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

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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3D Computer Animation Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Sun Feb 06, 2005 08:40

Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Professor in 3D Computer Graphics Animation at The Ohio State University. We seek to find an innovative professional committed to being part of a creative and engaging collaborative team of artists, designers, scientists, faculty and students. This is a joint appointment with the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design and an appropriate department within the College of the Arts. Candidate will be expected to build on the strengths at ACCAD and interface with multidisciplinary programs within the arts and sciences. The position begins September 2005.

Responsibilities: Position requires teaching on both undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching at the graduate level is in the interdisciplinary, collaborative environment of the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD) using state of the art resources. Duties also include the development of new curriculum, advising and committee work. Faculty are expected to have active creative careers in their own right.

Position Requirements: Applicants must hold a graduate degree in an art or design field, or in a related technical field. University-level teaching experience and a strong record of creative and/or scholarly activities is desired. Advanced training and substantial professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: animation, three dimensional modeling, rigging, surfacing, visual effects, digital lighting, motion capture, digital storytelling.

Application requirements: Candidates should show a body of work related to computer animation and indicate a strong research direction. Applications should include 1) a letter of application that addresses applicant's position qualifications 2) a current resume 3) a separate statement discussing the applicant’s creative work and approach to teaching 4) 10 examples and descriptions of applicant’s work 5) 10 examples and descriptions of student works 6) names, postal and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references, 7) a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Copies of transcripts will be requested of finalists.

Send materials to:
Computer Animation Faculty Search
ACCAD - The Ohio State University
1224 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43214

Application review begins January 10, 2005 and will continue until filled. [Still open]

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EEO/AA employer.


New Media Artists Wanted at the Ohio State University

Fri Dec 03, 2004 23:42

Earn money, gain experience teaching art, focus on making your artwork and, at the end of 2 successful years, earn a Masters of Fine Art - all without paying tuition. Art and Technology at the Ohio State University is seeking applicants to the MFA degree program for 2005 - 2007.

Art & Technology is an interdisciplinary studio art program in computer mediated art, which includes electronics and kinetics, interactive, robotic sculpture, 3D modeling and animation, holography and light, digital video, multimedia, net art, installation and sound. Students are encouraged to consider conceptual approaches to art making while working with content and contexts that may not fit within traditional definitions of art or display venues.

The Ohio State University is one of the nation's largest, most comprehensive universities. As members of the University community, students in the Department of Art have the opportunity to draw on a wide variety of resources that may be pertinent to their work. The University Fine Arts Library holds over 40,000 volumes. Ohio State's Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design 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 slide, print and digital 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.

90% of studio art graduate students receive Graduate Teaching Assistantships or University Fellowships. GTAs receive a stipend for nine months of service and a full waiver of tuition. All graduate students in the Department of Art are provided with studio space.

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Position Announcement: Chair, Department of Art

Tue Oct 12, 2004 22:11

We invite nominations and applications for Chair, Department of Art in the College of the Arts at The Ohio State University.

Qualifications and responsibilities, and position availability:
We are looking for someone with excellent leadership and advocacy skills who can help us build on our strengths, identity, and vision and relate well to a variety of constituencies inside and outside the university. We are a discipline-based program that also sustains and fosters a diversity of research interests and interdisciplinary practices. We seek an individual who is comfortable discussing ideas and working in a collaborative environment.

The chair facilitates the planning, coordination, and evaluation of departmental programs, serves as an advocate for the department and its accomplishments, and encourages collaborations with internal and external partners. Guiding faculty and staff in ways that support and advance their professional development is especially important. In addition, the chair’s other primary areas of responsibility are fiscal and facilities planning and development, recruitment and retention, fund raising, and personnel management.

Candidates must hold a terminal master’s degree or higher or an equivalent combination of education and experience as well as demonstrated abilities in leadership and administration. University-level teaching experience and a strong record of creative/studio activity are expected, qualifying for the rank of associate professor or professor with tenure. Applicants with additional documented activity in the visual arts, including theory and history, are welcome. Salary and other considerations competitive and consistent with the commitment to recruit the best-qualified individual. The position reports to the Dean of the College of the Arts and begins July 1, 2005.

