December 2009 Archives

Scholarship Opportunity

The Office of International Programs and the University Honors Program

(Twin Cites campus) are pleased to announce the opening of applications

for the 2010-11 Katherine E. Sullivan Scholarship for Study Abroad.

This scholarship provides the opportunity for one senior at any campus

of the University of Minnesota to enrich her or his academic experience

with a fifth year of undergraduate study in another country.  The

scholarship is intended to support credit-bearing and usually

classroom-based study abroad that immerses the student in the host

university, research institute, or other institution, as well as in the

host culture.  Proposals should be for full-time study for a full

academic year or equivalent.  Applicants must be currently enrolled

undergraduates at any University of Minnesota campus; must have senior

status (at least 90 credits completed) by the end of Fall semester 2009,

with at least 30+ credits in residence at a University of Minnesota

campus; must be U.S. citizens or nationals; and should have a cumulative

GPA of 3.5 or higher.  Applicants must be available for an in-person

interview on the University's Twin Cities campus on March 1, 2010.

Application materials and instructions are available

here:http://www.honors.umn.edu/scholarships_u  APPLICATION DEADLINE:

FEBRUARY 1, 2010

 

Call for artists

Dear Artist,
Upstream People Gallery
   5607 Howard Street
   Omaha, NE 68106-1257 U.S.A.

 

  is pleased to announce the

 

  "11th Annual REALISM 
  Juried Online International Art Exhibition"

Open to all artists worldwide with original artwork in all realistic or representational styles in two- and three-dimensional works including ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, print, digital, installations and mixed media in all creative processes.

  February 1, 2010 - January 31, 2011

  (12 month's exposition and gallery representation for greater sales and exposure;
artists may exhibit and sale in other venues at the same time) 

  to apply send the following by January 8, 2010 for early entry (postmark deadline) 
OR January 24, 2010 for final entry.

 

  •5 slides/CD/DVD (or jpegs/tiffs via email; 1000 pixels as the largest dimension)
  •List of works with:  Name, Postal Address (& email),
    Titles, Media, Sizes (HxWxD) & Prices
  •Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (only if submitting via postal mail)
  •$25 entry/jury/webmaster fee; $5 each add'l (add $2 using PayPal)

    

Cash Awards of Excellence; Special Recognitions
  and Press Releases developed from the Juror's Statement published worldwide
  and sent to specially recognized artists' newspaper(s).

And several artists have SOLD their work(s). 

(There have been several hundreds of millions of views to date!)

  Early entry notifications sent around January 15, 2010

  

           Or you may download the prospectus at                    

 

Note: Other show opportunities available 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opportunity for a Graphic Design student to help out Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity along with The Rex is putting together an event during valentines weekend to help raise funds for habitat. We are looking for any Graphic Design students to develop brochures and advertisements for the night of the event. This would be great real world experience to add to their portfolios. If you are interested please contact chris at milln018@d.umn.edu or Eric at label027@d.umn.edu

Thanks, Habitat for Humanity and The Rex

Art Internship available in Ely, MN Summer 2010

From: Anne Swenson [mailto:thepub@elyecho.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 4:13 PM
To: sfa@d.umn.edu
Subject: Art Internship available in Ely, MN Summer 2010

 

ELY GREENSTONE SUMMER 2010 Internship

 

Ely Greenstone offers an internship to advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in arranging work experience for academic credit. The internship at the Ely Greenstone Public Art has a modest pay.

 

Applicants should be advanced undergraduate or graduate students with a background in art, fine crafts or related fields.

 

Learning Agreement

Internships at the Ely Greenstone Public Art are based on learning objectives defined by the intern, the intern's faculty adviser, and Ely Greenstone's internship supervisor. Projects will be planned that will be mutually beneficial and that will lead to the development of practical skills contributing to the student's professional training. 

 

Evaluation

The intern and intern supervisor will each write a final evaluation of the internship and submit copies to the sponsoring academic institution and the chairman of Ely Greenstone. Please submit any evaluation procedures required by the school. 

 

Credits/Grades

While Ely Greenstone will provide adequate evaluations for every intern, prospective interns are reminded that academic institutions are the sole determiners of the students' grades/credits. Students seeking internships at Ely Greenstone must ensure that all internship requirements at their schools are properly followed in order to receive credits for their work. 

 

Time Requirement

While an intern at Ely Greenstone may expect to commit from 20 hours on average weekly, the hours may vary.

 

Background Check

Ely Greenstone is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for visitors, staff, interns and volunteers. Consequently, interns may be required to pass a background check as a condition of placement.

 

Internship Opportunities

* Art Exhibits - work with artists on projects to prepare for exhibits, computer tracking, collections research, site preparation, public interpretation, and/or research. 

* Art Education - work with children at Art Camp, work with volunteer chairman, inventory supplies, create supply order

* Assist with Art Center functions

      Contact: Anne Swenson, 218-365-3141or 218-365-5917, thepub@elyecho.com

 

Applying for an Internship

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS MARCH 1, 2010 

   1. Once your application has been received, the contact person will notify you regarding an interview. Usually the intern supervisor will interview the student candidate in person or by telephone prior to acceptance into the internship program.

   2. Ely Greenstone's contact person will ask you to complete an application. If you do not have a copy of the application, the contact person will send you one.

   3. The learning objective(s) of your internship must be put into a written internship agreement which is signed by you, your faculty sponsor, Ely Greenstone's chairman, and your internship supervisor at Ely Greenstone.

MAIL APPLICATION TO: Ely Greenstone Public Art, 2647 Van Vac Road, Ely MN 55731

 





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