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apexart: Phnom Penh
291 Church Street, New York, NY 10013

Ashley Billingsley

On view January 25th - February 22, 2014
at JavaArts for Our City Festival
56 Sihanouk Blvd
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Opening Reception on January 25th, 6 - 9 PM
Artist Actions and Panel on February 1st, 5 - 8 PM

TITLE: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

APPOINTMENT: 100% time, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 25, 2014 (9 month semester system)

SALARY: Competitive

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts at the U of MN invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art - Drawing and Painting position. The drawing and painting area in the department is seeking candidates who are challenging, redefining and advancing the language of contemporary painting and drawing. Artists with additional expertise in digital 2D imaging are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESEARCH:
• Engage in creative activity and research that leads to exhibition appropriate to the profession. Achieve and maintain high distinction in the field of art
TEACHING:
• Commitment and dedication to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in a professional program within a liberal arts college
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in drawing and painting within a fine arts department
• Teaching options including collaboration and interdisciplinary activity are available
• Advise undergraduate/graduate students
• Participate on graduate reviews/thesis committees
SERVICE:
• Serve on departmental, college and university committees. Achieve and maintain a visible and proactive service profile

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

A. MFA in Art or extensive professional recognition and experience (required)
B. Practicing artist in drawing and/or painting or interdisciplinary use of drawing and painting (required)
C. Evidence of an active exhibition record and demonstrated excellence in and recognition of dynamic ongoing creative research on a national and/or international level (required)
D. Expertise in contemporary issues, criticism and critical theory (preferred)
E. One to three years of university or college-level teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships (preferred)

Department of Art Policy Statement
In lieu of an MFA, the following could be considered in determining professional recognition and experience:
1) Advanced studies at a foreign school that does not award MFA degrees;
2) Extended advanced study with recognized artists in the field.
3) Professional achievement which would provide a depth of knowledge of the field comparable to an MFA
4) Evaluation by leaders in the field attesting that because of exhibition record and other professional achievement, that person was the equal of an MFA

TO APPLY:
Submit online at U of M Employment (http://employment.umn.edu), the following required items:
Quick Link: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=113081

1. Cover Letter/Letter of Intent
2. Current CV, including detailed listings of education, exhibitions, commissions, grants/awards, publications, reviews, teaching experience (specify dates and institutions)
3. Name, title and full contact information (including email and phone) of three (3) references
4. One-page creative narrative [document 1]
5. One-page teaching narrative [document 2]
6. An introductory-level syllabus [document 3] of a course you have taught or would like to teach
7. A work list describing each work (title, year, dimensions, media) for the images collected on your CD [document 4]

Send to the Department:
8. Documentation of your work may include: one CD containing one folder with no more than twenty (20) jpeg or tiff images with maximum 2000 pixels in either direction.
Label each image in this format:
LastnameFirstname_00.tif (e.g. SmithSally_01, SmithSally_02, etc.) indicating preferred viewing order. Collect all images in a folder titled with your name (LastnameFirstname).
Also attach the work list describing each work


MAILING ADDRESS:
Search #110: Asst Prof of Art - Drawing and Painting
Department of Art, University of Minnesota
E201 Regis Center for Art
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455


DEADLINE : December 15, 2013. The position will, however, remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications received after the deadline may or may not be reviewed.

Please visit our website at http://art.umn.edu for further information about the department, its activities and faculty, and for links to course descriptions.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origins, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

TITLE: Assistant Professor (tenure track)

APPOINTMENT: 100% time, tenure-track appointment, to begin August 25, 2014 (9 month semester system)

SALARY: Competitive

DESCRIPTION: The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts at the U of MN invites applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Art - Drawing and Painting position. The drawing and painting area in the department is seeking candidates who are challenging, redefining and advancing the language of contemporary painting and drawing. Artists with additional expertise in digital 2D imaging are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

RESEARCH:
• Engage in creative activity and research that leads to exhibition appropriate to the profession. Achieve and maintain high distinction in the field of art
TEACHING:
• Commitment and dedication to both undergraduate and graduate teaching in a professional program within a liberal arts college
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in drawing and painting within a fine arts department
• Teaching options including collaboration and interdisciplinary activity are available
• Advise undergraduate/graduate students
• Participate on graduate reviews/thesis committees
SERVICE:
• Serve on departmental, college and university committees. Achieve and maintain a visible and proactive service profile

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

A. MFA in Art or extensive professional recognition and experience (required)
B. Practicing artist in drawing and/or painting or interdisciplinary use of drawing and painting (required)
C. Evidence of an active exhibition record and demonstrated excellence in and recognition of dynamic ongoing creative research on a national and/or international level (required)
D. Expertise in contemporary issues, criticism and critical theory (preferred)
E. One to three years of university or college-level teaching experience beyond graduate teaching assistantships (preferred)

Department of Art Policy Statement
In lieu of an MFA, the following could be considered in determining professional recognition and experience:
1) Advanced studies at a foreign school that does not award MFA degrees;
2) Extended advanced study with recognized artists in the field.
3) Professional achievement which would provide a depth of knowledge of the field comparable to an MFA
4) Evaluation by leaders in the field attesting that because of exhibition record and other professional achievement, that person was the equal of an MFA

TO APPLY:
Submit online at U of M Employment (http://employment.umn.edu), the following required items:
Quick Link: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=113081

1. Cover Letter/Letter of Intent
2. Current CV, including detailed listings of education, exhibitions, commissions, grants/awards, publications, reviews, teaching experience (specify dates and institutions)
3. Name, title and full contact information (including email and phone) of three (3) references
4. One-page creative narrative [document 1]
5. One-page teaching narrative [document 2]
6. An introductory-level syllabus [document 3] of a course you have taught or would like to teach
7. A work list describing each work (title, year, dimensions, media) for the images collected on your CD [document 4]

Send to the Department:
8. Documentation of your work may include: one CD containing one folder with no more than twenty (20) jpeg or tiff images with maximum 2000 pixels in either direction.
Label each image in this format:
LastnameFirstname_00.tif (e.g. SmithSally_01, SmithSally_02, etc.) indicating preferred viewing order. Collect all images in a folder titled with your name (LastnameFirstname).
Also attach the work list describing each work


MAILING ADDRESS:
Search #110: Asst Prof of Art - Drawing and Painting
Department of Art, University of Minnesota
E201 Regis Center for Art
405 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455


DEADLINE : December 15, 2013. The position will, however, remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Applications received after the deadline may or may not be reviewed.

