Friday, March 28, 2014

Artist in Residency

Midwestern State University

Ceramics Department

Dates of Residency: August 15, 2014 through August 15, 2015 (one year minimum, renewable for up to two years)

Application Deadline: Position is open until filled. Priority is given to applications received by Friday, April 11, 2014.

This self-directed residency is designed to provide a ceramic artist with university based studio access, as they make the transition from or between academic settings. Furthermore, the program is intended to allow a resident the time and space to pursue a body of work in a creative and energetic environment, while enhancing the art program at Midwestern State University. The accepted artist will participate within the ceramics area as an informal collaborator and mentor for students, while working in the common studio space. To see images of the ceramics studio at Midwestern, please go to:

Midwestern will provide:
• All materials and firing
• Small office with internet access and storage space

• Studio space in the common 4000 square foot studio area

• 24-hour/7 days per week access
• Most university privileges as given to full time faculty (free access to workout facility, free reserved parking, library access, etc.)
• A small-furnished apartment located at a private residence three miles from MSU with utilities paid including Wi-Fi (details to be discussed during the interview process).
A minimum stipend of $6000 per year with the possibility of $2,500 per adjunct course (two courses are possible)
• A solo exhibition (details to be discussed during the interview process)

Requirements and application: A MFA in ceramics is required as there is a possibility for teaching a university level course. All applicant reviews will be based on portfolio review and individual merit.

For more information contact:
Steve Hilton, Associate Professor

Midwestern State University

3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX  76308

(940) 613.7041

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