ART = JOBS #001 | 4.13.2016 | Career Opportunities for Artists

INSTRUCTOR OF STUDIO ART. NC School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, NC . FT, 10-month appt. Serve as instructor, overseer of all visual arts courses, extracurricular activities incl ceramics, fiber arts, glassworking, graphic design, jewelry making, kinetic imaging, photography painting, printmaking, sculpture, maintain, establish contact w/ community groups, other local arts orgzs, promote collaborative artistic efforts that support, enrich program in fine arts, work w/ students on course objectives, goals. Req MFA/MAE w/ focus on visual arts or BFA/BA studio art/art education + MA/MS rel, 3 yrs teaching exp at secondary school or college/university, excel orgz, communication, collaboration skills, interest in curating exhibits, engaging external artists as part of fine arts series. Job #16-02535.

Baum Gallery at UCA, Windgate Foundation Intern in Museum Studies
Overall responsibilities: For the post-graduate internship in Museum Studies duties will include work on the Baum’s permanent art collection and assisting with enhancing the Baum’s educational offerings, with promotional efforts for the Baum, and with general gallery operations under the direction and mentorship of the Gallery Director. In addition, the selected individual may choose to focus on the role of 1) curator, 2) collections manager, 3) registrar, 4) educator, or 5) operations coordinator for the museum.
To apply please email the Gallery Director, Ms. Barclay McConnell, at including a letter of interest and resume. Applications will be accepted through April 15, 2016 and suitable applicants will be contacted by June 1, 2016.

HYPERREAL PAINTER. DOC Studio, Los Angeles, CA . FT 2-month temporary position. Req skills at color mixing, impasto app, super flat, tight line work. $15/hour. Send samples of paintings which show smooth gradients, precise tight line work; no websites.

SUMMER ART CAMP ASSISTANT. Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE . Assist w/ art program for ages 6-12, assist in supervision of art camp volunteers ages 14-16, supervise art breaks, lunch break, act as role model to campers, volunteers, assist, motivate campers, instructors, volunteers, manage camper forms, paperwork, foster fun, positive learning environment. Req age 18+, exp work w/ youth, MS Word, Excel skills, communication skills, patience, enthusiasm, pref arts education exp. $10/hour.

ART ASSISTANT DIGITAL CURATOR. Center for Puerto Rican Studies, New York, NY . PT, 19-20 hours/week. Curate Centro Digital Art Humanities exhibits, evaluate, update metadata of digital assets from current, past traveling exhibitions, select, prioritizes Centro art collections to be transferred to digital format, oversee, assist w/ digitization of art works in coordination w/ Centro staff. Req art or art history background, knowledge, know Puerto Rican visual art, artists, proficiency in use of apps incl exp w/ content mgmt systems, databases, descriptive metadata, editing software incl Photoshop, communication, orgz, art research skills, skill in appropriate handling of museum-quality artwork &/or artifacts.

TEACHING ARTIST. Riverzedge Arts, Providence, RI . Permanent PT, 4-10 week sessions in fall, winter, spring, summer, usually between 2 pm-6 pm. Teach in project-based youth programs in low-income schools, community centers throughout state, develop high quality real world arts learning. Req BA/BFA/MFA in visual arts, know several artistic practices, disciplines, know observational, figurative, technical skills of drawing, painting, 3D design/media, ability to adapt to participants’ specific creative interests, multitasking, orgz skills, pref know RI program quality assessment tool.

GALLERY ASSISTANT. Rhode Island Watercolor Society, Pawtucket, RI . PT, 10-20 hours/week. Handle front desk duties, help run gallery, classrooms, assist w/ updating website info. Req art student or recent grad, Saturday availability, pleasant demeanor, professional appearance, computer, social media, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Office, Excel skills, interest in career in the arts.

CURATORIAL ASSISTANT. The Jewish Museum, New York, NY . Assist w/ assigned exhibits, acquisitions, other tasks in dept of curatorial affairs, work w/ in-house curators, guest curators on exhibits, assist curators w/ acquisitions for collection, assist w/ coordination of exhibits borrowed from other institutions, draft, edit text for catalogs, brochures, exhibits, assist curators w/ docent training, assist w/ traveling exhibits, review proposals from donors or vendors for gifts/purchases of works of art. Req BA/BS or MA/MS, art history/museum mgt/admin/rel humanities field, professional/admin exp in form of temp assignments/internships of 1-2 yrs, know contemp art, art history, interest in Jewish history, culture, excel orgz, communication, interpersonal skills, computer, digital media literacy, pref know German, French, Spanish or Hebrew language.

SUMMER CAMP TEACHING ARTIST. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA . Develop, implement, teach summer camp program for ages 5-17, develop summer camp curriculum for 1-week district sessions focusing on works on view in current exhibit, permanent collection, sculpture garden, lead, instruct art studio workshops in variety of art media, teach, mentor summer camp enrollees, oversee day-to-day duties of summer camp teaching assistant, prepare written final summer camp evaluation report. Req BA/BS art history/art studio/education, strong orgz, communication, interpersonal skills, exp teaching art to elementary, middle or high school students, strong creative skills, ability to design, develop, implement fun, engaging, educational art curriculum, strong technical skills, pref 3 yrs exp.

INTERNSHIPS. Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH . Summer position, 05/15/16-08/15/16. Positions avail in curatorial, dept of interpretations/audience engagement, PR/mktg, development, HR/operations/events, finance. Develop skills necessary for working in museum setting, gain broad range of exps, appropriate for those studying art history/museum studies/education/mktg/fundraising/rel. Req undergrad or grad students. Unpaid position; college credit only. App ddl 04/01/16.

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