants should provide the
following in their application packet: Cover Letter, CV/Resume, Artist
Statement, 15 to 20 digital images of recent work with corresponding
image list, images of student work if available, list of 3 professional
references and SASE for return of materials if appropriate may be sent
to:

Ms. Janelle Roginski
Community Arts Education Coordinator
MWPAI School of Art
310 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13502
315∙797∙0000 ext. 2304
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