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Image Detail: Jerome Johnson (Fellow in Craft/Sculpture '17), "Five Techno-Head Sculptures," 2014-15, wood, gesso and encaustic. Each sculpture is a single geometric humanoid head, a hand-built hollow wood form placed atop of a trestled base. Their architectural profiles are ideally shown together contrasting their expressive and geometric relationships. Their encaustic surfaces are white with magenta striations.

Monday Motivation: Resume Tip! Don’t Begin at the Beginning

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week A resume is a story of your accomplishments. However, unlike most stories, this one should begin at the (current) end. Kick off your list of experiences with the most recent one and then proceed in reverse-chronological order. This week’s highlighted jobs: Administrative AssociateProject X…

Blue and orange puzzle pieces have been joined together in the light orange background. In the foreground, a dark orange hand holding a dark orange puzzle piece is about to join it to a blue piece that is held by a blue hand on the right.

How You May Be Unintentionally Discouraging Creative Job Applicants

Job listings are a reflection of your company. Here’s how to put your best foot forward when attracting applicants. Your job listings are a reflection of the company, whether you run a large or small arts organization, you’re new on the scene or well-established, and everyone in between. When recruiting for a company, it’s best…

Image: Tiffany Smith (Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work ’18), Plant Life (Installation view), 2017, Multimedia installation with interactive photo set. On the wall to the left, there are framed photographs, video on monitor, and custom designed wallpaper. The rest of the room is filled with live and artificial plants, macrame plant hangers, readymade furniture pieces and garden decor items.

Monday Motivation | “Tell Me About Yourself”

Kick off your week with Monday Motivation! Tip of the week Many interviewees dread the seemingly innocent question, “Tell me about yourself.” That’s why we’re sharing a few tips from Alison Green, author of Ask a Manager. Green explains that interviewees are trying to get a sense of how you see yourself as a professional.…