National Gallery of Art: Visiting Senior Fellowship Program (2019-2020)

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program fro senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, visiting senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability.

One Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any area. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended to support research on European art before the early nineteenth century. The William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship is primarily intended to support research on modern and contemporary art. Visiting senior fellowship application are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines who work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of form.

Visiting senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for 5+ years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the visiting senior fellowship program.

The Center awards up to twelve short-term (up to 60 days) Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships annually. Stipends for 2-month fellowships range from $7,000 to $8,000, depending on relocation requirements; in addition, fellows receive housing, as available.

Applications: Candidates for the visiting senior fellowships program must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of one article or chapter from books, to be submitted on or before the application deadline. Two letters of recommendation are required. Visiting senior fellows may receive awards in three consecutive years but thereafter must wait three years before reapplying to the Center. Individuals may not apply for other Center fellowships while an application is pending or once a fellowship has been awarded. Visiting senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Award Period: March 1 – August 15, 2019
Deadline: September 21, 2018

Award Period: September 1, 2019 – February 29, 2020
Deadline: March 21, 2019

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National Gallery of Art: Senior Fellowship Program (2019-2020)

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program fro senior fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability.

One Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellowships are intended to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any area. The Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowships are intended to support research on European art before the early nineteenth century. The William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship is primarily intended to support research on modern and contemporary art. Senior fellowship application are also solicited from scholars in other disciplines who work examines artifacts or has implications for the analysis and criticism of form.

Senior fellowships are intended for those who have held the PhD for 5+ years or more at the time of application, or who possess an equivalent record of professional accomplishment. Individuals currently affiliated with the National Gallery of Art are not eligible for the senior fellowship program.

A senior fellowship award for the academic year is normally limited to 1/2 of applicants salary, up to a maximum of $50,000, depending on individual circumstances. Awards for a single academic term are prorated. Senior fellows also receive allowances for travel to a scholarly conference, in addition to housing, as available.

Applications: Candidates for the senior fellowship program must submit an online application that includes a proposal and a copy of two publications, either articles or chapters from books, to be submitted on or before the application deadline. Three letters of recommendation are required. Procedures for associate appointments are the same as those for the senior fellowship program. Holders of senior fellowships may reapply five years after the completion of the fellowship. Individuals may not apply for other Center fellowships while an application is pending or once a fellowship has been awarded. Senior fellowships may not be postponed or renewed.

Deadline: October 15, 2018

Information Sessions 2018 for Graduate School: Columbia University School of the Arts

You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting. You may access your application and change your answers as many times as you like prior to submission.  Once an application has been submitted, no substitutions, alterations, or additions to portfolio materials can be accepted. Applicants should therefore make sure that all submissions made are correct and complete.

Application deadlines:

Film MFA: December 4, 2018
Film and Media Studies MA: January 31, 2019

Theatre MFA (Directing only): December 4, 2018
Theatre MFA (All other concentrations): January 3, 2019

Writing MFA: January 3, 2019

Visual Arts MFA: January 15, 2019

Sound Art MFA: January 15, 2019
Please join us this fall for our upcoming Information Sessions. These sessions are a great way to learn more about our programs and to meet faculty, staff, and current students.

Theatre MFA
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
(MFA Directing thesis production will follow at 2pm)
RSVP here

Film MFA
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: 1pm – 3pm
(A screening of student films will follow the information session)
RSVP here

Writing MFA
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
(A Gallery Series student reading will follow at 8:30pm)
RSVP here

Visual Arts MFA
Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 11am – 1pm
(Tours and Open Studios will follow the information session)
RSVP here

Sound Art MFA
Date: Sunday, November 11, 2018
Time: 2pm – 3pm
(Open Studios will follow the information session)
RSVP here

Workshop Opportunity 2018: Frantic Assembly in SLC

SALT LAKE CITY – On October 31st from 9 AM – 4 PM, Frantic Assembly will be providing a masterclass in devising and physicality for theatre for all interested artists.

