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Fellowships at George Eastman House and the Image Permanence Institute

From: Jiuan-jiuan Chen <jchen>
Date: Monday, September 18, 2006
Fellowships at the
Advanced Residency Program in Photograph Conservation

The George Eastman House and the Image Permanence Institute are
accepting applications for the fifth cycle of an advanced-level,
two-year residency in photograph conservation beginning September
2007.

Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Advanced Residency
Program will draw upon the rich resources of George Eastman House,
Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology and
other area institutions, and will provide exceptional opportunities
for training and research at the highest level.  A combination of
lecture and seminar instruction, laboratory experiments, treatment
experience, and exposure to research techniques and methodologies is
intended to contribute to the professional development of the
fellows and advance knowledge in the field.

Fellowships to the Mellon Advanced Residency Program in Photograph
Conservation will be granted to six to eight persons for the
two-year cycle.

Qualifications include a degree from a recognized American graduate
program in Art Conservation (or equivalent experience) and a
declared and demonstrated commitment to photograph conservation.
Conservation students in their third or fourth-year who are
committed to a career in photograph conservation will be considered
for admission pending completion of their degree.

The fellowship includes a stipend of $34,479 plus benefits per year
for living expenses and supplies, $1,000 per year for research and
an additional $2,000 per year for program related travel.

Applications for for the Mellon Advanced Residency Program in
Photograph Conservation must be received by January 15, 2007.
Applications should include:

    *   A curriculum vitae

    *   A statement of interests and career goals

    *   A portfolio of treatments not necessarily solely of
        photographs and other related projects

    * 3 letters of recommendation

An Interview will be required of qualifying applicants and may be
held by telephone or in person.

Admission will be mailed in April 2007.

Interested individuals should contact the program Director for
additional information about the program's structure, content,
objectives and requisites.  Information can also be found at
<URL:http://www.arp-geh.org>.

Inquiries or complete applications should be sent directly to:

    Grant B. Romer
    Director of the Advanced Residency Program in Photograph
        Conservation
    George Eastman House
    900 East Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14607
    585-271-3361 ext: 323
    romer [at] geh__org


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