About the Department of Art, Ohio State, and Columbus, Ohio:
The Department of Art is currently organized into seven areas with strong sensibilities and expertise: painting and drawing, sculpture, ceramics, glass, photography, printmaking, art and technology. The graduate programs in sculpture and ceramics were recently ranked #7 and #8 by U.S. News & World Report. The department offers BFA, BA, and MFA degree programs. Undergraduates benefit from expanding Honors and research experiences. Most graduate students in the department are funded with a full tuition waiver and monthly stipend through a Graduate Teaching or Administrative Associate position. The department has 24 full-time faculty, including 3 who teach at the regional campuses, and 8 staff, with approximately 350 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Numerous development funds support juried competitions, materials awards, internships, scholarships, residencies, visits to artists’ studios, and other opportunities to enrich the student experience. In addition, through the Ann Hamilton/Michael Mercil Visitor Series and other initiatives, the Department of Art is host to national and international visiting artists.

The department is one of seven academic units in a comprehensive College of the Arts that also includes Art Education, Dance, Design, History of Art, Music, and Theatre. The college’s Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design is an interdisciplinary research and development center in computer animation, motion capture, and emerging technologies in interactive/multimedia. The university’s Wexner Center for the Arts, a multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art, presents exhibitions, screenings, performances, artist residencies, and educational programs.

The Ohio State University, a world-class research university, is ranked 22nd among national public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Its Columbus campus has a faculty of about 3,000 and a student population of about 48,000, including 9,500 graduate students. Columbus, the state capital is the 15th largest city in the U.S. Its rich and varied cultural life in the visual and performing arts includes the Columbus Museum of Art, the Short North gallery district, symphony, jazz, and chamber orchestras, a ballet and opera company, and equity/community theatres. The Ohio Arts Council and the Greater Columbus Arts Council have strong national reputations.

Deadline for application:
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2004, and continue until the position is filled.

Required application materials:
A letter of interest and vitae, evidence of creative and/or scholarly research, as well as the name and contact information for four references to:

Mark Fullerton, Chair, Department of Art Chair Search Committee and Chair, Department of History of Art
College of the Arts
The Ohio State University
152 Hopkins Hall
128 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
Ph: 614-292-7481

We welcome applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to build a diverse workforce. EEO/AA employer


Interdisciplinary ArtistTwo Dimensional Art and Digital Technologies

Thu Jan 01, 2004 00:00

Assistant Professor. Tenure Track.
Salary and benefits competitive. Starts September, 2004.

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, MARION CAMPUS seeks applicants who possess a combination of skills in two-dimensional artwork and in the digital arts, including web authoring, audio, video and/or multimedia technologies. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated excellence in both the creation and teaching of life drawing, painting and two-dimensional design, as well as in the digital arts and time-based media. This position will require a strong commitment to undergraduate education, university committee work and individual research in a multi-disciplinary, small college atmosphere within one of the nation's premier public research universities. Required: an MFA or equivalent, a substantial record of professional achievement, including relevant teaching experience, a strong exhibition record and a pedagogy that promotes interdisciplinary study.

Screening begins 26 January 2003 and continues until filled. Include application letter, artist statement, CV, 3 references (name, address, phone and e-mail), CD-ROM or DVD documentation of own and students' work (materials returned upon request, with SASE) to Art Search, Office of Human Resources, Ohio State University at Marion, 1465 Mt. Vernon Ave, Marion, OH, 43302 (e-mail: OSU is an AA EOE. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era Veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Interviewing at CAA in Seattle with prior appointment.


Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Art & Technology

Tue Jan 28, 2003 01:00

Assistant Professor of Art & Technology
Tenure Track. Salary/benefits competitive. Start September, 2003. M.F.A. or equivalent; strong body of art work, ability to teach undergraduate studio courses that include digital imaging, 3D modeling and animation, web art and new media (computer controlled, interactive environments and devices, etc.) Established Mac and PC labs with staffing. We seek applicants committed to undergraduate education, interested in teaching in a multi-disciplinary small college atmosphere within one of the nation's premier land grant universities. Application deadline: Feb. 26. Include application letter, CV, 3 references (name, address, phone); documentation of own and students' work with SASE to Art Search, OSU Marion, 1465 Mt. Vernon Ave, Marion, OH, 43302 (e-mail: OSU is an AA EOE. Women, minorities, Vietnam-era Veterans, disabled veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.