call for artists: Wesleyan College Ceramic or Printmaking Artist Residency Opportunity

The Art Department at Wesleyan College, in Macon, Georgia, is seeking a ceramic or printmaking artist for a 3-month fall semester residency from September thru November 2018. The residency is open to emerging and established artists who intend to pursue or create a body of work or special project. A minimum of a BA or BFA in Art should be completed prior to the start of the residency.

The Artist is expected to work within our campus in the spirit of building community. This includes student interaction, visibility as a studio artist mentor, attending our Art Department events, participating in student critiques, giving a public lecture, and exhibiting a body of work in one of our campus venues. The artist will give two workshops as part of the residency.

The Artist can expect to have a set-aside studio space within our spacious studio facilities; however, the studio space will be open to promote student interaction.

Wesleyan College offers:
• Furnished housing on campus during the duration of the residency (no pets)
• Studio space with campus Internet access
• A $500 monthly stipend September-November
• A campus meal plan providing 3 meals a day for the resident artist
• Access to the Matthews Athletic center
• Access to the school library
• Access to the 100 acre campus arboretum

FACILITIES:
(3-D AREA) one electric kiln (12 cubic feet), one Bailey Gas car kiln (32 cubic feet), one large gas car kiln (93 cubic feet), dry materials lab, pugmill, 1 electric wheel, 10 kick wheels, 2 large slab rollers, Northstar extruder, mig and stick welder, wood and metal chop saw, table saw, band saw, small 3-D printer (in Library), and small metals vacuum casting equipment with burnout furnace.
(PRINTMAKING) 36″ x 60″ Electric etching press, 21″ x 42″ Etching press, 14″ x 24″ Etching press, 24″ x 48″ Relief proofing press, Moveable type library, 24″ x 36″ Hot-plate, Aquatint box, Spray booth, 18″ x 24″ UV light box for exposing, Solarplate, 52″ sheet metal cutter, Ferric Chloride tank for etching copper

How to apply: Send via email in ONE POWERPOINT or ONE PDF. FILE
1. A brief proposal (no longer than two pages) outlining the project/scope of work. The proposal should reflect an awareness of our expectations that the artist will work independently while interacting with our faculty and students to enhance our learning environment. The proposal should represent the practicality of the artist’s project (concept, media and technique) as it relates to our available facilities and equipment.
2. 10 images with image description (title, medium, date)
3. Current resume
4. 3 Professional references with email and phone number

**ONLY SINGLE FILE POWERPOINT OR PDF. FILES WILL BE ACCEPTED
Email applications by April 30th to agregg@wesleyancollege.edu. Applicants will be notified by May 14th

residency opportunity: Ceramics and Printmaking Artists-in-Residence @ Lawrence Arts Centre

Our yearlong Ceramics and Printmaking Residency programs are designed to provide a supportive environment for emerging artists to immerse themselves in creating new work and expand on their area of expertise. Ideal candidates should have an MFA in ceramics or printmaking, and be able to work independently as well as in a community setting. Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrated artistic excellence as well as interest in experimentation and innovative techniques. These year-long residencies begin August 1, 2017.

Applications DUE April 15th
Benefits:
  • A private studio and 24-hour access to all studios (ceramic, print, digital media, metals, photo, drawing studios, and a wood shop) and studio equipment
  • $1,000 per month stipend
  • Housing for one year. House is furnished and shared with other year-round artists-in-residence and short term visiting artists
  • $1000 per year in dental care
  • $500 honorarium to attend a professional conference
  • An exhibition of new work
  • Additional teaching and other opportunities for extra income available
Responsibilities
  • Teach a minimum of two classes per session x 4 sessions = 8 classes per year
  • Work 15 hours/week on studio upkeep (ceramics or printmaking)
  • Community outreach in the form of presentations, workshops, and events
APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 15TH:
Apply online through slideroom: http://lawrenceartscenter.slideroom.com
Include:
  • Artist Statement
  • Letter of Intent
  • CV
  • 10-15 work samples in a digital portfolio
  • 3 recommendations
  • $35 application fee
Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

job posting: Ceramic and Print Media Studio Technician Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Surrey, BC

