Amy Youngs
Since the beginning
Works in Columbus, Ohio United States of America

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BIO
Amy M. Youngs creates mixed-media, interactive sculptures and digital media works that explore the complex relationship between technology and our changing concept of nature and self. She earned a BA in Art at San Francisco State University and an MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Art and Technology program at The Ohio State University.
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JOB

ARTIST: Post MFA Fellow


Deadline:
Fri Apr 06, 2012 23:55

Location:
Columbus, Ohio
United States of America

Positions: Two (2) Fellowship Appointments (2 semesters / 9 months)

Fellowship Funding: $18,000 plus benefits.
Adjunct teaching assignments also possible at the lecturer rate. (1 course/ semester. Up to 2 courses total)

Start Date: Fall Semester (August 22, 2012)


Application Web Site: https://osuart.slideroom.com

The Ohio State University’s Department of Art is searching for two (2) Post-MFA fellows for the 2012 -2013 school year. These fellowship opportunities are available and open to artists working in the medium(s) of Art and Technology, Ceramics, Glass, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture. Artists working in hybrid modes, including those that engage in social practice are also eligible.

Post MFA Fellowships at OSU include an $18,000.00 stipend to support individual research while in residence at OSU during the 2012-13 academic year. Additional remuneration is possible through a teaching assignment, based on program need. Primary focus for the fellow will be the development and creation of artwork.

Goals for the Post MFA Fellows are to work closely with the Department of Art faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students. It is also encouraged that the fellow utilizes the vast resources available at OSU. This includes 24-hour access to studio space in the fellow’s area(s) of focus, as well as borrowing privileges from the campus libraries. The fellowship concludes with an exhibition hosted by the Department of Art and a public speaking presentation.

Minimum Qualifications:


Eligibility is firmly contingent upon those who have completed their MFA degree since 2009. Applications from international candidates will be considered. Former Ohio State University undergraduate and graduate students are ineligible to apply. We are searching for applicants who have not had the opportunity to experience the campus and resources at OSU.

Application Procedure:

OSU will be using Slideroom to facilitate the application process for the Post MFA Fellowship. Upload the following materials at https://osuart.slideroom.com.


- Visual documentation of work, including name, title, size, media, and date
(Work must have been completed within the last three years)
- Artist statement

- Statement of intent. Please provide specific reasons why you would like to be in residence at OSU.
- Resume / CV
- Names of three individuals that can provide recommendations

If interested in a teaching opportunity in addition to the residency, please provide any or all of the following:
- Sample syllabi of course(s) taught
- Examples of student work
- Statement of interest and qualifications in teaching

An incomplete application may exclude the applicant from consideration.

The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive universities. The Columbus campus enrolls approximately 59,000 students, over 3,600 of whom are international students representing more than 100 countries. Ohio State offers approximately 11,700 courses in over one hundred departments, including graduate programs in virtually every profession.

The Department of Art at The Ohio State University offers an exceptional, nationally ranked MFA program and quality undergraduate programs that are recognized nationally and internationally. The department is a community of highly qualified artists, dedicated faculty, skilled staff and engaged students, who are fully committed to learning, research and service. Our faculty are accomplished professionals who make significant contributions to the cultural life of the university, city, state, nation, and world through research that results in creative activities, exhibitions, public lectures, and numerous related activities. We are committed to providing members of our community an intellectually stimulating environment, access to good studio spaces and connections to vast resources available on our campus. As a community we celebrate the production, examination, and evaluation of the visual arts as a people-centered enterprise, we preserve the core values of intellectual freedom and creative examination and take pride in the diversity of viewpoints and expertise that are essential elements of a rich environment for creative inquiry.

Resources available to the Fellows are consistent to those offered graduate students in the Department of Art. These include our comprehensive studios and labs. The University Fine Arts Library that holds over 40,000 volumes. Ohio State’s ACCAD is known internationally as one of the top centers for graduate students focused in animation and 3D modeling. The History of Art Department has a comprehensive visual resources and print collection of more than 450,000 items. The Wexner Center for the Arts presents exhibitions, dance, film, and performances by nationally and internationally known contemporary artists.

City Of Columbus is the state’s capital and largest city. Columbus is a thriving city in business, education and the arts. The Columbus Region is home to 20 theatre companies, 102 art galleries, and 18 museums. We have more park space per capita than any other U.S. city. We have a world-class symphony, ballet, and opera, and all sorts of diverse festivals and cultural events. We have great restaurants, amazing shopping, unique cultural districts, and an energizing nightlife.


