Art jobs and opportunities | Axel Vervoordt (Hong Kong), The International Visegrad Fund, No Longer Empty… and more

Friday, July 7th, 2017 - Jobs

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OPEN CALL | London | Call for Entries | The Cockpit Arts / The Arts Society – 17 July 2017

The Arts Society is a leading art education charity with a global network of 385 local Societies, which bring people together through a shared curiosity for the arts. Together with The Cockpit Arts based in London, the Society is providing sponsored places at its creative business incubators as an award to support professional craftspeople working with traditional craft skills. The Cockpit Arts / The Arts Society Award recipient will be awarded a match funded space at a Cockpit Arts incubator for one year worth EUR2,000 (approx. USD2,282). Benefits include business and professional development services, selling and collaboration opportunities and access to office and studio facilities. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview in the week commencing 24 July 2017. The successful candidates are expected to move into the studio by 1 September 2017 and attend the Awardee Induction Day on Tuesday 19 September 2017. MORE HERE


JOB | New York | Director of Education & Public Engagement | No Longer Empty (NLE) – 20 July 2017

No Longer Empty is a non-profit gallery in New York dedicated to community and public engagement with contemporary art through exhibition curation and education programmes. NLE is looking for a Director of Education & Public Engagement to lead, plan and manage its education initiatives, community partnerships and public engagement. The full-time position encourages creative risk-taking and cross-platform collaboration beyond national borders. Key selection criteria include Master’s Degree or equivalent experience required in art education, arts administration, social practice or related fields; minimum of 5 years programmatic and staff management experience; robust knowledge of NYC’s five boroughs, relationships with public schools, local social service organisations. International applicants are welcome and second language skills will be a major plus (particularly Spanish speakers). Early applicants might be given priority. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Mexico | Call for Residency Applications | 360 Xochi Quetzal – 30 July 2017

Located in the scenic lakeside of Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, the 360 Xochi Quetzal is a creative residency for emerging and established artists and writers from around the world. Through its Artist and Writer’s Residency Program, the organisation is now offering national and international visual artists and writers four live and work spaces FREE of charge with regular meal allowance during 14 December 2017 to 13 January 2017. The studio spaces provide basic facilities including free Wi-Fi, working tables, ceramics firing places and wall space for mounting. To apply, candidates will submit a well-conceived residency project, indicate that this residency will make a significant impact and provide evidence of the self-reliance required for a residency in the developing world. The application fee for the one-month residency is USD39. The applicants are responsible for travelling expenses and other living costs. MORE HERE


JOB | Bratislava, Slovakia | Project Manager | The International Visegrad Fund – 6 August 2017

The International Visegrad Fund is founded by the gov­ern­ments of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries – the Czech Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Poland and the Slovak Republic. The mission of the Fund is to facil­i­tate and pro­mote the devel­op­ment of collaboration among citizens and insti­tu­tions in the region as well as between the V4 region and other countries such as Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States. The Fund is currently seeking a new Project Manager to join its team and participate in the project management cycle from beginning to end. Responsibilities include providing consultations to opportunity applicants; processing applications for projects, scholarships or residencies; supervising the implementation of the projects and preparing analysis, statistics and other reports. MORE HERE


JOB | Hong Kong | Gallery Associate, Hong Kong | Axel Vervoordt – apply by unspecified

Located in Belgium, the USA and Hong Kong, Axel Vervoordt is an internationally renowned company consisting of five major divisions: the Art and Antiques Department, the Axel Vervoordt Gallery for Modern and Contemporary Art, Interior Design Office, the Axel Vervoordt Home Collection and the Axel Vervoordt Real Estate Department. The company’s Hong Kong Gallery is currently recruiting a Gallery Associate who will be responsible for daily management and sales. This full-time role requires high organisational and sales skills as well as art history and/or sales educational qualifications. Key tasks will include: overseeing exhibition installations, logistics and special events; sales and administrative follow-ups; liaising with clients, collectors, institutions and media; and maintaining and expanding client portfolio. There is no nationality restriction whilst fluent English is essential and Mandarin or Cantonese preferable. MORE HERE


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JOB | Melbourne | Curatorial Project Officer, International Exhibition Projects | National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) – 13 July 2017

The NGV is the oldest and most visited gallery in Australia and is widely acclaimed internationally. The gallery is currently seeking a Curatorial Project Officer, International Exhibition Projects who will be responsible for providing administrative and curatorial support to the Senior Curator. Key responsibilities include providing high-quality administrative support for international exhibitions and preparing correspondence. Successful candidates will have a tertiary qualification in Art History or equivalent coupled with knowledge and experience in exhibition management and sound knowledge of International Art, particularly European and North American Art of the 19th and 20th centuries. Interested applicants need to send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing detailed selection criteria and an updated resume via email or postage. MORE HERE


JOB | Hong Kong | Producer, Digital Programme (Video) | M+ Museum – 14 July 2017

Located in the renowned West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ Museum is seeking an experienced video producer to join the team. The incumbent of the position will be in charge of a range of digital production responsibilities essential to the Museum’s development and collection, such as developing video production briefs and project documents, shooting, editing and coordinating high-quality videos, and coordinating with external collaborators and stakeholders for general digital development outreach. The applicants are required to have at least 3 years of digital production experience, strong communication skills, and demonstrate fluent English and Cantonese and/or Mandarin language capabilities. Apply online with a professional CV and the link to a portfolio of recent work. Successful finalists will be invited to an interview within 4 weeks from submission closing date. MORE HERE


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