2018 – 2020 Hamiltonian Fellowship

2018 – 2020 Hamiltonian Fellowship

The Hamiltonian Fellowship Program serves as a professional steppingstone for emerging visual artists by helping them reach new levels in their artistic practice and career.

The two-year program offers a comprehensive suite of exhibition opportunities, professional development trainings, mentorship, career guidance and an annual artistic stipend to five new artists annually. Emerging visual artists working in all media are encouraged to apply.

 

Join our team!

Join our team!

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Hamiltonian is seeking a passionate and self-driven Development Manager to work in conjunction with the Program Manager to further Hamiltonian's mission to support emerging artists in the Washington, DC region.

The Development Manager will work under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director of Hamiltonian Artists Inc (HA), a 501c3 artist-centric art organization in Washington DC. The Manager will assist the HA board, its Executive Director and other Hamiltonian staff in developing and implementing plans and actions that will:

  • Expand awareness of HA among individuals, foundations, organizations, local governments, with an interest in the mission of the HA;

  • Further develop and promote ways of supporting HA programming and individual artist fellows;

  • Continue to engage potential donors and retain existing supporters via small events in the gallery, targeted mailings, and similar donor cultivation activities;

  • Continue to develop the base necessary for sustained funding to support the organization.

Specific tasks and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Research appropriate funding sources based on local giving patterns and interests.

  • Develop targeted list of potential funding sources (corporate and stand-alone foundations, corporate gifts, wealthy individuals, business sponsors), including proposal due dates, giving history, etc.

  • Write fundraising letters and appeals, maintaining regular correspondence with foundations, donors, and board members, and oversee mailings.

  • Initiate fundraising and/or donor engagement activities and events.

  • Maintain and update in-house database for HA supporters and funders.

  • Prepare drafts of grant proposals and reports.

  • Prepare boilerplate information about the HA for use in proposals.

  • Monitor and update relevant websites (Network for Good, Guidestar).

  • Work with Hamiltonian Gallery to ensure that planned activities of the HA and the Gallery are complementary.

The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications.

  • BA required, MA a plus.

  • Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports.

  • Interest in contemporary art.

  • Computer literacy, with experience with fundraising databases preferred.

  • 1-2 years of experience working in non-profit development and/or arts administration.

This is an ideal position for a self-driven and motivated individual looking to join a small, dedicated staff to make an impact in the Washington, DC arts community. Please send cover letter, CV, and relevant writing sample to jobs@hamiltonianartists.org with the subject line: “Development Manager Application.” Interviews will be conducted in mid-late February 2018.

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Hamiltonian alum, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann installs new work at 13|U

Hamiltonian alum, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann installs new work at 13|U

13|U and Hamiltonian Artists Collaboration

We are excited to announce that Hamiltonian alumni and artist, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann has joined us as our second installation artist in a joint collaboration with our friends at 13|U. Her two new works Waterlily Walker (a multi-layered painting) and Water logger will be up until January 18, 2018.   Katherine received her BA from Brown University and MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She is the recipient of a Fulbright grant to Taiwan, the AIR Gallery and Lower East Side Printshop fellowships in New York, NY, and the Individual Artist Grant and Hamiltonian Fellowship in Washington, DC. She has attended residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Djerassi Resident Artists program, Triangle Workshop, Anderson Arts Center, Salzburg Kunstlerhauss, and Bemis Center for the Arts. Some of the venues where Mann has shown her work included the Walters Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Rawls Art Museum, the US consulate in Dubai, UAE, and the US embassy in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Mann is currently an instructor at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

We are excited to announce that Hamiltonian alumni and artist, Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann has joined us as our second installation artist in a joint collaboration with our friends at 13|U. Her two new works Waterlily Walker (a multi-layered painting) and Water logger will be up until January 18, 2018.
 

Katherine received her BA from Brown University and MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She is the recipient of a Fulbright grant to Taiwan, the AIR Gallery and Lower East Side Printshop fellowships in New York, NY, and the Individual Artist Grant and Hamiltonian Fellowship in Washington, DC. She has attended residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Djerassi Resident Artists program, Triangle Workshop, Anderson Arts Center, Salzburg Kunstlerhauss, and Bemis Center for the Arts. Some of the venues where Mann has shown her work included the Walters Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Rawls Art Museum, the US consulate in Dubai, UAE, and the US embassy in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Mann is currently an instructor at the Maryland Institute College of Art.

13|U and Hamiltonian Artists Collaboration

13|U and Hamiltonian Artists Collaboration

Hamiltonian Artists is pleased to announce our collaboration with our friends at 13|U. For their Grand Opening the Program Manager, James Williams II and Development Manager, Clara Kim supervised the first of many installations starting with Kathryn Zaremba’s work, We the people (2017) and On the fringe (2017).

The 13|U Art Windows are curated by Hamiltonian Artists, dedicated to supporting emerging local artists in the DC area. Located at 1353 U Street NW. Please celebrate with us and visit the 13|U Art Windows.

Kathryn Zaremba is an illustrator and surface designer based in Washington, DC and Austin, TX. Her playful designs and installations are inspired by the imaginative and interactive nature of theater sets and sound stages, as well as a keen interest in museums and art galleries.

Kathryn received a BFA in Interdisciplinary Art Studies from the Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri where she explored a multitude of media and materials including ber art, textiles, and ceramics. She then went on to receive an MA in Exhibition Design from the Corcoran College of Art + Design in Washington, DC.

Prior to moving to DC, Kathryn worked with celebrated designer Jonathan Adler in New York City. She also illustrated and designed textiles for fashion designer Rachel Antonoff.

Kathryn’s designs have been published in Elle Decor, Dwell Magazine, The UK Times, Washingtonian, and featured on Design Sponge, Apartment Therapy, and Refinery29.

 

 

INTRODUCING THE 2017 HAMILTONIAN FELLOWS!

INTRODUCING THE 2017 HAMILTONIAN FELLOWS!

Hamiltonian Artists is proud to announce five new, distinguished 2017 Hamiltonian Fellows to join our existing group of artists.  We are pleased to introduce:

The 2017 Hamiltonian Fellows were selected from a competitive pool of 158 very talented artists. The External Review Panel, comprised of six art professionals, evaluated every application and gathered to discuss each artist based on criteria regarding artistic merit and relevance to today's art world.  We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the panelists for their generosity and enthusiastic support of this endeavor:

Sarah Workneh, Co-director of Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Justin Plakas, artist and educator
Billy Friebele, artist, educator and Hamiltonian alumnus
Clara D'Alba, curator
Blair Murphy, curator and Managing Director at DC Arts Center
Carlyn Thomas, Director at Terrault Contemporary 

Artwork by all five new fellows will be on view in the debut group exhibition new.now., opening at Hamiltonian Gallery on Saturday, September 23 from 7-9 pm.