Theodore Randall Chair Position

Theodore Randall International Chair in Art and Design

The Division of Foundations, School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) at Alfred University is seeking candidates for the Theodore Randall International Chair in Art and Design, a distinguished, resident artist and teaching position for the fall semester of 2018 (August-December).

This position is open to established, internationally-based artists living outside of the United States who by virtue of extensive experience can bring diverse cultural experiences to teaching at Alfred. The Randall Chair was established in 2007 to honor the legacy of artist and educator Theodore Randall who is remembered as the architect of the School of Art and Design at Alfred and as a significant artist and organizer in the field of ceramic art.

The Division of Foundations seeks those working in the field of contemporary art; including installation, performance, public art, image and object-based practices who can facilitate a rigorous and innovative connection with the faculty and students in the School of Art and Design. The Division of Foundations is a multi-disciplinary program that seeks to engage young students in their first year of Art School.

The recipient of the Theodore Randall Chair, in collaboration with Foundations faculty, will be responsible for designing and leading a dynamic course based on their art practice and interests for first-year art students. Additionally, the recipient will have access to exceptional facilities, expertise, and community to pursue their own project(s). The salary for this position is $30,000. Round trip travel expenses, housing, and a materials stipend will also be provided.

Email a detailed course and project plan, resume, 20 images or video representation of artwork, an artist’s statement, the names of 3 references with contact information (address, phone number, and e-mail), as a single PDF document to Professor Angie To.

Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Theodore Randall International Chair Search

Angie To, Foundations Division Head

School of Art and Design

NYS College of Ceramics at Alfred University

2 Pine Street

Alfred, NY 14802