Monday, June 28, 2010

Workshop Teaching Op for Grad Students and Alumni

Deadline July 9th

SCAD's Community Education Program is open to youth through adults who want to experience SCAD's high standards in art and design education. Classes generally meet once a week for two and a half hours over a period of four weeks. Workshops generally meet for one or two days, depending on
the topic. Feel free to browse the current CE offerings for an idea of the types of courses/workshops offered at  Also, keep
in mind that we encourage new courses and techniques!

If you think you might be interested in teaching a workshop or class, please send a proposal to either Laura Ballance (ATL),, or Leslie Wisniewski (SAV) at In the proposal please include the following information:

  • Suggested title of the class or workshop 
  • Brief description of the class or workshop
  • Time needed (class or workshop)
  • Classroom space needed (Do you need a specific SCAD classroom?)
  • Cost per participant (We allot $20 per participant.  If you need
  • to spend more, let us know)
  • Availability (Are there specific week days or weekends that you
  • are unavailable?)

We are accepting class and workshop proposals until July 9th.  We look forward to having another busy quarter in Community Education. Thank you for your time and assistance, and please feel free to contact Laura Balance (ATL) at or Leslie Wisniewski (SAV) at if you have any questions!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Teaching Position

Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Art at Mississippi State University seeks to hire a Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography.  The position will begin Fall 2010.  The successful candidate will teach four courses a semester.  This is a one year non-tenure-track position with performance expected in the areas of teaching and service.  The primary responsibility of this position will be teaching Art 2103: Photo Survey.  This introductory photography class combines technical proficiency with the camera along with developing a personal aesthetic and utilizes either analog or digital SLR input.  All image editing is done with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Output is with professional Epson printers.  Participation in undergraduate advising, committees and service.  Opportunity to serve on undergraduate thesis committees.
The Department of Art is located in the College of Architecture, Art, and Design.  It has 300 Art majors, 20 full-time faculty and offers the BFA degree with emphasis areas in graphic design, ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.  The department is accredited by NASAD.  Information about the department is available at  Mississippi State University, a land-grant and sea-grant institution, founded in 1878, is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-extensive Institution located in Starkville, Mississippi, a city of 20,000 residents.
Review process will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Send letter of application, list of three references with contact information, vita, unofficial transcripts, artist’s statement, statement of teaching philosophy, CD of personal work and CD of student work along with SASE to Photography Search Committee, Department of Art, P.O. Box 5182, Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762. More information contact Professor Marita Gootee at

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Call for Entries - Writing on the Walls

Desotorow Gallery is currently accepting submissions for “Writing on the Walls”. This juried exhibition celebrates the personal idiosyncrasies of the art of handwriting through various mediums: letters, notes, grocery lists, and other organic print pieces that continue to exist despite today’s increased use of digital methods. Open to national and international artists (professional, emerging, and student). Open to works of all genres and media. Up to three pieces may be submitted for a non-refundable entry fee of $20. Deadline for submissions is June 25, 2010 at 5pm EST. Exhibit runs July 16 – 28, 2010.

Download the prospectus at For more information, email

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