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Kenneth E. Tyler Chair in Printmaking

Herron School of Art and Design invites applications for the Kenneth E. Tyler Chair in Printmaking to begin August 2022. The endowed Chair position provides a unique opportunity to build upon the school's rich history of advancing the study and practice of printmaking.Kenneth E. Tyler is an internationally renowned master printer whose collaboration with artists during the second half of the 20th century categorically redefined the medium of printmaking. Mr. Tyler is a distinguished alumnus of Herron's printmaking program who graduated with a Master of Art Education in 1963; and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Indiana University in 2005.With this position, we will build upon the strong history of our school's printmaking program by providing the tools and resources for those committed to advancing the field and the study of Printmaking. The ideal candidate will have an emerging national or international reputation in the field with a demonstrated commitment to building a truly rich and unique learning environment for advancing contemporary art and printmaking practices. If the candidate is a promising but not yet nationally recognized printmaker, they can be named "Kenneth E. Tyler Scholar" until the appropriate rank and reputation are achieved.The endowed Chair's position is supported annually through discretionary funds for research, graduate research assistance, library resources and acquisitions, and other assets needed to advance one's professional practice and to support a creative and innovative printmaking program in the spirit of Mr. Tyler's vision and desire to constantly advance the study of printmaking.The Herron School of Art and Design and Indiana University are committed to diversity. We seek excellent candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of a diverse community and pedagogical awareness. Diversity, in all its forms, is welcome at IUPUI including a broad range of ability, age, gender, gender identity and expression, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic and academic experience, and veteran status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an overall commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity including the ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

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