Craft / Material Studies

VISITING ARTIST: EMILY LAMB

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 |  12:15 PM  |  FINE ARTS BUILDING, ROOM 238, 2ND FLOOR

Emily Lamb, Craft/Material Studies BFA Alumna will talk about her work, research and international travel completed since graduating in 2017. This research and travel was supported by a Craft/Material Studies TOAST Student Research Grant. She will share what she learned from the different countries she traveled to and how it influences her current body of work and growing knowledge of glass.

SPRING 2019 ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITION IN FIBER

The VCUarts Department of Craft/Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for adjunct professors to teach one or more sections of Introduction to Textiles, Intermediate Textiles: Tapestry Weaving and/or a freshman level Art Foundation Project course in Fibers during the Spring 2019 semester. Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment, knowledge of field of specialization, particularly in technical proficiency; knowledge of or experience in implementing a variety of teaching strategies; ability to teach effectively at the college level.

Requirements:
Applicants must have an advanced degree in Fine Art or related field. Master’s in Fine Arts is preferred. Expertise in area of teaching specialization is highly desirable. Active exhibition record and previous teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
Required application materials: 
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Current CV or Resume
A list of three current references including names, addresses, phone numbers, and
email addresses (references will not be contacted prior to applicant’s approval)
Portfolio of work- visual documentation of professional work, list of specialized skills and examples of student work, if available.
To apply, please submit application materials via VCU eJobs at www.vcujobs.com. Only electronic applications submitted via eJobs will be accepted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. Applicants must present proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
 
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

EXHIBITION: NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Please join us for the closing reception of “New Kids on the Block” featuring the work of new faculty Madison Creech (also the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow), Emily Culver, and Chase Folsom. The exhibition is on view through September 24th.

GRADUATE STUDENT PECHA KUCHA

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 |  12:00 PM  |  FINE ARTS BUILDING, 2ND FLOOR CRIT ROOM
Join us for Pecha Kucha style presentation in which graduate students will talk about their work for 5 minutes each (13 students total).

 

CASSILS: VISITING ARTIST

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH |  10:00 AM  |  ICA AUDITORIUM | 601 W. BROAD ST.
Join us for a student led discussion with Visiting Artist Cassils. Following the discussion, meet and mingle with other visiting artists who, like Cassils, also have work included in the ICA’s inaugural exhibition, Declaration.