We Are Hiring!

The Department of Art is currently hiring for two faculty positions.
 

Assistant Professor of Communication Design

The Department of Art, a NASAD accredited institution, is comprised of nine full time faculty and eleven adjunct faculty whose diverse artistic pursuits provide a wide range of educational opportunities for students. The Department has 200 art majors who are pursuing BA and BFA degrees in ten areas of study. Our mission is to prepare and empower students to use their creative abilities to make a difference in our community. A comprehensive multi-studio approach encourages innovative thinking, strengthens creativity and technical ability and develops a broad knowledge of historic and contemporary art and design.

To apply please go to: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=85901 
Review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is closed.

UAA is an AA/EEO employer & educational institution. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

 

Assistant Professor of Art in Sculpture

The Department of Art within the University of Alaska Anchorage is inviting applications for a full time tenure track position in Sculpture. This position is comprised of teaching undergraduate sculpture classes and three-dimensional foundations while having the opportunity to develop new courses and curriculum. A successful candidate should have the ability to teach historical and contemporary content as well as emerging processes and methodologies pertaining to sculpture. A candidate must be able to offer students a comprehensive understanding of sculpture by teaching a strong work ethic, various methods of research and fabrication, critical discourse and innovative thinking. An ideal candidate will be committed to mentoring students, collegiality, and interdisciplinary teaching.

The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post-secondary institution. Located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, the campus is nestled in the middle of a greenbelt, surrounded by lakes, ponds and wildlife, and is connected to a city-wide trail system perfect for active lifestyles.

The Department of Art, a NASAD accredited institution, is comprised of nine full time faculty and eleven adjunct faculty whose diverse artistic pursuits provide a wide range of educational opportunities for students. The Department has 200 art majors who are pursuing BA and BFA degrees in ten areas of study. Our mission is to prepare and empower students to use their creative abilities to make a difference in our community. A comprehensive multi-studio approach encourages innovative thinking, strengthens creativity and technical ability and develops a broad knowledge of historic and contemporary art and design.  

To apply please go to: www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=85929
Review of complete applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is closed.

UAA is an AA/EEO employer & educational institution. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.
 

News:

Join us for three art openings!

Michael Conti's "Play War On Ice" exhibit opens November 14th at the Arc Gallery in the Consortium Library and will remain open until January 9th, 2015

Untitled (Helmets) | Michael Conti | Play War On Ice | Arc Gallery 2014

For more information on the exhibition and the artist please visit the Arc Gallery

 

Ruth Beer's visiting exhibition "Mineral Matters" premieres in the Kimura Gallery on November 19th and will remain open until December 12th. 

Ruth Beer (in collaboration with Soledad Munoz) | Kimura Gallery 2014 | UAA Fine Arts

For more information on the exhibit and the artist please visit the Kimura Gallery.

 

And finally there will be a reception unveiling the work of Christopher Judd for the EXIT Art Project also on November 19th.

Christopher Judd - EXIT Art Project 2014 | UAA Fine Arts Building | UAA Fine Arts

For more information on this on-going project please visit the EXIT Art Project.

 

 

 

Strike a Pose (and get paid)

The Department of Art seeks mature men and women to pose nude for UAA Department of Art studio classes. Art models should be able to pose in aesthetically pleasing and physically challenging ways. The schedule is flexible. 

Sessions are Monday through Thursday at the following times:

10:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 1:00 p.m.-3:45 p.m., 4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m., and 7:00 p.m.-9:45 p.m.

Contact: 786-1575 or avowens@uaa.alaska.edu

 
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