Assistant Professor of Printmaking, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, located in Utica, NY, is seeking to fill a full-time Assistant Professor of Printmaking in its PrattMWP College of Art and Design program starting Fall 2020. Application deadline is January 15, 2020.
The qualifications of the candidate should include a Masters in Printmaking and at least 3 years teaching experience in higher education, with significant experience working in all major printmaking areas including intaglio, lithography, relief and silkscreen with ability to teach contemporary (photo and digital techniques) and traditional methods at all levels. Ability to teach foundation classes in drawing or 2D design is highly desirable. The successful candidate will coordinate and supervise the print studio, including budget, and training and supervision of work-study students.
Our printmaking facility is a “green” shop utilizing the least toxic methods available, and the candidate should be comfortable in “green” practices. Faculty members are expected to be active as creative and exhibiting artists and participate in service to the PrattMWP program and Institute.
Finalists may be invited for an onsite visit and interview. This is an entirely online application process via Submittable.com. Provide letter of application, vita, and teaching philosophy. Candidates should also include appropriate documentation of professional activities such as teaching, exhibitions, scholarly research publications, discipline advocacy and service. Provide 20 examples of your work; 20 images of your students’ work and name, address, phone numbers and email addresses of three professional references.
PrattMWP College of Art and Design is an NASAD accredited foundation college art program, created through an affiliation between Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY, and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Students do their first two foundation years of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree at PrattMWP, and then matriculate to the Brooklyn campus for completion. The campus houses approximately 170 students majoring in Fine Arts, Communications Design, Photography, and Art and Design Education.
Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute is located in the heart of New York State, foothills of the Adirondack Mountains and centrally located with easy travel to Cooperstown, Albany, Syracuse and a few hours from Boston, NYC, Lake Placid and Montreal.
MWPAI is a multicultural arts center with three main divisions: Museum of Art, School of Art and Performing Arts. Together, the programs of the three divisions make MWPAI the chief provider of cultural resources in the region. The Museum of Art is renowned for its art collection and Phillip Johnson designed building. The School of Art offers the nationally accredited PrattMWP foundation program in its affiliation with Pratt Institute and a community arts education program offering art classes and workshops. The Performing Arts division offers a wide-ranging, year-round programming of artistically excellent and diverse performing arts and cinema presentations, as well as extensive educational activities.