Competition Number: 

16-87R
Close Date: 
August 1, 2016
LAB TECHNICIAN – FINE ARTS, FACULTY OF ARTS – Competition Number 16-87R
Kwantlen Polytechnic
University seeks a highly motivated, organized individual with proven
experience with technical Fine Arts support in a post-secondary
education environment to join our Fine Arts Department as a Lab
Technician for the Faculty of Arts.  This
fulltime regular position is scheduled for five workdays per week
starting September 2016. The salary is starting at $45,150.20 annually.
Qualified candidates
will have completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent combination
of education and experience from a publicly accredited
post-secondary institution with experience and knowledge of the
techniques and safety aspects involved with: print making &
ceramics. Prior experience assisting in a Fine Arts department at a
post-secondary institution is required. Preference will be given
to applicants with active involvement in the local art community and
experience in promoting and developing strong workplace communications
and processes.
Please forward your résumé, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts,
quoting the competition number 16-87R by August 1, 2016 to: employ@kpu.ca

 

Print seminar 2012

The Guldagergaard Seminar on Printed Ceramics

Ceramics and Print, Art and Politics, Surrealism and Fashion, Design and Production…
In the twenty years since the first edition of Paul Scott’s handbook Ceramics and Print appeared,
printed surfaces have become commonplace in contemporary practice. To
co-incide with the imminent publication of a completely new edition of
the book, Guldagergaard is proud to host a seminar involving leading
figures in the field.
The seminar takes place at ICRC Guldagergaard October 26th-27th 2012 and will be chaired by Professor Paul Scott (KHIO, Norway), artist and author.
2 days seminar fee is DKK 2850 (including lunch and coffee both days)    
2 days seminar fee for members DKK 2550 (including lunch and coffee both days)                     
2 days student price is DKK 950 (including lunch and coffee both days)
1 day seminar fee is DKK 1650 (including lunch and coffee)
Invited speakers include:
Professor Stephen Dixon (UK) is a Research Centre
Leader, Crafts at MIRIAD (Manchester Institute for Research and
Innovation in Art and Design) and is well known for his investigations
into ceramic print processes  as well as his political works.
Charlotte Hodes (UK) is Reader in Fine Art at the
London School of Fashion. She has worked in a variety different media,
including paper, textiles and ceramics. She made a significant body of
work with the Spode Factory before its closure and is working with Paul
Scott on new research proposals for the Spode Archive.

John
Kindness (IRL) is an Irish visual artist who works in a variety of
media. In 1999 he completed a huge commission “The Big Fish” for
Donegall Quay in Belfast. Clad in lithographically printed porcelain
tiles the artwork has become a well known and loved feature of Belfast’s
redevelopment and renewal.

Megumi Naitoh (USA) is an emerging American artist
working with serigraphy. Her subject matter is sourced from cyberspace,
collaged with personal imagery. Her artwork plays with surface, media,
technology and our perceptions of them.
Paul Scott (UK) is Professor 2 at Oslo National
Academy of the Arts (KHIO) in Norway. He is well known for his
pioneering research into the graphic development of ceramic surfaces,
his characteristic artwork in blue and white, his writing and his
teaching.
Richard Shaw (USA) is based in Berkeley California.
He is best known for his pioneering, surreal, trump l’oeil sculptural
forms. He has been a significant figure in American ceramics for over
forty years and has been hugely influential in the development of
ceramic arts on an international level.
Ane-Katrine von Bülow (DK) is one of Denmark’s
leading ceramic artists. She has long worked with form and the graphic
surface, mixing digital mapping with low-tech paper transfer print
processes.
Matthew Raw (UK) has been a regular resident artist
at Guldageraard over the past 5 years. His impressed ceramic artworks
are variously political and commemorative in nature. In 2011 he
completed a commission for Elvaerket in Dahish town Holbaek. Matthew
will be working at Guldagergaard over the summer of 2012 and will be
presenting some of his works at the seminar.
And also make sure to add Paul Scott’s new book to your Christmas wishlist. Ceramics and Print – a completely new edition will be published in December 2012.