Artist-In-Residence (Fixed-Term): Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University and the Department of Art & Design Barstow Artist-in-Residence program invite applications for a fixed-term faculty as Artist-in-Residence for the Fall 2017 semester. Term of employment is August 2017 through December 2017.
The position includes a $14,000 stipend with benefits and private housing. These accommodations are surrounded by nature on the banks of the Chippewa River and designed by noted architect Stephen L. Barstow. The house provided for the Artist-in-Residence is located 15 miles from Mt. Pleasant, includes a large private studio, and requires personal transportation to and from campus provided by the artist.
We are seeking an energetic, self-directed, practicing artist interested in mentoring art students. The residency provides artists the time and space to work creatively. In return, CMU students are provided valuable access to educational opportunities outside of the existing curriculum and faculty.
Qualifications: MFA or equivalent in area of specialization.
Desired Qualifications: Teaching experience at the university level and/or experience in a leadership or mentoring role.
Responsibilities: Meet regularly with the BFA program (which includes 10-12 students), participate in three full-faculty BFA critiques, conduct individual portfolio reviews with students throughout the semester, and hold weekly office hours on-campus. Coordinate community building and mentorship activities such as field trips, critical readings and discussion. Conduct 1-2 collaborative workshops with faculty, give a public artist lecture, and exhibit creative work on campus. Artists are also asked to donate a work to the Central Michigan University Collection at the end of the residency.