Call for applications: Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship 2019–20

Application deadline: January 21, 2019, 11:59pm

Call for applications: Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship 2019–20 

Application deadline: January 21, 2019, 11:59pm

UIC School of Architecture 
845 West Harrison Street (MC 030)
Chicago, IL 60607
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The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture is now accepting applications for the 2019–20 Douglas A. Garofalo Fellowship. Named in honor of the architect and educator Doug Garofalo (1958–2011), this nine-month fellowship provides emerging designers the opportunity to teach studio and seminar courses and conduct independent research, culminating in a public lecture at the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and an exhibition at the school.

Now in its sixth year, the Garofalo Fellowship has made an essential contribution to the school’s culture through participants’ design and pedagogical agendas. Past fellows include Molly Hunker (SPORTS), Pier Paolo Tamburelli (baukuhSan Rocco), Sarah BlankenbakerFrancesco Marullo, and Fosco Lucarelli (MicrocitiesSOCKS). The current fellow is Anne Dessing (Studio Anne Dessing).

Located within Chicago’s only public research university, the UIC School of Architecture promotes architecture as a cultural practice of organizing information, of intelligently identifying and deploying patterns—conceptual, visual, structural, behavioral, and material—in the world. The school derives much of its energy and unique perspective from its award-winning, international faculty, 40 percent of whom were born or educated abroad. The Garofalo Fellowship aims to allow an emerging architect to benefit, as Doug did, from the opportunity to take part in this generative environment at an early stage of practice.

Applications are available on the school’s website. Applicants must submit the following materials to the Garofalo Fellowship Search Committee:

—Curriculum vitae
—Proposal describing research to be conducted as a Garofalo Fellow (500–750 words)
—Portfolio of selected work (no more than ten pages)
—Names and contact information of three references

Applicants must apply as individuals; no group applications will be accepted. The successful candidate will be expected to be in primary residence in Chicago from mid-August 2019 through mid-May 2020.

Applications must be received by 11:59pm CST on January 21, 2019. Finalists will be asked to visit Chicago for an interview and public presentation in early March 2019. All applicants will be notified of their status by April 2019.

As an EOE/AA employer, the University of Illinois will not discriminate in its employment practices because of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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