Please visit our website at http://art.umn.edu for further information about the department, its activities and faculty, and for links to course descriptions.

The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origins, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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The 3rd Minnesota Biennial exhibition at The Soap Factory, curated by John Marks and David Petersen
September 7th - November 3rd
Opening Reception, September 7th, 7-11pm

, , , is immersive and interdisciplinary exhibition comprises 38 artists whose work spans visual and sonic art, performance, writing and interactivity. The two-month exhibition will include multiple time and performance-based works, weekly artist panels, the publishing of a special edition WOPOZI newspaper, an on-going sound and experimental music program with two galleries of visual art.

Participating Artists:
Broc Blegen (BFA, 2011)
Kristina Estell (MFA, 2004)
Jess Hirsch (MFA, 2012)
Andrew Mazorol (BA, 2006)
Ben Moren and Daniel Dean (MFA, 2012)
Stefanie Motta (MFA, 2012)
Justin Newhall (MFA, 1999)

Participating Musicians:
Jonathan Kaiser (MFA, 2011)

WOPOZI is an art newspaper designed, edited, published, and distributed by:
Sarah Ann (BFA, 2010)
Oakley Tapola (BFA, 2009)

Catalogue Essay:
Juana Berrío (MFA, 2010)

For a full calendar of events and more information visit soapfactory.org

Facebook invitation
, , ,
The 3rd Minnesota Biennial exhibition at The Soap Factory, curated by John Marks and David Petersen
September 7th - November 3rd
Opening Reception, September 7th, 7-11pm

, , , is immersive and interdisciplinary exhibition comprises 38 artists whose work spans visual and sonic art, performance, writing and interactivity. The two-month exhibition will include multiple time and performance-based works, weekly artist panels, the publishing of a special edition WOPOZI newspaper, an on-going sound and experimental music program with two galleries of visual art.

Participating Artists:
Broc Blegen (BFA, 2011)
Kristina Estell (MFA, 2004)
Jess Hirsch (MFA, 2012)
Andrew Mazorol (BA, 2006)
Ben Moren and Daniel Dean (MFA, 2012)
Stefanie Motta (MFA, 2012)
Justin Newhall (MFA, 1999)

Participating Musicians:
Jonathan Kaiser (MFA, 2011)

WOPOZI is an art newspaper designed, edited, published, and distributed by:
Sarah Ann (BFA, 2010)
Oakley Tapola (BFA, 2009)

Catalogue Essay:
Juana Berrío (MFA, 2010)

For a full calendar of events and more information visit soapfactory.org

Mark Hermanson is looking for an artist to produce a book cover illustration. The book is non-fiction (biographical) and the theme of the cover is the Gemini astrological sign (the title of the book is "A Gemini's Bitter Split"). Mark and the person who is the subject of the book have seen a basic design that could be the basis for the drawing.

Here are some basic details about the project:

-Mark is in Minneapolis until 19 July and would like to have the work finished by then, if possible.

-The size of the finished product should be in small book format (or can be reduced to that size), or A5 paper size (210 mm high x 148 mm wide).

If you are interested, more of the details will be discussed later with you.

For more information or contact information, email Mark at markhermanson@me.com or mark.hermanson@unis.no.
Or call at (267)-207-7895

The University is looking for someone as a new assistant professor in Ceramics for the coming 2012-2014 school year.
The University Employment system has recently posted the Ceramics position, so applicants can start applying.

Interested persons can be directed to https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=110965 for more information on the duties and qualifications, and application for the position.

Bryn Gleason's recent photo intaglio work was accepted to the New York Society of Etchers, 3rd National Exhibition of Intaglio Prints. The exhibition will run May 20 - June 7th in New York City. Bryn's work is currently on view in the Nash Gallery as part of the Kaleidoscope BFA exhibition through May 18th.

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The reception is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South
NY, NY

Please join Intermedia Arts and the City of Minneapolis for a celebration to meet the artists and city planners who will be engaged in critical thinking and art making around City and urban issues in the coming year!

4-5:30PM, Tuesday, February 5, 2013
at Intermedia Arts | 2822 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis MN



Creative CityMaking fosters collaborations between local artists and city planners to develop fresh and innovative approaches for addressing the long-term transportation, land use, economic, environmental, and social issues facing Minneapolis. Across Minneapolis, artists and planners are initiating discussions with community members around key civic issues. Creative CityMaking builds on their pioneering work, with the goals of increasing the participation of underrepresented communities in determining the city's future and developing a city that is a living work of art.


More information here about the artists and planners and here upcoming projects!

Willow_CreativeCityMaking_announcement.docx

In My Lifetime, a documentary film about nuclear weapons, will be be broadcast on select American Public Television stations at 10 pm EST on April 7, 2013, It features photos from Paul Shambroom's project "Face to Face With the Bomb", as well as an interview with Paul. (check link closer to the date for stations and local broadcast times.)