Each January, the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History seeks applications from emerging to mid-career artists in printmaking for the Grant Wood Fellowship Program for the following academic year.

Fellowship Recipient Responsibilities

  • Teach one class per semester in The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History, Printmaking Area.  The candidate will teach an introductory course in the Fall semester and an advanced course in the Spring semester
  • Present a public lecture about their work
  • Participate in limited public outreach activities (e.g.: workshops, discussions of your work with a local arts organization)
  • Hold a shared exhibition at end of year with the Grant Wood Fellow in Painting & Drawing

Fellows receive:

  • An appointment as a Grant Wood Visiting Professor in Printmaking
  • $40,000 salary and benefits
  • private studio
  • furnished housing (in a off-campus residence)

Required Qualifications

The applicant will have received an MFA in printmaking or have an equivalent combination of education and experience, evidence of a national exhibition record, university level teaching experience, demonstration of a promising program of creative development using printmaking as a mode of creative expressions and experimentation through the production of a personal body of work.

Desirable Qualifications

Understanding of a variety of conceptual approaches in the teaching of printmaking; proficiency in critical theory and general IT proficiency.

Submission Information

The University of Iowa is not currently accepting submissions to the Grant Wood Fellowship program.


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Current Fellow

Photo of Tyanna Buie

Tyanna Buie

A Chicago and Milwaukee native, Tyanna Buie is a visual artist who received her BA from Western Illinois University and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buie has attended Artists-In-Residency programs, such as the Joan Mitchell Center (New Orleans, LA), the Women’s Studio Workshop...Read more