Weekly jobs and opportunities | New York art auction data entry, Oberlin Asian art curator

Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is a convenient archive of openings in the visual art world.

Every week we add new positions suitable for a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you’re an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that’ll pique your interest.


Want the complete, very latest list of openings? Check out our page here for the newest jobs, internships, residencies, courses and open calls.


Art Radar seeks applications for 6 month paid art journalism internship

JOB International | art journalism internship | Art Radar – apply by 27 January 2013

If you’re a great writer who is keen to dive deeper into the world of contemporary Asian art, expand your published portfolio and add experience working for a busy online journal to your resume, read on to find out more about this exciting paid opportunity.


The Art Radar Art Journalism Intern will work full time in this internship position. During this time, they’ll be required to write an average of four articles per week to be published on our platform.

This will be a mix of stories from shorter news articles (around 500 to 1000 words) to, depending on prior experience and/or ability proven during the course of the internship, in-depth research articles (1000+ words).

For the right candidate, there may also be an opportunity to conduct pre-interviews for podcasts with leading art world figures. The Intern will work closely with our Founder and Executive Editor, Kate Cary Evans on this task.

Where candidates are equal we give preference to applicants who have completed our courses.

A small remuneration will be provided.

Length of contract: Six months

How to apply: Please email your cover letter, resume and a writing sample to Kate Nicholson, Editor, at katenicholson.artradar@gmail.com. Please include ‘Intern Application – (your name)’ in the subject line.

Application deadline: Sunday 27 January 2012



New this week!


COURSE Singapore | art market research; art fair tour and meet up | Art Radar – registration open

Live in Singapore? Planning to visit Art Stage Singapore? We’d love to meet you! We’re planning two events at the January 2013 art fair: an Art Fair Tour & Meet Up and an Art Fair Masterclass. MORE HERE


JOB Ohio | curator of Asian art | Allen Memorial Art Museum  – apply by 1 February 2013

Oberlin College’s Allen Memorial Art Museum is looking for a Ph.D in Asian art history to fill a twelve-month position as curator of Asian art. The curator will oversee the development of in-house and travelling exhibitions as well as educational programming and outreach. MORE HERE


JOB Surrey | curator | Watts Gallery – apply by 11 February 2013

Watts Gallery and Artists’ Village is an arts complex composed of a restored gallery, chapel and studios located in idyllic Compton, Surrey. They are seeking a curator to develop their nationally-acclaimed exhibitions programming. As an added perk, the curator is offered residence in the Curator’s House attached to the gallery. MORE HERE


RESIDENCY Germany | media art residency | Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art – apply by 27 February 2013

The Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art in Oldenburg, Germany is accepting proposals for their 2013 grants for media art. The foundation will award EUR10,000 to support the production of a media art project, at least one month of which must be conducted as a residency in Oldenburg. MORE HERE


JOB New York City | data entry | Blouin Art Sales Index – apply by unspecified

Blouin Art Sales Index is looking for candidates to fill a data entry position. The job involves working from home as an independent contractor, inputting data into Blouin’s online archive of art auction figures. Applicants must have a background in art history and be fluent in Chinese. MORE HERE



JOB Hong Kong | account director | SCJ Consulting Ltd – apply by unspecified

Excellent opportunity for an account director to join a fantastic arts public relations (PR) company based in Hong Kong. You will need amazing art history background, arts PR experience at the highest level, great writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage accounts and work in and lead a team. Understanding of art market journalists’ requirements is also desirable. Immediate start. MORE HERE


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Closing this week!


RESIDENCE Cyprus | artist-in-residence | ARTos – apply by 25 January 2013

Pivoting off of its successful exhibition and round-table discussion held in November 2012 in celebration of Cyprus’ Presidency of the Council of the European Union, ARTos Cultural and Research Foundation is offering three artist residencies for May 2013. Chosen artists will address the question, “Does Europe exist?” MORE HERE


GRANT Oxford | contemporary art post-doctorate research grant | Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art – apply by 25 January 2013

The Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art is now taking applications for the 2013 Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship competition for a post-doctoral research project in the field of contemporary art history and theory. The fellowship is designed for academics beginning their careers in contemporary art history and is renewable for up to 36 months. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL Chicago | curatorial fellowship | Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship – apply by 31 January 2013

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship. The USD25,000 grant is a one-year commitment that offers the Fellow a chance to gain curatorial experience in one of the United States’ leading contemporary art museums. A Master’s degree or a significant amount of graduate coursework undertaken is required. MORE HERE


GRANT London | graduate scholarship | School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London – apply by 31 January 2013

London’s prestigious School of Oriental and African Studies recently announced the Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship for students pursuing graduate work in modern or contemporary Indian art. The award is a one-year, non-renewable grant of GBP4,095 (USD6,560). MORE HERE



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