Registration is available here: https://www.universe.com/events/masterclass-frantic-assembly-devising-and-physicality-tickets-salt-lake-city-LP0GQ4

Frantic Assembly is an internationally renowned, UK-based theatre company led by co-founder and Artistic Director Scott Graham. Celebrated for its accessible and collaborative approach, Frantic Assembly has created award-winning work of breath-taking physical dynamism and emotional eloquence. Frantic Assembly are world leaders in devised and collaborative theatre. The Frantic method of devising liberates creative potential and builds confidence in performers, students and teachers. Frantic Assembly are the company behind the Tony Award-nominated choreography in Broadway’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Experience the Frantic method of how we create our award-winning shows:

  • Learn new and exciting approaches to devising work
  • Find ways of creating choreography for groups of all abilities
  • Build your own physical confidence, learn new skills and take them into your own

“In addition to learning so much exciting new material, the energy and skills the practitioners had was incredibly inspiring. I feel like my brain is still on fire from all the new ideas and exercises.” – Workshop Participant, The Drama League, NYC 

Frantic Assembly (UK) is joining us for 2 days

We’re bringing Frantic Assembly out to SLC again. This time for two days. They’ll be conducting a masterclass for interested theatre/dance artists.

DAY ONE – Much like last year (though it may differ a bit) this day will focus on some fundamental principles and exercises.

DAY TWO – This will build on the principles shared in Day One.

You can register for one day or both. If you register for both use the code “BOTHDAYS” to get $30 off registration.

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Job Opportunity 2018: KUER-Radio

KUER-Radio is now recruiting for a full-time position:  Major Gifts Manager

Position: PRN17510B

Job Number: 2178

Flexible schedule with most work completed during a typical Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm schedule, however evenings and some weekend hours will be required for station events and donor meetings. In-state and some out-of-state travel is required on a monthly basis.

KUER 90.1 is seeking an experienced and dynamic Manager of Major Giving with a competitive spirit and the initiative to exceed current levels of major giving. A successful candidate for this key station position must have a strong understanding of philanthropy and motivations for major giving as well as a deep passion for public radio. This person will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects of individual gifts at the mid and major giving levels for annual operations, capital expenditures, planned giving and KUER’s endowment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• As a member of the department’s management team, work with Director of Development on monthly, annual and long-term fund development goals and plans for the station.
• Build and maintain relationships with current and prospective mid-level and major giving donors (above $1,200) and cultivate them to increase giving to major gift levels and/or planned gifts. Meet monthly goals including, but not limited to, individual visits, gift proposals, cultivation events, and monthly reports.
• Collaborate across departments on the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of mid and major donors.
• Follow all University of Utah charitable guidelines to ensure proper handling of donors.
• Assist prospective donors in their charitable gift planning and design. Present planned gift illustrations and solicit gifts.
• Direct capital campaign solicitation efforts in cooperation with Director of Development, and Community Advisory Board and its subcommittees.
• Assist in the oversight of the public phase of capital campaign/expenditures direct mailings, on-air announcements and other publicity.
• Oversee digital, web and printed communication for planned giving, capital gifts information, acknowledgements, cultivation and stewardship.
• In collaboration with the marketing department, provide input to marketing materials (web, on-air, printed materials, etc.), and strategies, including developing key educational messages identifying target audiences, and selecting donors to be profiled.
• Collaborate with KUER staff for fundraising and marketing events to steward and cultivate donors and prospects. Will also plan and execute private major donor events.
• Actively engage with KUER’s advisory board and committees.
• Act as a station representative within the community.
• Ability to travel in-state to meet with donors.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines with an attention to accuracy.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Link to apply:  http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/78388

Judges Needed for Utah State Drama Competition 2018

Qualified Judges wanted:  April 20-21, 3A State Drama at Richfield High School (Richfield, Utah). They need qualified judges who would be willing to judge one or two days. Those who participate will be paid $50 ($150 for one-act play judges, which need to be exceptionally qualified) and be fed. You’ll need to take a quick judging test to register. Please contact Robert Willardson at (435) 616-1231 or roc123223@gmail.com for more about this opportunity.