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Art Gallery Intern

Conexión Américas

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Job Summary

Conexión Américas

Position: Art Gallery Intern 

Conexión Américas seeks qualified candidates for the position of Art Gallery Intern. The Art Gallery Intern will manage the Casa Azafran Art Gallery and curate exhibitions. Only candidates who can demonstrate total commitment to the mission and values of Conexión Américas should apply. 

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This is a paid, part-time internship that reports to the Director of Marketing and Development. The Art Gallery Intern will be responsible for the yearly exhibition program. If you are a student, we will work with your university to earn college credit, where appropriate. A $500 stipend will be awarded each full semester that the intern works with the organization.

Job Responsibilities

Gallery Management:

  • Manages Casa Azafran Art Gallery and Conexión Américas Art Collection
  • Coordinates the logistics of art exhibition opening receptions
  • Coordinates sale of artwork
  • Responsible​ ​for​ ​coordinating​ ​the​ ​installation and de-installation​ ​of​ ​art​work ​in​ ​the​ ​gallery
  • Responsible for appropriate handling of artwork
  • Coordinates volunteers who assist with exhibitions
  • Creates and coordinates​​ ​marketing​ ​materials​ ​with​ ​the Director of​ ​Marketing​ ​&​ ​Development for each art exhibition
  • Receives​ ​and​ ​manages​ ​any​ ​art​ ​purchases​ ​made
  • Assisting with gallery maintenance

 

Curation

  • Curates 3-4 gallery exhibitions a year
  • Searches​ ​for​ ​and​ identifies visual ​artists​ ​to​ exhibit their​ ​art​work in the gallery
  • Produces technical labels and wall texts for exhibitions
  • Coordinates logistics of the exhibition

 

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed above. As with every other position at Conexión Américas, every person in the organization will assist in any way necessary to respond to new demands and to assure a cooperative environment.

Qualifications

Qualifications (Education and Experience):

  • Undergraduate junior, senior, or graduate student in the visual arts, museum studies, or related field
  • Knowledge of visual arts​ ​history, theory, and media​ 
  • Excellent​ ​written​ ​and​ ​oral​ ​communication skills required in English; bilingualism in English and Spanish preferred
  • Flexibility,​ ​creativity,​ ​initiative​ ​and​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​work​ ​as​ ​a​ ​team​ ​member
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​interact​ ​with​ ​diverse​ ​groups​ ​of​ ​stakeholders
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​work​ ​independently,​ ​manage​ ​multiple​ ​tasks​ ​and​ ​work​ ​in​ ​a​ ​fast-paced
    environment​ ​with​ ​deadlines​ ​and​ ​strict​ ​timelines
  • Ability​ ​and​ ​willingness​ ​to​ ​work​ ​some​ ​evenings​ ​and​ ​weekends
  • Excellent​ ​computer​ ​skills
  • Demonstrated​ ​appreciation​ ​for​ ​Latino​ ​culture​ ​and​ ​families,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​other
    immigrant​ ​and​ ​refugee​ ​groups 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb a ladder, and carry artwork

Additional Information

Benefits

Professional Development Opportunties

Flexible Work Schedule

How to Apply

Please read about our mission and values on our website at www.conexionamericas.org. Please submit cover letter, resume and references to Sara Del Castillo, Director of People & Culture, via email to sara@conexionamericas.org. No phone calls or in-person inquiries, please.

Details

  • Date Posted: February 19, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Start Date: 03/16/2020
  • Working Hours: 10-15