AHL – Grace Charity Foundation Research Fellowship 2017 – New Deadline June 20th

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AHL – Grace Charity Foundation Research Fellowship

Overview
The AHL (Art, Humanity, and Love) Foundation is pleased to accept applications for the AHL –Grace Charity Foundation Research Fellowship. The annual one-year fellowship is open to all young-in-career art historian or curator with an interest in researching and archiving artists of Korean heritage and their activities. Knowledge of Korean or Asian art and culture preferred.

Archive of Korean Artist in America (AKAA) was established in 2013 to bolster the AHL Foundation’s mission in recognizing and supporting the accomplishments of talented Korean artists working in the United States. The AKAA Fellow will be expected to devote at least one to two days a week researching, collecting and digitizing archival materials for online access; identifying artists for inclusion in the archive; and conducting artist interviews to be published online and in print. Depending on interest and ability there may be additional opportunities to be involved with other programs such as curating exhibitions or leading workshops/lectures. A stipend of $5,000 will be available for the Research Fellow.

Eligibility
An ideal candidate would be someone who is in the process of completing his/her master’s or Ph.D. in art history or cultural studies with a strong interest in Asian Contemporary Art. Candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Some basic knowledge of Korean culture or language is preferred. Postdoctoral researchers and scholars are welcome to contribute to the archive as well and can contact the AHL Foundation for other opportunities.

Application Requirement
•    Cover Letter
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    List of two References
•    Two writing samples in English
•    Application Deadline: June 20, 2017

Please email all required application material to applications@ahlfoundation.org by June 20, 2017.

About AHL Foundation
AHL (Art, Humanity, Love) Foundation is a 501(c)3 visual arts organization with a mission to support Korean artists living in the United States and is committed to promoting and providing greater exposure for their work. Founded in 2003, the AHL Foundation is committed to seeking and promoting talented Korean and Korean-American artists while building a wider public awareness of the important cultural contributions made by these artists. AHL programs include exhibitions, commissions, art history classes, public lectures, museum and gallery tours, curatorial & research fellowships, art writers grant and professional development opportunities for artists such as the AHL Forum, Visual Art Awards, and the annual and biennial Project Grants, which are one of the largest visual art grants of its kind in the United States.

Applications and additional inquiries about the AHL-Grace Charity Foundation Research Fellowship should be directed to info@ahlfoundation.org or 516-983-3935.

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