JOB

Assistant / Associate Professor of Art, Photography


Deadline:
Fri Oct 21, 2011 23:55

Location:
Columbus, Ohio
United States of America

POSITION: Associate/Assistant Professor of Art, focused in photography. Full time, tenure eligible position. Service and committee work expected.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. degree or the equivalent. Significant photography-based background with commitment to conceptual inquiry and technical expertise. An active professional creative practice, including a record of exhibitions/presentations/projects beyond the local and regional level.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate should have more than three years college-level teaching experience, possess advanced wet darkroom capabilities, and be able to teach digital imaging and printing and a combination of the following; alternative photographic processes, large format photography, and/or studio lighting. The candidate must have knowledge and be well versed in the theoretical, contemporary and historical lineage of photography. This position will require a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, and creating a critical and experimental learning environment within a public research university. Previous experience in curricular development, mentoring students, and service on graduate committees is preferred. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: 
OSU will be using Slideroom to facilitate the application process for the Associate/Assistant Professor of Art, focused in photography. Submit the following materials via uploads, at https://osuart.slideroom.com:

  • Twenty examples of your work, including name, title, size, media,
    and date that the work was completed.
  • Letter of Application
  • Artist statement
  • Resume / CV
  • Sample syllabi of
    course(s) taught
  • Twenty examples of student work
  • Names and contact information of three individuals that can provide
    recommendations
    (Recommenders will be asked to upload letters to
    Slideroom)
  • An incomplete application may exclude the applicant from
    consideration.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be
received by October 21st, 2011.
 
APPOINTMENT DATE: August 2012


JOB

Assistant Professor of Art & Technology. Full time, tenure track


Deadline:
Sat Sep 25, 2010 19:55

Location:
United States of America

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Art
Art and Technology

POSITION: Assistant Professor of Art, focused in technology-based practices. Full time, tenure track position. Service and committee work expected.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: M.F.A. degree. Significant art and technology-based background with commitment to conceptual inquiry. An active professional creative practice, including a record of exhibitions/presentations/projects beyond the local, regional level.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Accomplishments in one or more of the following art practices: network/web-based forms, moving image (video/film/animation), computational/interactive media, sound/performance installation, tactical media, emerging and/or hybrid forms. Fluency in the conceptual and historical frameworks of contemporary new media art is important. Successful candidates will be able to integrate their digital art practice with other fine art and/or academic disciplines in a manner relevant to broader culture. University-level teaching experience beyond the terminal degree preferred.

Special consideration may be given to applicants who are open to collaborative or interdisciplinary projects. This position will require a commitment to teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses and creating a critical and experimental teaching environment. Previous experience in curricular development, mentoring students, and service on graduate committees is a plus.

Send letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a CD or DVD of 20 examples of your work (include images and time-based media, as appropriate), thumbnail printouts of the work represented, 20 images of your students' work, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and emails of three references to: Art and Technology Search Committee, The Ohio State University, Department of Art, 146 Hopkins Hall, 128 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received by October 29th, 2010.

APPOINTMENT DATE: August, 2011


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JOB

Assistant Professor - Painting and Drawing


Deadline:
Sat Sep 26, 2009 12:59

Location:
United States of America

The Department of Art at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in painting and drawing. Appointment begins Autumn 2010.

Qualifications: M.F.A. degree, preferably two or more years university-level teaching experience beyond the terminal degree or equivalent; an active professional creative practice with evidence of building an exhibition record of substance. We are looking for a candidate with expertise in painting and drawing and fluency in conceptual and historical frameworks including but not limited to narrative, video, technology, and installation. Preference will be given to applicants with interdisciplinary perspectives. This position will require a commitment to teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses and creating a critical and experimental learning environment within a public research university. Previous experience in curricular development, mentoring students, and service on graduate committees is advantageous.

Send letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a CD and thumbnail printouts of 20 images of your work (including a CD or DVD of no more than 5 minutes of video when applicable) and 20 images of your students' work, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and emails of three references to: Painting and Drawing Search Committee, The Ohio State University, Department of Art, 146 Hopkins Hall, 128 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210. The Ohio State University is an EEO/AA employer. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All application materials must be received by October 23rd, 2009.