Beginning in January 2023, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has hosted a student artist-in-residence to create original artwork depicting a myriad of holidays and cultural and heritage celebrations on our social media accounts. By allowing artists to interpret these observances, we have provided a platform for creative expression, elevating student voices while highlighting the diverse beliefs and celebrations of the University community.
To continue this project, ODEI is seeking a creative and innovative student artist to design original web graphics for the Winter/Spring 2024 semester.
The artist-in-residence will:
Some examples of observances include Lunar New Year, Women’s History Month, Pride, and Ramadan. A general familiarity with a diverse range of holidays is preferred but not required. Artwork can be created in any medium, but must be submitted in a high-resolution, digital format.
To apply, please submit a resume and an example of three original artworks, as well as a brief statement about what makes you uniquely qualified for the artist-in-residence position in ODEI.
Applications are due by Sunday, December 3 (EXTENDED). The selected artist will be notified by mid-December, with first artwork needed by mid-January.
Artwork for Native American Heritage Month on left by Rin Sharpe, Stamps ’25, ODEI Artist-in-Residence Fall 2023. Artwork on right for Lunar New Year by Grace Benjamin, Stamps ’23, ODEI Artist-in-Residence Winter 2023