> September 9, 2013
> Dear Colleague,
> The printmaking area in the School of Art at Illinois State University
> (ISU) is making available one full graduate assistantship beginning
> the 2014 Spring semester. This assistantship entails a full tuition
> waiver, a stipend for duties assigned within the area, and an
> off-campus studio space in a cross-media community of graduate
> students in the School of Art.
> The printmaking faculty / staff is comprised of Sarah Smelser
> (Intaglio), Morgan Price (Lithography), Veda Rives (Associate Director
> of Normal Editions Workshop, the printmaking research and publishing
> facility at ISU) and Richard D. Finch (Director of Normal Editions
> Workshop). Each of the intaglio and lithography facilities occupies
> approximately 2,500 square feet of space with etching and processing
> facilities, and opportunities for photomechanical and digital work.
> The intaglio studio has five presses available, the lithography studio
> has three presses, and Normal Editions Workshop has one press.
> The full graduate assistantship will require twenty hours of work per
> week in the School of Art. Most printmaking graduate assistantship
> positions focus on assignments as teaching assistants with faculty,
> with some weekly hours assigned to assist undergraduate students
> outside of scheduled class meetings, assist with projects at Normal
> Editions Workshop, or complete other duties assigned by the School of
> Art Director.
> Applications for this graduate assistantship will be accepted until
> October 1, 2013 or until the graduate assistantship position is filled.
> To receive an application, contact Becky Fisher, School of Art, Campus
> Box 5620, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790-5620. Telephone:
> (309) 438-2728. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Additional information is available. Please telephone us: (309)
> 438-7530. Access information on the web at:
> (Supplemental information about admission to the graduate program in
> MFA in Art, awards, scholarships, grants, and the Baber Graduate
> Fellowship Grant?available competitively to graduate students who are
> outstanding performers / studio artists in music, art, or theatre?is
> available at this latter site.)
> The Printmaking Faculty and Staff
> Richard D. Finch Morgan Price Veda Rives Sarah Smelser