Do reviewers evaluate the quality of venues for creative activity used by artists?
For certain fields, particularly those in the arts (e.g.,studio art, theatre, dance, music, etc.) the main venues for creative expression are exhibitions or presentations, rather than, or in addition to, publication. Reviewers look at the quality of these venues and take into consideration the location (i.e., local, regional, national, international) and the prestige of the various galleries, museums, concert halls, and theatres, etc. where the work is presented. Reviewers will also consider newspaper and magazine critiques of exhibitions and presentations as an aid in determining how influential the works may be in the candidate’s field. 9. Does it matter if you have national funding (e.g., NIH, DOD, NASA, NSF, NEA, AHA, etc.) as opposed to campus or local funding? Can you be promoted if you have no grant funding? Do you have to be PI (i.e., Principal Investigator) on a grant to get promoted? The first priority is to have the funding you need to support the studies you propose to carr