Faculty who create visual works are often asked to prepare information regarding the impact and recognition of their scholarly and creative activities as it relates to their professional reputation. Peer review, an important indicator of quality for academic faculty, can be demonstrated by noting works entered into juried, judged, or invited exhibitions. Evidence through slides, photographs, or digital images can demonstrate the nature and efforts necessary for the work. Evidence of in-progress work can also be useful for demonstrating the level of a faculty member's efforts before the work is complete.
While impact can be communicated in specific quantitative measures such as citations or views of an exhibition catalog, exhibition attendees, and funding received either for the production of or later sales of a work, the primary indicators of a faculty member's scholarly impact are communicated through descriptive pieces.
When describing the impact of your work, consider including information that answers the questions below.
When working with, or having work displayed by a museum, gallery, private collection, public art venue, art institution, or arts organization:
When discussing the visibility of your work, consider adding information regarding:
When engaging in consultant or design work for clients: