Craft / Material Studies

Fountainhead Fellow Lecture: Madison Creech

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2 |  12:30 PM  |  ART FOUNDATION PROGRAM BUILDING, 609 BOWE ST. , ROOM 535

Madison Creech is the 2018-19 Fountainhead Fellow in the Department of Craft and Material Studies. She holds an MFA in fibers from Arizona State University and a BFA and BS in textile, merchandising, and fashion design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Creech has held residencies at Metro Community College Prototype Lab in Omaha, Nebraska, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Texas, and Techshop in Chandler, Arizona. Her work has been widely exhibited across the country, and she has been the recipient of a number of distinguished awards, including the Juror’s Award from the Surface Design Association’s Explorations exhibition, the Rudy Turk Award for History in American Craft from ASU, and the Mary Beason Bishop and Francis Sumner Merit Scholarship from the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

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.

 

 

 

2018-19 ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITION

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Adjunct Faculty Positions, Metals/Jewelry, Department of Craft and Material Studies at VCUarts

The VCUarts Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for adjunct professors to teach one or more sections of beginning, intermediate, and/or advanced courses in the metals area during the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. 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 Applicants must have a 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.