Seeks Visual Arts Fellows, 2021/22 / Employment

May 24, 2021

Organization Name: Emory University

Organization Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: Employment

Fee: Free


Emory Visual Arts Fellows, 2021/22

Fellowship in Visual Arts, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Art History Department

Application Review: Review of applications begins May 24, 2021, until the position is filled
Visual Arts Fellowship 2021-22

Emory University invites applications for a one-year Arts Fellowship in the Visual Arts, beginning fall 2021. This fellowship is supported through a generous gift from Sarah Arison 07B. We seek an emerging artist whose work involves Social Practice or New Media. Beginning August 2021, the twelve-month, full-time Fellowship offers a $45,000 salary, benefits (including healthcare), research funds, and an exhibition of the Fellow’s work in the spring 2022. The Fellow will be expected to teach one class each semester based upon their area of artistic research, as well as to engage with arts events and students on campus. In the summer session, they are free to pursue their own work. On-campus studio space will be provided. Access to Visual Arts facilities will be available from August 2021 through August 2022.
The Fellow will be expected to teach in person and maintain a campus presence for the 2021/22 academic year.

Required: MFA in visual arts
Application Instructions:

Submit electronic dossier, including Cover Letter, Artist Statement, CV, portfolio of recent works, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references to

The cover letter should address how the fellowship will facilitate the candidate’s professional development, briefly describe a course they would offer during the fellowship, and include a statement regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Opportunity Website