The Center For The Study Of Race, Politics And Culture At The University Of Chicago Artist-In-Residence Program


The goal of the program is to provide an outstanding Chicago artist whose work centralizes the study of race and ethnicity with an opportunity to take advantage of the University of Chicago's atmosphere of reflection, its libraries, and its research resources to develop her/his own work. The appointee will be expected to be in residence at the Center at least four days per week during the academic year beginning September 25, 2006; teach a 10-week undergraduate course related to race, ethnicity, and art or culture (one quarter); and organize one public program related to art, race or ethnicity, and the city of Chicago. She or he will also be expected to present work at one of the Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop meetings and to actively participate in the workshop and other activities sponsored by the Race Center.


Applicants are required to have at least a MFA or MA, and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States at the time of application.

Award Amount

The appointment carries a salary of $40,000, a research budget of $2,500, and a programming budget of $5,000. The fellow will be provided with office space and the use of a computer at the Center, full access to University libraries and other facilities, and participation in a University medical-benefit plan.