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Student Announcement

VCU Institute for Contemporary Art seeks Marketing Assistant

The communications department at the ICA is responsible for promoting and representing the ICA, generating enthusiasm and support for the institute as a resource for the campus; a cultural treasure for the larger community; and a magnet for cultural tourism. The Marketing Assistant will provide vital administrative, research, and technical support for all of the ICA’s communication initiatives. The Marketing Assistant reports to the ICA Director of Communications and provides key administrative support for the director and graphic designers as needed. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about digital marketing, branding, content production, and audience research; and familiar with the Richmond museum community; as well as deeply enthusiastic about working with an academic community. He/she will be a creative thinker, a natural storyteller, detail oriented, organized, adept at multi-tasking, and must demonstrate a high level of professionalism and discretion.


For more information, go to https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/51940.


Floor Productions seeks GCM/Graphic Design graduate

Floor-Productions-Logo1Floor Productions is looking for a person to fill a position in Project Management/Customer Service.  Floor Productions employs more than 300 people in Northwest Georgia. Most of the company’s business model revolves around many types of printing processes.

For additional information about the company, go to  floorproductions.com.

Resume’s may be emailed to Jon Hiland, Vice President of Sales at jon@floorproductions.com.


Growing Leaders seeks Graphic Designer

The non-profit organization Growing Leaders is looking to hire a Marketing Graphic Designer.

Growing Leaders is focused on youth leadership development. Through relevant and innovative events and resources, they equip the next generation and the parents, teachers, coaches and mentors who shape their lives. Growing Leaders serves public schools, state universities, and civic organizations, as well as faith-based organizations and churches. Its goal is to equip and mobilize one percent of the world’s population under the age of 25 (30 million students) to think and act like authentic, life-giving leaders.

The Marketing Graphic Designer offers comprehensive graphic design, content development, and marketing project management support to the Growing Leaders team.

Additional information and application information may be found at: http://growingleaders.com/careers/


Ernst & Young recruiting liberal arts grads 

Ernst & Young is currently recruiting liberal arts students who will be graduating in May 2016. Students can apply for the position through their Eagle Career Net account.

Read the  Associate Analyst job posting 


Artspace Exhibition Opportunity

The Artspace Exhibition Committee is reviewing proposals for select months in 2016 and the 2017-18 calendar. Artspace is a 3,000 sq. ft. gallery in a renovated industrial building just south of downtown Richmond, VA. It is a non-profit, artist-member-run gallery offering 4 gallery spaces from 75 sq. ft. to 1,200 sq. ft.

The committee considers proposals from established an emerging artists working in all media including video and site-specific installation and welcomes solo and group submissions.

Go to artspacegallery.org to see work from recent exhibitions and view the galleries. Exhibition guidelines and the Proposal Submission Form are available online.


Call for Art: HeadSparks.net Back-of-the-Napkin LOGO Art Contest

HeadSparks.Net is now accepting submissions to its Back-of-the-Napkin LOGO Art Contest. Send in your entries for HeadSparks.Net’s brand-spanking new logo!

WHAT? 5 Napkins. 5 HeadSparks Logos. 5 Hot Minutes. GO!

Don’t hold back! Winner takes 90% of the pot.

Entries may be hand drawn on anything, including napkins!

Only jpeg/jpg will be accepted. No need to vectorize!

Entry fee is $5 for 5 images of logos.

Three finalists will be chosen to battle it out for 90% of the winnings.

TO ENTER: Snap photos of your HeadSparks.Net logos and email them to contest@headsparks.net by April 30. Include your name, address, and phone number in your email. HeadSparks will send a link for you to pay the $5 entry fee via PayPal. (PayPal preferred but checks will be accepted.)

HeadSparks.Net is a small and vibrant network of artists, animators, storytellers, and videographers.

QUESTIONS? Contact Val Mathews at val@headsparks.net or  vmathews@kennesaw.edu.


Artist-in-Residence opportunities at Appalachian Center for Craft

Tennessee Tech University’s Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, Tenn., is seeking part-time Artists-in-Residence to provide support in the Fibers Glass, Wood, and Metals departments.

Application Deadline: Application screenings begin April 3 and are open until filled.

Residency Period: August 15, 2016 – August 14, 2017

Complete position summaries, including qualifications, essential functions, and application procedures are available at jobs.tntech.edu.

Fibers – https://jobs.tntech.edu/postings/6884
Glass – https://jobs.tntech.edu/postings/6883
Wood – https://jobs.tntech.edu/postings/6854
Metals – https://jobs.tntech.edu/postings/6794


The Armory Art Center announces Artist-in-Residence opportunities

The Armory Art Center announces upcoming Artist-in-Residence opportunities for your soon-to-be graduating students. This highly competitive eight-month residency program attracts a diverse group of emerging artists who have earned at least a BFA or MFA.
Current Artists-in-Residence

Artists-in-Residence are responsible for teaching classes and will also have the opportunity to refine their skills in workshops, eight-week classes, and at special events. The Armory provides each Artist-in-Residence a studio space to develop their work, and, at the end of their tenure, the Artists-in-Residence will exhibit their work in a group show at the Armory Art Center. Residents will also receive a generous monthly stipend and compensation for teaching.
Link to Application

Application Deadline: Applications are to be postmarked by Monday, April 11, 2016.
Notifications will be during the week of May 2, 2016.

Residency Period: September 1, 2016 – May 1, 2017
Residents must be on campus by Monday, August 22, 2016.
Please do not submit an application if you are not available the last week of August.
The mission of the Armory Art Center is to inspire the creation and experience of art. The Armory’s vision is to be Palm Beach County’s leading visual arts education and exhibition center. Housed in an historic Art Deco building, the Armory provides art classes for students of all ages, exhibitions, art salons, lectures, and special events. Twenty exhibitions are hosted annually in four galleries. Nearly 100 courses held in 12 state-of-the-art studios are offered including ceramics, digital arts, drawing, glass fusing, jewelry, painting, printmaking, fibers, sculpture, and more. For more information, visit armoryart.org or call (561) 832-1776.


Miscellany Accepting Submissions

Georgia Southern’s student-run art and literary magazine, Miscellany, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2016 exhibition.

Categories include:
Poetry
Short fiction & nonfiction
Song lyrics
Photography
Paintings
Graphic design
Sculpture

Early bird submissions are due by March 11.  Regular submissions ($5) are due by March 25.

LEARN MORE & SUBMIT YOUR WORK →


CRI Job Fair March 4

In addition to their normal hiring push, Campus Recreation & Intramurals is looking to hire student employees who have a creative/design background for their Marketing Department. The four positions are: Graphic Design Assistant, AudioVisual Media Assistant/Lead, Public Relations Assistant, and Web Media Assistant. More information is available on the Student Employment Center website.


Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art • PO Box 8032 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-5358 • art@georgiasouthern.edu • (map)