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Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing

The University of Iowa
52242, Iowa City
Date posted
Dec 27, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in painting/drawing for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the 2024-25 academic year.

Fellowship recipient responsibilities:

• Teach one class per semester in the University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Painting & Drawing Area.  The candidate may teach either an introductory course or an advanced course depending on their strengths and the needs of the program.

• Present a public lecture about their work

• Participate in limited public outreach activities (e.g.: workshops, discussion of your work with a local arts organization)

• Shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking.

Fellows receive:

An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Assistant Professor in Painting & Drawing. $40,000 salary and benefits private studio furnished housing (in off- campus residences—one and two bedroom apartments depending on needs)

Required Qualifications:

The applicant will have received an MFA in painting/drawing at the time of application or have an equivalent combination of education and experience, evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience outside of graduate career, demonstration of a promising program of creative research that contributes to the current needs of the undergraduate and graduate painting and drawing population.

Desirable Qualifications:

Demonstrates an understanding of a variety of conceptual and material approaches in the teaching of painting/drawing and proficiency in critical theory.


Candidates should submit applications online at: .  Search requisition #75089.  Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2024.

Applications must include:

- C.V. including phone number, email address, mailing address, and link to artist’s website providing digital documentation of recent work (at least 20 images with slide script/description of work)

- Letter of interest

- One-page artist’s statement

- 3 professional references – names and contact information only

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