Deadline: September 1st, 2015, 6:00pm EST for residencies beginning October 1st, 2015
The Lower East Side Printshop, NY offers emerging artists with FREE year-long studio residencies to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Printmaking facilities are available for intaglio, relief, monoprint, waterbased silkscreen, digital processes, and other techniques that employ the tools at hand.
Keyholders work independently in the Printshop’s shared Artists’ Studio and have access to a vibrant community of peers. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; printmaking skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking and some Master Printer assistance is included in the program.
Participation is limited and competitive. Applications are evaluated by a panelist of seasoned artists, curators, critics, and art professionals based on the quality of submitted artwork. Artists currently without a studio space are encouraged to apply.
Keyholder Residency includes: • 24-hour studio access • $1,000 stipend • storage space • basic supplies (newsprint, blotters, solvents, cleaners) • one free class in printmaking and consultations with Master Printers • 20% discount on all Printshop classes • free career development workshops • free digital documentation of selected works produced during the residency • inclusion in the Printshop’s permanent collection • opportunities to show new work in exhibitions presented by the Printshop
Eligibility: • Only legal US residents may apply (i.e., Social Security cardholders) • Students enrolled in any kind of degree program at the time of the residency are not eligible • Keyholder Residencies are limited to emerging artists only. The Printshop defines emerging artists as under-recognized and under-represented artists in early stages in their careers
About: Lower East Side Printshop is a premier New York City printmaking studio supporting contemporary artists of all career and artistic backgrounds in creation of new work. Support includes facilities, time, financial, and technical assistance. With over 160 artists served each year, the Printshop is the largest printmaking workspace in the U.S.
ACT Center is a new transdisciplinary institution that puts Gwangju, South Korea, at the forefront of global art, design, and culture dialogue. Launching with a major festival and exhibition in November 2015, ACT Center will commence a dynamic year-round program of activities that brings together leading Asian and international talents to share, collaborate, and inspire.
Hosted by the ACT Center in Gwangju, South Korea, “Creators in Lab” is a unique residency program for multidisciplinary professionals.
As “ACT Creators,” 10 selected artists/teams will be supported to work on individual projects using the infrastructure of the ACT Center. The outcomes of each project will be presented at the inaugural exhibition of the Asian Culture Center’s (ACC) Imaginary Circle, Asia Plastic Myths in November 2015.
Residency Period: 1 September, 2015–14 February, 2016 (five and a half months) Venue: ACC ACT Center, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
Accommodations (for non-Gwangju residents only)
Round-trip economy class airfare (for overseas residents only)
Work stipend (2,000,000KRW per month)
Project budget (max. 20,000,000KRW per project) Project budget includes expenses for materials, personnel (collaborators), presentations, etc. All expenses should be used for the sole purpose of executing and realizing the project. The budget will be finalized through a jury, based on the final project proposal and budget proposal. The total amount may differ according to the project, and if agreed as necessary through the proposal evaluation, can be adjusted upwards.
If participating as a team, the work stipend is paid to each team member individually, whereas the project budget is paid to the team as a whole.
About: Arts & Creative Technology (ACT) Center is a new transdisciplinary institution that puts Gwangju, South Korea, at the forefront of global art, design, and culture dialogue. Launching with a major festival and exhibition in November 2015, ACT Center will commence a dynamic year-round program of activities that brings together leading Asian and international talents to share, collaborate, and inspire.
By offering a platform for artists, designers, engineers, and researchers to develop forward-thinking ideas, ACT Center aims to become a multicultural interface that fosters knowledge and skill exchange between creatives in Asia and the rest of the world.
The College of the Arts (COTA) and the School of Art + Design at Portland State University invite applications for an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, commencing Fall 2016. This is a tenure track, 1.0 FTE, 9-month position.
Responsibilities would include: Teaching responsibilities to include courses in graphic design at the upper and lower division levels, to be determined in consultation with the Director of the School of Art + Design.
• Development of a scholarly agenda consistent with School and University criteria, and incorporating areas of research, teaching, and service.
• Development of curriculum and programs.
• University and departmental service.
• Student advising and community service/outreach.
Minimum Qualifications:MFA or equivalent terminal degree in Graphic Design or closely related field.
Research and experience and/or strong professional accomplishments in socially-engaged design, user experience and interactive design with a desire to teach and develop curriculum around these topics.
A mastery in typography, conceptual problem solving and graphic design theory, history and practice.
Successful candidates will support graphic design practice that is socially engaged, that promotes human-centered / participatory design, with collaborative and multidisciplinary approaches, one that engages with diverse audiences across the commercial and creative sectors and exists off the page.
Ability to utilize collaborative, team learning at every level of the curriculum.
The PSU Graphic Design Department’s mission is to foster the development of strong and engaged communication designers. Faculty in the design program at Portland State University are active makers as well as educators. Through their efforts and connections, Portland State’s graphic design students become part of the larger design community. Research, concept, storytelling, craft, collaboration, and process are the key principles of our educational approach.