Events and Exhibitions

[Commiserate Chicago] Media arts festival FEB 29 – MAR 1 @ MADD Center

Commiserate Chicago is an inaugural new media arts festival seeking to reflect on the state of media art, particularly in the context of Chicago, a city with a legacy of new media art and an emerging generation of artists. Commiserate Chicago 2020 is free and open to the public, taking place at the University of Chicago’s Media Arts, Data, and Design Center on Saturday, February 29th, and Sunday, March 1st. A full program schedule can be found on our website (here: https://commiserate.life/program-schedule). Through an exhibition, workshops, and talks, the Commiserate Chicago media arts festival invites artists and researchers to reflect…

Academic Position

Visiting Assistant Professor Position – Purdue University

The Visual Communication Design (VCD) Program at Purdue University is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor to teach one or more of the following subject areas: web design, UX foundations, motion graphics, typography, graphic design, and Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and XD. Preferential application deadline is March 01, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit: https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Visiting-Asst-Prof%2C-Visual-Communication-DesignGraphic-Design-IN-47906/622790000/ About: The Department of Art and Design at Purdue University offers undergraduate concentrations, majors, and minors in seven areas including Art Education, Art History, Studio Arts, Industrial…

Events and Exhibitions, Member News, NMC Events and Exhibitions

NMC Partnership with the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival

We are excited to be participating in the 58th Ann Arbor Film Festival as a community partner this year! This means we can provide our members with discounted tickets for our partnering program, “Feature in Competition, Dream Journal 2016-2019,” playing on Saturday 3/28 @ 9:30 pm. Stay tuned for the code you can use when buying tickets online. Ticket sales for community partnership discounts go live on March 1. The discount code only applies for our program, not the festival at large. The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. The 58th…

Call for Entries

HASTAC 2020 Call, Includes Media Arts Exhibition – The University of Texas at Dallas

HASTAC 2020: Hindsight • Foresight • Insight will center practices of intentional, accessible, and inclusive future-making that take culture seriously as a catalyst, context, and, sometimes, a conundrum for technological innovation. The deadline for submissions has been extended to March 1, 2020. Details about the call can be found here: https://hastac2020.org/call-for-proposals/ Hope to see you in Dallas in October! About: The School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) is the local host of the 2020 conference of the Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC; pronounced “haystack”).

Call for Entries, Residency

Terrain Exhibitions: 2020 Residency call for applications

About: Terrain Exhibitions brings contemporary art where it is most needed and least expected: yards, front steps, windows, porches, and roofs in residential neighborhoods across the U.S. (and beyond). This is an act of radical decentralization, taking art from privileged urban centers and bringing it into everyday spaces. By forging partnerships between artists and ordinary citizens, we create greater access for new and underserved audiences for contemporary art, empowering neighbors to make private spaces public in a spirit of generosity and collaboration. Terrain Exhibitions is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Terrain residency program. The residency, hosted by the Springfield…

Academic Position

Teaching Professor, Digital Arts and Media Design – The Pennsylvania State University (University Park)

ASSISTANT TEACHING PROFESSOR, DIGITAL ARTS AND MEDIA DESIGN URL: https://psu.jobs/job/93606 Campus/Location: University Park CampusCampus City: University Park, PADate Announced: 02/14/2020Date Closing: open until filledJob Number: 93606Classification: ExemptWork Unit: College of Arts and ArchitectureDepartment: School of Visual Arts Description: The School of Visual Arts at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park Campus) invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Digital Arts and Media Design beginning August 2020. This is a full-time (nine-month/multi-year renewable), non-tenure track position. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include foundational topics in digital arts and media design studio practice including principles of art…

Academic Position

Visiting Assistant Professor, Digital Studio – Colgate University

The Department of Art and Art History at Colgate University welcomes applications for a one-year sabbatical replacement visiting assistant professor in Digital Studio, beginning fall semester 2020. Digital, conceptual, and social-practice artists whose teaching specialties include creative coding, hacktivism, interactivity, photography, data-driven art, and/or mechatronic art are encouraged to apply. Our media lab is equipped to support creative work with Processing, Max/MSP, web based environments, electronics, 3D modeling, 3D printing and digital fabrication (such as laser cutters, CNC router, etc.). Our Photography Lab includes a large format Epson printer, Adobe software equipped computers, high resolution scanners, and a black and…

Graduate Programs (MA/ MFA/ Ph.D)

MFA in Creative Technologies at The School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech

The School of Visual Arts at Virginia Tech invites applicants to the MFA in Creative Technologies, a cross-disciplinary graduate program centered in visual art and design practice. This unique MFA prepares graduate students to use digital and new media technologies to create, present, communicate, and shape information and artwork. Courses + Program TimelineMFA program coursework centers studio practice and creative research, introducing and expanding knowledge of emerging trends in art and technology, as well as history/theory, with opportunities to also strategically engage scientific/research arenas at Virginia Tech. The MFA requires at least 60 graduate credit hours including original research led…

Call for Entries

Prix Ars Electronica & STARTS Prize open calls

Prix Ars Electronica – the world’s most time-honoured media arts competition – is now accepting submissions. Winners of the Prix are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. https://ars.electronica.art/prix STARTS Prize The STARTS Prize is part of the STARTS Initiative of the European Commission and awards the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings of science and technology with the arts in two categories: Artistic Exploration and Innovative Collaboration.…

Call for Entries

Katonah Museum of Art International Juried Biennial

The Katonah Museum of Art invites submissions for Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial, June 28 to October 4, 2020, juried by Yasmeen Siddiqui. The KMA presents exhibitions that explore ideas about art, culture, and society – past and present – through innovative exhibition and education programs. Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial presents an opportunity for works from artists based locally, regionally, and globally to be brought together to explore their relationships with history and with each other. In the process of organizing this exhibition, the KMA hopes to build networks of artists around the world. For the 2020 juried exhibition,…